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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…

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Shirley Mae Lawrence

SoVaNow.com / November 05, 2013


Shirley Mae Lawrence, 73, of Chase City, entered eternal rest Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at Community Memorial Healthcenter, South Hill.

Miss Lawrence was born in Mecklenburg County, on March 3, 1940 to the late Willie B. and Julia M. Williams Lawrence. She attended the schools of Mecklenburg County, and was a former employee of Jonbil, Inc.

Cherishing her memories are one godson, Shakeem Simmons; her siblings, Ruby Boyd, Corrine Lawrence and Jack Lawrence, all of Chase City, and Rosa Lawrence-Joyner of Richmond, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m., at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Victoria, with Evangelist Shirley Williams, officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 9-10:15 a.m.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

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