B. J. Lawrence
B. J. Lawrence
  • February 28, 1933 - October 25, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

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B.J. Lawrence, 84, of Amarillo died Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the funeral home in The Pioneer Chapel, 5400 South Bell. Graveside services will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 12:00 noon in Llano Cemetery East. B.J. was born February 28, 1933 in Logan, New Mexico. He married Geraldine Brown on June 2, 1956 in San Jon, New Mexico. B.J. served in The United States Army for two years, before going to college. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad for 30 years. B.J. was preceded in death by his parents, brother and a sister. Survivors include wife, Jerry Lawrence; son, Larry Lawrence and wife Elizabeth of Temple, Texas; daughter, Leslea Hudson and husband Rodger of Amarillo; sister, Louise Dawson of Wakita, Oklahoma; grandchildren: Jason Bennett and wife Daffine of Dallas, Texas; Katie Mackrell and husband John of Temple, Texas; John and Joe Lawrence of Temple, Texas; Trent Hudson and wife Scarlett of Amarillo and Lauren Carter and husband Matt of Amarillo. Rachel Hudson of Amarillo and Fiance' Paul Burns of Dallas. 10 Great-grandchildren and two on the way.
Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.