Doretha Lawrence Pero
December 3, 1946 – November 3, 2020
Doretha Lawrence Pero age 73, a longtime resident of Lemon Grove, California, passed peacefully on November 3, 2020. Doretha was a member of Word of Life Worship Center, La Mesa, California. In 2016 she moved to Louisiana where she joined Philadelphia Word Church, she was a dedicated member and served faithfully on various church committees.
Doretha was born on December 3, 1946 in Monroe Louisiana, graduated from Southern University Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she received a Master degree in Economics, member of the National Association of Realtors, Premier Mortgage Loan Processor and Manager, Co-owner of Genesis Real Estate, and member of the Lemon Grove Rotary Club, also active in the Lemon Grove Chambers of Commerce with her husband prior to his death 2012.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her sister, Bobbie Lawrence of Monroe, Louisiana, brother, Charles Lawrence Las Vegas, Nevada, brother, Richard Lawrence, sister Bertha Lawrence Clay, Monroe, Louisiana, two sons, Lawrence Dwayne Felton, special needs son Ernest Genesis Pero III, San Diego, California who was the joy of her life; sister-in-law Liller Lawrence, of Monroe, Louisiana, Della Lawrence of Las Vegas, Nevada, niece Womelda Richardson of San Diego, California, great niece Monya Shelton of Atlanta, Georgia, nephew Eddie Richardson of Los Angeles, California, and faithful friend special needs companion to her son Ernest Genesis III, Bishop Joseph M. Williams, along with a host of extended family and friends.
Doretha was predeceased by her husband, Ernest Genesis Pero II, parents RB and Ida Lawrence and one sister Ethel Lawrence.
Interment will be with her husband of 30 years at Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego, California.
- Dwayne Felton, Son
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020