RED SPRINGS — Louis Franklin Lawson, 78, of 121 South College St., died Jan. 17, 2013, in Woodhaven Nursing Home.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Westside Baptist Church, 527 N. Vance St. in Red Springs, Pastor Randy Locklear officiating. Burial will be in Alloway Cemetery.
Lawson was born in Robeson County on Sept. 2, 1934, to the late Stephen Lawson and Dula Britt Lawson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lula Mae Lawson.
He was a member of Westside Baptist Church.
He is survived by his son, Lewis “Teddy” Lawson and his wife Saundra of Lilesville; his daughter, Debra L. Osborne and her husband Wayne of Red Springs; four grandchildren, Christina Sessoms and her husband Timmy, Denise Smith and her husband Ashley, Keisha Walker and her husband Brian, and Charity Cooke and her husband Keith; and his great-grandchildren, Ryan Smith, Hannah Sessoms, Olivia Sessoms, Kasey Smith, Madison Walker, Makayla Cooke and Addison Cooke.
The visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Crumpler Funeral Home, 220 E. Fourth Ave. in Red Springs.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.