Oct. 12, 1943 - Jan. 16, 2013 MADILL Silas Dean Lawrence, 69, was born Oct. 12, 1943 in Oklahoma City to John Orville and Cora Ellen (Bailey) Lawrence. He passed away Jan. 16, 2013 in Durant, OK. Silas graduated from Capitol Hill High School. He joined the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. He was a member of Little City Baptist Church. He worked as a grocery store manager for Homeland, Buchanan's and retired from Big Giant Warehouse. After his retirement, Silas settled at Lake Texoma. He was an avid football fan and loved to fish. He was known and loved by all for his sense of humor and he will be greatly missed. Silas is survived by his sisters, Lois Montgomery and Marieta Hartley; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as his lake family. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and one sister. Services will be 11:00 a.m., Sat., Jan. 19, 2013 in the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery in Del City. Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 18, 2013