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Lawrence, Sarah Maud (1885–1944)

The death occurred at her residence, 28 Beckwith street, Wagga, after a long illness, of Mrs. Sarah Maud Lawrence, wife of Mr George Lemington Lawrence, at the age of 59 years. Mrs. Lawrence, who was a very old resident of The Rock, Uranquinty and Collingullie districts, was born at Gordon (S.A.). and was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bourne, of Wagga, and was married to Mr. Lawrence at Sandy Creek. Always of a charitable nature Mrs. Lawrence was a member of the Wagga Base Hospital Auxiliary, the Wagga and District Ambulance Auxiliary, and was also a past member of the Junee Hospital Auxiliary. A member of the Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Lawrence will be sadly missed for her many good works. She is survived by her husband and a family of three daughters and one son, Mrs W. Moiler of Fox street, Wagga; Mrs. H. Wise, of Edward street, Wagga: Mrs. E. Power, of Beckwith street, Wagga; and Alan Lawrence, of the AIF. She is also survived by two sisters and three brothers, Mr. E. T. Bourne and Mr. R. Bourne (Collingullie); Mr. W Bourne (Gumly), Mrs L. D. Morrow (Collingullie) and Mrs. S. Taylor (Bulgary). The funeral will take place this afternoon, when the cortege will move from St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Wagga, at 4 o'clock, after a service to commence at 3.45 o'clock, for the Wagga cemetery.

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'Lawrence, Sarah Maud (1885–1944)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 September 2020.

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