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Ruth Lawson


November 22, 2000

Graveside services for Ruth M. Lawson, 92, Eudora, were held Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mrs. Lawson died Thursday, Nov. 16, at Eudora Nursing Center.

She was born June 25, 1908, in Neodesha, the daughter of Charles and Jenny (Whitlock) Blair. She lived in Lawrence for 62 years and moved to Eudora three years ago.

Mrs. Lawson was a seamstress and a member of the Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church.

She married Albert L. Lawson on Nov. 19, 1937. He died Feb. 2, 1972.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Virginia DeShazo, Springfield, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Two daughters and a son died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to the Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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