My Pulse News

Mena Arkansas News covering Polk County and the surrounding area

Delores Jean Lawrence

Delores Jean Lawrence age 80 of Smithville, OK passed away Thursday, February 13, 2020 in OK.

She was born on November 12, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Alvin Christeson and the late Clara Wilkins Christeson. Delores worked in the Poultry business as a plant worker. She was a very talented seamstress and enjoyed drawing. Never meeting a stranger, as she enjoyed talking and visiting. Delores liked to go to yard sales, where she always enjoyed talking and visiting. Above all she loved her grandchildren and her family. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.

She is survived by; Son, Rodney Lawrence and wife Judy of Bay City, TX; Daughters, Jean Denton-Pfaff and husband Mike of Smithville, OK, and Lottie Lewis and husband Jerry of Waldron, AR; Sisters, Edra Mayes of McMinville, Oregon and Dixie Keith of Vancover, Washington; Best friend, Walter Anderson; Six grandsons and three granddaughters, and Twenty-three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Alvin and Clara Christeson, two brothers, two grandsons, first husband, Ernest Nollen, and second husband, L.C. Lawrence, and a son Wayne Nollen.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood Chapel with Brother Troy Denton officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hatfield, AR under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friends visitation will be Monday, February 17, 2020 at Beasley Wood from 5:00 p.m-7:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Lawrence, Jr., Kenny Denton, David Denton, Michael Denton, Mike Pfaff and Jerry Lewis.

Online obituary at

Share This Post