Lemuel Clifton Lawrence, 91, of Galax, Va., passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in the Friendship Health and Rehab Center in Roanoke, Va.
The Guest Book is expired.
Clifton was born in Cambria, Va., on Sept. 24, 1922, to the late Lem H. and Vinnie Taylor Lawrence. I
n addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Linwood "Doodle" Lawrence; and three sisters, Mildred Campbell, Anna Byrd and Margaret Winesett.
Survivors include his brother, Cullen Lawrence of Galax, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Clifton was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, and upon his discharge received excellent care and support over many years from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the VA Medical Center in Salem.
The family also wishes to thank the staff at Friendship for their care of Clifton.
A graveside service will be held today, Friday, June 6, 2014, at 3 p.m. in the Felts Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. James Cowley officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Grayson VFW Post 7726. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Hillcrest Baptist Church Building Fund or to the American Legion Post 245, Galax, Va.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street Galax, VA 24333
Published in Galax Gazette from June 4 to June 5, 2014