August 28, 1921 – October 27, 2017

Thelma Sweeney Lawrence, 96, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017. Thelma was born August 28, 1921 in Hagerman, Texas to Rushford Lee and Kathryn Elliott Sweeney. She married Preston O. Lawrence in Durant, Oklahoma and celebrated 72 years of marriage.

She is survived by five children, Preston Lee (Carolyn), Anna, Texas, Patricia Sethaler (Bernie) of Spring Creek, Nevada, Donna Gattis (Bob), Helen Renfro (Roy), and Bart (Cindy), all from Pottsboro, Texas. She has 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, including her granddaughter, Valerie McLeod and her husband, Jay of Spring Creek, Nevada.

She is preceded in death by her husband Preston, her parents and brothers, Rushford Lee, Jr. and Billy Davis Sweeney.

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