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Carol Ann Georgina Whitfield Lawson

June 20, 1940 — March 2, 2023

Carol Ann Georgina Whitfield Lawson

Carol Ann G. W. Whitfield Lawson of Danville, VA passed away March 2, 2023.   She was born in Richmond, England on June 12, 1940 and was 82 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Albert Frederick Wooder and the late Joan Joyce Lodge Wooder.   She was married to the late John James Lawson, II.


She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.   Upon her retirement as a psychologist, she devoted her time to Project Literacy and to the Americans by Choice Club.  Carol Ann will be remembered fondly by all who knew her.  


Carol Ann W. Lawson is survived by:

Her Sons

Mark James Whitfield and Shirley Lamb of Sydney, Australia

Christopher George Whitfield and Liz Whitfield of Staveley, England

Three Grandchildren

Emily Christina Whitfield

Alexander Francis Whitfield

Daisy Ann Whitfield

Her Beloved Pet



A Service of Remembrance will be held at a later date.


For memorials, please consider Commonwealth Hospice, ATTN: Mary, 159 Executive Dr., Suite H2, Danville, VA 24541, or Project Literacy of Danville, ATTN: Todd, 450 W. Main St., Danville, VA 24541.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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