Carter Funeral Home announces the peaceful transition of Rev. L. T. Lawson Sr., 78, of Montgomery, Alabama. Rev Lawson, an Associate pastor of the Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church of the Aberfoil Community transitioned September 26, 2020.
Celebration of Life Services and Interment were held Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. from the Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Cemetery. Public visitation was held Friday, October 2, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home.
All services and visitations will be conducted exercising prescribed social distancing protocols. Facial coverings for all attendees are mandated per an executive order of the Governor of the State of Alabama.
Minister L. T. Lawson, Sr. was born March 13, 1942, to the late F.T. and Whittie Mae Lawson. Pastor Lawson, a longtime resident of Ozark, Alabama, often called Lawyer T., ministered throughout the area over 40 years pastoring several churches. He retired from pastoring at the Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Seale, Alabama in 2013 due to failing health.
Reverend Lawson continued his preaching and singing ministry as an associate minister at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church, Union Springs, Alabama, until his journey’s end on Saturday, October 26, 2020.
Reverend Lawson was preceded in death by his parents, F.T. and Whittie Mae; sisters, Wonnie Rosbia, Annie Bowens, and Ora Lee Ruley; brother, Johnny Frank Lawson; stepson, Damond Allen; nephews, Charles Prater and Wallace Lester Ruley, Jr.; great niece, Zoe Lawson, and great nephew, Savoy Jones. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Winona Faye; children, Zera Shipman and Earnest Payne of Houston, Texas, Cynthia Shipman, Antonio Lawson, and Tridina Lawson of Ozark, Alabama, L. T. Jr. (Paula) Lawson of Omaha, Nebraska, Gregory (Tracy aka “daughter”) Lawson of Dothan, Alabama, Freddy (Michelle) of Montgomery, Alabama, two step-children, David Allen, Jr (Zenobia) of Decatur, Georgia, and Quishawndra (Charles) Baker of Union Springs, Alabama, a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The Staff of Carter Funeral Home is honored to support the family of the late Rev L. T. Lawson with End of Life Services.