Memorial services for Lazarus C. (Larry) Krohn 80, Athens have been scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday June 25, 2017 at First United Methodist Church, Athens, Texas with Rev. Faulk Landrum. Rev. Jason Smith and Rev. Andrew Wolfe officiating.
Lazarus was born in Mississippi on Oct. 2, 1936 to Earl and Mamie Krohn. He was preceded in death by one brother and his parents. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston. He also attended East Texas State University, and received his Masters of Devinity from Southern Methodist University. At a very young age, Larry was planning to follow Christ. At age 10, he delivered his first sermon. He later laughingly said he covered Genesis through Revelation in 10 minutes. He later served as pastor in Dallas, Quinlan, Lancaster, Brushy Creek and Mt. Vernon churches. His greatest joy was in serving Christ through preaching.
Survivors include: his wife, Mary Jo; his son, Wesley, and wife Jane; grandchildren Max, Jake and Katie;, his extended family of children, John and Jim; as well as five children and other great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.
If you would like to leave a message of condolence, or light a memorial candle for the family, you may do so at www.carroll-lehr.com.
Published on June 23, 2017