Rosemary “Toya” Lawson
Rosemary “Toya” Lawson, age 77 of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ.
She was born in Lawrenceburg, TN. She enjoyed singing gospel music and opera. She was a missionary in Africa, Germany, and U.S.A. who loved the Lord.
She was preceded in death by her father: Jessie Will Smith; mother: Beatrice Blair Smith; grandfather: Pat Blair; grandmother: Lois Smith Blair; sister: Carol Kennedy; uncles: Marcus Blair, Joe Blair, Bill Blair, Carl Blair, and Laymond Blair; and aunt: Doris Glaze.
She leaves to cherish, sisters: Jeanette Perkins of Lawrenceburg, TN, Glenda Williams of Florence, AL; brothers: James, Leroy, Thomas, Micheal Kennedy of Sheffield, AL; aunt: Gladys Sowell; nieces: Tiffany Humphrey of Antioch, TN, Shadonda Perkins of Lawrenceburg, TN; great nieces: Shanyka Nichols of El Paso, TX, Sharie Fox of Lawrenceburg, TN; great nephews: Javion Fox and Daston Perkins of Lawrenceburg, TN; uncle: Bob Blair of Dayton, OH; special aunt and sister: Lizzie Jordan of Lawrenceburg, TN and Sarah Avery of Dayton, OH.
Funeral services for Rosemary “Toya” Lawson were held at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Chapel on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Mickey Brackin officiating. Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of: www.pettusturnbo.com.