Anna Viola Lawson, 84, of Sparta, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the home of her daughter. Anna is survived by her children, Lisa Wilhoite, Randy Lawson, Jeff Lawson and Billy Lawson. McDonald & New Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements. A private burial took place Saturday, March 21, 2020. A gathering of family and friends will follow at a later date.