Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Lucas Tabernacle Church of Christ Holiness USA for Mr. Lonnie “Cat” Hartzog, 78, who died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at his residence. Rev. E. L. Powell officiated with interment following in Green Grove M. B. Church Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Lawrence Hartzog was born to the late Lucille and Candace Hartzog in Prentiss, Mississippi. He attended Whitesand School. He was a member of Green Grove M. B. Church where he served as parking assistant for revivals.
He was married to Joyce Johnson Hartzog for 55 years and to this union, four children were born. He was employed by Grand Gulf in Port Gibson; later working on the pipeline, Delphi and other jobs.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, M. C., Jessie James and J. L. Hartzog; two sisters, Maureen Hartzog and Virgie Marie White; one grandson, Patrick Adams.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Hartzog; sons, Mark, Malcolm, Marty (Zanita) and Marlon; one sister, daughter, Lesia Blackmon; five sisters, Hazel Hooker, Mary (Elijah) Barnes, Betty (Roscoe) Price, Lucy Hartzog and Ruthie Washington; three brothers, Charlie C. Hartzog, Cleveland (Annie) Hartzog and John Fairley; 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.