Mildred O. LAWSON
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Mildred O. LAWSON
  • October 23, 1930 - August 21, 2017
  • Tallahassee, Florida

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Mildred "Millie" O'Brien Lawson, 86, of Tallahassee died Monday (8/21) evening at her home. A native of Vidalia, GA, she came to Tallahassee 62 years ago from Dublin, GA. She was the owner and operator of Vogue Cleaners here in Tallahassee and also had been a Board member of the Southeastern Dry Cleaners Association. Millie enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling and playing cards. She especially enjoyed her family and cooking for them. She was an active member of the Thomasville Road Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son: Brett (Connie) O'Brien of Tallahassee; grandchildren: John (Laurie) O'Brien of Atlanta, GA, Clark (Melissa) O'Brien of Tallahassee, Kimberly (Hank) Spivey of Denver, CO; great grandson: Connor; her second husband's (Fred) children: Steve (Jean) Lawson, Wes (Janet) Lawson, Debbie Taylor, and their children.

Millie was preceded in death by her husbands: Pat and Fred; son, Larry; daughter-in-law, Debbie; as well as her five brothers and her parents.

The family will receive friends at the Thomasville Baptist Church on Saturday (8/26) from 2:00 PM until time of service which will begin at 3:00 PM. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery. For friends who wish, the family suggests memorial donations to the Debbie O'Brien Scholarship Fund at Thomasville Road Baptist Church, 3131 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308.