BRADY — Funeral services for Jerrell “J” Lawrence, 65, of Brady, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady with the Rev. Mac Taff and the Rev. Richard Young officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery in Brady.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He died Wednesday, May 23, 2007, in Brady.

He was born Jan. 7, 1942, in Brady to W. B. “Buford” and Helen Bingham Lawrence.

On Oct. 18, 2003, he was married to Francis Looney in Brady.

Survivors include his stepmother, Velma Lawrence of Brady; his wife, Francis Lawrence of Brady; sons, Chance Lawrence of Conroe and J. Gene Caldwell of Brady; daughter, Dusty Lawrence of Linden; stepchildren, Kaleb Risner of Maryville, Ohio, and Kennille Phelps and Kable Risner, both of Huntsville; brothers, Dale Lawrence of Belton and Steve Lawrence of Brady; stepbrother, Dennis Milner of San Angelo; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and six step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, W. B. Lawrence; his mother, Helen Bingham Beyer; sister, Elizabeth Pearl Lawrence; and sons, Roy Caldwell and Von Lee Lawrence.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.