Rockdale,TX Class of 1965
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2206 Robin Lane
Taylor, TX 76574
Rosemary Cumbie Lawrence
Spouse: Royce Lawrence
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Services for Ann Theresa Lawrence, 97, of Rockdale were held Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial was in Taylor City Cemetery. Chaplain Margaret Clemings officiated. Mrs. Lawrence died Thursday, June 9, in Manor Oaks Nursing Center in Rockdale.

She was born May 2, 1914, in Bartlett to John J. and Anna (Baron) Kunz.

Mrs. Lawrnce was a 1932 graduate of San Gabriel High School and was the class salutatorian. She married Garlon A. Lawrence Sr. on Jan. 25, 1936, in Thorndale.

After she and Garlon married, they lived in the Tracy community where they farmed. She picked a lot of cotton on their farm. Mrs. Lawrence left Tracy and moved to Rockdale, where she lived the past 40 years.

She enjoyed bowling and, to celebrate her 14 grandchildren, she made each one a quilt for their wedding shower.

Mrs. Lawrence was preceded in death by her husband on Jan. 17, 1968; two sons, Robert Wayne Lawrence and Garlon A. Lawrence Jr.; a daughter, Delores Ann Divin; and a great-grandson, Ryan Debault; also, five brothers and two sisters.

Survivors are a daughter, Peggy Jean Fischer and husband John E. of Rockdale; two sons, Allan Ray Lawrence Sr. of Austin, Royce Lee Lawrence and wife Rosemary of Taylor; a sister, Dorothy Lowery of Pflugerville; 14 grandchildren, Scott Fischer, Lisa Debault, Russell Fischer, Donna Turpen, Rebecca Koscielnick, Keely Hilton, Shawn Lehne, Alanna Lawrence, Allan Lawrence Jr., Jarrett Lawrence, Logan Lawrence, Kelly Williams, Julie Weldon and Amy Beightol; 31 great-grandchildren, Lindsay Cleveland, Meghaan Bow, J.B. and Brody Debault, Breili Bluford, Adam and Michael Fischer, Kelsey and Morgan Fischer, Ethan and Anna Koscielniak, Justin and Amanda Hilton, Matthew Farley, Tiffany Turpen, Dustin, Lauren and Cade Lehne, Brittany and Brianna Wilkerson, Cash and Marley Lawrence, Austin, Tatum and Westin Lawrence, Allyson and Olivia Lawrence, Grady and Jackson Williams, Hailey and Kyler Weldon; and six great-great-grandchildren, Jessa, Janey and Joely Cleveland, Destinee Bluford, Kallen and Korbin Bow.

Pallbearers were Russell Fischer, Jarrett Lawrence, Logan Lawrence, Allan Lawrence Jr., Craig Debault, Tony Koscielnick, Jody Hilton, Brian Lehne, Scott Williams and Shane Weldon.

Honorary pallbearer was Scott Fischer.
Rockdale Reporter - June 16, 2011