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Obituary for Jean Shirley Lawrence

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Jean Shirley Lawrence

November 16, 1930 - October 21, 2012

Jean Shirley Lawrence, 81, passed away on October 21, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 16, 1930 to Ralf and Olive MacDougall in Schenectady, New York.Jean married John Sterling Lawrence on December 16, 1950 in Schenectady, New York. She graduated from nursing school in Glen’s Falls, New York in 1950. The family then moved to Ogden, Utah in 1958, where, in 1968 she graduated from Weber State University Together they had 2 children: Linda (deceased) and Daniel (Melanie) Lawrence, 2 grandchildren: Johnathan and Danielle and 1 great grandchild, Bierra and one on the way. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and Miriam Chapter 14 under the Eastern Star, where she held several offices and was a Grand Officer. A viewing will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden. Per Jean’s wishes, no formal funeral services will be held.Cremation under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary. Inurnment will be held at Leavitt’s Crystal Gardens Niches. Please send us your condolences and a memory at



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Date: Friday, November 2, 2012

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403


Timeline for Jean Shirley Lawrence

Born: November 16, 1930
Died: October 21, 2012

Condolences for Jean Shirley Lawrence

Cheree M. McAlees posted on 11/13/12

I had the pleasure of being a grand officer with Jean a few years ago. She was a wonderful lady with a sweet spirit. I will miss her smiling face at our Eastern Star meetings.May God bless her family and welcome her home.


Valerie Gooder posted on 11/4/12

Jean was always such a great neighbor. She will be greatly missed by many, including all in the neighborhood. Our thoughts are with you all now as you grieve her passing.Valerie, Audrey, and Grace Gooder


susan j packer posted on 11/1/12

Ah, bonnie Jean....any song would do just as long as it was Scottish. You will be greatly missed. "The true and lasting values of life become more cherished in the face of death. " May you rest in the palm of God's hand. Star Love, Susan


Mary Alive Williams and Fred Williams posted on 10/26/12

We ant to exprress our sincere sympathy in your loss. Sorry for her suffering. She was a wonderful lady and person. She will be remembered as so. Star and Friendship LoveMary Alice and Fred Williams


Ruthmarie & Wayne Rives posted on 10/26/12

Jean was our very good friend and traveling companion. We will miss her dearly. Our sympathies to the family. May she rest in peace. Ruthmarie Rives, PGM, Wayne R. Rives, PGP, O.E.S.


Cedar Chapter #20 Order of Eastern Star posted on 10/25/12

Our condolences to her family and wishing her an everlasting life.WM. Gayemarie Ekker, WP Blaine Byers & Cedar Chapter Members