Barbara Jean Lawrence

Born: Fri., May 22, 1931
Died: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

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Barbara Jean Lawrence, 86, of Shelbyville, passed away, Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Waldron Health and Rehab.

  Born May 22, 1931 in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Harry Bogeman and Clara (Hamilton) Bogeman.

  She was married to Jack Lawrence and he preceded her in death in January 1989.

  Mrs. Lawrence is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Harmon) Clark of Shelbyville, sons, Michael (Glenda) Harmon of Shelbyville, and Harry Harmon of Columbus. 9 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, and sister, Janice Anderson of Greenwood.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons, Greg Harmon and Jeff Harmon, 2 sisters and 1 brother.

  Mrs. Lawrence was employed as an accounts payable clerk at Memory Garden Management.

  Barbara attended Trinity United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed crocheting, loved to cook and was an avid IU Basketball and Nascar fan.

  Visitation will be Monday, November 20, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville.  Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association.50 E 91st St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240

  Funeral Directors Greg, Sheila, and Stuart Parks are honored to conduct the services for Mrs. Lawrence.

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Amy Crafton
   Posted Tue December 05, 2017
Grandma, you are very missed, and very loved. It hard to believe that you are not with us, but you will always be in our hearts. Wished we had more time with you. But the time that I did have with you, I will forever cherish. Love you, grandma.

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