Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Irene Lawrence

06/25/1940 - 09/04/2017

Viewing Information

A wake service will be held, 7pm-8pm, Monday, September 11, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 11am, September 12, 2017
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Chapel
120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Roosevelt Memorial Park
1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake VA

Irene Lawrence at age 77 passed from this life and went to be with the Lord on September 04, 2017. Irene Lawrence was born on June 25, 1940 to the late Mary Jones and late John Mercer. Irene retired from the Norfolk Public School System after 25 years of services. She was an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church (Norfolk, VA). Irene received her education from Norfolk School System. Irene enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, shopping and most importantly she understood her Christian duties (to attend church regularly, to study the word, to have concern for one another, and to promote love and good works). Irene was predeceased by her parents Mary Jones and John Mercer, husband Rufus Lawrence, and her son Charles Holmes. She leaves to cherish memories to: four daughters- Michelle Johnson (Michael), Rosemary “Ro-Ro” Holmes, Darlene Lawrence, Denise Lawrence (Tresha); four sons- George “Lil Bro” Holmes, Simon Holmes (Tammy), Johnnie Holmes (Carolyn), and Wesley Holmes (Emily); twelve grand children; thirteen great- grand children, and a host of family and friends.

Carol Long Keeping your family up in Prayer.
Posted: 9/12/2017
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NICHELLE Storr My heart aches for this family. I'll never forget Ms. Irene's generosity,sweetness graciousness but most of all her love for her family and family togetherness. Ms.Irene has always had welcoming spirit and treated me like I was her kin and for that I forever be grateful. Ms.Irene will always remain in all of our hearts. My prayers are with you and I love you all. PS Tasha you know im always here for you no matter how many miles apart we you girly!!! Love, Nichelle
Posted: 9/9/2017
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