Beverley Lawson

Houston, Texas

Sep 3, 1948 – Sep 15, 2019


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Beverley Y. Lawson
Beverley Yvonne Sheppard Lawson, Beloved Mother, Educator and Community Advocate in HISD and FBISD; passed on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the age of 71.
Ms. Lawson was born September 3, 1948 in Bryan, Texas, the youngest of four children to the late James Wesley Sheppard, Sr. and Maggie McCowan Sheppard. Her brother James Willard, preceded her in death December 24, 2010.
Ms. Lawson received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from Prairie View A & M University; and a Master of Business Education Degree from Texas Southern University.
Ms. Lawson is survived by her children Deana, Shawn, Shanté and granddaughter, Skylar. Sisters, Dr. Darlene Abram and Carolyn Ward and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, 3826 Wheeler Avenue, Houston, Texas 77004. Public viewing at 10:00 a.m. followed by A Celebration of Life at 11:00 a.m. Internment, Paradise South Cemetery.

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Our hearts and thoughts are with you as you mourn. I found Beverley to be an inspired teacher, loving soror, respectful neighbor and caring friend.
Yet praying for all.
The Lester James Family

Sending heartfelt condolences to the Lawson family. May the beautiful memories forever be in your hearts. Rest in heavenly peace, Beverley.

Norma Moore

To the Lawson family,I extend my deepest condolences for this period of sorrow and grief in the transition of your dear love one. Beverly Lawson was a Master Educator and positive role mode on so many levelsl for so many young minds. My daughter was one such student at Madison High. I will forever be grateful for the life's lessons and exposure she provided while developing my child and countless others. May God be your source of comfort and strength now and always.

Carolyn, I am praying daily for you and the family. Wish I could be there to listen and talk to you. I love you and KNOW the meaning of loss. - Your Sister- Friend in Omaha, NE

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Lawson family. Ms Lawson was an outstanding person and educator!

I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my dear friend Beverley. I met Beverley when she taught my brother at Madison High School. She demonstrated her commitment to her profession, her passion for teaching and her genuine concern for her students. I will always cherish the memories of her as we bonded and became friends. My sincere condolences to the family and pray that the memories of your amazing mother will bring comfort to each of you.

Dearest Carolyn,

May God be with you and your family in the loss of your beloved Sister.

Tenderly . . .
May God's Love heal your sorrow.

Gently . . .
May the prayers of friends ease your hurting.

Softly . . .
May God's peace replace your heartache with warm and loving memories.

Jerelene (Doll) Smith Cunningham

My condolences to the Lawson family.I worked with Ms.Lawson in Ft. Bend. She was always a ray of sunshine with that beautiful smile and diva style. My prayers are with the family.