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Student paralyzed as six-year-old dies at 17, mother sued for $15.5K funeral costs

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After becoming a quadriplegic 11 years ago at age 6, E’traveon Johnson passed away last year, leaving his mother to pay thousands of dollars for a funeral. Now, Lawson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is suing St. Petersburg resident Chantelle Ross, 37, for refusing to pay nearly $15,500 funeral costs for her 17-year-old son. Lawson Funeral Home is at 4535 Central Ave. in St. Petersburg. The suit seeks payment for the funeral, interest and fees associated with bringing the suit.…

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