Born: November 19, 1917 Died: April 3, 2012
Joe William (Deacon Joe) Lawson age 94 passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012. He was a long time member and Deacon of Centerview Church. He loved praising the Lord. One of his favorite sayings was "God will take care of it" and he always did. If you asked how he was, he would always say he was wonderful! Joe served in the U. S. Army during World War II, traveling to many countries and receiving multiple medals including a purple heart. Preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Mae Lawson; parents, Charles and Maggie Lawson; brother, Charles Jr, sisters, Adaline Carroll and Ophelia Cabe, sons-in -law, Charles Morgan and Steve Fox. Survived by his daughters, Brenda Jenkins and husband, Jim, who cared for him for 3 years faithfully, never leaving his side, Beverly Fox, Barbara Morgan, Betty Walker and husband, Bill; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. He was a kind and loving man always giving to anyone who needed help. Heaven has gained an angel, but we have lost our hero. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Click Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. David Coffman will be performing the service with prayers and words also being said by Rev Tim Wallace and Rev. Beaver Branham. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Forest Cemetery. Pall Bearers will be his grandsons. Military honors will be conferred by the Loudon Co. Veterans Honor Guard.