Obituaries » Mattie L Lawson

Mattie L Lawson

December 1, 1945 - March 28, 2017

Burial Date April 1, 2017

Visitation:  Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:00 am Bible Way Baptist Church 1901 22nd Avenue Gulfport, MS 39501

Service:  Saturday, April 1, 2017 11:00am Bible Way Baptist Church 1901 22nd Avenue Gulfport, MS 39501

Burial:  Finley Cemetery Highway 53 Gulfport, MS 39503

Reception to Follow at 28th Street Park


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On March 28, 2017, our beloved Aunt, Great Aunt, and Great-Great Aunt was called home to Heaven.

Mattie Louise Lawson was born December 1, 1945, in Forrest County, Mississippi.  She worked as a bus driver fro ten years in Chicago, IL.  She also worked as a city employee in California for eighteen years.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosa Mary Walker; sister, Lillie Mae Wilson; two nieces, Mary Griffin, and Freddie Rankin; and one nephew, Willie Worthen.

She leaves to cherish her memories her four nieces, Almeda (Earl) Clark, Sallie Moore, Patricia Carter, Mattie (Leniar) Boggs; seven nephews, Alvin Worthen, James Worthe, Jessie Worthen, Larry Worthen, Percey Worthen, Bobby Lee Worthen, and Steven Worthen; a host of Great Nieces, Nephews, and Great-Great Nieces, and Nephews; and other relatives and friends.