Welcome to the memorial page for

Gerti G. (Gutzeit) Lawrence

March 15, 1929 ~ March 12, 2017 (age 87)

Mrs. Gerti G. Lawrence age 87, of Nebo, NC, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Solace Center in Asheville, NC. Gerti was born in, Königsberg, Prussia on March 15, 1929 and was a daughter of the late Paul A. Gutzeit and Teresa Sager Gutzeit.  She was a loving wife and mother and will certainly be missed by all who knew her.


Left to cherish Gerti’s memory is her husband, George R. “Bob” Lawrence, of the home; two sons, Ralph Lawrence and wife Leslie of Portland, OR and R. Michael Lawrence and wife Laura of Yardley PA; one daughter, Carol Lawrence Cheek and husband Andy of Chapel Hill; five grandchildren: Jason Lawrence and wife Tory, Amy Lawrence, Ashley Cheek, Sam Lawrence and Rachel Lawrence.


A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Clinchfield Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Roach officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Old Nebo Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to John F. Keever Solace Center, 21  Belvedere Road, Asheville, NC 28803 or Hospice of McDowell County, 575 Airport Road, Marion, N. C. 28752. 

 Service Information

Funeral Service
March 18, 2017

1:00 PM
Clinchfield Baptist Church
1150 East Court Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752

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