Gloria Ann Lawrence, 86, of Ozark, MO, passed away Thursday, September 17th, 2020 following a lengthy illness.
She was born March 26, 1934 in Iowa City, IA to Kenneth Roush and Mildred Warner Roush. On January 26, 1951 she was united in marriage to James Dorton Lawrence in Des Moines, IA.
Gloria was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. She loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and always held them close to her heart.
She is survived by her children Amy Teems (Brian), Nixa, MO, Julie Smith (Thomas), Ankeny, IA, Jeff Lawrence, Truro, IA, James (Jean) Lawrence, Milo, IA, 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, James, her parents and brothers Kenneth and Douglas Roush.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Cremation under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, MO