Marie J. Gilbert Lawing, age 87, of Greeneville died Friday, January 31, 2020 at her home. She was a member of Greeneville Church of Christ. She is the widow of the late Billy Gene Lawing who died November 24, 2018.
Survivors include her loving daughter: Bridget Lawing Burger Laws and her spouse Micheal Shannon Laws who was like a son to her; grandson who was her life and joy: Tyler Lynn Burger; sisters-in-law: Betty Lou Lawing, Barbara Early, and Joy and Dennis Daugherty; brothers-in-law, Ronnie Lawing and Lloyd and Sandra Lawing; several nieces and nephews; several half-brothers and half-sisters; special friends: Betty Thomley and Rita Evans.
In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her mother: Vina White; her father: William “Bill” Gilbert; her sister: Ruby Barr; her brothers: Harley Gilbert, Doyle Gilbert, and Ralph Gilbert; and her first son-in-law: Terry Lynn Burger.
The Lawing family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Sunday prior to services at 3:00 pm at the Greeneville Church of Christ. Minister Shane Hoover will be officiating. Everyone is asked to meet at the Greeneville Church of Christ by 9:00 am Monday to go in procession to GreeneLawn Memory Gardens for the 10:00 am graveside service.
Pallbearers will include: Tyler Burger, Mike Laws, Cecil Ellenburg, Danny Lambert, Mike McElroy, and Ron Austin.
The Family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff of Smokey Mountain Hospice.
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