Helen Louise "Honeybunch" Lawrence, 85

June 22, 2009

SEPT. 13, 1923-JUNE 21, 2009

Helen Louise "Honeybunch" Lawrence, 85, of 19016 Longmeadow Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Sunday, June 21, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Thursday, Sept. 13, 1923, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Charles Showe and Laura Churchey Showe.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Marvin Lawrence, in 1974.

She was a former employee of Fairchild Aircraft. She was a member of Longmeadow Church of the Brethren.

She is survived by two daughters, Judy Ann Fleagle and husband, Dale, of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Patricia Jane Ford and husband, Robert, of Hagerstown; one sister, Pearl Shives of Hagerstown; one brother, Howard Showe of Fort Myers, Fla.; three grandchildren, Sherry Zeigler of Hagerstown, Christy Fryman of Hagerstown and Robb Ford and wife, Diane, of Hummelstown, Pa.; and one great-grandchild, Jarrett Sellers of Hagerstown.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Vinnie Gossard and Nellie Palmer; and brothers, Paul, Claude, William, Edgar, Herman, Leroy and Raymond Showe.


Services will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Pastor Paul Leatherman III and Pastor John Mowen officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 23.

Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Antietam Foundation for the Palliative Care Program at Washington County Hospital, 251 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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