Laronistine D. Dyson, wife of Jerome L. Lawson and daughter of Lillie D. Brown
and the late Robert Butler, Jr.
and the stepdaughter of James Brown, Jr., entered into
eternal rest on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at her residence in Rock Hill, SC.
     At an early age,
Laronistine accepted Christ and joined Historic Liberty Hill A.M.E.
Church, Summerton, SC.  She served in various capacities of the church, which gave her
the opportunity to attend the General Conference more than once.  After leaving home, she
continued to work in various churches including her home church.
    
  Laronistine graduated with honors from Scott’s Branch High School in 1982, where
she was a bus driver. She continued her education graduating from Claflin College (Magna
Cum Laude) in Orangeburg, SC, where she became a member of the Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority, Inc.  She received a Masters’ Degree in Interpersonal Communications from
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio in 1989.  She also co-authored
several articles and publications on Criminal Justice.  Her most popular books were:  
Significant Prisoner Right Case, Boot Camps, Legal Rights of Prisoners and Chronological
Theories and many others.  
Laronistine was Director of Admissions at both Berea
College, Berea KY and Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY.  As an entrepreneur,
she  was the owner of Residential Alternatives Care Facility in Louisville, KY for several
years, until she moved back to SC, where she worked as a member of the Care Team for
the York County Coroner’s Office.

   She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, Jerome L. Lawson of the home, her
mother; three stepchildren; Danielle N. Lawson, Monica L. Lawson and Jerome L.
Lawson, II; a step-sisters, Rhonda M. Brown of Alcolu, SC; a step-brother, Chad Brown
of Alcolu, SC;  three half sisters, Bessie Leonard and Clara Leonard, both of Manning, SC
and Loretta Johnson of Philadelphia, PA; two half brothers, Keith James of Manning, SC
and Tarone James of Greenville, SC, mother-in-law, Natalie L. Perry of Baltimore, MD; a
sister-in-law, Kathleen Parchment of Toronto, Canada, a brother-in-law, Anthony R.
Lawson of Toronto Canada, six, aunts, Rebecca L. Porter of Newberry, SC, Earlene
Dickerson of Summerton, SC, Evelyn Oliver of Darlington, SC, Annie M. Brooks and
Hazel Woodberry, both of Florence, SC and Willa M. Scott of Manning, SC; five uncles,
Joseph (Annie) Butler of Washington, DC, Joe L. (Cindy) Dyson of Covington, GA, Willie
(Lula) Dyson of Conyers, GA, Rev. Dr. Bubby Dyson of Florence, SC and Aron Dyson of
Atlanta, GA; a step-grandchild, Queen L. Lawson of Raleigh, NC ; two special cousins,
who grew up like sisters, Rovenia Dyson-Jenkins of Columbia, SC and Willene Lawson of
High Point, NC; a special nephew, A.J.( #00  Gamecocks ) Lawson of Toronto, Canada
and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  

The family in South Carolina is receiving friends at the home of her mother, Lillie Dyson
Brown, 2109 Lilly Martin Road, Summerton, SC.
Mrs. Laronistine Dyson Lawson
Age: 55
Date of Birth: 07-16-1964
Date of Death: 08-05-2019
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Funeral  Services:
Saturday, August  10,  2019
2 p.m.
Historic Liberty Hill AME
Church
2310 Liberty Hill Church Road
Summerton, SC

Rev. Robert L. China, Jr.,
Officiating
Assisted by Revs. Dr. Leslie Lovett,
Bubby Dyson, Revs.Willestine
Lagree, Charlie Thomas, and
Melissa Green

Resting Place
Historic Liberty Hill
A.M.E.Church Cemetery
Summerton, SC

Final Viewing
Dyson's Home for Funerals Chapel
Friday, August 10, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
A time to  every purpose under the
heaven; A time to be born and a time to
die; a time to plant and a time to pluck
Ecclesiastes 3: 1-2
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