Lawrence Tweedy

Friday, January 21, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Lawrence V. "Corky" Tweedy, 74, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Feb. 24, 1930, in Anna, son of Melvin and Clara Andrews Tweedy. He and Ruth Brimm were married June 28, 1947, in Anna. She died Oct. 1, 1961. He later married Beverlee Eaker Nov. 6, 1981, in Carbondale, Ill.

Tweedy was a retired clerk with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Kathy Rion of Anna; a brother, Bruce Tweedy of Meredosia, Ill.; a sister, Norma Boyd of Meredosia; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter and two brothers.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna after 5 p.m. today, and Saturday at First Baptist Church from noon until time of service.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Tim Sadler and Kim Capel officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery.