Alicia Maude McDonald Lawrence, 55, a resident of Hendricks, departed this life Thursday afternoon, July 31, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family, following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Saturday, Jan. 31, 1959, at Winchester, Va., a daughter of the late Milton Harold and Vada Ruth Youngblood McDonald. On March 31, 1977, at Winchester, Va., she was married to Jack Allen Lawrence Sr., who survives. They had celebrated 37 years of marriage.
Also surviving are three sons, Jack Allen Lawrence II and Heather Gain, and Adam Michael Lawrence and fiance Erica Gain, all of Philippi; and Austin Jack Allen Lawrence of Hendricks; two brothers, Keith Milton McDonald of Texas, Eric Harold McDonald and wife Debbie of Paw Paw; one sister, Denise Ellen McConnell of Winchester, Va.; her mother-in-law and best friend, Donna Lawrence of Hendricks; and six grandchildren, Madisan, Brittany, Breeanna, Matthew, Mallery and Zac.
Preceding her in death are one son, Lorren James Lawrence; and her father-in-law, Lorren Jack Lawrence.
She attended James Wood High School at Winchester, Va. She was a member of the Hambleton Pentecostal Church of God, and she was a homemaker. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and riding bikes and along with her husband. she was a Harley-Davidson enthusiast. She was a very talented artist, knitting, painting and playing the ukulele. Alicia, being very kind and compassionate, had a great love for everyone, especially her family.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. On Monday, Aug. 3, 2014, Alicia will be moved to the Hambleton Pentecostal Church of God, where friends may call from 1-2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Neil Parsons will officiate, and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Alicia Maude McDonald Lawrence. Condolences may be expressed to the family at; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.