March 21, 1943 - November 1, 2021
Please select this link to livestream the service for George Lawrence George Branson Lawrence age 78, passed away Monday, Nov. 1 2001 following a long illness. He was proceeded in death by his wife, Jo Anne Lawrence. He is survived by his children, Sandra Lawrence, George Lawrence Jr, Eric Lawrence, and step-daughter Carol Edwards; 9 grandchildren; 3 greatgrandchildren; and brothers, James Lawrence, and Larry Lawrence. He was born and grew up in Atlanta GA. He enlisted in the U.S. Marines shortly after graduating from Gordon High School in 1961. He served two tours of duty in Viet Nam and went on to serve his Country for a total of Twenty years, retiring in 1981. A highly decorated and respected Master Sargent, he was chosen as a Marine Recruiter and excelled in that capacity in the latter years of his enlistment. Following his retirement, he was employed in various Law Enforcement and Security positions. He was Vice-Commandant of the Campus Police at Dekalb Community College, and a Patrol Officer with the City of Cleveland GA. He was a faithful member of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland GA, where he enjoyed the Old Time Preaching and loving fellowship of the Congregation. He loved motorcycles from a young age and was still riding well into his 50's. Those rides often took him into the North GA Mountains, and it was there he settled down for his final years. He will be remembered for his love of God and Country, his generosity, his sense of humor, and his vibrant spirit. The memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of George Branson Lawrence will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, Snellville, GA. The family will receive friends also on Saturday prior to the service from 11:00 AM AM until 12:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to A Disabled American Veteran, in memory of George Branson Lawrence. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and if desired to bring and wear a mask. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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