Lawrence, longtime Okmulgee resident, died Monday morning, June 15, 2009 at
Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa. She
was 95 years of age. Mrs. Lawrence
was born November 9, 1913 in Bokchito, Oklahoma to Dill M. and Lillie Mae
(Mitchell) Darling. She married
Joseph Earl Lawrence on June 23, 1943.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Okmulgee and a 60 year
member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Nettie B. Fair Chapter 241.
Mrs. Lawrence was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four
sisters, Odell, Pauline, Ellen and Lois and one brother, Jack.
Survivors include her niece and nephew, Nancy and Don Christian, of the
home, grandsons, Wayne Christian and wife Jenny of South Texas and Sammy
Christian and wife Melissa of Beaumont, Texas and their children, Chase and
Brandy. She is also survived by
numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 18, 2009 at the
McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Frank Lewis officiating.
Interment will be at the Highland Cemetery in Durant, Oklahoma.
No committal service will be held.
Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral
Home of Okmulgee. Online
condolences may be sent at www.mcclendon-winters.com