In Loving Memory
Reva Mae Lawrence
1/3/2019, 4:18 p.m.
Reva Mae Lawrence (born Grier) passed away Dec. 15, 2018 at the age of 71 at her home in north Portland. She was born May 15, 1947 to Annie Isabelle Grier (now Jennings) and Meade Lee Grier Sr. in Twinnsburg, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her father; a brother Meade Lee Grier Jr.; a sister Judith Anne Brooks; her husband Charles Edward Lawrence and son Brian Earl Ballard.
She is survived by her mother; brothers Mardas, James and Richard Jennings; sister Cheryl Jennings; children Earle Grier, Cleo Grier, Laverne Ballard and Vanessia Crawford; and a number of stepchildren, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, family and friends.
She attended Eliot Elementary and Washington Monroe High School in Portland. She worked for many years as a Certified Nurse’s Aid all over the Portland-metro area. She enjoyed card games and other social events and shared a special love for her cat Skippy.
She was laid to rest during a service on Dec. 27, 2018 next to her late husband at Willamette National Cemetery.