Melissa Ann Lawson, age 49 years, of Stunk, Kentucky died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Somerwoods Nursing Home in Somerset, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 8pm in the chapel of the Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Willis Troxell officiating. The family will receive friends from 6pm-8pm Wednesday at the funeral home. In accordance with her wishes cremation will follow.
She was born in Oneida, Tennessee on October 24, 1968 the daughter of the late Leamon and Eurceline (Vahle) Baird. Melissa was a homemaker and enjoyed her children and grandchildren, working in the woods with Robert, and planting flowers.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and brothers Rick Baird and Scott Baird.
Survivors include her husband Robert Lawson of Pine Knot, Kentucky; son Brandon Lawson and wife, Kasundra of Parkers Lake, Kentucky; daughters, Ashley Collins and husband, Christopher of Stearns, Kentucky and Brandy Lawson of Whitley City, Kentucky; brother, Allen Baird of Whitley City, Kentucky; sister Shawna Sammons of Whitley City; grandchildren, Blakelyn, Jazlyn, and Alex; step daughters, Angel Lee Lawson and Amy Michelle Miller both of Johnson City, Tennessee; and 11 step grandchildren.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family.