Mrs. Myrdith S. Lawrence, 89, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 with her family by her side.

She was born June 25, 1931 to the late Conley Singleton and Candace (Davis) Singleton. Mrs. Lawrence was a registered nurse and the administrator for the Polk County Health Department for many years. She had many hobbies including crocheting and knitting as some of her favorites. Myrdith was a volunteer for the 9th Street Ministries and a member of the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by son: James C. Lawrence and wife Shirley

Daughter: Sue Cavner and husband James

Grandchildren: April McGough and husband Mike, Lahoma Hembey and husband T.J., Jennifer, Candace, and Myrdith Nichole Lawrence, Connie Kicliter and husband Clay, James “Robby” Cavner, lll and wife Jackie, Joshua Allen Cavner and wife Amy, and Bethany Hughes

Sister: Delorise Lavada Weis and husband Terry

Sister-in-law: Susan Singleton.

Mrs. Lawrence is preceded in death her parents, Conley and Candace Singleton; husband, Allen Jackson Lawrence; brother, Hylus Singleton; sister, Mary Edith Sanders; brother-in-law, Bob Sanders.

Graveside service for Mrs. Myrdith Lawrence will be held Saturday at 3:00p.m. at the Hillside Cemetery in Sulphur Springs, Arkansas. Visitation will be at Beasley Wood Chapel Friday from 6:00 to 8:00p.m.

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10-15-20 12:55 p.m. KAWX.ORG


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