Lawrence E. Ginn

Thursday, May 2, 2002

Lawrence E. Ginn, 84, of Berryville, died Sunday, April 21, 2002, at his home.

He was born Aug. 1, 1917, in Tribbey, Okla., a son of Ira Theodore and Hattie Evelyn (McGehee) Ginn.

Mr. Ginn was a member of the Northside Missionary Baptist Church, He was a painter, a carpenter, and a farmer. During the Great Depression he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, also known as the 3C camps, in Arizona and Colorado.

On April 29, 1941, he married Tabitha Evelyn (Wood) Ginn, who survives him. He is also survived by three sons, Larry Eugene Ginn and wife Vickie of Shell Knob, Mo., Tommie Webster Ginn and wife Charlotte of Rogers, and Charles Allen Ginn and Marvin Cure, both of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Landon Ginn, Adam Foisey, Elliott Ginn, Courtney Ginn, and Ethan Ginn; a brother, Gordon Ginn of Redding, Calif.; two sisters, Ila Munsterman of Salem, Ore., and Jean Gatlin of Rio Dell, Calif.; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Lewis and Irvy Ginn; and four sisters, Ruth Ayers, LaNora Nitchskie, Launa (Clark) Wolf, and Nina Phelps.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Clark officiating. Interment followed in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Carroll Health Foundation