Cecilia Moore Lawrence, 93, a homemaker of Octagon, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 at DCH Regional Medical Center. She was born September 14, 1917 in Octagon. She was past president of Magnolia Community Club, Tuesday Study Club, and Women’s Federated Club. She was a life long member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, where she served the church in various capacities.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Daniel Gandy officiating. Interment was at the New Octagon Cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Lawrence; her parents, Sidney Hinton Moore and Viola Hale Moore; daughter in-law, Marcia F. Lawrence; two sisters, Mae Miller and Carolyn Miller; two brothers, Robert Moore and Sam Ed Moore.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Vic) Sullivan of Tuscaloosa; son, Jimmie H. Lawrence of Greenville; four grandchildren, Jay Biggs, Stacy Moring, Jimmie Lawrence, Jr., and Jon Wesley Lawrence; eight greatgrandchildren, Courtney Lawrence, Carley Lawrence, Gabe Lawrence, Catie Lawrence, Kayla Moring, Justin Moring, Jon Noland Lawrence, and Shelby Lawrence.
Pallbearers were Bill Miller, Robbie Miller, Jake Miller, Mitchell Hale, Rev. Tony Earl Cannon and Bayne Moore.
Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 3101 County Road 33, Linden, AL 36748.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.
O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden directed.