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Originally published: 2012-06-12 16:42:21
Last modified: 2012-06-12 16:45:21

Lawrence Webb

Lawrence Webb, 78, of the Roaring Creek Community, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Avery County, he was a son of the late Luther and Dovie McKinney Webb. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Shelton McKinney, and three brothers, Port McKinney, and Bernie and Charles "Rube" Webb. He loved his horses, farming, tractors and gardening.

Surviving are his loving wife of 54 years, Sue Reece Webb; six daughters, Teresa Hopson and husband, Perry, of Roaring Creek, Tammy Webb of Roan Mountain, TN, Imogene Cantrell and husband, Jerry, of Minneapolis, Sharon Hughes and husband, David, of Cranberry, Lisa Trivett and husband, Bill, of Isaacs Branch, and Becky Buchanan and husband, Joel, of Roaring Creek; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family received friends 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at Roaring Creek Missionary Baptist Church. A graveside service followed in the Webb Family Cemetery at the home. The Rev. Jody Almond officiated. Pallbearers were Justin, Junior, Matt and Owen Webb, Joel Buchanan and John Hopson.

Memorial donations may be made to The Gideon's International, P.O. Box 163, Pineola, N.C. 28662, or to The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation at 205 Regency Executive Park Dr, Suite 102, Charlotte, N.C. 28217, or to the American Cancer Society at 120 Executive Park, Bldg 1, Asheville, N.C. 28801.

Yancey Funeral Services is serving the Webb family.

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