Mr. Lawrence Thomas Newman Sr. died Jan. 2, 2021 at the age of 83.

Mr. Newman was born in Halifax on Feb. 6, 1937 to the late Mr. William Thomas Newman and Mrs. Viola Haskins Newman and was married to Mrs. Lillie Williams Newman. He was a member of Dan River Bethel Baptist Church.

Mr. Newman is survived by his wife of South Boston; his children, Mr. Thomas Maurice Newman, of the home, and Tina, Phyllis, Lawrence Jr. and Stacy; three sisters-in-law, Agnes Williams, of South Boston, Betty Walker of Maryland and Doresa Lindsey of Washington, DC; one brother-in-law, Mr. Robert Williams (Daisy), of Clinton, Maryland; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside service for Mr. Newman will be Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at noon at Jeffress Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Carl Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Rose Garden Cemetery. 

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, a face mask and social distancing will be required. 

Public viewing will be held at Jeffress Funeral Home chapel on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. 

Funeral arrangements are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.