Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Williams, Jr. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on December 25, 2012. The couple met in high school and married shortly after graduation from East Depot High School in Lagrange, GA. They were married on December 25, 1952 at Warren Temple AME Church. After their wedding they moved to Ypsilanti, Michigan where they made their home for 46 years. Lawrence and Juanita are both retirees of Ford Motor Company after 36 and 20 years, respectively. After retiring they returned to Georgia, where they now reside in Riverdale, GA. They have five children, Belinda Williams, Gwendolyn (Darryl) Thomas, Reve Guillaume-Partee, Lawrence III (Sheryl), and Edna (Vincent) Cosby. They have twelve grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on January 1, 2013