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Cecelia Marie Lawson

July 28, 1943 - September 13, 2022

Burial Date September 19, 2022

Graveside Services will be held at 1:00pm Monday, September 19, 2022 at West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin, with Pastor Duane Peyatt officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.morrisfuneralhomecowenwv.com

Services entrusted to the care of Morris Funeral Home.

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Cecelia Marie Lawson, 79, of Camden on Gauley, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 13, 2022 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, after an extended illness. She was born July 28, 1943, a daughter of the late Arnett and Agnes Hinkle Morris.

Marie started working at a young age at the Shoe Factory in Fenwick. She then started a long career as a cook for many local restaurants, from her early days at the Wayside Bar, Camden Restaurant and Hamrick’s Restaurant. Marie then opened her own restaurant in Cowen, which she ran for many years. Her life was her family, she could be found in the stands at her children and grandchildren’s games cheering them on, win or lose. She was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler, Glade Bulldog and Webster County Highlander fan. Marie was a former member of the Cowen Garden Club and 4-H leader of the Camden Warriors. Marie helped start the Cowen Raiders youth football and was a former member of the Civil Air Patrol. Her greatest enjoyment was her family, love for her family, most especially her grandchildren whom will miss her dearly.

Surviving is her loving husband of 59 years, Mert Lawson, children, Teresa Knapp of Clarksburg, Jim Lawson (George Foster) of Clarksburg, Loretta Collins of Cowen, Clinton (Jill) Lawson of Cowen and Roy (Carrie) Lawson Of Camden on Gauley, brother, Arnold (Kathy) Morris of Parkersburg, grandchildren, JR., Ashtin, Greg, Crystal, Ryder, Josh, Walker, Tyler, Gage, Devan, Wade, Asher and 16 great-grandchildren to mourn her passing.

In addition to her parents, grandson, Adam Knapp, brothers, Junior Morris, Oscar Morris, Robert Morris, Allen Morris and sisters, Rose Williams, Wilda Strine, Dorothy Jeffries, Eloise Williams, and son in law, Kelly Collins preceded her in death.

Graveside Services will be held at 1:00pm Monday, September 19, 2022 at West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin, with Pastor Duane Peyatt officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.morrisfuneralhomecowenwv.com

Services entrusted to the care of Morris Funeral Home.