Kimberly Sue Lawrence, 48, of Raytown, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the Kansas City Hospice House.

Kimberly Sue Lawrence, 48, of Raytown, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the Kansas City Hospice House.

Kimberly was born May 16, 1963, in Kansas City, Mo., to Charles E. and Beverly A. and (White) Martin and had been a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Blue Springs High School in 1982, and was a member of the Community of Christ Congregation. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ashley M. Ridgley, and her father, Charles E. Martin.

Survivors include her husband, Scott Lawrence of the home; a son, Pfc. Bryan Anderson, stationed in Afghanistan; two daughters, Stephanie Martin of Kansas City, Mo., and Amber D. Welton (Barrett) of Harrisonville, Mo.; her mother, Beverly Martin of Independence, Mo.; two sisters, Sandra G. Martin of Merriam, Kan., and Lisa A. Stewart (Ron) of Kearney, Mo.; three brothers, Thomas C. Martin of Fort Myers, Fla., Richard E. Martin of Independence, Mo., and James R. Martin of Kearney, Mo.; her grandson, Payton A. Martin; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055. Entombment will follow in Mount Washington Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until service time Friday at the chapel.

Donations may be made to Kansas City Hospice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.

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