Lawrence Odell Westbrook Sr.

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 4, 2005

Services for Lawrence Odell Westbrook Sr., of Matteson, Ill.,formerly of Smithdale, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 at Rose Hill M.B.Church in Meadville with burial in the church cemetery. WilliamsMortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Westbrook, 63, died Nov. 1, 2005, in Matteson. He was bornon Feb. 7, 1942, to Sammie Westbrook Jr. and Almeta Westbrook.

He was a a retired after 40 years of service as a supervisor atInterlake and Acne Steel Corporation in Chicago. He was a graduateof Rosenwald High School in Liberty and was a veteran of theArmy.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brother, LouisThomas Westbrook.

Survivors are his son, Lawrence Odell Westbrook Jr. and hiswife, LeeAnne, of Markham, Ill.; his former wife, RosiellaWestbrook, of Harvey, Ill.; his brothers, Johnny Westbrook and hiswife, Mildred, of Matteson, James Earl Westbrook and his wife,Mary, of Calumet Park, Ill., Ulyesses Westbrook and his wife,Patsy, of Chicago, Ray Westbrook and his wife, Martha, of Chicago,Harvey Westbrook, of Baton Rouge, La., and Theodis Westbrook andhis wife, Katherine, of Smithdale; his sister, Dorothy WestbrookPatterson, of Smithdale; one grandson; and many nieces, nephews andother relatives.