Carol Lee Lawrence
Carol Lee Lawrence
  • August 6, 1932 - January 22, 2017
  • Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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Carol Lee Lawrence (nee: Arch), Oklahoma City, OK, died Sunday, January 22, 2017. She was born August 6, 1932 in Crookston, Minnesota, the daughter of Clarence and Myrtle (Schostag) Arch.

Carol graduated from Crookston High School and moved to Denver, CO where she worked as a legal secretary and met her husband. She married John E Lawrence, Jr (died: April 11, 2003) on April 20, 1956 in Tulsa, OK, eventually moving to Houston and then Oklahoma City. Carol spent the majority of her working years and retired from Dow Chemical Company after serving in various administrative management roles. Carol was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church; a frequent volunteer for the Oklahoma City Symphony Show House benefiting the Oklahoma City Orchestra League; charitable to many causes and an avid dog lover. Carol was preceded in death by her husband John; Parents, Clarence and Myrtle; her younger brothers, Robert Arch and Donald Arch. She is survived by Sister-in-law, Ramona Arch (Donald); nephew David Arch; nieces Yvonne Williams, Rochelle Arch-Hayostek and Jeanelle Arch Mathsen; several grand nephews and nieces; and caring-friend Tracy Bielich.

We wish to thank those who helped her on her journey, the staffs of Quail Ridge Assisted Living and Ross Hospice. Services will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery, Historic Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday January 25, 2017, with Chaplain Paula Farley officiating. Memorials may be sent the American Cancer Society.