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Lawrence family in Taylor, Williamson, Texas

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Re: Lawrence family in Taylor, Williamson, Texas

Posted: 24 Jan 2009 10:38PM GMT
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Virginia Forwood Lawrence
1020 W Lake Dr
Taylor, TX 76574-1522
(512) 365-3885

obit of Lee

Lee R. Lawrence, retired rancher and livestock dealer, died Monday, February 26, 2007. Family visitation will be 6-8 PM, Wednesday, February 28, 2007 at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor. Celebration of Life services will be 2 PM, Thursday, March 1, 2007 at Providence Funeral Home with Rev. Martin Doering officiating. Interment will follow at Taylor City Cemetery. He was born near Lawrence Chapel on September 12, 1917 to Lee and Ross (Roff) Lawrence and moved to Taylor at an early age. A graduate of Taylor High School, he attended Southwestern University. Lee had a heritage of Early Texans, who migrated before the Texas Revolution. He was in livestock and ranching for four generations. He was known as a man whose scales "weighed right". He was a principal organizer of the Taylor Rodeo Association and served as its first president over fifty years ago. Lee was an avid hunter and sportsman, he loved the outdoors. Lee was predeceased by his parents and his sons, Lee Lawrence, Jr. and Jim Ross Lawrence . He will be sorely missed by his wife, Virginia; son, David Lawrence and wife, Deandra of Taylor; daughter, Elizabeth Gillies and husband, Colin of Austin; grandchildren, Melissa Lawrence, Brian David Lawrence, Jack Lee Gillies, Laura Gillies and Ella Gillies; and special thanks to his caretaker and friend Augustina Garcia. Pallbearers will be Brian Lawrence, Mark Lindell, Harvey Benad, Cruz Ramirez, Joe Davis, and Lawrence Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Clarence Zieschang and J. D. Logan. Friends are invited to share their words of comfort in an online tribute established at in Lee Lawrence’s memory.
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