2011-09-08 / Obituaries


Cecilia Moore Lawrence, 93, of Octagon died Aug. 28, 2011 at DCH Regional Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 14, 1917 in Octagon. She was a life long member of Bethlehem Baptist Church where she served in the church in various capacities. She was past president of Magnolia Community Club, Tuesday Study Club and Women’s Federated Club. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include one daughter Patricia (Vic) Sullivan, Tuscaloosa; one son, Jimmie H. Lawrence, Greenville; four grandchildren, Jay Biggs, Stacy Moring, Jimmie Lawrence Jr., Jon Wesley Lawrence; eight great-grandchildren, Courtney Lawrence, Carley Lawrence, Gabe Lawrence, Catie Lawrence, Kayla Moring, Justin Moring, Jon Noland Lawrence and Shelby Lawrence.

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, Carolyn Miller; two brothers, Robert Moore and Sam Ed Moore.

The service was Aug. 31 at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Daniel Gandy officiating. Burial was at the New Octagon Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Bill Miller, Robbie Miller, Jake Miller, Mitchell Hale, Rev. Tony Earl Cannon and Bayne Moore.

Memorials may be made to the Bethlehem Baptist Church, 3101 County Road 33, Linden, AL 36748.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Linden directed.


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