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Joseph Frank Lawson and Margaret Elizabeth (Seidel) Lawson
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
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Joseph Frank Lawson Jr., 82, and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Seidel) Lawson, 86, died at their home in Shady Dale, November 19, 2013. They were married 66 years, and together they instilled in their children the values of hard work, honesty and faith in the true God Jehovah. Mrs. Lawson was a devoted wife and mother and an ideal sister to Eugene M. Seidel of Portland, Ore.

Survivors include their children, David Frank Lawson, of Mansfield, Deborah Lawson Kersey, of Oxford, Timothy Richard Lawson, of Newnan, Joe Frank Lawson III, of Shady Dale; grandchildren, Raymond Loran Kersey III, Raylene Elizabeth Kersey, Rathan Lee Kersey, Makisha Lawson Gann, Timothy Joshua Lawson, Richard Noah Lawson, Hunter Avery Lawson, Matthew Frank Lawson, Christopher Qualls, Joshua Qualls, Candice Qualls, Carolyn Paulous; and great-granddaughter, Taylor Gann.

A memorial service for Mr. and Mrs. Lawson will be held at a later date.

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