2018-05-02 / Obituaries

Godfrey Isaiah Lawson

Mr. Godfrey Isaiah Lawson, age 74, of 1556 Pine Ridge Drive, departed this life on Saturday morning, April 28, 2018 in Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was a native of Person County and a member of Mayo Grove Baptist Church in Alton, Virginia.

He is survived by his wife, Byrd Edith Lawson of the home; one son, Godfrey Lamar Lawson (Cassandra) of the home; five siblings, Nathaniel Lawson (Mary), Otelia Brandon (Nowillis) of Semora, Queen Cannon (William) of Burlington, Willoree Perry (Robert) of Durham, and Anthony Lawson (Lisa) of Garner; five grandchildren, Dakota, Matthew, Aamond, Dequila and Jasmine; two great-grandchildren, Jordan and Jayden; and a host of other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Mayo Grove Baptist Church, 1065 Whitt Loop Road, Alton, VA 24520 with the Rev. Vaxaeadrene Allen, pastor, providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Godfrey Isaiah  Lawson.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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