James Bell Lawrence, 69, Hermitage, died May 3.
Jimmy was a member of Gladeville Baptist Church. He was an electrician and Metro electrical contractor. He retired from Metropolitan Davidson County Codes Department as an electrical inspector. He was also retired from IBEW Local No. 429.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank Bell Lawrence, Jr. and Murrell Elizabeth Perry Lawrence.
He is survived by: wife of 50 years, Donna Lawrence; daughter, Theresa (Chuck) Hayes; brothers, Bobby Perry (Nancy) Lawrence of Tullahoma and Jack Forbes (Kay) Lawrence of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Pamela (Randy) Whitaker of Blountville; grandchildren, Christine Nicole Hayes Dolce and Austin Lee Hayes; great-grandson, Cooper Chase Dolce; step-mother, Chris Lawrence.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Bond Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bruce Grubbs officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gladeville Baptist Church, 9000 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Gladeville, TN 37071.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.