He was born Sept. 9, 1948, in Clay County, as the son of Carl L. and Mary Myers Lawrence. He worked for several years for the City of Brazil until his health failed. He attended the Church of the Living Christ. He had been a member of the Eagles in Brazil.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by two brothers Carl Lawrence and Jimmy Lawrence, both of Brazil, sister Rebecca Ann Hesskew (Walter), Bandera, Texas, niece Heather Hay, nephew Michael Trackwell, and other extended family.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6 at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Thursday, with burial to follow at Cloverland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla., 734123-1718.
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