LAWRENCE, Abbott Shelton "Smokey," 88, of Glen Allen, died Monday, February 25, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Mary T. Lawrence. He is survived by a son, David W. Lawrence (LeAnn); a daughter, Barbara L. Johnson (Robert); and a nephew, Bill Gardner. Mr. Lawrence retired from the Virginia State Police in 1986, and was a Marine Corps veteran. The family will receive friends 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., where a memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Private interment at Westhampton Memorial Park at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the . Online condolences at woodyfuneralhomeparham.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.