Obit: Gloria Lawing

Obit: Gloria Lawing

January 13th, 2018 in Obituaries
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Mrs. Gloria Moses Lawing, 90, passed away at her daughter's residence in Hixson, Tenn., on Jan. 10, 2018, after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shelvia W. Lawing; a son, Jerry D. Lawing; parents, Ollie and Ora Moses; sister, Delores Goggans and brother, Eldon Moses. Left here to cherish her memory are her sister, Joyce Russell; daughter, Suzanne M. Dobbs; grandsons, Joshua K. Dobbs, Jeremy Lawing, Jason Millican; brother-in-law, JT Goggans; along with serveral cousins nieces and nephews. Mrs. Lawing was born July 8, 1927, raised in Fort Payne, Ala. Nursing was in her blood from a very early age she always loved taking care of people. She graduated from Baroness Erlanger School of Nursing in 1948 and began her career at Erlanger Hospital then continued with positions at Hamilton County Health Department before retiring to care fro her ailing mother and husband. During her nursing years, Ms. Gloria was loved and remembered by patients parents and coworkers for the excellent care she provided to all of her babies as well baby clients. She was awarded the Hazel H. Award in 1966 for outstanding contributions to public Health Nursing. Mrs. Lawing was a member at Calvary Baptist Church in Red bank at her death. Even though she was not able to attend services the last few years, she remained an active working member of her church, provided Bible School goodies and crafts for the Missions Fair there. The Family would like to express their gratitude to everyone who had a part in Mrs. Lawing’s care the fellow church members who called and visited her during her illness and the Hospice groups that helped make her final years comfortable. Special thanks to Connie Temples her best friend her faithfulness as well as Susan Scott, Melinda Ingle and Lynette Laher for loving and caring for Mrs. Lawing during her illness.