Helen Melba Lawson, age 81

Helen Melba Lawson, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, in Oak Ridge, TN. Helen was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She will be remembered for her generosity to others.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Melba McCallister; her husband, Dale Lawson; brothers, Duane and Dwight McCallister; and sister, Ruth Campbell.

She is survived by her sons, Randy Lawson (Crystal) of Knoxville, TN, Brian Lawson (Holly) of Cincinnati, OH; daughters, Cara Smith of Clinton, TN, Sharon Brooks (Dean) of Myrtle Beach, SC; brother, Douglas McCallister (Tippi) of Monterey, TN. She is also survived by ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The family welcomes friends to join them for a graveside service at Oak Grove Cemetery in Rocky Top, TN on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of arrangements.

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 6:30 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, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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