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Paula Lawrence

October 6, 1947 — May 5, 2019

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Paula Jean Stephens Lawrence, 71, of Fayetteville, died Sunday, May 05, 2019 in her home.

Born in Scotland County, she was the daughter of the late Pearlie Seller Furnish. Along with her mother, she is preceded in death by her step-father, Robert Furnish; sister, Rose Marie Rault; and brother, Leroy Stephens.

She is survived by her husband, John Lawrence; children, Dale Fogleman and wife Jean of Rome, GA, Steven Fogleman of Hope Mills, David Whitehurst and wife Laura of Fayetteville, Richard Whitehurst of Fayetteville, Sheila Bowen and husband Daniel of Fayetteville, and Katie Lawrence of Fayetteville; sisters, Barbara Hendricks and Elizabeth Sivadon, both of Hope Mills; brothers, Robert Furnish of Honea Path, SC, Ronnie Furnish of Fayetteville, Scottie Furnish of Rome, GA, and Johnny Furnish of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Paula enjoyed watching Hallmark movies, Alaska wild shows and going to church.

She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Condolences may be left at

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 09
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Pinecrest Funeral & Cremation Services

    4721 Dunrobin Drive
    Hope Mills, NC
  • Funeral Service

    Friday, May 10
    12:00 PM

    New Life Baptist Church

    6501 Camden Road
    Fayeteville, NC
  • Interment

    Friday May 10

    Cumberland Memorial Gardens

    4509 Raeford Road
    Fayetteville, NC
    (910) 425-5165
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