Abbott Shelton "Smokey" Lawrence, 88, of Glen Allen died Monday, February 25, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Mary T. Lawrence. He is survived by a son, David W. Lawrence (LeAnn); a daughter, Barbara L. Johnson (Robert); and a nephew, Bill Gardner.
Mr. Lawrence retired from the Virginia State Police in 1986, and was a Marine Corps veteran.
The family will receive friends 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., where a memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Private interment at Westhampton Memorial Park at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
. Online condolences at www.woodyfuneralhomeparham.com.