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Lawrence E. Burress

Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Visitation Location:
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385

Service:
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM

Service Location:
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385

Interment:
Burial with military honors will take place on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 2:30 pm at Russell Heights Cemetery, 435 South Farmington Road, Jackson, MO 63755


Memorials/Donations
Memorials may be made in Lawrence’s name to The Greater St. Louis Honor Flight

Obituary
Lawrence E. Burress, 94, of Wentzville, Missouri and formerly of Jackson, Missouri passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Helen R. Burress, (nee Samples); loving father of Annetta (Gary) Godier; Cherished grandfather of Scott and Bryan Godier; Treasured great-papaw of Christian, Kayleigh, Trinity, and Nathan; dear brother, uncle and friend. Lawrence was born on February 10, 1925 to the late James F. Burress, Sr. and Allene Burress (nee Maxedon). He is also preceded in death by his siblings Evangeline, James Jr., Geraldine, Jo Nelle, and Henry. Lawrence attained distinction as a WWII Veteran who proudly and honorably served in the United States Navy between 1943 and 1949. He treasured his memories and participation in the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Following his retirement from the Ferguson Florissant School District, he enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time with his family and his grandchildren, whom he adored. Lawrence was a devoted husband and father who was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

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