Denise Marie Lawrence received the gift of life on November 2, 1964 in Milton, Florida to the late William Larry and Janice Carter.
Denise entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 24, 2021 in the Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Chancellor; and a brother, Bennett Wayne Johnson, Sr.
Denise leaves a lifetime of love and treasured memories with her husband, Elijah Lawrence; three loving children, Jonathan Langston (Helen), Marcus Langston (Kim) and Cecelia Langston (Teddy Sr.); loving sister, Barbara Pritchett; devoted brother, Jackie Larry (Paula); three that she raised as her own, Tiffany Johnson, Alex Chancellor and David Chancellor; long-time friends, Anthony Stephens, Beverly Rich and Angela Jones; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A Gathering of Family and Friends for Denise M. Lawrence 56, will be Wednesday, September 29th from 3-5:00p.m. at Battle Mortuary. Memorialization will be by cremation with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Battle Mortuary of Panama City. Viewing will be today from 3-5 at the funeral home. Expression of sympathy can be made at battlemortuary.com.