Janet Leigh Lawson, age 73, of Prestonsburg, KY, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022 at the Riverview Health Care Center, Prestonsburg, KY. She was born November 30, 1948 in Martin, KY, a daughter of the late Willie D. and Elsie Sue McCown Lawson. She was a retired school teacher and counselor, a UK Alumni and she received two Master's Degrees one from the University of Kentucky and one from Morehead State University.
She is survived by one sister; Billie Muriel (Willis) Newsome, Ivel, KY, three brothers; Teddy D. (Carol) Lawson, Somerset, KY, Eddie D. Lawson, Dana, KY and John D. (Charlotte) Lawson, Angier, NC, sister-at-heart; Carol Sue Holbrook, two sisters-in-law; Brenda Lawson, Drift, KY and Pam Lawson, Tecumseh, MI, two nieces, Sharon May and Susan Douglas, four nephews; Eric, Curry, Jonathan and Danny Lawson.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers; Lonnie, Thomas and Alan Lawson, one sister; Nola Karen Lawson, three nephews; Billy Lawson, Neal May and Mitchell Lawson, one sister-in-law; Sandi Lawson.
Memorial service will be conducted Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Chuck Hall officiating. Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.