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“Elsa, and family, I am so very sorry to hear about Ray's passing . My family and I are praying for all of you. May god go with you all at this time....Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: Barbara Bowden - Wilmington, NC

“I was so sorry to read of Ray's passing. Many fond memories of Ray when bowling on league. ”
2 of 48 | Posted by: jackie blake - hampstead, NC

“Praying for the Lawrence family during this time. We had the pleasure of meeting Rev. Lawrence on several occasions with our cousins Loretta, Jermel,...Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: Kevin & Enrika Thompson - NC


4 of 48 | Posted by: Michael & Darlene Lacewell Bowe - NJ

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
5 of 48 | Posted by: SHARON POLLOCK - WILMINGTON, NC

“Lawrence Family we are so sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 48 | Posted by: Clyde and Linda Pridgen - NC


7 of 48 | Posted by: James (Jigs ) Moore - Riegelwood, NC

“Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
8 of 48 | Posted by: Barnes Family - Rose Hill, NC

“We are deeply sorry for your loss ”
9 of 48 | Posted by: Theodore Mathis and family - NC

“Prayers, Love and Condolences from Class of 1958 ”
10 of 48 | Posted by: Norma Jacobs McDowell - NC

“To the Lawrence family. Please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences in your time of sorrow. Praying that God will comfort you and you find...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Debra mcQueen - Manchester, NJ

“Samuel & Betty Baldwin ”
12 of 48 | Posted by: Betty Baldwin - Whiteville, NC

“Sending Heartfelt Sympathy to the family....Samuel&Betty Baldwin ”
13 of 48 | Posted by: Betty Baldwin - Whiteville, NC

“may the family find comfort and peace in the lost of their loved one JOHN-VERA GRAHAM ”
14 of 48 | Posted by: JOHN-VERA GRAHAM - RIEGELWOOD, NC

“SENDING DEEPEST REGARD TO OUR BROTHER [ REV] RAY'S FAMILY, WE LOVE YOU AND WILL ALWAY BE THERE FOR YOUR FAMILY. LOVE TO ESSIC, THE SON'S,...Read More »
15 of 48 | Posted by: THADDEUS JOHNSON - ELIZABETHTOWN, NC

“My prayers go out to the Lawrence family. I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm glad I got to see Horace a few months back. RIP, you will truly be missed....Read More »
16 of 48 | Posted by: Charles Jacobs - Wilmington, NC

“To the Lawrence Family with loving thoughts. The Andrews ( Rosevelt, Carolyn, and daughter Shakeira) send prayers to you all during this difficult...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: - Last Name

“To Rev. Horace's wife, sons, brothers, and the rest of the family. I am deeply sorry for your lost! Just rest with the calm assurance that your...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Deborah Bowen Keaton - Riegelwood, NC

“Condolences to the Lawrence Family. Prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
19 of 48 | Posted by: Beverly Simpson-Smith - Raleigh, NC

“To William and Margaret:May you find comfort in the memories of the times you shared with your beloved brother/brother-in-law. May God bless you and...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Annette Graham - Washington, DC

“As we from down home affectionately and lovingly called you when growing up, "Baby Ray", I was so saddened to hear that you had made that transition...Read More »
21 of 48 | Posted by: Michelle Simpson - Greensboro, NC

“Our deepest condolences to the family! ”
22 of 48 | Posted by: Roger and Cassaundra Brown - NC

“Our condolences...sending our love! Your Family Jeff, Diane and Blake ”
23 of 48 | Posted by: Diane Armstrong-Dean - Durham, NC

“To the entire Lawrence Family--Earth's loss is Heaven's gain. Know that we are praying for you.The Barnhill Family of Currie, NC, Ahoskie, NC,...Read More »
24 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
25 of 48 | Posted by: Linda Simpson - Delco

“TO THE LAWRENCE FAMILY SENDING MY DEEPEST REGARDS. I AM SO MANY MILES AWAYBUT MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. JUST KEEP LOOKIN TO GOD AND KEEP THE FAITH ”
26 of 48 | Posted by: BONNIE PRIDGEN - FRESH MEADOWS, NY

“THE CLASS OF 1975 ”
27 of 48 | Posted by: WANDA WILSON - ELIZABETHTOWN, NC

“REST IN PEACE CLASSMATE THE CLASS OF 1975 EAST BLADEN HIGH SCHOOL ”
28 of 48 | Posted by: WANDA WILSON - ELIZABETHTOWN, NC

“Curtis, I'm so sorry for the loss of your brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
29 of 48 | Posted by: Lanie Gambrell - Euharlee, GA

“May God continue to bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
30 of 48 | Posted by: Vander & Marva Dinkins - NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the love of God heal you as the burden in your heart abounds.St. James United Holy Church Family ”
31 of 48 | Posted by: Charles Simpson, Pastor - Council, NC

“We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. We send you thoughts of comfort.Allen-Mingo Assembly #325Order of the Golden...Read More »
32 of 48 | Posted by: Alfredia W. Godwin, LLR - NC

“Elsa and the Lawrence Family:Sadden to hear of your loss. Lifting your family up in prayers! ”
33 of 48 | Posted by: John and Dana McElwee - NC

“To the Lawrence family, Words can't express how saddened we are to hear about the passing of Rev. Lawrence. May God give you comfort in your time of...Read More »
34 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“YOU HAVE BEEN A BLESSING TO MY SISTER JUDY AND MYSELF. WE WILL TRUELY MISS YOU. WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU PASTOR AND FRIEND. REST IN PEACE..OUR...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: PATSY MALLOY - FAIRMONT, NC

“To the family of Rev. Horace Lawrence, we share in the loss of your loved one. You all are in our prayers.The Family of Sharon Gilmore Lawrence ”
36 of 48 | Posted by: Earlyn Gilmore -Jordon - NC

“In this time of sadness, I wanted to express how grateful I feel to have known your loved one. My deepest sympathies are with you now and in the days...Read More »
37 of 48 | Posted by: Rovenia Stringfield - Wilmington, NC


38 of 48 | Posted by: James & Norma McDowell - NC

“Elsa, love and prayers to you and your family. ”
39 of 48 | Posted by: Jerri O'Conner - Bellevue, KY

“To the Family of Rev Horace Lawrence, We the members of the Senior Usher Board of Bethel AME Church, Hampton, VA was deeply sadden when we got the...Read More »
40 of 48 | Posted by: Synthia Martin (Davis) - VA

“Sending Prayers and Condolences to the Family! ”
41 of 48 | Posted by: Gloria Jackson - Riegelwood, NC

“Elsa, Kendall and Kevin,We are sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers. Love from Sherry and Dana Rich ”
42 of 48 | Posted by: Sherry Rich - Wilmington, NC

“To the Lawrence Family, sorry for your lost but be assured that we are lifting you up in prayer. Deacon Charles Coe, Marian Coe and David's Chapel...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy and prayers to Our Family. Horace was such a blessing in our Family and we will truly miss him. Love Denise Gantt and Family ”
44 of 48 | Posted by: Denise Gantt - Clinton, NC

“Rev, I know you are in a better place and you are no longer in pain and I am so thankful to God for that. I would be lying if I didn't say I didn't...Read More »
45 of 48 | Posted by: Denise McAllister - Wallace, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. ”
46 of 48 | Posted by: Bradie and Lucy Frink - Chadbourn, NC

“Our condolences to the Lawrence Family. ”
47 of 48 | Posted by: Richard & Ruth King - NC

“Rest In Peace ”
48 of 48 | Posted by: Cynthia Kirby - Kenly, NC


Rev. Lawrence passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017.

Rev. Lawrence was a resident of Leland, North Carolina at the time of passing.

A visitation for relatives and friends will be held 6:00pm to 8:00pm August 15, 2017 at Dunn Funeral Home Chapel 810 West Wilmington Street Burgaw, NC 28425. The Celebration of Life service will be 1:00pm Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Elizabethtown Middle School Gymtorium 1496 US 701 Elizabethtown, NC 28337.

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