Cynthia Willcox Lawrence, age 68, of Vilas, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Watauga Medical Center. Born August 28, 1953 in Jacksonville, Florida, she was a daughter of the late Joyce Van Bussum Lawrence and Clinton Brown Lawrence, Jr. Cynthia worked as a property manager for many years, but her .her real passions were gardening and observing the wildlife at her woodland home in Bethel.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Kent Hughes, one son, Spencer Clinton Henderson and wife Joy Davis Henderson, one step-son, Robert Kent Hughes, three grandchildren, Xan Henderson, Caden Henderson and Jack Henderson, one brother, Clinton Brown Lawrence, III and wife Jeanne, and one sister, Carol Brown Lawrence and Linda McCalister and one step brother, Dudley Greene and wife Melinda.
At Cynthia's request there will be no service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to PETA, the Nature Conservancy or the World Wildlife Fund.
Online condolences may be shared with the Lawrence family at www.austinandbarensfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Lawrence family.