In memory of
Aug. 6, 1932 - Jan. 22, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY Carol Lee Lawrence (nee Arch), Oklahoma City, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. She was born Aug. 6, 1932, in Crookston, MN, 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 at 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; and 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 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, with Chaplain Paula Farley officiating. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.
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