Lora Marie (Jeffries) Lanham 58, daughter of William Frank Jeffries and Elizabeth (Fry) Jeffries, was born September 24, 1954 and passed from this life on October 2, 2012 at 1:15 p.m.

Lora was proceeded in death by her parents, and a grandson, William Lee Ballard. She is survived by her husband William Lanham of Rolla. Four children; Angel Lanham of Rolla, Sylvanus (Rusty) Ballard of Rolla, Amy Kleier and her husband Rick Kleier of Marshfield, and Jordan Lanham of Rolla. Eight grandchildren; Courtney Fry and her husband Brian Fry of Colorado, Whitney Riffe of Colorado, Brittney Ballard and Austin Ballard of Rolla, Emily, Jacob, Alison, and Caleb Kleier of Marshfield. Four great-grandchildren; Megan, Alivia, Sara, and Jackson Fry of Colorado. Lora will be greatly missed by many other family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held for Lora at Idumea Baptist Church in Laquey, MO, with internment to follow on Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to help cover the cost of the arrangements. Donations can be made to Amy Kleier at 547 North Dill, Marshfield, MO 65706