She was born February 4, 1933, to Henry Andrew Cochran and Alma Talbert Cochran Lucado.
Mrs. Lawrence was a 1950 graduate of Dublin High School.
She retired from Hercules (RAAP) where she worked in QC. She was later employed by Kroger.
She was predeceased by her husband, John T. Lawrence, Sr.; sons, John T. Lawrence, Jr. and Kenneth C. “Kenny” Lawrence; brothers, Robert Cochran and Bill E. Cochran; and sister, Juanita Likens.
She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer “Vicki” Lawrence Presley (Randy) of Palm Bay, Fla.; grandson and caretaker, John Thomas Lawrence III (Adrian); granddaughters, Allison Presley Grice of Palm Bay, Fla. and Jessica Lawrence of Dublin, Va.; great granddaughters, Kaitlyn Lawrence, Tori Foster, Ashtyn Lawrence, and Giuliana Grice; great grandson, Dakota Lawrence; brother, Jim Cochran of Chuluota, Fla.; and many other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held on Sunday, June 18, 2023, in Hickman Cemetery in Pulaski with Rev. Marcus Harrison officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Good Samaritan Hospice.
The Lawrence family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.