William T. Lawrence, former manager of the Deseret Mills in Kaysville for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died April 15, 1988, in Bountiful. He was 90.
Lawrence was a miller by profession, having worked at Globe Mills and Pilsbury Flour Mills in Ogden. In 1943, he took over management of the Deseret Mills. He served 19 years on the General Church Welfare Committee.He was born July 14, 1897, in Spanish Fork, to Lars O. and Jane Jex Lawrence. He married Mary Mattress on July 27, 1920. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. She died March 23, 1977.
The funeral will be April 18 at noon in the Bountiful 7th Ward, 1250 S. Main. Friends may call Russon Brothers-Bountiful Mortuary, 295 N. Main, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and one hour before the services at the church. Burial will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.