O'FALLON, Ill. -- Rose M. Lawrence Parker, 43, formerly of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Oct. 15, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born April 1, 1964, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of the late J.L. and Betty Parker Lawrence, she was a 1982 graduate of Charleston High School and later graduated from Metro Business College in Cape Girardeau. She was employed by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as a project leader and was a member of Greater Dimension Ministries in Cape Girardeau.
Survivors include: two brothers, Jerry Lawrence of Detroit and Clarence Lawrence of Charleston; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Lizzie Bea Branch of Detroit and Carolyn and Calvin Bird and Michelle Lawrence of Cape Girardeau; and her maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Douglas of Forest Park..
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: one daughter, Lakeshia Lawrence; and two brothers, Alverness Lawrence and Thomas Lawrence.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Greater Dimension Ministries with Dr. William Bird Sr. officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.