Betty E. (Wasser) Lawson (1928 - 2017)


Betty E. Lawson, 89, of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., formerly of Vandalia, died on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Rochelle, with the Rev. Dr. James A. Tilley officiating. Burial will be in Lawnridge Cemetery in Rochelle. Visitation will be held from 9-9:50 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Memorials: First Presbyterian Church. Unger-Horner Funeral Home in Rochelle was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mrs. Lawson was born on Sept. 26, 1928, in Vandalia, the daughter of Earl and Evelyn (Hubler) Wasser. She married Henry Ward Lawson on March 8, 1950; he died on Jan. 31, 1999.
Survivors include her children, Gary D. Lawson and his wife Margaret "Maggie" of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Rhonda Dianne and her husband John Gentry of Ridgefield. Conn.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Dec. 23, 2017 to Jan. 3, 2018