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Dolores May (Gault) Lawson passed peacefully from this earth on May 3, 2017 surrounded by her family. Her 103 years, seven months and 14 days were an example of indomitable will, determination, and faith in a loving God. Her formula for a long life and keeping a sharp mind was simple. "Keep busy and stay on your feet." Dolores was born September 19, 1913 to William Abraham and Ethyl Amber (Brubaker) Gault on a farm at the edge of Peterson a small village one mile south of Preble, Indiana in Adams County. She was the third of nine children. All her siblings preceded her in death. Dolores had three sons. Her eldest son, Jackie, passed away at age 5 from polio.She was baptized at nine-years-old and became a life-long member of the Wabash Church of the Brethren. Her unwavering faith and belief were her anchors. On a limited income she lived a life of style and grace, and saw both her sons graduate from college and receive advanced degrees. Dolores loved cooking and baking, gardening, and reading the Bible and other spiritual literature, but what she treasured most was caring for and spending time with her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. Surviving are sons, Larry J. (Marcia), Indianapolis, Jerry M. (Marsi), Fort Wayne, four grandchildren, David (Adrienne), Indianapolis, Eric, Fort Wayne, Kurt, Santa Monica, CA, and Jennifer Lawson Williams (Justin), Nashville, TN and one great-granddaughter, Leela Ame'lie Williams. Memorial service at 12pm, Monday, May 15, 2017 at D.O. McComb and Sons - Foster Park, 6301 Fairfield Ave., Fort Wayne with calling 1 hour prior. Private burial will be in Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery, Ogan Cemetery Section, Somerset, Indiana. Memorials to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital and Visiting Nurse Hospice preferred in lieu of flowers.