Alma Lawson

LAWSON, Alma Arlene Deitz, 65, of Wheeling, WV, died Monday, January 14, 2013, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.

She was born October 20, 1947, in Hamlin, WV, daughter of the late Harry and Mauna Deitz.

Alma was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Robinette Withrow.

Surviving are her children, Randall (Diane) Lawson of Garden City, MI and Renay (Jason) Shepherd of Shadyside, OH; sister, Jean Dietz of ID; three brothers, Jim, John and Roy Dietz all of WV; seven grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Wednesday, January 16, from 12 until time of the funeral services at 4 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV.

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