Lawrence Earl Berg age 94 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday July 7, 2019 at his home in Mena.

Lawrence was born on August 31, 1924 in O’Fallon, Illinois to the late Ira M. Berg and Edith Davis Berg. Lawrence was married to Lois Butler Berg. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. During his service he qualified in Parachute jumping from a plane while in flight in 1945. Lawrence started work with his brother Harold at Berg Ready Mix. Upon Harold’s passing, he along with his brother Ira began a backhoe and dump truck business called Berg Brother’s Construction which they operated for many years until retirement. He enjoyed his work and loved to travel and enjoyed being with family and friends. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by wife: Lois Berg of Mena, Arkansas

Sons: Garry Berg of Mena, Arkansas and Earl Berg of Mena, Arkansas

Daughters: Kay Douglas and husband Dwight of Mena, Arkansas, Virginia Ann Harris and husband Stan of Fate, Texas, and Linda Warren and husband Honnus of Mena, Arkansas

Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren

Host of nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ira and Edith Berg, three brothers and three sisters.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Union Mission Pentecostal Church of God in Mena with Brother Lewis Martin and Brother Kenny Posey officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friend’s visitation will be Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.

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7-8-19 4:26 p.m. KAWX.ORG 

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