Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for J.T. Lawson, age 80, of Gainesville. The Rev. James Elrod will officiate. Interment will follow in Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Lawson passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
J.T. was born on Jan. 16, 1934, to the late Joseph T. and Alice Grant Lawson. He was a native of Hall County and worked as a caregiver and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include brothers and sisters-in-law, Herby Lee and Naomi Lawson, Gainesville, Thomas and Janice Lawson, Virginia, Roy and Doris Lawson, Gainesville; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cool Springs Baptist Church C/O Mr. Todd Clark, 4581 Will Wallace Road, Gainesville, GA 30506.
Online condolences may be made at wardsfh.com.
Ward's Funeral Home, 758 Main St. SW, Gainesville, in charge of arrangements.