DALLAS - Ruth Irvin Lackey, a graduate of Belmont High School, class of 1953, passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.
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A native of Cherokee, SC she was a daughter of the late Odus and Aliene Champion Irvin, wife of the late Howard Wayne Lackey. She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter Amber Stone and one brother.
She is survived by her daughters Charlotte L. Smith and Cherry L. Stone of Dallas; brothers Kenneth Irvin of Gastonia and William Irvin of Charlotte; sister Viola I. Fuller of Ronda, NC; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Sunday at McLean Funeral Directors, Belmont. A service by the graveside will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday at Evergreen –"A Quiet Place" with Pastor Noel Sweezy officiating.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 217 N. Main St., Stanley, NC 28164. McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serv-ing the Lackey family.
McLean Funeral Directors
515 North Central Avenue
Belmont, NC 28012
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 24, 2013