Mrs. Joan Rae Lawrence, 80, of Winfield passed away on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023 in the Diversicare Nursing Facility. Mrs. Lawrence was born on April 15, 1943 to Ray and Fleeta Frye Millican. She was a 1964 graduate of Hamilton High School. She spent many years employed with Munsingwear and Health-Tex Manufacturing before moving to B&B Quick Stop Deli where she worked until her retirement. In her spare time, Joan enjoyed cooking, and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Lawrence is survived by her children, Tena Tucker (Steve), Tammy Martin (Jason), Kevin Lawrence ,and Tonya Gann (Randy); grandchildren, Tessa Tucker, Alex Smith (Nathan), and Tate Lawrence (Haley); great-grandchildren, Paisley Lugo, Weston Smith, Gracie Smith, and Layla Lawrence; and a host of other family members and friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lawrence was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Wayne Lawrence, and sisters, Regina Price and Wanda Millican.
Funeral services for Mrs. Lawrence were held on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Union Chapel Cemetery.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield served the Lawrence family.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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