CHATHAM, Va. Leland Mitchell Lawrence, age 98, of 10976 Anderson Mill Rd. Chatham, Va., entered into rest on July 4, 2019, at Chatham Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on October 1, 1920, in Pittsylvania County, the son of the late Jim Lawrence and the late Abby Adkins Lawrence. He was married to the late Janet Jefferson Lawrence. He was a member of Museville Christian Church and was a deputy with the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office. He is survived by his daughter, Kathy Peters; a grandson, Dwight Krantz; two sisters, Kitty Lawrence and Linda King; and a brother, Randolph Lawrence. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Hylton Lawrence, Leroy Lawrence, J.E. Lawrence, and Wayne Lawrence. Funeral services will be conducted at Museville Christian Church on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Lawrence-Adkins Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Scott Funeral Home on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 6:30 until 8 p.m. and at other times will be at the residence, 10976 Anderson Mill Rd. Chatham, Va. Scott Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Chatham is serving the Lawrence family.

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