Mary Graves Lawrence (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

WASHINGTON, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Graves Lawrence, 85, of Washington, died Friday June 10th in Wills Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Lincoln County, the daughter of the late Emmett and Rosa Cliatt Graves. Mrs. Lawrence was retired from Essex Manufacturing Company where she worked in the office. She was preceded by her son Larry Lawrence and her brother, Melvin Graves. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 3:00pm in the First UMC of Washington. Interment will follow in Resthaven Cemetery She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Randolph Lawrence; several nieces and a very faithful caregiver, Betty Hulin. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements are in the care of Hopkins Funeral Home. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 11, 2011