Cynthia J. Lawson
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UNION, SC-- Mrs. Cynthia "Sissy" Jennings Lawson, age 59, loving and beloved wife of Sidney L. Lawson of 989 Meansville Rd., Union, went home to be with her Lord, Friday May 16, 2014.
Mrs. Lawson was born in Union, July 26, 1954, a daughter of the late Jack Jennings, Sr. and Nancy Carol Brown Jennings. She was a graduate of Union High School, received her bachelor's degree from Winthrop College and graduated Limestone College with a Master in Education. Mrs. Lawson was a retired school teacher having taught 29 years with the Union Co. School District at Excelsior Middle School and Buffalo Elementary School. She was a member of New Life Baptist Church and was a loving and much loved sister and aunt.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a sister, June Carol Jennings; two brothers, Jack Jennings, Jr. and wife Janet and David Gene Jennings and wife Rebecca all of Union; a sister-in-law, Maryann L. Morrison and husband Rick of Spartanburg; a special aunt, Rebecca Smith of Pauline and special friend, Pat Kelly of McBee; nieces and nephews, Angela J. Mattox and husband Denny, Shelly B. Lawson and husband Michael, Shanna Bailey, Joshua Jennings and wife Courtney, Amber Jennings, John Morrison and wife Donna Marie, Michael Morrison and wife Debbie; and great-nieces and nephews, Jamie Mattox, Brianna Mattox, Carissa Mattox, Jonathan Lawson, Chris Lawson, Ally Sanford, Bella Arnold, Dustin Comer, Hunter Jennings, Jayden Jennings, Kayla Jennings, Megan Morrison, Lance Morrison, Dylan Morrison and Cody Morrison. Mrs. Lawson was predeceased by a niece, Regina Ann Jennings.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, May 19, 2014 at New Life Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Shannon Faulkner. Burial will be at Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Mrs. Lawson's nephews.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 6:00 PM Sunday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to New Life Baptist Church, 502 Meansville Rd., Union, SC 29379.
The family will be at the home, 989 Meansville Rd., Union.
The S.R. Holcombe
Funeral Home, Inc. (www.holcombefuneral
Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.
310 S. South St. Union, SC 29379
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 18 to May 19, 2014