Eva Marie Lawmaster
May 16, 1925-Dec. 20, 2011
BOURBON — Eva Marie Lawmaster, 86, of Bourbon passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at 6:05 p.m. at home in the care of her family and Hospice.
Eva was born the daughter of Alva Thompson and Hazel Kindig Thompson May 16, 1925 at Argos. She was a resident of Bourbon and Warsaw area most of her life and spent winters in Naples, Fla. She was a graduate of Argos High School. She was a homemaker and worked along with her husband as owners of Lawmaster Roofing at Bourbon where she did the bookkeeping. She was also a member of the Bourbon First United Methodist Church, Eagles Lodge of Columbia City, American Legion of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Moose Lodge #1423 of Warsaw. In her spare time she enjoyed playing in the golf league at Rozella Ford Country Club and she even scored a hole-in-one at Tippecanoe Country Club. Other interests include sewing and crocheting.
Nov. 13, 1943 she married Clifford K. “Barney” Lawmaster who died Nov. 24, 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra and husband Glenn Disher of Bourbon, son, Larry and wife Osie Lawmaster of Pierceton along with 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was also blessed with a sister, Erma Ellinger of Bourbon and a brother, Dale Thompson of Argos.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Lovendahl, two sons, Bruce and Gary, a sister, Bertha Jane Thacker and her two brothers, Eldon and Charles Thompson.
The family will receive friends Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon, IN 46504.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 in the Bourbon First United Methodist Church with Rev. Stormy Scherer-Berry officiating. One hour of visitation will be held prior to the funeral services at the church.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Bourbon.
The family requests memorial contributions to: Hospice and Palliative Care in her memory.
Marshall County Hospice, 112 S. Center St., Plymouth, IN 46563.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements. Condolences may be left at deatonclemensfh.com.