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Mary "Cookie" Stancil Lawson
Mary Lawson

Mary "Cookie" Stancil Lawson, 77, of Ball Ground, Ga., passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at Grandview Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born Jan. 23, 1943, to Guy and Lillie Mae Stancil Sr. in Gainesville, Ga.

Cookie is survived by her husband, Dick Lawson of Ball Ground; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Misty Lawson of Ellijay, Joe and Cindy Lawson of Canton; grandchildren, Lita Lawson of Ball Ground, Madison Lawson of Canton, Lanny Lawson of Ball Ground, Isabelle Lawson of Canton; sister, Betty Wright of Cincinnati, Ohio; sister-in-law, Alice Stancil of Eatonton; father-in-law, Jim Lawson of Ball Ground; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Mary Lawson of Ball Ground; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Gina and Fred Talley of Jasper. Several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Graveside services will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, April 26, 2020, at Mica Baptist Church Cemetery with Chaplain Tim Kinnersley officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory. 

Online condolences may be made at

Dawson County News, April 29, 2020