Lannie Ruth Marlar

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Lannie Ruth Marlar LORENZO-Lannie Ruth Marlar, 104, of Lubbock, Texas passed away July 16, 2014. She was born Aug. 29, 1909, in the Pilgrims Rest Community, to Clarence and Bessie L. Johnson. She married Paul B. Marlar on Aug. 25, 1928, in Plainview, Texas. Lannie Ruth lived in Lorenzo, Texas, over 65 years before moving to Lubbock. She worked at Jennings Department Store and retired from Lorenzo State Bank after many years of service. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lorenzo, Good Samaritan Sunday School Class, Bible Study Group, and Red Hat Society. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul B; her son, Clifford; a daughter, Glenna Smith; and a grandson, Kyle Smith. Those left to cherish her memory are daughters: Jo Hayden of Moore, Okla., and Novice Bartlett of Ransom Canyon, Texas. Lannie Ruth also leaves behind seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home in Lorenzo. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the First Baptist Church, Lorenzo, Texas. Interment will follow in the Lorenzo Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home of Lorenzo. Donations may be made to Lorenzo First Baptist Church or the Lorenzo Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at

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Lorenzo, TX 79343
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 19, 2014