She graduated from Firelands High School in 2008. She then attended Lorain County JVS and completed the medical assistant program. Lauren was currently employed at the Giant Eagle Pharmacy in Amherst. She enjoyed spending time with her son and her friends.
Lauren is survived by her son, Brent Dean Meadows; parents, Patrick and Bonnie (nee Briscoe) Ward of Vermilion; sisters, Jessica Ward of Stone Gap, Virginia and Kate Ward of Vermilion; brother, Patrick Ward of Vermilion; paternal grandmother, Rita A. Ward of Grafton; maternal grandmother, Joyce Briscoe of Santa Clarita, California; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Patrick Joseph Ward; and her maternal grandfather, Gary Dayle Briscoe, Sr.
The Ward family will receive friends Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 4 P.M. until the time of funeral service at 6 P.M. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Sandra King, Chaplain at Mercy Regional Medical Center, will officiate.