Kenneth G. Lawson Sr.


    Kenneth G. Lawson Sr. of Cuba, Missouri was born on Tuesday, November 22, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri to Marvin W. and Emma E. (Rost) Lawson and passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at the age of 89 years.


    Ken married Nova Lee Graham on December 26, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri.
    Ken went to work at the age of 16 for the family business, Lawson Bros. Flooring Company in St. Louis, Missouri. He retired as the vice-president of the company at the age of 70.
    He and Nova would then move to Cuba, Missouri and he continued working in construction and flooring. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and painting.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Emma Lawson; three grandchildren, Felisha Woollard, Jordan Kent and Ryan Turnbough; and one great- granddaughter, Nova Lee Turnbough.
    He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Nova Lee Lawson of the home; four children, Kenneth G. and wife Loraine Lawson Jr. of Gamaliel, Arkansas, Sherry and husband Randy Turnbough of Ozark, Missouri, Janice and husband Ed Hughes of Cuba, Missouri and Rhonda and husband Jim Mangan of Forsyth, Missouri; four grandchildren, Aaron Turnbough, Gabe Lawson, Justin and wife Angie Turnbough and Brad Kent; five great grandchildren, Trey Rainey, Autumn Abney, Shi Ann Evans, Bryce Turnbough and Kaleb Kent; two great great grandchildren Kora and Avery Evans; one brother, Nolan and wife Marilyn Lawson of Forsyth, Missouri; two sisters-in-law, Noma Kamler of Cuba, Missouri and Delores Graham of St. Louis, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Memorial visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at the Church of Christ in  Cuba, Missouri.
    Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at the Church of Christ in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Steven Wick officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.