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Lawrence O. Weatherford

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Lawrence O. Weatherford, 92, of Columbia, who passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Columbia. Bro. Dewitt Bain, Bro. Ed Steele, and Pastor Jerron Carney will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Friday, March 19, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

Lawrence was a longtime resident of Columbia, who was very quick-witted and loved making people laugh. While a member of the United States Army and Army Reserves, Lawrence was a truck driver and also served his nation faithfully in the Korean War. As a member of the Baptist faith, Lawrence served as a Deacon for a number of decades. He was a great role model for his family and always provided meaningful support.

Mr. Weatherford was preceded in death by his first Wife, Janeen Weatherford; his Parents, Johnny & Willie Weatherford; one Brother, Clyde Weatherford, and one Sister, Katie Mae Robbins.

He is survived by his Spouse, Elloweese Weatherford; two Sons, Neal Weatherford (Donja), Don Weatherford; two Step-Children, Sharon Jernigan (Al), Rodney Crawley (Vicky); two Grandchildren, Tamara Bullock (Chris), Matt Weatherford (Sheena); five Great-Grandchildren, Ryan Bullock, Evan Bullock, Laurel Weatherford, Logan Bullock, Lola Weatherford, and one Step-Grandson, Scott Person.

Pallbearers will be Matt Weatherford, Chris Bullock, Greg Weatherford, Marty Robbins, Paul Majors, Daryl Broom.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Lawrence O. Weatherford
March 14, 1929 - March 17, 2021





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