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Christine Rita Lawrence

Visitation services for Christine Rita “Chrissy” Lawrence, 70, West Plains, Missouri, will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Lawrence passed away at 5:16 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2019 at her home.

She was born October 30, 1948, at Sarasota, Florida, to Robert Degnegaard and Shirley Marie Doria.  Mrs. Lawrence had worked in restaurant management.  She enjoyed fishing, bingo, lottery and casinos.  She loved her family and making people laugh.

She is survived by the love of her life, Brian Lawrence; three children, Robert Lawrence and wife, Janet, Kemp, Texas, Victoria Staggs, West Plains and Brian Jr. Lawrence, West Plains; son-in-law, Troy Staggs; four grandchildren, Brittany Staggs-Collins and husband, Jordon, Cody Lawrence and wife, Bayleigh, Katherine Sutton and Haley Staggs; seven great-grandchildren, Linkin, Reagan, Rhaina, Arabella, Aspyn, Kennedy and Alex; two brothers, Joseph Degnegaard and wife, Sue, Fort Myers, Florida and Gary Degnegaard and wife, Chris, Tinley Park, Illinois; three sisters, Susan Schneidewend, Pensacola, Florida, Debbie Williams, Fort Myers, Florida and Roberta O’Neill and husband, Steve, of the State of Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, granddaughter, Kaitlin and uncle and aunt, Joseph and Beverly Doria, preceded her in death.

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