LAWRENCE EDWARD BOONE
With his family by his side Lawrence Edward Boone "Jack Rabbit' of Temple Hills, MD transitioned peacefully on Thursday, July 18, 2013 after a brave fight with neck and throat cancer. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruth D. Vaughn Boone; daughter Littyce M. Boone; grandchildren Sharnetta Boone-Williams and Steven Boone-Williams; great-granddaughter Shaunah Boone-Williams; three sisters Marian Lucas (Leamon), Dorothy Boone and Celestine Boone-Stancil; two brothers Theodore Boone and Celester John Wooden (Diane); and a host of nieces; nephews and friends. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Strickland Funeral Services, 6500 Allentown Rd., Camp Springs, MD from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, July 25, from 10 a.m. until time of Christian Mass at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, 2210 Callaway St., Temple Hills, MD. Interment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, MD. Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Services.
Published in The Washington Post from July 21 to July 24, 2013