Tiny E. Lawson, 80, of Chenoa, IL, formerly of Dixon, died, Friday, November 02, 2012, after an extended illness, at her home. She worked as a mental health technician for Dixon Developmental Center for 20 years prior to her retirement in 1988.
Tiny was born October 3, 1932, in Mount Airy, NC, the daughter of William Henry and Sophia (Smith) Hawks. She was a member Dixon Church of the Brethren since 1970, and of First Presbyterian Church, Chenoa, IL.
Survivors include her mother, Sophia Hawks of Mount Airy, NC; four daughters, Tanya Webb of Dixon, Robin Durain of Las Vegas, NV, Vickie Weston of Cocoa Beach, FL, and Lori (Paul) Francis of Pontiac; three sisters, Betty Shelton, Loretta Mabe, and Brenda Joyce, all of Mount Airy, NC; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and family friend, Mark Johnson, Chenoa.
Tiny was preceded in death by her father; one brother, Curtis Hawks; one brother-in-law, Rev. Clarence Mabe; and one son-in-law, Charles W. Weston.
Memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church, Chenoa, with Rev. Dan Patterson, pastor, officiating. Private burial of cremains will be at Chenoa Cemetery, Chenoa.
Memorials have been established to the American Cancer Society and First Presbyterian Church, Chenoa, IL