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Virginia Lorene (Hagle) Lawrence, 89, of Dawson, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Corsicana.
Lorene was born Dec. 21, 1927 near Brushie Prairie to Elmer and Ruth (Kendall) Hagle. She lived most of her life in the Dawson area and was a graduate of Dawson High School. After high school graduation, she obtained a Telegraph Operator Certificate.
Lorene then married Joe Lawrence, Jr. of Dawson. She and Joe owned and operated a sandwich shop and hardware store in Dawson for several years.
Lorene was a member of First United Methodist Church of Dawson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Lawrence, Jr. in 1988, her son, Gary Lawrence in 2010 and by three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by one sister, Bettie Spruiell of Dawson; two grand daughters, Dixie Forcht and husband, Craig of Chelsea, Iowa and Hollie Hollis of Pilot Point; nine great grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews and other extended family members and many friends.
Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Dawson Cemetery with Rev. Steve Burleson and Rev. Robert Barnett officiating.
Please sign the memorial guestbook for Lorene at www.wadefuneralhome.net.
Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home, Hubbard.
Published on May 23, 2017
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