Alta Louise Lonas Lawson, age 83, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday morning in a local hospital. She was the daughter of the late Guy Lonas and Sally Sharp Lonas, her husband Ralph Lawson also preceded her in death, also a brother, Melchi Lonas, a sister, Bursie Toomey and one niece, Betty Newman. Mrs. Lawson retired from the Holiday Inn and was a member of the New Hope Church of the Nazerene.
Survivors include, two sons, Hubert Lawson of Cleveland and Tommy Lawson and his wife Janice of Cleveland, one daughter, Elizabeth Ann Adcock and her husband Danny of Cleveland, four grandchildren, Rhonda Cheek, Franklin Junior Lawson, Tammy Lawson, Karen Lawson, great- grandchild, Torrey “Toy Boy” Lawson all of Cleveland.
A Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Scott Carraway, Pastor Eddie Tate and Pastor Ronald Ledford officiating. Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Larry Patterson, Michael Goodwin, Robert Cheek, Mike Paschke, Tom Scarpitti, Bo Gordy, Eddie Tate and Chris Cross serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5 until 9 at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes who is in charge of the arrangements, Mrs. Lawson’s memorial book maybe signed at jimrushfuneralhomes.com