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Andrew â€œAndyâ€ Laurie, 80, of Petersburg, died Monday, June 18, 2001 after several months of declining health. He was a retired manager of Southern States Co. and upon retirement after 39 years he was employed at Hechingerâ€™s for a period of time and Agri-Supply of Petersburg. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War, II and attended North Carolina State College. He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Ely Powell and Edward Taylor Powell. Born in Winsteadville, NC he was the son of the late Alice Virginia Hollowell Laurie and Andrew Laurie, Sr. Mr. Laurie was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Winsteadville, NC making West End Baptist Church, Petersburg, his home.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret G. Ramsey Laurie and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held, Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, with Dr. Donald Campbell officiating assisted by Pastor John Crocker and Rev. Leroy Adams. Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince George. The family will receive friends Wednesday morning from 10 until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to West End Baptist Church Youth Ministries.
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