In Memory of




Obituary for Lawrence Elliott SPANN

SPANN, Reverend Lawrence Elliott, age 58, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022. Public visitation will be held at 4:00pm - 7:00pm at St Paul A.M.E. Zion Church, 4544 Laurel Dr., Dayton, OH 45417. Walk through visitation will be held Saturday, January 7, 2023, at First A.M.E. Zion Church, 873 Bryden Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43205 at 10:00 am; Omega Psi Phi Memorial Service at 11:00 am; Celebration of Life service will begin at 12:00 pm. Arrangements entrusted to THOMAS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 4520 Salem Ave. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Donations can be made in memory of Rev. Lawrence E.Spann to any the following:

Greater Columbus Community Helping Hands
4200 Regent Street
Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43219
Or online at

South Carolina State University Foundation Inc.
300 College Street, NE
P.O. Box 7187
Orangeburg, SC. 29117