Gaynelle C. Lawrence was born on October 1, 1955, to Calethia Greene and James Lawrence in Lowell, South Carolina. Gaynelle, known as “Nelly,” enjoyed entertaining her family and friends. Gaynelle also enjoyed cooking and turning clothes into fashion. Gaynelle was known for her loving yet fierce personality. Although she faced obstacles in life, she showed great strength and courage in all she has done. She was naturally the life of the party and had a gift of warming the room. She leaves behind an essence of faith and strength to her loved ones that will forever be treasured and honored. She was preceded in death by her son Carnell Antonio Lawrence; parents James Lawrence and Calethia Greene; siblings Short stuff, Skeeter, Roselle, Shelia and Calethia “Corlee”.
Left to cherish Gaynelle memories are her children Hermeyon Bright, Ebony Lawrence, Latisha Davis, Reginald Lawrence and Jamal Lawrence; her grandchildren Desitiny, Lateesha, Ivory, Jaime, Aziviera, Asia, Brandon, Antonio, Shayonna, Jordan, Linda, Carshawn, Eboni, Arlisicia and Chetstina; her great grandchildren Brandy, Brandon, Linnia, Morgan Jr., Darrian, Robijah, Indiya, Jounney, Wiana, Mia, and left mourning her memory are nieces, nephews, cousins and loved family friends.