Blanch Irene Harlin of Commerce, OK passed away Saturday March 3, 2012 at Eastwood Manor in Commerce, OK. She was 94.

Mrs. Harlin was born June 11, 1917 in Picher, OK to Eulys and Annie (Simmons) Lawrence. She had lived in the Commerce area most of her life, she was a Medical record clerk, and member of the First United Methodist Church in Commerce, OK for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd Harlin and 3 sons George, Don, Clarence Harlin and 4 sisters Mary Simmons, Lena Shell, Vonda Shell and Veta Urie.

Survivors includes

1 Daughter Nancy Mouthrey and husband Chuck of Miami, OK

1 Brother Bill Lawrence of Ft. Scott, KS

Numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren

Funeral Services will be Thursday March 8, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, OK. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Melrose, KS. Pallbearers will be Vince Anderson, Lloyd Mouthrey, Miles Anderson, Colby Anderson, Jeff Harlin and Bobby Harlin. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, OK. Services are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at