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Funeral services for Laura Irene Shrum-Lamb will be held on Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 at 2:00pm at Victory House of Praise Church in Hulbert with Pastor David Jones and Brother Bobby Botts officiating. Visitation for Laura will be held on Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 beginning at 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment will be held at New Hope Cemetery near her mother and daughter. Online condolences for her family may be left at www.reedculver.com.

Pallbearers for Laura include Dale Wallace, Roger Parker, Chris Teague, Cody Whitekiller, Nathan Chester, and David Close Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Dustin Reese, Jason Parker, and Josh Littledave.

Laura Irene Shrum Lamb, or Lala to her grandkids, was born on April 26th, 1957 in Wagoner, OK, the daughter of Bobby Lee and Annie Mae (Parker) Shrum. She attended and graduated from Hulbert High School and then attended Connors College. After school, she was married for a short time to Randy Botts and on January 6th, 1977, had a daughter, Stephanie. Stephanie passed away at only one year old due to illness on September 18th, 1978. Laura later meet James Richard Lamb and they married on January 3rd, 1984. Together they shared twenty four years of memories and raised two daughters, Ashley and Tara and one son, Timothy. She worked as a Wal-Mart associate for 16 years, and loved all the people she worked with. She always had a warm smile, and was never too hurried to help you in any way she could. She was a servant and genuine in every detail of her personality. Her children and grandchildren were everything to Laura. If they were in any event, Laura was their supporting their efforts. The creek or lake was Lauras favorite place to be. She couldnt wait to take the family camping and fishing. She spent time outside in her yard raising vegetables and flowers, sharing them with friends and family. There was nothing better than the afternoon shopping or maybe hanging out with her friends. When she was resting, she had a word search puzzle in her hand. She enjoyed gathering with her family for holiday dinners and a chance to spend the day with those she loved. A Christian by faith, she attended the Victory House of Praise church in Hulbert. The Lord took this good and faithful servant home from her labors on December 21st, 2017 in Tahlequah, OK at the age of 60. She will be missed by all the family and friends she cherished.
She is preceded in death by her mother and father, her husband James in 2008, her daughter Stephanie Carol Botts, her grandmother, Bertie Majors and grandfather, Immer Parker.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Timothy David Lamb and wife Brooke of Hulbert, OK, Ashley Lamb and husband David Close Jr and Tara Lamb also of Hulbert, OK. She leaves her brother and two sisters, Roger Parker and wife Kathy of Hulbert, Ok, Linda Wallace and husband Dale of Hulbert, and Anna Williams and husband David of Keys, OK. She lives on in her seven grandchildren, Brea Lamb, Brenly Lamb, Conner Lamb, Braelyn Lamb, Jace Lamb, Hazely Close and David Close III. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends and loved ones.
Published on December 22, 2017
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