Recent Stayton Obituaries





Charlotte Elaine Lawrence
August 7, 1938-March 12, 2011

Stayton - Charlotte, 72, went to be with her Savior after complications from a routine outpatient procedure early Saturday morning, March 12th, surrounded by family.

Charlotte was married to Jay Lawrence for 54 years. They raised 3 children, Patti, Pam, and Brian in the Stayton and Salem area and together they owned several NAPA Auto Parts stores for more than 16 years.

Her family was the most important part of her life. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma, aunt and BFF. She was her grandkids biggest fan for their sporting and school events. She loved gardening, decorating, entertaining and most of all, pretty things. Her gardening skills made their home one of the most beautiful in the Stayton area. Charlotte was involved in her church in several volunteer capacities.

She is survived by her husband, Jay, her three children; Patti (Terry) Morrow, Pam (Bill) Bennett, and Brian (Laurie)Lawrence;  5 grandchildren: Nathan (Jamie) Morrow, Karley (Christian) Turner, Shelby Lawrence, Lexie Bennett, and Andrew Lawrence; 3 great-grandchildren Halle Morrow, Carter Morrow and Hayden Morrow; and sister Paula (Tim) Taylor.

Charlotte leaves a legacy of loving Jesus and His Word. A celebration of her life will be held at Foothills Church in Stayton, Oregon on Thursday, March 17th at 1:00p.m. Private interment in Lone Oak Cemetery, Stayton. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton. 


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