Dorothy Virginia Lawson


Dorothy Virginia Lawson, 94, of Austinville died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Galax Nursing and Rehab. 
She was born in Charleston, W.V., to the late Ira and Verna Mabe. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Buford Archie Lawson.
Survivors include children, Doris Carter and husband David and Melvin Lawson, all of Austinville; four grandchildren and spouses; six great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; two step-great-great-grandchildren; sister, Edna Lee Edwards; brother, Dennis Fender and wife, Alena; many nieces and nephews; and caregivers, Diana Elledge and Janice Smythers. 
A funeral will be held today, Friday, May 18, 2018, at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Russell Payne officiating.  Burial will follow in the Pickett Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 10 until 11 a.m. prior to the funeral service. 
A guestbook is available online at 
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
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Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel
1035 N MAIN ST P.O. BOX 145
Hillsville, VA 24343-0145
(276) 728-2041
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Published in Galax Gazette from May 18 to May 20, 2018