TRENTON – Barbara “June” Lawson, 77, died May 21, 2013 at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Ellsworth, with her family by her side. She was born Jan. 3, 1936, in Tremont, a daughter of Elmer and Carrie (Butler) Reed.
June grew up in Tremont. She graduated from Nokomis High School in Newport, where she was an exceptional student. She was a member of the National Honor Society. June loved reading the classics and helping with the children’s book reports. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, camping, gardening, picnics and barbecues. She also enjoyed time with her cats and dogs.
June is survived by her children, Billie Clarke and husband, Lonnie Sr., Ben Lawson, Kerry Lawson, Amby Lawson, Wesley and special daughter-in-law, Tina Lawson, Fred Lawson, Crissy Corson and husband, Denny; grandchildren, Lonnie Jr., Tracie Burrill, Brandon and Samantha Lawson, Nick, Zach and Kimberly Lawson, Carrie and D.J. Corson, Kent and Brooke Burrill; and Aunt Gertrude Fowler. She was predeceased by her parents.
Services will be announced at a later date. Contributions in June’s memory may be made to SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.