Mrs. Lawrence was born December 11, 1921, in Henrietta, Oklahoma, to Sam Majors and Allie Tate Majors. She married Roy Lawrence in Allen, Oklahoma, on July 31, 1939, and was a bookkeeper for Hunt Auto Company and Houston Natural Gas (Entex). She was a member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Lawrence; her parents, Sam and Allie Majors; two brothers, Ralph and Ross Majors; sister Ruby Marie Smith and husband Virgil; nephew, Ross Majors Jr.; and a sister-in-law, Mary Calvert and husband Dale.
Survivors include two children, David Paul Lawrence and wife Linda of Abilene and Darlene Todd and husband David of Goliad; four grandchildren, Lindy Dowdy and husband Lance of New Braunfels, Lorri Ware and husband Kenneth of Abilene, Dana Ross and husband Kevin of Mount Dora, Florida, and Michael Todd of Lewisville, TX; and nine great-grandchildren, Landa, Landry, Luke and Lacy Dowdy, Sierra, Rylee, Kendra Ware and Kayley and Mckenna Ross.
Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home.
The funeral service was conducted there Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m. with Mr. David Todd and Mr. Michael Todd officiating. Interment followed in Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Michael Todd, Kevin Ross, Lance Dowdy, Ken Ware and her great-grandsons, Landry Dowdy, Rylee Ware and Luke Dowdy.
Memorials may be made in honor of Eva Lawrence to: Bandina Christian Youth Camp, c/o Jerry Bishop, P.O. Box 3383, Alice, Texas 78333 or the Alzheimers Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home