Wilma M. Lawson, 88


Wilma M. Lawson, 88, of Summerville, SC, wife of the late Lt. Col. Charles Lee Lawson, passed away on

Thursday, November 5, 2020 at her residence. Family and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Sunday, November 22 from 1 to 2 p.m. at James A. Dyal Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. at James A. Dyal Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Dorchester Memory Gardens, 11000 Dorchester Memory Gardens, Summerville, SC 29485. James A. Dyal Funeral Home requires masks and practicing social distancing.

Wilma was born March 24, 1932 in Metter, GA, daughter of the late Willard P. and Martha Victoria Moore. She graduated from Swainsboro High School, and attended Real estate and Culinary courses at Trident Technical College. Ms. Lawson was active in the Summerville High School Band Boosters. She cooked Wednesday night dinners for Old Fort Baptist Church and Summerville Baptist Church. In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Lynn Marie Newkirk; granddaughter, Charlie Leanne Witkowski; two sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include three children, Mary Victoria Almaguer (Steven) of Abilene, TX, Charles L. Lawson, Jr. (Sandra) of Columbia, SC, and David M. Lawson (Dawn) of Summerville, SC; and six grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that in honor of their mother, you adopt a family for Christmas.

Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home, 303 S. Main St., Summerville, SC 29483 (843) 873-4040.


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