Floral 11

Mary Louise (Cook) Lawson

March 7, 1938 ~ November 1, 2022 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Mary Louise Morrow was born March 7, 1938, in Dallas County, Alabama to the late Edgar Cook and Luvertha Morrow (Snead).

Mary accepted Christ at an early age. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church until 1977, when she moved to Detroit, MI. She then became a member of Joy Rd. Baptist Church. After retiring and returning to Clanton, she renewed her membership with Hopewell Baptist Church.

Mary had 12 children; 6 preceded her in death: Brenda F. Hudson, Wanda Gail and Jerry Lykes, Jimmy, Cecil, and Katy Louise Lawson. 26 grandchildren; 2 preceded her in death: Michael McKinnon and DaKari Lykes. 11 brothers and sisters; 8 preceded in death: Minnie Campbell, Eugene and Clarence Morrow-all of Detroit, MI, Eddie Mae Enoch, Robert, Danny, and Fred Cook- all of Selma, AL, and Pearlie Wright of Georgia.

She leaves to cherish her memories 6 children: Jesse E. Lykes (Jacqueline) of Detroit, MI, Monica D. Lykes, Roscoe Morrow (Patricia Ann), Luvertha Morrow and Willodean Jenkins of Clanton, AL and Willie C. Lawson III of Charlotte, NC; 24 grandchildren: Latoya (Rodney), Tierra, Christina (Anthony), Tomesea, Darnell, Monique (DeWayne), Courtney, Irelle, Willie IV, Jessie, Shakeya, JaBari, Iesha, Jesse Jr., Gail, Sharlae, Elizabeth, Akaya, Akeya, Tiffany, DeAndre, DeAngelo, Sequita, and Camonique; 30 great-grandchildren, 3 Great-great grandchildren, 3 siblings: Luther and Willie (Margaret) Cook and Jacqueline Elliot, all of Selma, AL; a very special god-daughter Binita Cook of Montgomery, AL; and a lifelong friend, Doris Williams of Clanton, AL. 

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November 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hopewell Baptist Church
1497 Hopewell Dr
Clanton, AL 35045

Celebration of Life
November 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Hopewell Baptist Church
1497 Hopewell Dr
Clanton, AL 35045

Interment following funeral service
November 12, 2022

Agee Memory Gardens
1500 Hopewell Drive
Clanton, AL 35045

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In Loving Memory Of

Mary Lawson

March 7, 1938-November 1, 2022

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