Austin Eugene “Gene” Lawson, age 87, of Kingston passed away Friday, May 27, 2022, at his home. He was born December 1, 1934, in Hancock County and was a faithful member of Dogwood Baptist Church in Kingston. He enjoyed working in his garden and loved watching the Atlanta Braves. Preceded in death earlier this month by his loving wife of 68 years, Aileen Isabell Arden Lawson; parents, Tillman & Ida Greene Lawson; sisters, Eliza Jane Lawson Henline, Edith Lawson Hazelwood, Bonnie Lee Lawson, and Peggy Jo Lawson; brothers, Roy Leonard Lawson, Ernest C. Lawson, Carl Dean Lawson, and Raymond D. Lawson.
Son & Daughter-in-law Darrell & Vickie Lawson of Kingston
Daughter & Son-in-law Venita & David Dowker of Kingston
Grandchildren Brooke Frost & husband, Aaron of Harriman
Brent Lawson & wife, Kaytee of West Palm Beach, FL
Johnathan Quiett & wife, Ashley of Kingston
David Dowker & wife, Courtney of Crossville
Great-Grandchildren Taylor Frost, Mason Lawson, Courtney Randall,
Ashlynn Miller, Aidan Miller,
MaCayla Cline & husband, Layden
Great-great-granddaughter Hadlee Jo Harris
Brother Bruce Lawson & wife, Kim of Oliver Springs
Brothers-in-law Johnny Arden & wife, Lisa of Kingston
Charles Arden & wife, Virginia of Eatonville, WA
Lonnie Arden of Harriman
A host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at Fraker Funeral Home with funeral service following at 3:00 pm, in the chapel with Rev. Ronnie Maples officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary-Hazelwood Cemetery. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of local arrangements.
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