Mary Catherine Lawson

Published 4:41 pm Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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Mary Catherine “Mary Kaye” Savage Lawson, 81, of Camden, died September 30, 2020 at her home. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio on November 8, 1938 to the late Emory James Savage and Alice Catherine Brown Savage, she was the wife of Eddie Lawson. Mary Kaye was an accountant for the City of Chesapeake prior to retirement. She was a member and volunteer of Blue Springs United Methodist Church in Rural Retreat, Va. and also a member (and past president) of the Rural Retreat Senior Center, Rural Retreat, Va.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by children Steven Lawson (Darlene) and Curtis Lawson (Elaina), all of Camden, and Jeanni Old (Jerry) of Currituck; sisters Margaret Barham, Betty Bregitzer, Sue Scott, Barbara St. Jean and Sara Pawley; grandchildren Stephanie Berry (Jason, Dean Lawson (Kellye), Travis Old, Chris Lawson, Trevor Old, Adam Lawson and Tristan Old; and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on October 8 at Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church, Camden officiated by the Rev. Kevin Buzzard. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church Parking Lot Fund, 241 Sawyers Creek Road, Camden, NC 27921.   Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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