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Ruby (Stiegemeyer) Lawson, 94, of Diggins, Missouri passed away in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, MO, Friday, March 8, 2013. Daughter of William and Caroline Stiegemeyer, Ruby was raised in the Diggins area. She met and married Hubert Lawson on November 14, 1936 and to this union one daughter and two sons were born.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Hubert; a sister Erma and a baby brother.
Ruby is survived by her sons, Gilbert and wife Katerina Lawson , Diggins, Mo, Raymond and wife Pat Lawson of Diggins, MO; her daughter Sharron and husband Kenneth Welch, Ash Grove, MO; 9 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Kay and husband Ed Bender, Cape Girardeau, MO, Lucille and husband Jim Boyle of Alabama, 1 brother Harold and wife Marguarite Stiegemeyer, Springfield, MO, several nieces, nephews, as well as a host of other family and friends.
Services for Ruby Lawson will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2013 at 10:30 am in the Zion Lutheran Church, Diggins, MO. Burial will follow at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Diggins, MO. Visitation will be 6-7 Monday, March 10, 2013 at Holman Howe Funeral Home, Seymour, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.holmanhowe.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lutheran Ladies Aide in care of Holman Howe PO Box 366, Seymour, MO 645746.
Published in the News-Leader on Mar. 12, 2013