Laurance Edward Graham Sr. died on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the age of 77. He entered into this life on March 16, 1945, in Hattiesburg, MS to the late Mr. Robert Graham Sr. and Mrs. Pauline Taylor.
Mr. Graham was a long-life resident of Gulfport, MS. He was baptized at an early age at St. John Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Otha Johnson.
Mr. Graham was a retired cement finisher at Landmark Construction.
He was preceded by his mother Pauline Taylor, father Robert Graham, Sr., two brothers: Robert Graham Jr., Frank Graham Sr. and five sisters: Lela Johnson, Velma Graham, Irene Thomas, Sherry Grayer, and Martha Scruggs, one stepson-Namon Bankston.
Survivors include his wife Lillie Graham, three daughters: Lachell Moore, Carla Graham, Lisa Bell, three sons Bishop Earl Bankston (Shawanna), Lawrance Graham, Jr. (Valeria), Echo Bell, sisters: Mary Ann Wilson, Toni Turner, Catherine Winston, Marie Ross, Sharlene Williams, Gloria Grayer, brothers: Joe Grayer, Derrick Grayer, Gary Grayer, David Grayer and Frederick Grayer, stepson Damon Bankston, 15 grandkids, 8 great grandkids, host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Special thanks to: Debra and Tommy Wallace, Joe Grayer, Shavondra Champman and Shakenna Johnson.
Devoted Grandkids: Brandon Graham, Keone Moore, Earlashous Bankston, Eardreia Bankston, Benshorria Bankston
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Forrest Heights Baptist Church, at 11:00 am. Visitation will start at 10:00 am.
Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lawrence Graham, Sr. For inquiries, please call 228-436-6722.