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Mr. Eddie (Pete) Lawrence Jr.
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
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Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.


Home Going Service


Mr. Eddie Lawrence Jr.

February 10, 1936~December 21, 2014

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Eleven O'clock A.M.

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

2051 Henderson Mill Rd.

Covington, Georgia 30014

Rev. Tyrone D. Lane Pastor, Eulogist

Assisted by Others


     Our beloved Eddie Lawrence Jr. (Pete) was born in Covington, Georgia February 10, 1936 to the late Mr. & Mrs. Eddie (Alma) Lawrence, Sr. He was one of seven children, four brothers, Willie Gene, L.G., Rogers and Robert Lawrence, one sister, Mary Lillian King preceded him in death.

     Eddie Jr. (Pete) departed this life on December 21, 2014. He attended Newton County Schools. At an early age he joined Macedonia Baptist Church. Eddie was united in marriage to Ms. Rebecca Heard who preceded him in death. He retired from Dekalb County Parks and Recreation, where he was employed for thirty-eight years.

     Eddie Jr. (Pete) was a joyful person who never met a stranger. He would laugh and talk to the people he came in contact with and left you with a smile.

     He leaves to cherish his precious memories, children, Ms. Delores Babb, Dea. & Mrs. Arthur (Linda) Lawrence, Mr. & Mrs. Larry (Sarah Ann) Bell, Ms. Mary Ann Lawrence, Ms. Sally Shy, Mr. & Mrs. Charles (Pamela) Shy and Mr. Eddie Shy, sisters, Mrs. Louise Lawrence Webb and Ms. Alma Stewart, sisters-in-law, Mrs. Gladys Lawrence, Mrs. Jennie Hatcher, Mrs. Patricia A. Hamm, Mrs. Selena Johnson, Mrs. Amy Parker and Mrs. Sylvia Denson, brother-in-law, Mr. Carl Daniels, eleven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other loving relatives, numerous dear friends and a devoted friend, Mr. Ernest Michael Benton.


                                Church Cemetery

Honorary Pallbearers
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Deacons

Flower Ladies

We wish to thank all of you for the many acts of kindness shown during the passing of our beloved "Pete". We have sustained a great loss and your expressions of love and prayers have been most comforting to us.

       The  Family