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Lawrence Carl Bingham

April 19, 1930 — March 25, 2023

Lawrence Carl Bingham

Lawrence Carl Bingham, age 92, passed away peacefully on the morning of March 25, 2023. Visitation will be held at Mulhearn Funeral Home on Highway 165 on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, from 5 pm to 7 pm. The service will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 10:00 at Swartz First Baptist Church with Rev. Jay George and Chaplain Joe Rosales will officiate. Ms. Lynda Capps will serve as pianist. Interment will follow in Mulhearn Memorial Cemetery in Monroe.

Pallbearers will include Brent Lancaster, Nate Lancaster, Johnny Clark, Reggie Skains, J. R. Capps, Mark Leath and Shane Mock. Honorary pallbearers will be Swartz First Baptist Church Deacons and the Senior Adult Sunday School Class.

Lawrence was born in Richland Parish to Jewel Greenville and Lessie Marie (Fitzpatrick) Bingham. He was the oldest of four children and grew up in West Carroll Parish. He was an honor graduate of Forest High School and Southwest LA Institute (now ULL) with a degree in Agriculture.

Lawrence served in U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged with several medals and administrative commendations. Lawrence and his wife, Gloria, were married upon his return from Korea.

Lawrence taught Agriculture at Tallulah High school while sponsoring the Future Farmers of America (FFA). He later worked as a Bank President for the Federal Land Bank. Upon retiring from the bank, he was self-employed as a real estate broker and agricultural appraiser until he retired at age 80.

Lawrence was preceded in death by Gloria Ann Futrell Bingham (his wife of 68 years), his parents, his siblings Pauline Bingham Alexander and A.M. Bingham; son-in-law Randell Rollins; his wife’s parents A.D, Futrell, Sr. and Vaudiene (Dunn) Futrell; brothers-in-law Robert Alexander, Robert Stapleton, Sterling Futrell, A.D. Futrell, Jr.

He is survived by three daughters, Pamela B. Lancaster, Carla D. Bingham (Rollins), Valerie Clark and husband Johnny; two grandchildren, Emery K. Lancaster, Brent P. Lancaster and wife Laura; two great- grandchildren, Leyton E. Lancaster and Nate P. Lancaster; sister Florice B. Stapleton; sister-in-law Elizabeth V. Futrell; nephews Larry Alexander and Michael Futrell; nieces Melanie (Alexander) Phifer, Amy Alexander and Karen (Futrell) DeBusk.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - Monroe

2308 Sterlington Road, Monroe, LA 71203

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Swartz

1983 LA-139, Monroe, LA 71203

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Interment

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery

623 US-80, Monroe, LA 71203

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