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Lawrence Earl Carmicle

Lawrence Earl Carmicle, 60, of Mound Bayou died Thursday, October 8, 2015, at University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, AL. 

Funeral service will be at noon Saturday, October 16, 2015, at John F. Kennedy Memorial High School Gymnasium in Mound Bayou with Rev. Terrick Williams officiating.

Lawrence Earl Carmicle, 60, of Mound Bayou died Thursday, October 8, 2015, at University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, AL.

Funeral service will be at noon Saturday, October 16, 2015, at John F. Kennedy Memorial High School Gymnasium in Mound Bayou with Rev. Terrick Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in Pleasant Green Church Cemetery in Mound Bayou.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2015, at Pleasant Green M.B. Church in Mound Bayou and beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Mr. Carmicle was born on December 9, 1954, to James Lee Carmicle Jr. and Alice Elizabeth Carmicle.

He was preceded in death by his father James Carmicle Jr. Lawrence was a faithful member of Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church where he served faithfully as an active deacon and a member of the finance committee.

He attended John F. Kennedy High School and Mississippi Valley State University. Lawrence confessed a hope in Christ and was baptized at an early age at Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church where he remained an active and dedicated member until his transition unto eternal life.

During his time on earth, he worked for Hawthorne Ridge Apartments, AMTRAC and Mound Bayou Public School District.

He inevitably touched many lives with his beautiful smile and caring spirit.

Lawrence’s desire to help others was a vivid reflection of his awesome personality and will always be cherished and remembered by all of us. Lawrence’s priceless memories will remain in the hearts of his siblings Nelson Washington (Amanda), Willie Washington (Christiana), John Henry Carmicle (Shirley), all of Chicago, IL, James Carmicle III (Jackie) of Shelby, Shirley Cain (Oliver) of Mound Bayou, Jeanie Hopper and Velma Lois Hall of Danville, IL.

He also leaves a special cousin Vickie Carmicle of Mound Bayou; one daughter, Cynteria Jiles; nine nephews, five nieces, 19 great nieces and nephews and a host of cousins and friends.

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