Dr. Lawrence Edward McKenna, Jr.
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Dr. Lawrence Edward McKenna, Jr.
  • September 7, 1971 - October 11, 2017
  • Gallatin, Tennessee

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Dr. Lawrence Edward McKenna Jr, age 46, passed away on October 11, 2017. Survived by loving children Konstantin McKenna, Alexandra McKenna, and Cecile-Katya McKenna; former wife Svetlana Kovalkova-McKenna; brother Alan Lawrence McKenna; niece Zoe. Graveside service and burial will be on Tuesday, October 17 at 3:00 PM, with visitation from 10:30 AM until 3:00 PM, at Forest Lawn in Goodlettsville. Dr. McKenna completed his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in English at Belmont University. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy in English from Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. McKenna was a writer, a poet, and a teacher. He taught at R.T. Fisher Alternative School in Gallatin, Tennessee from 2000 to 2017. He will be greatly missed and remembered fondly.