Visitation Information:

January 12th, 2020 at 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504

Service Information:

January 12th, 2020 at 03:00 PM
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504

Mr. Lawrence E. Lay, 84

           Mr. Lawrence Edward Lay age 84 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday January 10, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness.

            Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday January 12, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Darryl Dale and Reverend Bradley Elliott will officiate. The family will receive friends on Sunday January 12, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

            Lawrence was born on July 29, 1935 in Gainesville, Georgia to the late George David Lay and Lillie Mae Pruitt Lay. Lawrence was retired from General Motors and was a member of New Holland Baptist Church. Mr. Lay is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Charles William Lay, Harold Hilliard Lay and George David Lay, Jr.

            Mr. Lay is survived by his wife,  Geraldine Vismor Lay of Gainesville, son, Robert Lynn Jimerson of Gainesville, daughter, Cheryl Wynn Fowler of Union City, Tennessee, daughter, Tracy Lay Yockel of Gainesville, daughter, Terry Lay Holden of Gainesville, daughter, Donna Whitmire of Gainesville, grandchildren, Robert Jimerson, Jr. of Gainesville, Russell Jimerson of Gainesville, Jason Garrigus of Sanger, California, Tiffany Garrigus of Union City, Tennessee, Major Brandon Yockel of San Antonio, Texas, Kristopher Yockel of Taichung, Taiwan, Bradley Holden of Gainesville, Billy Wight of Gainesville, great-grandchildren, Blanton and Micah Jimerson of Gainesville, Tatum McQuillian of Gainesville, Mason Jimerson of Lula, Jax Garrigus and Alex Garrigus both of Union City, Tennessee, Jamie Yockel, Owen Yockel, Eli Yockel all of San Antonino, Texas, Cyrus Wight of Gainesville, and sisters, Elizabeth Couch of Gainesville, and Mary Dickenson of Gainesville.


Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.


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Betty Morgan 2020-01-10 20:27:43
Betty Red Dress is so sorry to hear this, Jerri. Always loved you and Luke.
Paul Loggins 2020-01-11 08:37:59
To the Family of Mr. Lay, Prayers are lifted for you during this time of sorrow......
Sharon Land Robinson 2020-01-11 22:56:00
Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Have good memories of him from when I was a kid. Praying for the family.
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