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 19, 2014
    John Mallard, Jr. says:
    Our deepest sympathies. God be with her. Sincerely, John & Ann Mallard

  • April 19, 2014
    Bonnie Robinson says:
    Hugs and Love to the Lawhorn family.

  • April 19, 2014
    Rick & Shelia Walker says:
    We were so sorry to hear about Myrtle's passing. Nothing is more precious than a mothers love.God Bless you during this sorrowful time. Love You Rick & Shelia

  • April 19, 2014
    Shirley bowman says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. My favorite aunt will be missed my heart breaks for you. My god comfort you in your time of need love to you all.

  • May 03, 2014
    Judy Harvey says:
    So sorry Charlene.. Did not know until I just found the obit. on here. jenny and I are sending our love to you.Had a lot of fun with your Mom when we worked together at The Dash In. I know you will miss her dearly! The Harveys,