Lorraine Mae Lawson

Lorraine Lawson

Age 86, Elkton, Va.

Lorraine Mae Lawson, 86, Elkton, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.

Mrs. Lawson was born May 19, 1935, in Greene County and was the daughter of the late George Herman and Sinia Jane Johnson Collier. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Ann Fulk and husband, Crawford; a brother-in-law, Donald Gooden, and a niece, Tina Byers.

On January 15, 1955, she married Elmer Lee Lawson, who preceded her in death on May 14, 2012.

Lorraine spent 25 years working at The Elkton Restaurant and was a dedicated member of Elkton Pentecostal Church. She was also a caregiver to those in need. Lorraine loved hymn sings and attending auction and yard sales.

Surviving are a sister, Sylvia Gooden Dovel and husband, Jerry of Stanley; two nephews, Keith Gooden and Daniel Fulk; a niece, Bonnie Carini, as well as her caregivers, Brenda Grimsley, Mertie Blakemore and Catherine Good, who all provided Lorraine with loving care.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Elkton Pentecostal Church with Pastor Eddie Byers and Pastor Danny Herring officiating.  Interment will follow at Elk Run Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Elkton Pentecostal Church, P.O. Box 217, Elkton, VA 22827.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Va.

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