Lawrence Manus

August 30, 1942 ~ April 8, 2020 (age 77)

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Mr. W. Lawrence Manus, age 77, of Waxhaw, North  Carolina, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the McWhorter Hospice House in Monroe, North Carolina.

A Memorial Service for Lawrence Manus will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Mary Elizabeth Baptist Church, 3703 Mary Elizabeth Church Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173, officiated by Pastor Curtis Laney.  

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Mary Elizabeth Baptist Church preceding the service. 

Interment will follow at the Church Cemetery.

The family would like to provide everyone the opportunity to attend the Visitation and Memorial Service, therefore, face mask are requested.


In honor of Lawrence, the family would like to invite all passionate Volkswagen or Classic Car owners to drive them to the Memorial Service and park them in front of the church.


Mr. Manus was born on August 30, 1942, in Union County, North Carolina, a son of the late James Connie Manus and the late Ola Knight Manus. He was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Mae Manus Couick. Lawrence was married to the late Delaine Manus.

Lawrence was a retired maintenance supervisor with Celanese and an avid Volkswagen mechanic.

Survivors include a son, Bryon Manus and wife Robin of Matthews; a daughter, Michelle Miller of Charlotte; two brothers, Dennis Manus and Walter Manus; grandchildren, Jordan Manus, Hunter Manus, Ari Miller and Jennifer Pennigar; nieces, Donna Lockhart, Janet Couick, Tina Piepgrass and Tiffany Gribbins; nephews, Kevin Couick and Greg Couick.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hospice of Union County or to Mary Elizabeth Baptist Church.

American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123
Hospice of Union County, 700 West Roosevelt Boulevard, Monroe, NC 28110
Mary Elizabeth Baptist Church, 3703 Mary Elizabeth Church Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173

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Celebration of Life
August 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Mary Elizabeth Baptist Church (Waxhaw, NC)

August 29, 2020

12:00 PM
Mary Elizabeth Baptist Church
3703 Mary Elizabeth Church Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173

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