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Nettie Geneva Fowler Lawson: Tabor City

1933 – 2020

     Nettie Geneva Fowler Lawson of Tabor City died Friday, Sept. 4 in her home. She was 87.

     Born April 4, 1933 in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late Porter and Jennie Bell Soles Fowler and the widow of Henry Elton Lawson.

     She is survived by her son, Mickey Lawson and his wife Pansy of Tabor City; a daughter, Lisa Kaye Williams of Tabor City; a brother, Eugene Fowler of Loris. three sisters, Mearl Fowler of Loris, Lola Sykes of Greensboro, and Patricia Carisle of Jacksonville, Florida; seven grandchildren, Melissa Dawn Russ, Ryan Young, MaKayla Young, Brentley Stack, Geneva Dawn Kay Williams, Taylor Williams and Dwayne Williams, Jr.; and two great grandchildren, Maliyah Russ and Jacob Russ.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Benji Lawson; brothers Curtis Mack Fowler, Timothy Fowler, Danny Fowler, Nicky Gene Fowler, Sr., Joe Dale Fowler, Billy Jack Fowler; and a sister, Lila Rhodes.

     Ms. Nettie was a member of the Tabor City Rescue.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     A graveside services was planned for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City.

     A guest register is available here.