Kenneth Lawrence

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 11, 2009

Kenneth Earl Lawrence, 51, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 in Shands Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla. He was a native of Suffolk, Va., and the son of the late James Lawrence and Mildred Chestnut Lawrence.
He was a graduate of John Yeates High School and Virginia State University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Jacksonville and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Doreen Lawrence, of Norfolk, Va., and Jawanna Jones, of Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Jowann, Darrius, Donnterria and Harley; two sisters, Mildred A. Moore (William Jr.) and Wanda M. Lawrence, both of Suffolk; one brother, James Lawrence Jr., of Jacksonville; 10 aunts, one great-aunt, two uncles; five nieces, Ebony, Tiaka, Natalie, Wandreia and Tyler; a host of cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, 2009 at Crocker Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Elder Keith Mayfield. The family will be at 2010 Smalleys Dam Circle in Suffolk. Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at

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