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Obituaries

Obituaries

Marvin I. Lawrence 1919 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for Marvin I. Lawrence, 88, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Chanute. Graveside services will be at Fort Scott National Cemetery.Mr. Lawrence died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.He was born Jan. 20, 1919, in Dighton, the son of Levi Emerson and Maude Scott Lawrence.Mr. Lawrence served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He enjoyed spending time with his family.He married Ruth Louise Doss on Dec. 31, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Mike and wife Becky, and Randy and wife Myra; a daughter, Barbara Walters and husband Bob; a sister, Edna Richards, Dighton; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel, 16 N. Forest Ave., Chanute 66720, or Cherry Street Youth Center, sent in care of First Baptist Church, 118 N. Forest, Chanute 66720.