Carolyn A Lafferty

Date of Death: September 24, 2019

Virginia Lawrence, 78, of Smiths Grove, Kentucky, wife of the late Rev. Roland Preston Lawrence, passed away peacefully with family at her side on June 6, 2019. 

The Barren County native was born Feb. 16, 1941, a daughter of the late Chesteen and Mary France Cutliff. 

Virginia spent her life in service to God alongside her husband, who served at a number of churches, most recently Epley UMC in Russellville from 1998 to 2003. Rev. Lawrence died in 2017.

Virginia was a member of Smiths Grove Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and the Butler County Homemakers and was an avid crafter and seamstress. 

She is survived by her three children, Deborah Miles (David), Richard Lawrence (Tammy), Elizabeth Hogue (Brad); eight grandchildren, Lesleigh Lawrence, Michael Miles (Ashley), Aarica Martin (Cole), Richelle Peyton Lawrence (Gabe), Duran Ausbrooks (Monica), Jessica Haley (Jeremy), Jeff Dutton, Kelley Shilling (Jay); seven great-grandchildren, Michael Richard Parker, Jackson Ausbrooks, Morgan Haley, Storm Dutton, Amara Dutton, Sophia Spinda, Taylor Haley; one great-great grandchild, Oliver Otterson; two sisters, Juanita Cole and Doris Gleason; four brothers, Bobby Cutliff, David Cutliff, Phillip Cutliff and Ronnie Cutliff; and several nieces and nephews. 

Besides her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Peggy Cole.

Her funeral was held June 10, 2019, at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel, with burial in Smiths Grove Cemetery.