Jay Odell Lawrence

Born in Cumberland County, NJ on June 1, 1958

Departed on March 2, 2017 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Jay O. Lawrence, age 58, of Hendersonville, TN passed away suddenly on March 2, 2017. A native of Pennsville, NJ, Jay found a new home and a second family when he moved to Hendersonville in 2012.

Jay was a proud father and devoted husband. He is survived by his wife, Meredith Lawrence (Hendersonville, TN); his daughter, Tessa Marie Lawrence Burtt (Wilmington, DE); his brother, Wayne Lawrence (Allentown, PA) and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Frank and Dolly Lawrence; and his sister, Margaret Bruce.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 5 to 6 pm followed immediately BY A Life Celebration Service at 6 pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home, 353 E. Main Street, Hendersonville, TN 37075.

Another celebration of Jay’s life will be held at the American Legion Hall, 25 West Pittsfield St., Pennsville, NJ 08070 on Sunday, March 26th at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local humane society.

7 Comments to Jay Odell Lawrence

  1. Sarah Smith
    March 7, 2017 6:13 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I love you Meredith! May you Rest In Peace Jay. Thank you for loving my friend.

  2. sue shockley
    March 7, 2017 7:39 pm

    Thinking of you with love.

  3. Kathy Edmiston (Kat)
    March 7, 2017 10:22 pm

    So sorry for your loss Meredith I know your heart is broken but know he is in a better place and no.longer in pain.My thoughts and prayers are with you my friend.RIP JAY fly high with the Angels

  4. janet seybert
    March 8, 2017 1:17 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you, Janet seybert

  5. Coworker From Material Supply
    March 8, 2017 4:25 am

    May Your Good Nature Soul Travel Info The Gates Of Heaven Peacefully

  6. Jerry Frizzell
    March 8, 2017 6:32 am

    Jay was a very kind gentleman, who loved being out doors. Jay always spoke when he saw someone. RIP my friend.

  7. Mary Mahorney
    March 8, 2017 7:08 am

    Prayers Meredith. Love you. Seems like the best are often gone too soon.

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