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Carol Lawrence

Thursday, September 16, 2004

BERNIE - Carol Lawrence, 66, died Sept. 15, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

Born March 19, 1938, near Kennett, daughter of the late Floyd Elbert and Ruth Wagster Mason, she lived in Bernie since 1971. A member of the Bird's Corner Assembly of God Church, she was first employed by Swift Poultry and retired from Tyson Foods after 42 years of service.

On June 20, 1962, in Dexter, she married Dale Lawrence who preceded her in death on July 21, 2004.

Survivors include: one daughter, Linda Gail Powell of Bernie; two sisters, Barbara Montgomery of Dexter and Vada Eaton of Sikeston; three brothers, Elbert Mason of Irondale, T.J. Mason of Lake Wales, Fla., and Billy Mason of Advance; and nieces and nephews, including Amanda Hunsaker and Kristin Hunsaker of Dexter.

Four brothers, Eugene Mason, Donald Mason, Leroy Mason and Gerald Wayne Mason, also preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Robert Sneed of Sikeston and the Rev. Jeff Gowan of Collinsville, Ill., will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter.