Ronald Laverne Lawyer

Published 12:20 pm Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Ronald Laverne Lawyer, a Vicksburg resident, passed away on Monday, October 3 in the Merit Health River Region Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was 76. He was a retired computer programmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cyrus Jefferson Lawyer Sr. and Lillie Bosley Lawyer; his brother, Cornelius Benard Lawyer and Audrey Lawyer;  his sister, Juanita Lawyer Forkner.

He is survived by his son, Ronald Laverne Lawyer Jr. of Atlanta, GA; his daughter, Pamela Lawyer Harvey of Houston, TX and Yolanda Lawyer Major of Vicksburg; his brothers, Theodore Lawyer of Pass Christian, MS, Cyrus Jefferson Lawyer Jr. of Ellicot City, MD and Bobby Lawyer of San Francisco, CA; five grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and others.

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Funeral services are to be held on Friday, October 14 in the Chapel of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Alfred Lassiter Jr. officiating; interment shall follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 13 in the funeral home from 5 to 6 p.m. with facial coverings worn while inside the building.