Dena Faye Lawrence
Dena F. Lawrence 76, Akron, died at 6:22 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, at her residence in Akron.
She was born Nov. 23, 1946.
She married Bishop Robert Ritter Sr. in 1969. They later divorced. On Sept. 6, 2003, she married Jimmy S. Lawrence. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter Elizabeth “Liz” (Les) Bannister, Akron; sons, Timothy Ritter, Rochester and Robert (Stephanie Chilcutt) Ritter Jr.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Rita Burleson, Greenwood, Leah Denise Smith, Indianapolis and Beverly Jean (Robert) Baker M.D., Orlando, Fla.; and sister-in-law, Geneva Verhines, Indianapolis.
Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, is in charge of arrangements.