Carolyn Leona (Jordan) Lawson

May 21, 1946 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Carolyn Lawson Obituary

Carolyn Leona Jordan Lawson, 77, of Glendale Ave., Kannapolis, NC, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at her daughter’s residence.

She was born May 21, 1946, in Rowan County to the late J.B. Jordan and the late Leona Sherrill Jordan.

Carolyn was a graduate of Aggrey Memorial High School and attended Livingstone College.  She was formerly employed with Phillip Morris.  Carolyn was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, where she has served on the Missionary Board, Usher Board, We Care Committee, Kitchen Committee, Spiritual Choir, Senior Choir, Women’s Auxiliary.  She also was active in the community and  a Rowan County Poster, and a member of the Bronze Beau Social Club.

Services will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at First Baptist Church, 1311 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Kannapolis, NC.  Visitation will be from 12:00-1:00 PM with the funeral following at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow West Lawn Cemetery.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by seven of her siblings,  Rev. Harold Jordan, Aaron Jordan, Willie Floyd Jordan, Annie Mae Jordan, Queen Esther Farris, Ruth Jordan and Bennie Heggins.

Those left to cherish her memories include: two sons, Tony Jordan (fiancee Tamika) of Kannapolis, NC, Bobby Lawson (Nicole) of Jamestown, NC; daughter, Tabathia Harris (Dennis) of Kannapolis, NC; 13 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three brothers, Nathaniel Jordan (Ruth), Henry Jordan both of Kannapolis, NC, Cecil Jordan (Ann) of China Grove, NC; two sisters, Lila Partee of Landis, NC, Yvonne Harper of China Grove, NC; three special sisters-in-law, Jeanette Jordan, Frances Jordan both of China Grove, NC,  Judy Jordan of Kannapolis, NC; brother-in-law, William Farris of Kannapolis, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends. 

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January 27, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Kannapolis
1311 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave
Kannapolis, NC 28083

Funeral Service
January 27, 2024

1:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Kannapolis
1311 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave
Kannapolis, NC 28083


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