Nola Lorine Beaty Lawson, 89, passed away at her home in Rossville, GA.
Nola was born on February 28, 1930 in Armathwaite, TN to Virgil and Bertha Beaty. She moved to Chattanooga at 17 years old to work for Brock Candy Company where she met her husband of 34 years, Lynell Lawson. They built their life and raised their family in Rossville, GA. She was known and will be remembered for her delicious home cooking and being gifted working with her hands. She loved to crochet, embroider and was an accomplished seamstress. She continued using that gift finishing her last quilt top at the age of 89. Her hobbies included collecting dolls and making clothing for them by hand, and decorating every room of her home for Christmas. Nola was a born again believer and faithful member of Memorial Baptist Tabernacle until she was physically unable to attend.
Nola was beloved by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and will be sorely missed.
Mrs. Lawson was preceded in death by her husband, Lynell Lawson, her parents, sisters Flonnie Smith, Flossie Smith, and Pauline Ramsey, and one brother O'Neal Beaty. Survivors include her brother, Conley (Maxine) Beaty, three children, Deborah (JP) Nation of Ringgold, GA, Tim (Sheila) Lawson of Chickamauga, GA and Lora (Doug) Weaks of McLeansville, NC. Grandchildren Jonathan Nation, Jenny Lawson, Amy (Josh) Cremeens, Audra (Michael) Daniel, Kelly (Daniel) Mize, Hope (Ben) Minter and Hannah (Brian) Minter. Great-grandchildren Jude, Micah, Jaxon, Isaak, Kira, Thea and baby Layne due any day; and special niece, Shela Roberts; dear friend, Fran Johnson, and many other nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to Marcie Griffith for the wonderful, loving care shown to our mom.
Her celebration of Life service will be held 11 AM Friday October 25, 2019 at Heritage Funeral Home in Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.
Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Hixson, TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Baptist Tabernacle Rossville, GA.
Visitation will be 4-8 PM Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.
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