Donald Ray Lawrence, 58, of Kerens passed away at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Memorial Herman Hospital in Houston.
Don was born in Kerens on March 2, 1955 to Dorothy Lawrence and the late Lonnie Lawrence Sr.
He graduated from Kerens High School in 1973 and went on to earn a degree from Navarro College in 2011. He enjoyed working on cars, trucks, fishing, gardening and the Rotaract Club of Navarro College. On April 27, 1974 Don married Dian Miller in Corsicana. He was a member of Mt. B. Zion Baptist Church in Kerens. He was a husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him.
Don is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Dian Lawrence; daugthers Dorothy Urice Lawrence, LaDonna Davis, Lakisha Steward, and Ceseley Lawrence; sons Derrick Demonde Lawrence, Christopher Donald Lawrence and Cameron Lawrence; grandchildren Jazmine Dian Thomas, London Dee Lawrence, Cydra Stewart, and Dequallion Steward; and mother, Dorothy Lawrence of Powell. He is also survived by a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 at Mount B. Zion Baptist Church, Highway 309, Goodlow.
Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., also at Mt. B. Zion, with Pastor Nathan Carter Sr. officiating. A reception will take place following the funeral.
Burial service will be in Houston.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McCoy and Harrison Funeral Home, Inc., Houston.
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