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Mary C. Earthman Lawlis

    Mary C. Earthman Lawlis of Lubbock passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 87. She was born Feb. 23, 1928 in Crowell, Texas to Thomas Doyle and Laura Bell (Yancey) Sparks. After graduating from Crowell High School, she went to nursing school where she received her LVN Certification.  She moved from Vernon to Lubbock in 1983. Mary was married to Albert Earthman until his death in 1974; then she was married to Kenneth Lawlis until his death in 2007. Mary was a member of Melonie Park Church.
   Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Leanna Allen and Ron and Cynthia Guerin and Greg all of Lubbock; two grandchildren, Justin Allen and Alex of Salt Lake City, Utah and Jennifer Lorek of Glen Allen, Virginia; four great-grandchildren, Colin, Daylan, Abigail and Madeline; brother, Doyle Sparks of Wichita Falls; sister, Joye Clark of Odell; and a granddaughter-in-law, Laurin Allen.
   Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Wilbarger Memorial Park in Vernon, Texas.
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