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Lawrence Elmo Weaver

Services for Lawrence Elmo Weaver of Bogue Chitto are 11 a.m.,Wednesday, June 11, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel withgraveside services at 1 p.m., in Lakewood Memorial Cemetery inJackson.

Visitation is Wednesday from 8-11 a.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Weaver, 85, died June 8, 2003, at Beverly Southwest NursingHome in McComb. He was born in D’Lo on Jan. 6, 1918, to James CarlWeaver Sr., and Sarah Josephine Pollock Weaver.

He was a retired lieutenant with the Jackson Police Department,and was Gatekeeper of the Mississippi House of Representatives for16 years. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was aWorld War II veteran. He was a mason and a shriner. He was a memberof the Order of the Eastern Star and Magnolia Holiday RamblersClub.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, WaulineShoemaker Weaver; his sons, Kenny Weaver and Larry Weaver; and twobrothers, James Weaver and F.L. “Skeeter” Weaver.

Survivors are his wife, Joyce McGraw Weaver of Bogue Chitto; hisdaughter-in-law, Jeanne Weaver of Signal Mountain, Tenn.; hisstep-daughter, Lea Wilson of Bogue Chitto; his step-sons, MarkPrice and Norman Price, both of Brandon; his step-brothers, HulonMcPhail and Bill McPhail, both of D’Lo; his sister-in-law, MyrtleWeaver of Wetumpka, Ala.; his grandsons, Ken Weaver and DerrickWeaver, both of Chattanooga, Tenn.; his granddaughters, BrandiBozeman of Birmingham, Ala., and Lisa Amarino of Federal Way,Wash.; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces andnephews.