Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Cleta Darlene Lawrence, 84, of Mt. Vernon, MO. passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

            She was born to Lloyd and Ora Pendergrass Hayes on April 9, 1933 in Fairfax, MO.  She was retired from retail sales and was a farmer.

            Survivors include her husband, Elvis "Jack" Lawrence; one son, Michael Lawrence and wife, Jo of Elizabeth, CO.; two daughters, Kathy Coffer and husband, Dearl of Chadwick, MO. and Sue Anne Bartelsmeyer and husband, Joe of Jefferson City, MO.; three brothers, James Hayes of Cebu, Philippines, Jerry Hayes of Bellevue, NE. and Paul Hayes of Mulvane, KS.; one sister, Charlotte Miller of Fairfax, MO.; three grandchildren;  eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 9 at 1:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow in Marionville Cemetery.

            Visitation will be held Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until service time in the funeral home.