Violet Lucille Lawson Seward

Oct. 25, 1939-Jan. 28, 2024


Violet Lucille Lawson Seward, 84, of Waveland passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024, in her residence. She was the retired owner of Minute Maid Services in Lafayette.

She was born Oct. 25, 1939, at Rockville, to the late Robert Lawson and Eva Jackman Lawson. Survivors include: her husband of 63 years, Lee Seward, whom she married July 24, 1960; son Ronald (Tammie) Seward; twin daughters, Linda K. (Dan) Hopkins and Glenda M. (John) Latham; sister Waneta “Bunny” Harmon; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, infant Charles Wood, Donald, Dale and Kenneth Lawson; and sister Irene Reyher.

She was a member of the Marshall Baptist Church and Howard Township Home Economics Club, and a former member of Badger Grove Baptist Church in Brookston. She enjoyed knitting, puzzles, sewing teddy bears and puppy pillows. She was an active volunteer at the Parke County Food Pantry in Rockville for 14 years.

Services will be at noon Friday, Feb. 2 at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard St., Rockville, with Pastor Keith B. McIntrye officiating. Burial will follow at Poplar Grove Cemetery in Marshall. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until noon Friday at Gooch Funeral Home.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to the Parke County Food Pantry, P.O. Box 222, Rockville, IN 47872 in her memory.

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