Myrtle Gray Lawhorn

March 21, 1937 - April 17, 2014
Myrtle Gray Lawhorn

Myrtle Gray Lawhorn 77, of Wilmington passed away on the morning on Thursday April 17, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter after a long battle of cancer with her loving family at her side.

Myrtle was born in Goldsboro on March 21, 1937 the daughter of the late Archie and Ruth Snipes Holland. She was also preceded in death by her husband Henry Elwood Lawhorn.

Surviving are her four children William and wife Donna, Randy and wife Terry, Charlene and husband Tracy, and Yvonne and husband Gregory, nine grandchildren, sister Ila-Lee Massengill, and dear friend Carl Blanck.

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and most of all dancing.

The family will be at Wilmington Funeral Chapel on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 1 PM unti 3 PM to see friends.

A special thank you to the entire staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice for the love and compassion they showed.

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  • April 20, 2014
    Melissa Kay Lawhorn says:
    You are now in peace and will forever be missed. I love you Granny.

  • April 21, 2014
    Kelly Best Mathis says:
    William and Randy and families, so sorry for your loss. Hope you find comfort in all the great memories and in gods good grace. God Bless!

  • April 21, 2014
    MARY SUE MILLER says:
    a great lady, that i admired.Use to dance at same places.

  • April 21, 2014
    Melanie (Pugh) Herring says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was beautiful inside and out. The best memory I have of your mom is when we were raking the carpet... I had never seen it done before!! May you find peace and healing soon!!

  • April 22, 2014
    Curtis and Liz franks says:
    In loving memory of Myrtle u will always be in my heart and I will always miss my favorite ant Love always Elizabeth and curt Brandon camren franks