Lawrence was born on April 7, 1953 in Rock Springs and died on March 2 at home of complications from liver disease. He loved sports, especially basketball. He had traveled to more than 47 different countries while working in the oil industry. He spoke several dialects of Arabic and loved learning the different cultures. He loved to fish and hunt. Many memories were made during excursions doing what he loved the most. Lawrence married Karen Anderson and was later divorced. He married Tamara S. Reynolds Gifford on August 7, 1987 in Vernal, Utah.
Parents were Burl D. Twitchell and Ida Marie Biorn Twitchell. Brother, Sam (Tamara) Twitchell. Sisters, Beth (Alan) Anopol, LuAnna (Fred) Lambert, Nella Rae (Gale) Lamb and Sarah Twitchell. Children: Theresa Twitchell, Celeste Twitchell, and Kenneth (Amanda) Gifford. He had 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, Jeremy Burl Twitchell.
Memorial service will be on March 8, 2012 at the Latter Day Saints Church in Manila, Utah. A reflection room will be at 10 a.m., and the memorial service will be at 11 a.m. For the complete article see the 03-09-2012 issue.
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