Lawanna Mae Houchens, 73 of Louisa, Virginia, formerly of College Park, Maryland passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville.
She was born on January 22, 1945 in Cheverly, Maryland to Richard S. and Martha Houchens. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by the love of her life, Daniel Bradford.
She is survived by her sister; Linda G. Edwards, her brother, Richard W. Houchens; as well as two nieces and four nephews, five great-nieces and ten great-nephews; all of who were her world.
She graduated from Washington School of Secretaries and went on to further her career as an executive for the director with the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission for more than 32 years.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa, VA.
In lieu of flowers, at Lawanna request please donate to an animal rescue of your choice.
Saturday May 12th, 2018
175 Oak Leaf Drive
Louisa, VA 23093
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For the family and friends of Lawanna. I truly am sorry to learn of your loss. I know how much pain you must be in. You are no doubt holding tight to your memories of her. Lawanna is also in God's memory. He promises us at Isaiah 26:19 that, "the earth will let those powerless in death come to life." This prospect is so loving and gives us real hope for the future and comfort right now. I will continue to think of you all.
Submitted by Ashley P on May 20 2018 10:18:09 AM
Dear Lawanna, God Love and Bless you always. We will miss you very much Lawanna. Love always, Love your first cousin Gene Kerns, Jr. and wife, Carol Kerns.
Submitted by carol kerns on May 15 2018 04:17:40 PM
A classy and wonderful person. Words cannot express how much she will be missed. Rest in Peace.
Submitted by Rosemary and Bill Biagi on May 11 2018 06:43:08 PM
May she RIP, sweet memories always
Submitted by Betty Manders on May 10 2018 01:59:51 PM
Lawanna was always so gracious and totally serene in dealing with other admin staff at the Commission. I held her in such high regard and will keep her soul in my prayers.
Submitted by Louise DeFeo on May 8 2018 06:38:32 PM
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I love you dear cousin, you are ever in my heart... hug Mom and Dad, and all the "big folks" for me... in our prayers and in God's good hands. hugs and misses, billy jo
Submitted by Billy Jo Palmer Charbonneau on May 7 2018 09:12:04 PM
I worked with. Lawanna at. Park & planning and she was a great lady. My prayers are with her entire family especially her sister. Linda. Now she is in heaven with her mom dad and. Danny. Rest in peace. Sweet. Lady. Love. Maddy
Submitted by Madelyn. R. Woodyard on May 7 2018 08:20:55 PM
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