Ruth Lawson(1940 - 2013)

RUTH M. LAWSON, 72 ROCKFORD - Ruth M. Lawson, 72 of Rockford, passed away on April 11. Born on July 17, 1940 in Corning, AR, she was the daughter of the late Hershel and Naden (Hovis) Dehart. Her survivors include her children, Timothy (Karen) Booth, Michael Booth, Wendell (Melissa) Booth, and Sandra Booth (Fred) Jones; grandchildren, Tiffany Jackson, Steven (Trevor) Booth, Tyler Reece, Xander Booth, and Adam Goellner; great grandchildren, Aubree, Damien, and Hunter; a sister, Sharon Bird; and a brother, Kevin Dehart; nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Funeral service, 2 p.m., April 16, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park with Pastor Wendell Maynard officiating. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at

Funeral Home

Sunset Funeral Home
8800 North Alpine Road Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 633-0211

Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 16 to May 16, 2013