Fred Earl Lawson

Mr. Fred Earl Lawson of the Babbie Community passed away Friday, July 24, 2020, in a Meridian, Mississippi hospital. He was 76.

A private funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. All family is invited to attend. Please exercise the COVID precaution and wear a mask to this service. Rev. Gary Smith officiating. A public graveside service for family and friends followed at 10:45 a.m., at Stone Lake Gardens Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were be Randy Wilson, Jeff Hawkins, Jared Hawkins, Eric Carroll, Dylan Browder, and Michael Morgan.

Left to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 54 years, Helen Lawson; daughters, Melissa Wilson (Randy) of Abbeville, AL; Christy Hawkins (Jeff) of Andalusia; grandchildren, April Carroll (Eric) of Ashford, AL; Allie Hawkins, Jared Hawkins, and Jake Hawkins, all of Andalusia; great-grandchildren, Bryant Reynolds, Aidan Carroll, and Annabelle Carroll; brothers, Lamar Lawson of Andalusia; Ricky Lawson of Andalusia; sister, Sylvia Neal (Terry) of Andalusia.

Mr. Lawson was preceded in death by his parents, Edlow Wilson Lawson and Lois Matthews Lawson; a son, Jessie Lawson; brothers, Robert Lawson, John Lawson Donald Lawson and sister, Sherry Barfoot.

He retired from the Covington County Road Department as a Bridge Foreman; the Lawson’s attended Gardener’s Chapel and he loved fishing, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.

Keahey Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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