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Velma Lawrence

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

SIKESTON -- Velma Louise Lawrence, 45, died May 29, 2005, at her home.

Born Aug. 26, 1959, in Scott County, daughter of Lucy Reddix Lawrence of Memphis, Tenn., and the late James Lawrence, she had lived in Sikeston most of her life and attended Sikeston Senior High School. She was of the Baptist belief.

In addition to her mother, survivors include: two daughters, Natalia Lawrence of Sikeston and Anjeliqua McNair of Newport News, Va.; one son, Daniel Lawrence of Poplar Bluff; three sisters, Minnie Jackson of St. Louis, Barbara Boyd of Panama City, Fla., and Linda Carlock of Memphis; one brother, Fred Townsend of Memphis; and nine grandchildren.

Friends may call from noon Saturday until time for services at 1 p.m. at Greers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston with the Rev. Roy Bonner, pastor, officiating.

Cremation will take place after services.

Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.