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Ruth Ann Lawrence, 1963-2017

In loving memory of beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Ruth Ann Lawrence passed away April 6, 2017, at the age of 53.

Ruth was born to Douglas Spence and Juanita Jane Reiners on Dec. 14, 1963, in Los Angeles. She was a talented homemaker and loving mother to two beautiful children, and four grandchildren. She was also an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was happiest when serving as a primary teacher.

While living in Tehachapi, Ruth found much joy in volunteering for a variety of local nonprofit organizations. Her final wish was to help other people; this she did through One Legacy, as an organ donor.

Ruth is survived by her children, John Wayne Lawrence, wife Brandy, and Barbara Iannotti, husband Joseph, and her grandchildren, Michelle Lawrence, Raney Lawrence, David Lawrence and Gauge Lawrence.

All who knew Ruth will truly miss her. She was an example of joyful service and loving kindness. A memorial service will be held on May 13, 2017, at 11 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Tehachapi.

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