Marvin was a member of the Purcell Masonic Lodge No. 27 in Purcell where he received a 50 year pin in 2007. He was a 32nd degree member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Guthrie.
Survivors include his wife, Omeda Lawson of the home in Purcell; a son, Phillip K. Lawson and his wife Sandra Diane Lawson of Trophy Club, Texas; two grandchildren, Bryce Kyle Lawson, student at OU, Norman and Courtney Diane Lawson, student at OU, Norman; sister-in-law Carol Lawson of Columbia, S.C.; mother-in-law Maggie Kay of Elmore City; brother-in-law Carl Kay of Elmore City; nephews Reg Hopper and wife Susan of Lakewood, Colo., Ron Hopper and wife Vivien of Bakersfield, Calif., Joe Lawson and wife Elizabeth of Columbia, S.C., John Lawson and wife Nan of Alexandria, Va. and Charles S. Dayhoff III and wife Jocelyn of Dunedin, Fla.; nieces Gwen (Hopper) Hanson and husband Tom of Las Cruces, N.M., Amy (Lawson) Spigner and husband Terry of Hopkins, S.C. and Sharon Lynne Dayhoff of Overland Park, Kan.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Bishop Lawson Sr. and Margie Pearl (Gassaway) Lawson; sisters Dorothy Hopper, Bernice Dayhoff and Thelma Nisewander; brother Roy Lawson; brother-in-laws Frank Hopper, Charles Dayhoff and Ralph Nisewander; and father-in-law Marvin B. Kay.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Antioch Cemetery Fund or Baptist Children’s Homes.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Winans Funeral Home chapel.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Winans Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jim Stewart officiating. Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery under the direction of John Williams of Winans Funeral Home in Maysville. Condolences may be sent to the family at winansfuneralhome.com.
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