Gleneva Lawler


Gleneva I. (Potter) Lawler, 88, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at the Franklin United Methodist Community.

She was born May 11, 1926, in Frankfort, Tennessee, to Arnold and Sophronia (Potter) Potter. She married Carl Lawler.

He preceded her in passing.

Survivors include children, Carl Lawler (Susie) of Martinsville, Charlotte O’Neal (Garry) of Franklin, Jessie Lucas of Middletown, Velma Northcutt of Indianapolis and Peggy Sue Hayden (David) of Daphne, Alabama; sisters, Hazel Dixon, Bessie James and Helen Mize (Jim), all of Tennessee; brothers, Paul Potter and Ralph Potter, both of Tennessee; 19 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in passing by her parents; her husband; a son, David Lawler; and brothers, Edwin Potter, Clenice Potter and Arnold Potter Jr.

Gleneva was employed by RCA in Indianapolis for 29 years.

She was a member of Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church near Franklin, where she was a deaconess and was active in the choir for 40 years.

Gleneva was an avid quilter and gardener.

Inurnment was at First Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin.

Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin handled arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Research Foundation 72 E. Concord St., R-1014, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118.