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Mary Ellen James Lawrence
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1856
Somerset
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1936
Hennessey
Kingfisher County
Oklahoma, USA

Mrs RM Lawrence, 75 years old, passed away at her home in Hennessey Friday night after a brief illness.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, with Rev RL Grant, the pastor, officiating. Interment was made in the Hennessey cemetery.

Six grandchildren of the deceased - Harold Gassaway, Laurence Allan, Vern James, Bunny Brownback, Sam Walton and Clem James - served as pallbears, and a half-dozen granddaughters - Mildred Allan, Winifred Gassaway, Evelyn Brownback, Deloris James, Lorane Garrison and Frances Montgomery - as flower girls.

Mrs Ellen Lawrence was born at Somerset, Ky, Sept 29, 1856, and passed away at Hennessey, Okla, March 27, 1935, at the age of 79 years, 5 months and 28 days. Her husband, RM Lawrence died Nov 18, 1929. Eight children survive both parents: Mrs OP Brownback, of Corbin, Kans; WO James, of Norman, Okla; Mrs Frances Allen, of Tulsa, Okla; Mrs Eva Stock, of Hennessey, Okla; Mrs FF Gassaway, of Clinton, Okla; EJ Lawrence and Mrs Bert Montgomery of Hennessey, Okla; and Mrs TG Walton of Columbia, Mo. They are also survived by 16 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Her grandson, Eugene Lawrence, attending school in Michigan, was unable to be here for the funeral.

She has been a member of the church since early childhood and lived as a consistent Christian.

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Obituary provided by R Schultz. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Field James (1795 - 1879)
  Martha Moody Tuttle James (1812 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Reuben Moore Lawrence (1854 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Victor Reuben Lawrence (1876 - 1927)*
  William Otho James (1878 - 1958)*
  Rebecca Lawrence Brownback (1878 - 1961)*
  Frances Ellen Lawrence Allen (1880 - 1953)*
  Eva Mae Lawrence Stock (1883 - 1983)*
  Myrtle E. Lawerence Gasaway (1885 - 1981)*
  Elmer James Lawrence (1889 - 1941)*
  Goldie Lawrence Montgomery (1894 - 1983)*
  Nancy Lee Lawrence Walton (1898 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  William James (1835 - 1896)**
  Nancy Elizabeth Tuttle Eads (1836 - 1879)**
  Jane Tuttle Eads (1841 - 1922)**
  James Miller Tuttle (1845 - 1901)**
  Mary Ellen James Lawrence (1856 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hennessey Cemetery
Hennessey
Kingfisher County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Gravely and Morticia Dig...
Record added: Dec 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102067631
Mary Ellen <i>James</i> Lawrence
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Mary Ellen <i>James</i> Lawrence
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Mary Ellen <i>James</i> Lawrence
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- Brandon Burns
 Added: Apr. 17, 2015
Rest in Peace.
- Paula L Downey
 Added: Sep. 3, 2014
 
 
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