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Passing of Rev. Esther F. Lawson, Retired Minister of the East Texas Region, 8th Episcopal District

Dear CME Family, It is with a heavy heart we inform you of the passing of Rev. Esther Faye Lawson, retired minister of the East Texas Region. Rev. Lawson was the widow of the late Dr. A. J. Lawson Jr. and served with distinction in many capacities throughout the 8th Episcopal District for over 50 years.   Rev. Lawson passed on Monday, July 13, 2020, and after retirement she divided her service between Carter Temple CME Church and Wesley CME Church in Greenville, Texas.   On Sunday, July 19, 2020 there will be a small private family service for Rev. Lawson and the family is working to have the service streamed on Facebook at 1:00 pm. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to: Cozine & Tarver Funeral Home 1608 King Street Greenville, TX 75401 903-455-5330 In lieu of flowers, please send donations in honor of Rev. Lawson to:  Carter Temple CME Church 1404 Marshall Street Greenville, TX 75401  (903) 455-6390 or  Wesley CME Church 2100 Kennedy Street Greenville, TX 75401 (903) 454-0787 Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick Presiding Prelate of the Eighth Episcopal District Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

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