Junious “Pop Poochie” Lawrence, 54, departed this earthly life on Aug. 15, 2011 at Canon Hospital of Metairie.
He was the beloved son of Mena Lawrence of Norco and the late Louis Washington, loving father of Dontrell Simms, Kenyatta Simms and Cordell Simms; grandson of Sarah Lawrence and the late Irvin Lawrence; and nephew of Junious Lawrence, Joseph “Ruth” Lawrence, Verlia “Atliss” Brown, the late Evelyn and Felton Lawrence. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friend of the family, also pastors, officers and members of Greater Good Hope Baptist Church of Norco and all neighborning churches were invited to attend the funeral services on Aug. 20 at the Greater Good Hope Baptist Church with Pastor Tyrone Scott officiating. Interment was in Antioch Cemetery of Paulina. Bardell’s Mortuary of Mt. Airy was in charge of arrangements.