Fred Lawrence

Thursday, August 10, 2017

CABOT, Ark. -- Fred O. Lawrence, 84, died Aug. 7, 2017.

Born Jan. 11, 1933, in Appleton, Ark., he was the son of the late Lester and Mae Stroud Lawrence.

His wife, Mary Lou Lawrence, survives of the home.

In addition to his wife, survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Melinda L. and Doug Thompson and Debbie and Glen Guttenfelder; four sisters, Leta Wise, Marilyn Shipley, Wanda Simpson and Pat Copeland; and six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Myrtie Sexton Lawrence; three brothers, Kermit, James and Norman Lawrence; and two sisters, Inez Copeland and Carrie Wheeler.

Visitation is from 9 a.m. until service time at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 163 Mount Carmel Road, in Cabot.

Graveside services will follow at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sikeston Garden of Memories.

Thomas Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

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