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Lawson, Frankie

Franklin County - Frankie Lawson, age 78 of Tullahoma died Monday, June 1, 2009 at Harton Regional Medical Center. He was a native of the Awalt Community in Franklin County and the son of the late Clarence and Effie Evans Lawson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers James and Clarence ?Bug? Lawson. Mr. Lawson was a United States Army Veteran and a longtime member of Tullahoma First Assembly of God. He worked for Wilson Sporting Goods for 22 years and along with his wife and family owned and operated Quality Dry Cleaners. He presently was a member of Crossroads Church. He is survived by his wife of 56 years Jean Lawson; their children Shwanda (Gary) Ratliff of Kennett Square, PA, Dennis (Mary) Lawson and Penny (Rory) Daniel all of Tullahoma; Joy (Sam) Bates of Belvidere; brothers Doyle (Nita) Lawson, G.W. (Betty) Lawson, Lacy (Alice) Lawson and Tony (Mary) Lawson and two sisters Francis Thomas and Bessie Lawson; a sister in law Kathleen Lawson and special friends Austin and Mary Ferrell all of Tullahoma; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Visitation with the family will be Friday, June 5, 2009 from 2:00 pm until the time of funeral services beginning at 4:00 pm at the Tullahoma First Assembly of God Church with Pastor Jon Russell and sons in law Sam Bates, Gary Ratliff officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com

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