Miriam R Lawrence

  • Born: August 12, 1956
  • Died: May 20, 2021
  • Location: Elyria, Ohio

Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

7501 Ridge Road
Parma, OH 44129

Tel. (440) 842-7800

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother

Miriam R Lawrence (Diebold) age 64, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday May 20th, 2021.

Ms. Lawrence was born August 12th 1956 to Miriam R Diebold and Robert R Diebold of Fairview Park. She married John Lawrence in 1977 and her second husband Ralph Brown in 2008.

She is survived by her 7 kids Tanya, Michael, Johnnie, Andrew, Darryl, Gary, and Anne-Marie. 16 grandchildren Abrianna, De'jon, Amariana, Mekhi, Michael Jr., Braylen, Jayonna, Jaymone II, Jayquan, Tyrone Jr., Kevin, Andrew Jr., Anaiyah, Kobe, Vayda, and Aubrey. 6 great grandchildren Kenadrew Jr., Desmond Jr., Jaymire, Giovani, Amareon, Lena, and January. Ms. Lawrence was also a mother and grandmother to many more that she adopted and took into her home. She is predeceased by her parents and her husband's John and Ralph.

Ms. Lawrence was among the first female iron workers in Union Local 17. She was involved with building many significant landmarks in Cleveland such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Progressive Field formerly known as Jacobs Field, the new Browns Stadium, and the Great Lakes Science Center. She owned Grouches Bar on 28th st for many years. Her hobbies included Christmas shopping year round, collecting coins, stamps, recipes, and clocks.

Funeral services will be held at Busch Funeral and Crematory Service, 114 Second St, Elyria, OH 44035 on Wednesday 26th, 2021 at 1pm and visitation will be held from 10am-1pm.



Condolence & Memory Journal


"Lawrence Family".......I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Miriam! She was a good hearted person that I was very honored to have ever met! The laughs & memories she gave me will never be forgotten & neither will she! I am sending big hugs, lots of prayers & an abundance of love to you all. May God watch over each & every one of you through this difficult time & please know that my heart goes out to all of you! I am so sadden by this & wish I could have spoke to her just one more time, she was a pleasure to be around. I give you my Deepest Condolences.........(Tyra)

Posted by Tyra Hayes - Lorain, OH - Friend   May 27, 2021

To The Lawrence Family,

Sending you all lots of love during this difficult time. You are in our prayers. May the wonderful memories
of your mother and grandmother give your hearts peace and joy in the days to come. Praying with and
and for you always. Love, Monica & Alvin Davis and family.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 5: 4

Posted by Alvin Davis - Elyria, OH - Family   May 26, 2021


Posted by Jeff Matthias Matthias - Westchester, OH - Classmate   May 24, 2021

My deepest condolence sending prayers to your family

Posted by Crystal Johnson Johnson - Columbus, OH - Friend   May 23, 2021

She was a great friend of the family will truly missed prayers go out to the family

Posted by Oscar Hill - Lorain, OH - Friend   May 23, 2021

Deepest condolences to Andrew, Stacy and Childeren. Y'all are in my prayers.

Posted by Kym Hill    May 22, 2021

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