Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


February 11, 2014

Nancy Ruth Womack Lawson


02/11/14 — Nancy Ruth Womack Lawson, 90, of Pactolus, went to be with her Lord on Feb. 6, 2014, at King’s Daughters Medical Center.  She was born on Sept. 23, 1923, in Willard. 

Ruth was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grayson, a Sunday school teacher, choir member and assisted in Vacation Bible School for many years. She was a member of Carter County Homemakers Club and a cafeteria cook at Prichard, as well as a wonderful mother, wife and friend.

A daughter of the late Delmar and Thelma Brammell Womack, she was also preceded in death by her sister, Evelyn Womack (Dempsey) Mullins. 

Ruth is survived by her husband of 67 years, Roy Edward Lawson; a daughter, Sandra (Lloyd) Felty, and a son, Delmar Leroy (Adda Mae) Lawson, both of Pactolus; one granddaughter, Amanda (Shannon) Boggs of Webbville;  three grandsons, Christopher (Carol) Felty and Michael (Ronda) Felty,  both of Paris, and Kerrick Lawson of Louisville; eight great-grandchildren, Gabriel Felty, Jonathan Felty, Makayla Felty, Addison Felty, Nathanial Felty, Brayden Boggs, Isaac Boggs and Abigail Ruth Boggs; and two wonderful caregivers, Margie Horsley and Brenda Claxon. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at the Pactolus United Methodist Church. Burial will be in East Carter County Memory Gardens in Grayson. 

Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson. 

Pallbearers will be Chris Felty, Mike Felty, Kerrick Lawson, Keith Mullins, Gordan Womack and Shannon Boggs.   Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Speaks, Jeffery Bradford, Lawrence Caine, David Caine and Warner Caine.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.

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