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Lawson Parker Harmon / March 28, 2011
South Boston News
Lawson Parker Harmon
Lawson Parker Harmon, formerly of South Boston, died March 25, 2011 in York, Pa. He was born on Nov. 19, 1923 in Bessemer City, N.C. and was the son of the late Laura P. and Allison H. Harmon. He was raised by the late Lucy Franklin Harmon.

He was a veteran of the US Navy during World War II. He owned and operated a barber/styling salon in South Boston for more than 35 years.

Mr. Harmon is survived by his wife of 68 years, Vivian Newcomb Harmon of York, his son, David L. Harmon of North Carolina, a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara H. and Marshall F. Coyle of York, and three grandchildren, Stephanie R. Harmon of Richmond, Janalee H. and Scott S. Coyle of York.

A funeral for Mr. Harmon will be held Monday, March 28 at 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ed Rigg conducting the service. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge cemetery. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Main Street United Methodist Church.

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