Augusta, GA – Elizabeth A. Lawrence, 77, wife of the late Joe M. Lawrence, entered into rest Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at 2:00 PM wilth Reverend Greg Glover officiating.

Mrs. Lawrence, daughter of the late James A. and Daisy L. H. Bailey, was born in Bainbridge, GA, but lived in Augusta since 1975.  She retired from Medical College of Georgia and loved working with her flowers.

She was preceded in death by her son, Mark C. Lawrence; her brothers, Paul, Edward, Clarence, Arnold, Clayton, and Charles Bailey; and by her sisters, Audrey Day, and Margaret Yelverton.

She is survived by her daughter, Phyllis A. Lawrence, of Augusta; her sons, Joe M. Lawrence, Jr (Myra), of Hephzibah, and James R. Lawrence, of Augusta; her sister, Iva Morris, of Bainbridge, GA; her brothers, Jimmy Bailey (Maxie), Alvin “Shorty” Bailey (Brenda), and Marvin “PeeWee” Bailey (Rita), all of Bainbridge, GA, and a brother in law, Jackson H. Lawrence, of Texas; her grandchildren, Bryan Lawrence (Inez), Brad Lawrence (Ashley), Brandon Lawrence (Tiffany), Chris Lawrence, Seth Miles, John Jefferson, Joseph White, Deidra Jefferson, Jennifer White, Shirley Jefferson, William White, and Jamie Lane; and her great grandchildren, Jade Lawrence, Trinity Lawrence, Jayden Lawrence, TJ Lawrence, Shayle Workman, Hunter Workman, Austin Sager, Anna Lane, Ellie Estep, Freyshawn Williams, Za’Qui Williams, Aiden Lane, Evalyn Estep, and Endee Estep.

The family will receive friends Monday, June 10, 2019, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.