Lillian Lawrence

Saturday, December 2, 2006

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lillian E. Lawrence, 95, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

She was born Dec. 10, 1910, in Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., daughter of John A. and Mabel Johnson Duvall. She and Vallie Lawrence were married Feb. 10, 1926. He died Sept. 12, 1982.

Lawrence was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Ladies Sodality, Daughters of Isabella, Ladies of Charity and Knights of Columbus Auxiliary.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Kertz of Ste. Genevieve, Alma Pecaut of Perryville; a son, Joseph Lawrence of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two stepsisters, Cleda Duvall of Perryville, Helen Skaggs of Fredericktown, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and three great-great-stepgrandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Monday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Parish prayers with Ladies Sodality and Daughters of Isabella will be at 7 p.m. Sunday. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Monday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent's Church, with the Rev. Kevin Fausz officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.