Mary Margaret Leonard Lawson, 79, of Walland, went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 21, 2017.
Mary was a retired pharmacy technician from CVS Pharmacy. She grew up in Maryville and graduated from Everett High School. Mary loved life on the river, spending time with her family and friends, playing games, fishing, camping, attending church and listening to gospel music. She attended Oakland Baptist Church and was a member at Hillcrest Baptist Church. No matter Mary’s age, she remained a kid at heart.
Preceded in death by her parents Theron and Beatrice Leonard and sister Janet Bryant.
She is survived by her son, Steve Lawson and his wife Teresa; daughter, Diane Lawson; grandchildren, Misty Russell (Jason), Tiffany Hearon (Billy), and Destiny Lawson; great-grandchildren, Billy Earl and Autumn Hearon; sisters, Lorain Thurman (Fred) and Barbara Green (Bud); brother, Theron Leonard; nephews and nieces, Rick Thurman (Karen), Dennis Thurman (Janet), Sandra Hollifield (Bob), Craig LeQuire (Dena), Missy LeQuire, Tonya Lewis (Jamie) and Theron David Bryant; and special friends, Peggy Cooper and Kim Johnson.
A Celebration of Mary’s Life will be announced later. Memorial donations may be made to Mary’s favorite charities: Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries (KARM), PO Box 3310, Knoxville, TN 37927-3310; Second Harvest of East Tennessee, 136 Harvest Lane, Maryville, TN 37801; or Chilhowee Baptist Center, 1905 E Broadway, Maryville, TN 37804.