Mary Lawrence, of Owensboro, died May 12, 2013, at her home. She was a native of Centertown in Ohio County, Ky., and was retired from the Veterans Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was a graduate nurse from the Deaconess Hospital, Louisville, Ky., and was also a graduate from Catherine Spalding College with a degree in nursing.
She was of the Baptist faith, a member of the Kentucky Nurses Association, National Federal Retirees Association, Fort Hartford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Cumberland Trace Chapter Daughters of the American Colonists, Thomas Spriggs, Jr. Chapter Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century and the Western Kentucky Family Research Association.
She is survived by one nephew, James D. Lawrence of Marietta, Ga.; two nieces, Sandra Lawrence Mosser of Ravenswood, W.V., and Paige Lawrence Cruz of Huntington, W.V.; one great-nephew, two great-nieces, six great-great-nephews and two great-great-nieces.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Dale Cardin officiating. Burial will be in Centertown Cemetery in Centertown, Ky. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Centertown Cemetery or Hospice of Owensboro. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to: bevilbrosfuneralhome.com.