Mrs. Ruth Lawson Saunders was born on Sunday, Aug. 7, 1927, in Summerton, River Road Community. She was a daughter of the late William King Lawson and Lou Ann Sabb Lawson. She was the widow of Sam Saunders.
Mrs. Saunders was educated in the public schools of Summerton.
She departed this earthly life on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Lake Marion Nursing Home, Summerton.
Mrs. Saunders was preceded in death by 11 brothers; John, Paul, Moses,
Simon Norman, Joseph, Esau, Nathaniel, Edward, Adam, Powell and Ernest
Lawson and six sisters, Everlee Roberts, Sarah Jane Hunter, Daisy Green,
Susan Isaac, Esther Lawson and Mary Lawson.
She leaves to mourn her passing, a special nephew and caregiver, Simon Lawson of Summerton, SC and a devoted niece, Rev. Willistine Lawson Lagree of Columbia; a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.