Barbara C. Lawrence, born on Nov. 4, 1932, passed away peacefully at home among her loving family on July 14, 2014, of heart failure.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband and high school sweetheart, George E. Lawrence.
Barbara was a homemaker and a talented artist. She was a faithful member of the Bartow Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. She will be forever remembered by her three daughters, Karen Meeks (Kenny) of Bartow; Margaret Birge (Tim) of Eagle Lake and Cindy Blanco (Dale) of Knoxville, Tenn.; a son, George “Ford” Lawrence (Teresa) of Jacksonville; sisters, Sue Lake (Richard) of Bartow and Mary Ellen Hendricks (Gus) of Houston, Texas; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow.
Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 205 E. Stanford St., Bartow.
Interment will be held at Lakeland Memorial Gardens, Lakeland.
Condolences to the family at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com
Whidden-McLean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.