Lawson, Junelle Tumblin

Sunday, September 15, 2013
Junelle Lawson
Junelle Lawson

Junelle Tumblin Lawson, 53, died on Tuesday evening, September 10, 2013.  

She was a 1977 graduate of Howard High School, a graduate of Edmondson Business College, and attended University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She was currently employed by the Chattanooga School System (Brainerd High School) and a former employee of Provident Insurance Company.

Junelle was a long time faithful member of Greater Faith Temple Missionary Baptist Church.

Junelle is survived by a son, Christopher M. Winston, Jr., mother, Willie Mae Lawson; sisters Edwine (Lamar) Trollinger, Carolyn Hawthorne, Patricia Lawson; brothers L. David (Sarah) Lawson, Jr., Jerry Lawson, Donice (Janice) Lawson; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and a very special friend, Christopher M. Winston, Sr.

The body will lie in state on Monday, Sept. 16, after noon, at the John P. Franklin Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Greater Faith Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 652 East 10th St. The eulogy will be by Dr. Nathaniel Carter. Interment will be in Lakewood-East Memorial Garden. 

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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