Dorothy Lawson Carr, age 91, of Corbin, Kentucky and formerly of the Yaden Community, Williamsburg, departed this life on September 21, 2015 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kebntucky. She was born on July 2, 1924 in Whitley County, Kentucky to the late George Pidge Lawson and Rebecca Faulkner Lawson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Howard Carr, and her siblings, Carl Lawson, Mack Lawson and Lee Lawson. Dorothy was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and an educator for over 40 years in the Whitley County School System.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia A. Carr of the Keavy Community, Corbin; a sister, Maxine Sharp of Akron, Ohio; a brother, Perry Lawson and his wife Audrey of Williamsburg; two sisters-in-law, Phyllis Lawson and Iver Jean Carr of Williamsburg; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will from 11:00 A.M. until the funeral hour on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Service will be held 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 23, 2015at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doyle Lester officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Carr Cemetery at Yaden.