Carol Adkins Lawson, age 67, of Clinton, formerly of Caryville

Carol Adkins Lawson, age 67, of Clinton, formerly of Caryville passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Caryville. Preceded in death by husband, Blane Lawson; parents, Edgar & Flossie Mae Packett Adkins; grandsons, Corey James Collins & Nicolas Adam Coker; sister, Willa Dean Bell; brothers, Willie, Robert, Raymond; best friends, Carl Neer & Jimmy Hale, Cotton Adkins; friend, Ralph Lane


Daughters: Dreama Collins & husband Clifford

Misty Chanchavac & husband Miquel

Grandchildren: Joey Collins, Alyssa & Dalton Coker, Alyssa Cardenas

Brothers: Doug and Willard Adkins

Several nieces and nephews

Special Friends: Misty Evans and Brad Brummett, Steve Pebley, Scott Collins

Services 6 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Don Allen, Bob Adkins and Lynn officiating

Family will receive friends 4 PM to 6 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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