Lola Beth Lawrence, 88, of Onalaska, Washington, died July 14, 2021. Beth was born in Kaysville, Utah, March 5, 1933, to Hector Jeffries Flint and Thelma Ellen Bennett.
As a young woman, Beth worked in a theater. When Larry Ross Lawrence walked into the theater, he caught her eye. Beth married Larry Dec. 27, 1952, in Layton, Utah. They were sealed for time and all eternity in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Salt Lake City Temple March 23, 1972.
Beth is survived by her 10 children, Britt Gene (Karen), Roy Ross (Kasci), Annette Louise (Cliff Talley), Kent Flint (Nancy), Rita (Dave Hamilton), Terri (Paul Hubbard), Loni (Tom Snodgrass), Holly Yvonne (Ron Kinsman), Lyle Hector (Jenaya) and Lee Hyrum (Kim); sisters Maurine (Jay C.M. Higgs) and Linda (Melvin Louis Neering, Jr); brothers-in-law Lynn Lawrence (Linda) and Curt Jones; and 39 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Beth was preceded in death by her parents, Hector and Thelma; husband, Larry; sisters, Eloise (Lee Watt Robins) and Bonnie Jean; brother, Reed Bennett (Kay); and brother-in-law, Charles Lawrence (Maxine).
She was a strong, kind, patient, reverent and compassionate wife, mother, sister and friend. Beth never forgot one family birthday or anniversary. She is now joyfully reunited with her husband after 26 years.
Family, friends and others whose lives Beth touched are invited to the memorial service, Friday, July 23, 2021. The memorial service begins at 12 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 122 Henriot Road, Toledo, Washington. Viewing begins at 11 a.m. Internment will be held at the Salkum Cemetery before a lunch reception at the church.