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Charles William Lawrence Jr.


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Charles William Lawrence Jr. Obituary
Charles William Lawrence, Jr., 71, of Abilene, Texas passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Hendrick Hospice Care in Abilene. Graveside services will be 2 P.M. Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sweetwater, Texas. Pastor Keith Hills will officiate directed by McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater. Charles was born to Charles William, Sr. "Larry" and Margaret Jane "Peggy" (Thomas) Lawrence August 23, 1946 in Amarillo, Texas. He was a graduate of Amarillo High School in 1964. He received his Masters Degree from University of Texas at Arlington in 1973. He worked for the United States Peace Corps from 1973 t0 1975. On March 29, 1975, he married Salmah in Malaysia. Charles has lived in Abilene the past 25 years and retired from the Texas Employment Commission in Abilene after 25 years of service. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Charles is survived by his wife Salmah Lawrence of Abilene, TX, two sisters: Garna Perry Fisher of Sweetwater, TX and Stephanie Singleton & husband Robert of Austin, TX, three nieces and five nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents (Larry on February 7, 2014 and Peggy March 24, 2104), and a brother; Larry Allen Lawrence. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoy.com
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Sept. 11, 2017
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