Archive for Thursday, January 6, 2005

Lydia M. Lawson


January 6, 2005

Services for Lydia M. Lawson, 95, Melbourne, Fla., were Tuesday, Jan. 4, at Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial was in Eudora Cemetery.
Mrs. Lawson died Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, at her home.
She was born July 26, 1909, in Eudora, the daughter of George L. and Nellie Eva Smith Catlin. She moved in 1976 to St. Joseph, Mo., and later to Florida. She received her bachelor's degree in education from Wichita State University.
Mrs. Lawson was a liberal arts counselor at WSU for 14 years. She was a member of Wyatt Park Christian Church in St. Joseph, Mo.
She was married to Eugene James McFarland, who died earlier. She later married R. Cecil Lawson, who died in 1999.
Survivors include a son, David E. McFarland, Tampa, Fla.; and a daughter, Linda K. Mitts, Melbourne, Fla.
The family suggests memorial to Wyatt Park Christian Church, sent in care of the Meierhoffer Funeral Home and Crematory, 5005 Frederick Blvd., P.O. Box 6099, St. Joseph, MO 64506.

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