Freda Juanita Lawson, 75, Gallipolis, Ohio passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021 in Arbors at Pomeroy, Ohio. She was born June 18, 1946 in Gallia County, Ohio, daughter of the late Edwin and Carrie (Miller) Winston. Freda was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and attended all the churches of the Bethel Association.
A very good cook, Freda was known for her baking of pies and cobblers - her specialty was a raisin pie, which she brought to union meetings she always attended. She also enjoyed crocheting and loved to display her work as well as attending family gatherings and good music.
She is survived by her grandsons, Reuben Lawson, Sheldon Lawson and Hayden Lawson and “bonus” grandsons, Taesean Thomas and Michael Lawson; sister, Carol Winston; brothers, Stacey (Gigi) Winston and Larry (Sue Ann) Winston; special nephew, Robert Lawson; special niece, Victoria Logan-Kamara and a host of family and friends, including special friend Sonya Price.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis T. Lawson; son, Dwayne Lawson; sisters, Sylvia Logan, Amanda Patterson, Brenda Canaday and Virgie Winston and brothers, Edwin L. Winston, Marion Winston, Paul Winston and Virgil Winston.
Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 Noon Friday, October 1, 2021 in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel. Burial will follow in Morgan Bethel Cemetery, Bidwell, Ohio. Friends and family may call at the funeral home Friday 11:00 AM to the service hour of noon.
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