Carolyn H. Lawson was the third child born to the union of Mr. George Hudmon and Mrs. Willie C. Hudmon- Wren. She was born April 22, 1945 at Lloyd Noland Hospital in Fairfield, Alabama. Carolyn departed this life on Monday, August 22, 2022 at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee.
Carolyn joined the Church of God in Christ in Westfield, Alabama at a young age. She later fellowshipped with Central Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee.
Carolyn attended school in Jefferson County School System, attending Westfield Jr. High and High School, graduating class of 1962. She continued her education by attending Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama.
On November 24, 1965 she united in Holy Matrimony with Mr. Freddy Lawson and was married for 21 years. To this union two children were born Frederick L. Lawson and Kristopher G. Lawson. She retired from the Department of Energy with 32 years of service in 2004.
Everyone who knew auntie Carolyn knew she loved the Casino; it was her favorite place. She also enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling with her girlfriend Denise Burns. And, don’t forget her favorite soap opera “The Young and the Restless”.
Even though Carolyn will be truly missed by her family and friends, they find comfort in knowing to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Carolyn was preceded in death by her grandfather, Hayes Hudmon; grandmothers, Mittie B. Hudmon, and Bessie Mae Ray; brothers, Nathaniel Wren and Raymond Hicks; sister Rena Mae Wren; nephews, Walter Wren Jr., Cornelius Wren, Raymundo “Bo” Wren; and niece, Kornelia P. Wren.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories two sons, Frederick L. (Angie) Lawson, Suitland, MD., Kristopher G. Lawson, Bowie, MD.; sisters, Veldina Arms, Birmingham, AL., Earlene Sanders, Birmingham, AL., Debra “Flucky” Person (James), Birmingham, AL., Bessie M. Shaw, Bessemer, AL., Prynce Ella (Jefferson) Phillips, Hueytown, AL.; brothers, Walter (Ethel) Wren, Birmingham, AL., Robert (Polly) Wren Jr., Atlanta, GA., Jesse Wren, Birmingham, AL., Darryl Wren, Cleveland, OH.; granddaughters, LaKeisha (Delonte) Carroll, Laurel, MD., Kalia Lawson, Washington, DC.; grandson, Tre’ Lawson, Lanham, MD.; grandchildren, Roland Carroll, Lyric Carroll, Laurel, MD., Ahmir Lawson, Lanham, MD.; God daughters, Valerie (Stanley) Crawford, Birmingham, AL., Donna Faye (Carl) Riggins, Hueytown, AL., God son, Kevin McTear, Las Vegas, NV., and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and classmates. Visitation Saturday, September 10, 2022, 9-10am with funeral to follow at funeral home. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery North.