MULKEYTOWN — Mildred L. (Brown) Lawrence, 98, passed away Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017, in Parkway Manor in Marion.
She was born April 5, 1919, in Mulkeytown, to Ernest and Permelia (Short) Brown.
She married Sam A. Lawrence on April 28, 1937, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 1999.
She is survived by her son, Larry (Dottie) Lawrence of Marion; five grandchildren, Sharon (Phil) Brown, Jeff (Patrice) Lawrence, Scott (Sandy) Lawrence, Troy (Cari) Lawrence, and Kent (Joanna) Lawrence; and 12 great- grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Christ of Christ at Minor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam; her parents; two sons, infant Roger Leon Lawrence, Bill Lawrence, and daughter-in-law, Pat Lawrence; four sisters, Pearl Brown, Blanche Goff, Betty Little Hale, and Virginia White; two brothers, Everett Brown and Louie Brown.
Family will gather for graveside services and burial in Mulkeytown Cemetery, with Minister Don Wright officiating.
Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher is in charge of arrrangements.