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Cathern Gertrude (Hall) Allen Lawrence

December 5, 1939 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Cathern Allen Lawrence Obituary

CATHERN HALL ALLEN LAWRENCE, age 83, of 1359 Hassell Horton Road, Hurdle Mills, NC passed away peacefully Monday night, November 13, 2023 at Mebane Ridge Assisted Living.

Mrs. Lawrence was born December 5, 1939 in Alamance County, NC, daughter of the late Joseph Milner & Ethel Gertrude Allison Hall and was wife of Carl Harden Lawrence who survives.  She was retired from the Person County School System where she was a teacher’s assistant and bus driver at Oak Lane Elementary School and was a member of Clement Baptist Church. 

Cathern enjoyed going on trips, sewing, cooking, line dancing, and spending time with family & friends.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Joy Allen Price & husband, Steve of Boone’s Mill, VA, Tracy Jill Allen of Roxboro, NC, five grandchildren, Allen Lee Coleman, and Allison Paige Coleman both of Roxboro, NC, Austin Price & wife, Jordan of Roanoke, VA, Ryan Price & wife, Amber of Boone’s Mill, VA, and Katie Price of Boone’s Mill, VA.  Also surviving are her sister, Shirley Roberts & husband, Millard of Mebane, NC, and two step-children, Jackie Lawrence of Custer, KY, and Richard Lawrence & wife, Natalie of Elizabethtown, KY. 

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lawrence is preceded in death by her first husband, Larry Arnold Allen, and her two brothers, Jerry Hall, and Frank Hall. 

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 17, 2023 in the Clement Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Vernon Wilkerson officiating.  Those wishing to pay their respects may do so Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. at Strickland and Jones Funeral Services, 1810 Durham Road, Roxboro, NC. 

The family would like to thank the Mebane Ridge Memory Care Unit and Gentiva Hospice for their loving care of mom.

In lieu of flowers/food, please consider making a memorial contribution to Clement Baptist Church, 8480 Burlington Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541, or The Alzheimer’s Association, 5171 Glenwood Ave., Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27612, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 11796, Charlotte, NC 28220.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at

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Graveside Service
November 17, 2023

11:00 AM
Clement Baptist Church
8480 Burlington Road
Hurdle Mills, North Carolina 27541


Clement Baptist Church
8480 Burlington Road, Hurdle Mills NC 27541

Alzheimer's Association
5171 Glenwood Ave., Suite 101, Raleigh NC 27612

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 11796, Charlotte NC 28220
Tel: 1-800-227-2345


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