Drury – Lawrence Willie Drury, age 63, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away December 11, 2008 at Shands in Jacksonville, FL. Lawrence was born in Jacksonville, FL to the late Johnnie Roy Drury and Mildred “Edith” Chism Drury on November 29, 1945. He was a resident of Jacksonville, FL all of his life. He loved spending time with his grandkids, cooking, fishing and his dog, “Baby”. Lawrence was always there to lend a helping hand to those in need. He was predeceased by his grandmother: Jettie “Mama Jett” Gibbs
Family members include his children: Melisa (Aaron ) Riedel of Jacksonville, FL, Angela (Melvin) Smith of Taylor, FL, Lawrence Drury, Jr., Bobbie (David) Montgomery of Jacksonville, FL; his brother: Johnnie (Phyllis) Drury Jr. of Georgia; his sisters: Bonnie (Charles) McCorkle, JoAnn Drury of Jacksonville, FL; his five grandchildren: Kayla, Melanie, Alexis, Destiny, Andrea; his aunt: Meril Sweat; his cousins: Debbie Angel ,Linda Gonzalez; several nieces, nephews and close friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday December 13, 2008 at 3:00 pm at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel in Macclenny, FL with Pastor Jim Cox officiating. The family will receive friends and family on Friday, December 12, 2008 from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral home. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. TODD FERREIRA FUNERAL SERVICES, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com
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