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Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Brune Mortuary Chapel in Bishop for 83-year-old Bishop resident Lawrence Kinney. Stan Summers of House of Mercy will officiate. Interment will be at Sunland Cemetery in Bishop. A Cry Dance shall commence at dusk on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Kinney residence at 495 Pa Me Ln., Bishop.
Born in Bishop on Aug. 10, 1928, Lawrence died Oct. 31, 2011 at his home. He was 83.
Lawrence is survived by his children, Cathy, Vernon and John Kinney of Bishop; grandchildren, Leonard Gene Kinney of Bellflower, Calif., John Kinney, Jr. of Sacramento, and Amber and Hallie Kinney of West Covina; great-grandchild, Justine Kinney of Bishop; brother, Chester Kinney; sister, Shirley Maddox of Bishop; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Lawrence was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Kinney; daughter, Geraldine Kinney; son, Lawrence Kinney, Jr.; parents, Sam Sr. and Elsie (Horton) Kinney; and siblings, Dorothy Kinney Barlow, Harold Kinney, Sr., Fred Kinney and Sam Kinney, Jr.