R.L. Winfred Lawrence, age 89, of Chipley passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Flowers Hospital. He was born April 9, 1923 in Chipley, to the late Brunson Lee Lawrence and Maundy Lee (Peavy) Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence worked in furniture repair and was of the Baptist faith.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel Lou Lawrence; one daughter, Margaret Lane, and one sister Francis Goodyear.
Mr. Lawrence is survived by four daughters, Genell Whiton and husband Jerry of Chipley, Mary Barlow of St. Petersburg, Pat Posner and husband Richard of Fort worth, Texas, and Judy Claxton and husband Joe of Lake Wales; 10 grandchildren, and seven great grand children.
Family received friends Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel with the Rev. Michael Orr officiating. Interment followed at Piney Grove Cemetery with Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.