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Donald "Papaw" Lawrence

01-26-1946 to 12-06-2023

Donald Lawrence entered into eternal rest on December 6, 2023. Born January 25, 1946, in Madison Georgia to the late Evie Lawrence and Willie Verdell Wynder.

Donald was employed with the State of New York and very active in oil painting, an expert in Tai Chi, loved to fish, listen and play music, loved NHRA Drag racing, loved watching basketball and baseball favorite teams, Atlanta Braves, and Washington Redskins.

Preceded in death by: grandson, LaMarcus Hill Gallman; grandmother, Florine Wynder; aunt, Ellen Adams; brother and sisters, Robinson and Arlene Wynder, Mozell Lawrence; former wife, Annette Wynder and the late, Aronda Wynder.

He leaves to cherish his memories, wife of 38 years, Renee' Fowler-Lawrence; children, Yolanda (Shawn) Trammell, Yvette (Jeffrey) Troutman, Wayne (Sherry) Wilson, Donna Bowman, and Lynn Meeks; grandchildren, Jojuana, Kiara, Chynna, Katrina, Dominque, Dallas, Juwaan; great grandchildren, Stephen, Jayce, Raegen, Londen; Godchildren, Jackie Strickland Flack, Sherri (Karl) Allen; brothers, Bob (Redeemer) Reid, Winford (Sephora) Wynder, Lewis Wynder, Noland Porter; sisters, Joanne (Joe) Pounds, Carolyn (Milton) Carnes; step-mother, Lil Willie Wynder; sister-in-law, Galye Fowler, brothers-in-law, Ines Jr. and John Fowler.

Family will receive friends, 5:30-6:00 p.m.,Monday, December 18, 2023 at Bethel AME Church, Rev. Myron B. Hale, Officiating.



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