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Eunice Nelms Lawson

May 5, 1921 — October 28, 2017

Eunice Nelms Lawson, 96, of Powhatan, passed peacefully October 28, 2017, with her family by her side. Eunice was born in 1921 to Harrison Shepherd and Juliette Harris Nelms in Richmond. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Charles Paul Lawson; sister, Betty Jones and brothers Walter, Tommy and Turner Nelms. She is survived by her children Sylvia Downs-Tibbs (Hank), Paul Lawson Jr. (Dot), Gerry Holdsworth (John) and Peggy Severs (Mike); 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Graham Nelms, and many nieces and nephews. We would like to thank the owners and staff of "A Loving Heart" in Powhatan and the staff of "Parham Health Care" for their loving care of our mother. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy.(Rt.60), Powhatan. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Red Lane Baptist Church, Powhatan. Interment Powhatan Community Cemetery.
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Monday, October 30, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home

3215 Anderson Hwy., Powhatan, VA 23139

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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