Lawson, Norma Gearhart

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Norma Gearhart Lawson, 79 years of age of Christiansburg, Va. went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, following a brief illness. Born on January 14, 1942 in Morgantown, WV., she was the daughter of the late Flora Linkenhoker Gearhart Sumner and Ralph W. Gearhart. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Doloris Gearhart Demas and one grandson, Derek J. Saunders.

Norma loved to sing in the choir where she was a member at the North Fork Baptist Church, Blacksburg, Va. She was an avid Master Gardener, who loved feeding her Blue Birds. She also enjoyed bird watching, reading and all aspects of God’s creations. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Left to cherish her memory is one sister, Shirley Gearhart Thompson McGee of Elon, NC., three sons, William (Billy) Saunders and wife Kasandra, Patrick Saunders and wife Haley, John Saunders and wife Kerri, two daughters, Jodi Saunders Cerv, Robin Saunders Kenley and husband Kevin all of Christiansburg. Norma also leaves behind 5 grandchildren, Sarah, Justin and Madeline Cerv, Jackson Young and Abigail Saunders also a special longtime friend/ ex-husband, Edward T. Lawson with many other close friends and relatives.

A memorial celebration will be held Friday, November 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg. The family requests that you kindly wear a mask. Online condolences are appreciated.

Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.