Mrs. Lawrence was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter and was an educator for 39 years, with 31 of those years in the Richland School District. Mrs. Lawrence was a resident of Dexter.
She was united in marriage to Jimmie G. Lawrence on March 27, 1955 in Grayridge, Mo. Mr. Lawrence survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jeffery H. and Dianne Lawrence of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and by two granddaughters, Kelsey Dianne Lawrence and Sarah Elliott Lawrence.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 from 5-8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Michael Woods officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.