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Lonnie Ray Lawrence

Lonnie Ray Lawrence, age 55, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at his home.

He was born February 08, 1961 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Wallace Lawrence and Dena Deramus Lawrence.  Lonnie was married to the late Linda Lawrence and worked in the Pipeline Industry by profession. Lonnie enjoyed spending time outdoors admiring Gods creation. He also enjoyed spending time with family, hunting and exploring nature. Because of his faith in Jesus Christ, he is now breathing peacefully in the presence of God. Lonnie was a loving brother, uncle and friend to all who knew him.  He will be dearly missed by all.

He is survived by brothers, Cliff Lawrence of Douglas, Georgia and Jimmy Lawrence and wife Mayjal of Lockesburg, Arkansas; sister, Jeanette Kesterson of Nashville, Arkansas; sister-in-law, Sue Lawrence of Mena, Arkansas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Lawrence; his parents, Wallace and Dena Lawrence; brother, Darrell Lawrence; and a sister, Gloria Jones.

Mr. Lawrence will be sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

A Celebration of Life memorial will be planned at a later date.

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