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Dan River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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Dan River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Wednesday June 24th, 2020

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Gladys Kendrick Lawrence

Gladys Kendrick Lawrence, 91, of Guerrant Springs Road, Ruffin, NC went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, June 21, 2020. She died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. What a wonderful celebration of Father’s Day as she was reunited with her husband, of 74 years, Thomas Preston Lawrence! A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Dan River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Elder Danny Parker officiating. Gladys will be available for viewing at Wilkerson Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning prior to the service. The family will receive friends at her home… please be mindful of social distancing as you visit. Gladys was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was loved by everyone who knew her, and never spoke unkindly about anyone. Gladys was a Godly example and role model. She was a homemaker, a farmer, a gardener, and the best cook around! She will be greatly missed until we join her in heaven. Gladys’ parents were Charlie Reid and Minnice Pearl Kendrick. She was one of 5 sisters and 5 brothers. She was preceded in death by all but one living sister, Adean Harris (Harold) of Reidsville. She is also survived by her children, Clyde Lawrence and Sharon Myers (Tim) of Ruffin, NC and Linda Ellington of York, SC; grandchildren, Lori Powell (Jim), Chance Lawrence (Katie), David Cox, Tony Cox (Kasey), Ashley Ellington Hall (Brent), Chad Myers (Tomi), Tracy Myers Pruitt (Adam), and Brandon Myers (Kelly); great grandchildren, Savannah and Madalynn Powell, Christopher and Nolan Cox, Amber Robertson, Hunter Cox, Elena Lawrence, Landon, Malia and Lachlyn Hall, Chase and Bayley Myers, Bailey Cheek, Karlie, Seth and Ava Pruitt, Kayla Harrison, Brooke and Kenley Myers; and a large extended family. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Hospice of Rockingham County for their loving care. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375 or Afton Road Primitive Baptist Church, 828 Corn Tassel Road, Danville, VA 24540. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Gladys Kendrick Lawrence

Becky Martin Jul 7 2020 5:42 PM

Sharon I'm so sorry to hear you lost your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Randy French Jun 24 2020 9:42 PM

So sorry for your loss she was a very kind and loving lady she always had a smile on her face and a kind word to say sending prayers with love Jeff and Elsie Williams sorry we where not there to be with just found out about her passing around 1 today again we are so sorry

Jeff anElsie williams Jun 24 2020 1:51 PM

We are never Ready to go, but I know Mrs. Lawrence was Prepared to go, and that's the basis of our faith. I am proud to know and call as friends both Clyde and Chance, and I am proud of the way they stood beside her. Steve Underwood and all of your friends at Heat & Air Controllers.

Steve Underwood Jun 24 2020 9:45 AM

Clyde, Linda, Sharon and the Lawrence family - I am very sorry for the loss of Dear Ms. Gladys. What a sweet soul and lovely Southern lady she was. For all the years I grew up and lived in the community I never heard anyone ever speak of her except in the kindest of terms - because truly there was nothing bad to say. She always exuded kindness and I never saw her angry, or even raise her voice. I am sure that she knew that she was deeply loved by all of you. Now she may rest. May God comfort you and give you peace.

Ray Stephens Jun 24 2020 9:19 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gladys Kendrick Lawrence

Barry and Janice Thompson Jun 23 2020 10:10 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gladys Kendrick Lawrence

Mary Jane Wilson Jun 23 2020 9:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gladys Kendrick Lawrence

Tammie Stophel Jun 23 2020 1:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gladys Kendrick Lawrence

Kathy Higgs Jun 23 2020 10:59 AM

What rejoicing in Heaven to meet our Lord ! Gladys is having a wonderful time with no pain not sorrow . Brenda Richmond

Brenda Richmond Jun 23 2020 10:23 AM

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