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Dorothy Lee Lawrence-Stepp formerly of Wagoner passed this life on Thursday, August 24, 2017 in Muskogee at the age of 90. She was born in Wagoner County, Oklahoma, on March 8, 1927, to John and Della Nicholas.
Dorothy was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed attending church with her family as well as a faithful member of the Order of Eastern Star of Oklahoma. She enjoyed ceramics, cooking and flower gardening and most of all spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, first husband, Henry Lawrence, and her late husband, Ralph Stepp, five sisters; Geneva Nicholas, Elsie Green, Marie Green, Susie Plunkett and Mae Eaton and four brothers; Frank Nicholas, Virgil Nicholas, Bill Nicholas and Ab Nicholas.
Dorothy is survived by her children; Judy Burrows, Roger Lawrence and his wife Linda, Keith Lawrence and his wife Kathy, Tim Lawrence and his wife, Mandy, one sister, Lavada Tillery along with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Shipman Funeral Home Chapel in Wagoner, Oklahoma with Reverend Willie Rice officiating. Burial will follow at the Elmwood-Bennett Cemetery. Pallbearers are Brian Burrows, Robby Burrows, Derek Lawrence, Keith Lawrence, Keith Lawrence Jr. and Tim Lawrence. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner, OK.
Published on August 26, 2017
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