Amy Lawrence

Amy Louise Lawrence, 60, died August 24th, 2014 at her home in Shawnee, Ks. Arrangements have been made through Heartland Cremation and Burial Society and a private family memorial service will be held with burial at Walnut Valley Memorial Park Cemetery.

Amy was born December 14th, 1953 in El Dorado to Jay and Iris (Henman) Lawrence. Amy graduated from El Dorado High School in 1971 and Kansas State University in 1975 with a degree in horticulture. She made her home in Kansas City and worked as a horticulturist and later in sales and marketing. Throughout her adult life, Amy provided a home for women who were in need of a roof over their head and took pride in helping people get back on their feet. Amy loved the outdoors and enjoyed working in her flower beds. She always found time to help and be a good friend to others in her neighborhood.

Amy is preceded in death by her father, Jay Lawrence.

Survivors include her mother Iris Lawrence of El Dorado, brothers Richard Lawrence and wife Sue of San Angelo, TX; Dan and wife Jane of Weatherford, TX; Rod and wife Hatsie of Lenexa; Jim and wife Diane of Winfield; sister Martha Lanpher and husband Curt of Lawrence; and brother Tom and wife Stacey of Plano, TX. Surviving nieces and nephews are Matt Lawrence and wife Karen, Brad and Joe Lawrence; Kara Lawrence, Lindsay Lawrence and fiancé Garrett; Ali Geitz and husband Jon, Ben Lawrence and wife Jenna, Codi and Sam Lawrence; Julie Lawrence, Brian Lawrence and wife Peggy, Adam Lawrence and fiancé Kayla; Renee Hartford and husband Brett, Brad Lanpher; Landon, Ava and Hadley Lawrence. Great-nieces and nephews are Ali and Jon’s children Cameron and Carson Geitz, Ben and Jenna’s daughter Rachel Lawrence, Renee and Brett’s daughter Selah Hartford.


  1. Ali Geitz on August 29, 2014 at 11:46 am

    Rest in Peace. You had an amazing laugh and were deeply loved. See you later

  2. Stephanie Hermon on September 1, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    Amy, you will be missed.
    May you rest in peace dear lady.


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