LUMBERTON, TEXAS – Ruth Dutton, 74, of Lumberton, Texas died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Christus Hospital Saint Elizabeth, Beaumont, Texas. A native of Lancaster, South Carolina, she was born Dec. 1, 1939, to Edna Threatt Carnes and Lee C. Carnes.
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Survivors include her son, Richard B. Dutton of Lumberton; and brother, Charles Carnes and his wife, Claudia, of Aledo, Texas. In addition she leaves behind many loving family and friends and especially her beloved, "CJ".
She is preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Bruce Dutton, and her parents.
A gathering of Ms. Dutton's family and friends will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., today, Jan. 24, at the chapel of Lancaster Funeral Home, with the service following at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Kenny Rawls officiating. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 7415 Eastex Plaza Drive, Suite 3, Beaumont, TX 77708, or the
, 2400 Augusta Drive, Suite 175, Houston, TX 77057.
Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com.
Lancaster Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Dutton.
Published in The Lancaster News on Jan. 24, 2014