Carol Lawrence

Carol Lawrence, nee Cooper, 74, of Belleville, IL, born Sunday, February 28, 1937, in McDonald, Pennsylvania, died Friday, April 29, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville with all her family by her side.

Mrs. Lawrence was retired as an Office Manager for Vandiver Agency.where she worked for 28 years. She was a member of First United Presbyterian, Presbyterian Women, Queen City Chapter #697 O.E.S.. Carol enjoyed her annual trip to Myrtle beach and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking which her family will dearly miss.

She was preceded in death by her: 

  • Parents: Joseph A. and Dorothy, nee Carl Cooper, Sr.
  • Son: David A. Lawrence

Surviving are her:

  • Husband John "Jack" Lawrence to whom she was married to for 56 years
  • Daughter: Mary Jane (Terry) Dashner of Red Bud, IL
  • Son: Dean (Diane) Lawrence of Millstadt, IL
  • Brothers
    • Joseph A. (Shirley) Cooper, Jr., of Transfer, PA
    • Neil (Kerry) Cooper of Hickory, PA
  • Grandchildren
    • Cole Joseph Lawrence
    • Jack Thomas Lawrence
  • Nieces
    • Amy Cooper Brooks
    • Kristen Tonarelli

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church Building Fund. 

Visitation: Friends may call from 2-6 P.M., Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL and from 10-11 A.M. Monday, May 2, 2011 at the First United Presbyterian Church Belleville,IL. 

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2011 at First United Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Alex Hendrickson officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Cemetery.

Condolences left for Carol Lawrence:

    My thoughts are with you MaryJane during this sad time.

    Marian Austin Silverton Oregon

    Jack and Family
    we where so sorry to hear about Carol, please know that are thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family are hearts are with you all at this very difficult time

    Miriam & Tom Egan Yorktown Va 23692

    Carol has been a long time friend of ours and we emailed each other every week. We will miss her dearly, also her recipes that she would send. Our sincere condolences go to Jack, Dean and Mary Jane and the family. She was a very special person.
    Jan and Irene Kroesen

    Irene and Jan Kroesen surprise AZ 85387

    I would like to extend my condolences to the Lawrence family. I will keep you and your family in all of my prayers..

    Gregory Rounds Olivette Mo 63132

    Sending lots of love and prayers to your family during this sad time.

    Ibbie Jennings La Mesa CA 91941

    May Gods peace and comforting spirit surround you and your family during your time of bereavement. Be encouraged.

    Miriam Payne St. Louis Missouri 63121

    My condolences to the Lawrence family. May you feel God's love during this difficult time. God bless you all.

    Theresa Sawtelle Anza CA 92539

    My sincere condolences to the Lawrence and Cooper Family. May God Bless.

    Sabita Jhoty San Diego California 92130

    My thoughts are with you and your family at this time. May you find peace and comfort in each other.

    Rita Gulley Midfield AL 35228

    My condolences to the Lawrence family.Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.My thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you all.

    Ainsley Williams Monroe NY 10950