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Launa "Eddie" D. Law (nee Dawson)

March 5, 1923 — August 19, 2021

Launa “Eddie” Law, nee Dawson, age 98, passed away on August 19, 2021, at Danbury Senior Living Tallmadge where she had resided for the past 5 years. Eddie was born in Calhoun County, WV, on March 5, 1923, to the late Jack and Georgia (nee Kelley) Dawson. She was a 1940 graduate of Calhoun County High School, a majorette in the marching band, and the 1939 Homecoming Queen. It was there that she met her future husband and best friend, James A. Law. Eddie and Jim married in 1948 and moved to the Ellet area of Akron, Ohio. It was there that they made their permanent home together until Jim’s passing in 2010 after 62 years of marriage. Eddie worked for the Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, retiring in 1983 with 35 years of service. She began her career in the Accounting Department, and upon retirement was the Executive Assistant to the President of Goodyear Aerospace. Eddie is preceded in death by her husband, James; sisters, Louie Pearl Snider, Leota “Jo” Hall, Mary Belle Dawson; and brother, James Lewis Dawson. She is survived by; sisters, Betty Nelson and Glenna (Darl) Wilson; as well as many loving nieces, nephews, great and great – great nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the wonderful staff at Danbury Senior Living Tallmadge and Traditions Health Hospice Care. Throughout this journey, you were always there to offer your love, support, and gentle care and for that our hearts will be forever grateful. In order to honor Eddie’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be a private family burial in West Virginia at a later date. (Hopkins Lawver, AKRON, 330-733-6271) www.hopkinslawver.com
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