Lawanda (Bruner) Radford

April 9, 1955 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 66)


Lawanda Bruner Radford passed away late in the evening on November  5,  2021, at Genesis Healthcare in Mount Olive.

Lawanda was born on April 9th, 1955 to the Late Dean Miller Bruner & Eva Cole Bruner in Goldsboro, NC. She was also preceded in death by a brother,  James A. Bruner.  Lawanda was retired from the Wayne County School System, where she worked in the cafeteria and was a Bus monitor for many years.  She was also a member of The Bridge Church in Princeton, NC.

Leaving to cherish the memories of her life are her daughter; Deana Wells of Goldsboro, NC: Grandchildren – Savannah N. Bowen, Deanna C. Bowen & fiance, Morgan F. Stancil & Joshua Dean Bruner, all of Goldsboro; Sister – Diane Farmer  & husband, D.A. Farmer of Dunn, NC;   Step-Grandchildren - Joshua Wells and Steven Wells, both of Chocowinity, NC. She is also survived by her “other Daughters” – Sandra Williams, Kari McCallister, both of Goldsboro & Kimberly Davis of Dudley.

A service to Celebrate her life will be held Tuesday Evening , November  9th at 7:00 p.m. at Shumate Memorial Chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Pastor Andy Stovall officiating.  The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral  home.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to family to help with funeral expense.

The family is being served by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro, NC and online condolences can be made at

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Funeral Service
November 9, 2021

7:00 PM
Shumate - Faulk Funeral Home
2873 US Hwy. 117
Dudley, NC 28333

Please note
The family will receive friends following the service.
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