Helen (Laurene) Lannom

Laurene passed away December 20, 2013 at Count Your Blessings Adult Foster Home. She was 90 years old. Laurene was born July 30, 1923 in Drumright, Okla.

Laurene and her family moved to Bentonville, Ark. where she attended high school. She graduated in 1941 where she was also crowned Apple Blossom Queen. She married Roy Thomas Lannom September 7, 1941 and they were married 60 glorious years. They lived in San Diego and Temple City, Calif. from 1946-1971 and then moved to the Rogue Valley. Laurene worked for Dr. Ferguson in Shady Cove, Ore.

Laurene was a loving, Christian wife, mother and grandmother. She loved painting and became a fantastic artist and enjoyed golfing. One of her favorite experiences was traveling the U.S.A. with her husband, Roy.

She is survived be her brother, James L. Butts; her children, Cheryl Orr, Michael Lannom, Diane Lannom, and Donna Dixon; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; granddaughter, Shawnee; brothers, Raymond and Bill; and sister, Mary Lou.

A private service wil be held at Eagle Point National Cemetery.

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