EDDYVILLE — Mrs. Joan Kevil Lawson, 74, of Eddyville, passed away at 10:16 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
Mrs. Lawson loved children and was a daycare provider for several, she was a former secretary for Metro Special Police in Paducah and was a member of Suwanee Baptist Church in Lyon County.
She is survived by two daughters, Lori Thorpe and husband Tim of Eddyville and Lisa Daniel and husband Jeff of Symsonia; one son, Danny Story of Paducah; seven grandchildren, Ashley Herron, Brooklyne Watson, Chandra Thorpe, Ryan Thorpe, Tyson Morris, Tiffany Morris, Daniel Story; four great-grandchildren, Ty Story, Kadence Morris-Smith, Treyson Herron, and Braydon Kirk; and one brother, Charles Kevil of Mississippi.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. D. Lawson; and a great-granddaughter, Riley Ann McCaslin-Thorpe. Her parents were Charles Kevil and Elizabeth Mann Kevil.
Services are scheduled for 12 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at Lakeland Funeral Home Chapel in Eddyville with Bro. Jeremy Short officiating. Burial will be in Brooks Cemetery in Lone Oak.
Visitation will be 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville.