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Houston gives Rev. Bill Lawson a farewell at church he founded

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2024
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Photographs of the Rev. William Lawson, framed by white roses and lilies, filled the foyer of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Friday. They presented Lawson in the later years of his life, a chapter that unfolded after decades of community leadership. In several images, his large, loving family encircled him like a bouquet. In others, his flock flanked Lawson in his robe much like the one draped over an empty chair in the church’s sanctuary. Lawson died May 14 at age 95. His long life and career included time spent on...

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