Barbara Ann Lawrence
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Barbara Ann Lawrence
  • June 9, 1934 - August 24, 2017
  • Norfolk, Virginia

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Barbara "Bobbi" Ann Lawrence went to be with the Lord on August 24, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born in Norfolk and lived most of her life in Ocean View. Preceding her in death are her husband, Murphy Lawrence, Sr.; father, Robert Savage, Sr.; mother, Frances Diehl; and sister, Judy Creech.
Bobbi was the head teller at the Naval Supply Center Credit Union and later in life owned and operated Suburban Cleaners in Norfolk. However, her most important job was raising her children and spending time with her family at the beach. Bobbi loved music (especially Elvis), dancing, and shopping and she never lost her wonderful sense of humor.
Left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Patsy Tucker and husband Bill, and Susan Knecht and husband Jim; children, Bobby Meginley and wife Eileen, Cathy Manke and husband Bob, Billy Meginley and wife Diana, Arline Gay and husband Tommy, Debbie Lintz and husband David, and M. C. Lawrence; grandchildren, Robbie, Billy, Rian, Katie, Heather, Sammy, Robert, Billy, Stephanie, Michael, Bradley, Summer, Judy; and great-grandchildren, Gabriella, Emma, Julia, Victoria, and Myia.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends are invited to a reception at the home of Debbie Lintz following burial.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association-Southeastern Virginia Chapter.