Bettie Joe (Heiskell) Lawson, Powell

Lawson, Bettie Joe (Heiskell) age 87, of Powell, born November 5, 1929, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 6 AM.  Bettie was a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was a member of Providence Church where she served many faithful years as church secretary.  Bettie loved crafts and was owner and operator of Country Collections in Crossville and Emily Ann’s in Claxton.  Mom will be dearly missed by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Joe and Estelle (Hagler) Heiskell, her husband of 62 years, Max: daughter, Sheri: sister, Pansy Livingston and brother, Dan Heiskell.

She leaves behind:

Sons………………………Ray (Debbie) Lawson

Dan (Beth) Lawson

Grandchildren………Chris (Shelly) Lawson

Emily Lawson

Two Great Grandchildren

Sisters…………………..Peggy Mingle

Carolyn (Bill) Phillips

Brother…………………Jerry Heiskell

Sister-in-law…………Carolyn Heiskell

Brother-in-law……..Junior (Margaret) Lawson

Floyd Lawson

Numerous nieces and nephews

 

The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home.  Funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor David Simpson officiating. Burial will conclude services in Zion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The Pat Summit Foundation; 520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101; Knoxville, TN 37902

The family would like to express their special thank you to the staff of Brookdale in Oak Ridge for their loving support for their mom over the last couple of years.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.  holleygamble.com

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