Lawrence Rowlett Sr. 81 of Monticello, passed away January 22, 2014 at the Bellview Estates Monticello.

He was retired from Burlington Industries and was a member of Sixteen Section Missionary Baptist Church where he served faithfully until his death.

Mr. Rowlett was born April 30,1932 in Drew County and was the son of the late Campfield Rowlett and Erma Daniels.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Louise Rowlett; a brother, James Binns; three sisters, Mary Leonard, Alzenia Scott, and Birdie
Leonard; a son; Lawrence Rowlett Jr.; a stepson, Fred Baker; and five daughters, Faye Mason, Jacqueline Williams, Londerett James, Michelle Watson, and Gail Jenkins. He also leaves behind a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Visitation is January 31 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Christian Brothers Funeral Home in Monticello. Funeral services will be held February 1 at 11 a.m at Sixteen Section Missionary Baptist Church Monticello.