Lawrence Ellis Holt, Sr., 71, Orleans

Lawrence Ellis Holt Sr. of Orleans, formerly of Shoals, passed away Wednesday morning at Bloomington Hospital at the age of 71.

Born in 1937 in Shoals to Sherman and Josephine Holt, Lawrence was a trucker for Kern Trucking and Shelby Trucking, and member of Natchez Community Church.
He is survived by his wife Clara, daughters Laurina and Tammy, sons Lawrence Jr., Norman and Karlie, sister Ruby, brothers Bernard, James and Robert, half-brothers Ray and David, 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Eloise, brothers Sherman, Norman and Vernon, and 3 grandchildren.
Services will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00am at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals with burial to follow at Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2:00 until 8:00pm today at Queen-Lee.