MITCHELL Zella Lawson, 91, passed away at 9:00 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Westview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born November 1, 1920, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Oatley Ray and Ruth (Wagner) Brown. She married Aaron Lawson May 17, 1946 and he preceded her in death September 16, 1989.
She had been employed at Trav-Ler Radio Corporation and for many years was owner and operator of the Northside Grocery. Zella was a member of the Faith Christian Center in Salem.
Regina Stroud, Mitchell
Ollie Sarah (Dean) Jackson, Columbus
Ellen (Jerry) George, Bedford
Edna Rainey, Bedford
Her parents and brothers, Roy, Charles, Kenneth, and Warren Brown, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 31, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Bro. Dean Jackson officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4:00 -7:00 p.m. Wednesday, and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.