Judy Carrington, 77 of Center

Judy Carrington, 77, of Center, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Nacogdoches.


Graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Antioch Cemetery in Center with Bro. Johnny Lewis officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center, beginning at 11:00 a.m.


Mrs. Carrington was born February 25, 1941, in Center, to Hobson Lawson and Lela Jones Lawson.  She was the owner and operator of The Red Kitchen for many years.  She supported her community through her membership of Shelby County Dutch Oven Cookers and Shelby County Red Hat Society.  Her hobbies included cooking for and spending time with her quilting group.  Mrs. Carrington was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.


She is survived by

Son: Matt Carrington and wife, Lori, of Nacogdoches


Grandson: Kyle Carrington of Nacogdoches


Sister: Ruby Hughes and husband, Charles, of Center


Brother: Billy Lawson of Center



Wynell Lawson of Center

Clydie Mae Lawson of Center

Nadine Lawson of Center

Leona Lawson of Baytown

Barbara Carrington of Mineola


Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by:

Husband: Ernest Carrington

Parents: Hobson Lawson and Lela Jones Lawson

Brothers: Joel Lawson, Forrest Lawson, Happy Lawson, Tommy Lawson, Glen Lawson

Sisters: Oleta Cockrell, Mildred Partlow

Sisters-in-law: Sally Lawson, Jean Lawson

Brothers-in-law: Bud Cockrell, Darrell Partlow, Elmer Carrington Jr.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Antioch Baptist Church.


Pallbearers will be Mitchell Hughes, Mike Sizemore, Paul Hughes, Eric Carrington, Jason Sawyer and Kyle Carrington.


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com