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Rosa Lawrence

Born: 9/3/1902

Died: 1/20/2001

Maiden Name: Lawrence

Honorific: n/a

Rosa Lawrence, 98, was born September 3, 1902 in Stuart, Indian Territory to Pikey and Osborne S. Lawrence. She was an origi-nal enrollee. Rosa passed away January 20, 2001 at Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City. She had been staying at the South Park Health Center.

In her younger years, she went to beauty -college and was a homemaker most of her. life. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting and sewing and would save every little scrap of material. All the things she made warmed our hearts. A hard worker, she loved canning and cooking. Whether it was a home cooked meal or a clean bed to sleep in, she was prepared.

Mrs. Lawrence was an unselfish woman, always kind and thoughtful and didn’t complain about anything. She loved the earth, planting, working the soil and watching things grow. She loved and cared for her little bird and dog as if they were her children.

Everyone will remember her wit, her loving heart, pleasant personality and her strength to keep going.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three husbands, three brothers, one sister, one daughter, and two great-grandsons.

Survivors include two daughters, Gladys L. Cook and Barbara R. O’Neal; eight grandchildren, Rose N. Poole, Rosemary Damron, Pat Marcotte, Harvey R. Cook, Jean Elcyzyn, Michael O’Neal, John D. Bennett and Mickie Sutton; 24 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandson, and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Rosa Lawrence