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LaWanda Grace Gordon

September 5, 1960 — June 22, 2023


LaWanda Grace Gordon, 62 of Lubbock, departed this life on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, July 3, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Greater St. Mark Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Mortuary. LaWanda Grace Gordon was born to Leon Armstead and Belzora Armstead on June 22, 1960. She is preceded in death by her mother, Belzora Armstead; her father, Leon Armstead; brothers, Leon Armstead, Jr. and Lee Earl Shed. She leaves to cherish her memory; her children, Damarick Rashad Wilson, Tiwanda Knesha Wilson, LaShawnté Marie Gordon, and Wildafredo Valdez Rivera; grandchildren, Marlee-Michelle Coleman and Jodee Rashad Wilson; siblings, Pastor Venus M. Smitherman (George), Dr. M. Jewel Armstead, Joe E. Anderson (Lillie), Darrell Spence, Clinton Armstead, and Bishop Designate Don W. Armstead (Modupe); aunts and uncles, Corene Shed, Jimmy Johnson, Willie Ree Johnson, and Mayola Smith; nieces and nephews, Micka Bobo, LaQuintia Barron, Nicole Mathis, Shed Reed, Jessica Anderson, Victoria Taylor, Kendra Reinki, Lesa Martinez, Crystal Morganfield, Jerod Vaughn, Tray Smitherman, George Smitherman, III, Tia Smitherman, Sunshine Smitherman, Ramadrick Pate, Michael Steed, Jr., Marquell Steed, Jonathan Cooper, Bill Armstead, and Keely Armstead; a host of other relatives and friends.

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Monday, July 3, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Greater Saint Mark Baptist Church

1210 Vanda Ave., Lubbock, TX 79403

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