Celebration of Life Services for Mr. Tommie L. Lawrence will be held on Friday July 18, 2014 at 11:00AM at the Shiloh Baptist Church 122 Hooks Street Gordon, Georgia. Pastor Kendrick K. Mack, Sr. will officiate. Interment will follow at the Springhill CME Church Cemetery.
Bro. Lawrence was united in holy matrimony to the late Catherine Pearl Shinholster Lawrence December 21, 1955 until her death February 20, 2001. To this union eight children were born: Rose, Gerri. Kay, Vivian; four sons: Melvin, Terry, Jason, and the late Tommie Lawrence, Jr.
Bro. Lawrence reunited in marriage to Cathalene Smith June 13, 2009 and became a loving father to Sharon Daniels Miller and Floyd Daniels.
He leaves to cherish his memories and legacy; wife, Cathalene Smith Lawrence, Irwinton, GA; seven loving and supportive children, Geraldine L. Smith (Ronny), Rose Mary Lawrence, Sandra L. Fordham (David), Vivian L. Cummings (Michael), Melvin L. Lawrence (Tammy), Terry D. Lawrence (Kay) and Jason Lawrence; 13 grandchildren, LaPrince, Alicia, Cliff, Tarius, Javaris, Ebony, Brianna, Britany, Brandon, MaKayla, Jayla, Kirsten and Kendall; 7 great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He will forever be loved and cherished and his legacy will forever live on.