Lawrence Gipson, Sr. (GIP) a member of New Light Baptist Church in Monroe, LA and also an associate member of Greater Zion Mission Baptist Church in Shreveport, LA. A 33 year UAW member of the GM Assembly plant in Shreveport, LA Local 2166. He was a graduate of the 1961 Class of Carroll High School. He passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019.
Service will be held at the New Light Baptist Church Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 11:00 am, 1623 South 4th Street, Monroe, LA., under the leadership of Pastor James B. Johnson. Visitation for Lawrence Gipson, Sr., is Friday, August 2, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Smith Funeral Home. Arrangements are being handled by Smith Funeral Home, 907 Winnsboro Road, Monroe, LA.
Lawrence will always be remembered for loving his family and friends, great smile, and an incredible sense of humor, but mostly, the best hugs in the world.
Lawrence artistic legacy will live on through his six children, twenty-four grandchildren, and twenty-one great-grandchildren.