Marie Lawrence of Batesville died October 16, 2012, at the Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born November 10, 1929, at Ida, she was 82. She was the daughter of the late Otto and Norene (Bufford) Laster.
She is survived by one son, Albert Dale Lawrence of Ida; three daughters, Helen Barnes of Batesville, Marie Neighbors of Mt. Home, and Freda Neal of Heber Springs; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by other relatives and her many friends.
Funeral services will be held October 19 at 11 a.m. in the Olmstead Chapel with Pastor Odell Altom officiating. Interment will follow in the Miller Cemetery.