James Allen Lawrence

Staff Written Obituaries

June 10, 1958 – January 8, 2021

Funeral Services were held 1pm Friday, January 15, 2021 at Bernard’s Family Funeral Care.  Pastor Lumpkin, Officiated and Rev. Jackson, as eulogist.  Interment followed the service at Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery in Madison, Georgia.

James Allen Lawrence was born June 10, 1958, to the late John Henry Lawrence and Lessie Bell Lawrence of Madison, Georgia. 

He accepted Christ and was a member of Barrows Grove Baptist Church in Madison, Georgia. 

 James was a lifelong resident of Madison Georgia and graduated from Morgan County High School. After graduating he enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve in 1978. After honorable discharge he was employed by the Morgan County Road Department. He loved spending time with his family and traveling. 

Preceded in death by his parents, John Henry and Lessie Bell Lawrence, his brother John Willie, and sister Bobbie Jean Lawrence and his granddaughter, Kenzasia Carter. 

He leaves to celebrate his memory, life partner, Mary A. Glover,  his children; Stephanie (Eric) Lawrence Kilpatrick, Chiquanta (Ralph) Lawrence Nesbitt, Frederico (Renada) Lawrence,  Kristin Lawrence,  Lashanda Worrell, and Katrina Jackson. Fifteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. His sister Lillie Bell Franklin and her children Montresia L. Wilson, Thomas L. Franklin,  Lydia (Kevin) Moses, Kathy,  Boris, and Ezra Franklin, and Jeremy (Rukeja) Franklin. A host of relatives and dear friends. 

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