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August 29, 2012

Mrs. Lela Ruth Lawson Mrs. Lela Ruth Lawson, age 88 of Cumberland Gap, TN was born October 18, 1923 and went home to be with the Lord on August, 29, 2012. Ruth was a faithful member of Summey?s Bridge Missionary Baptist Church where she spent her life worshipping and praising her Savior. She is preceded in death by her: Parents: Mary and Walter Wilburn Husband of 56 years and Love of her life: Dewey Lawson Daughter: Henrietta Carrington Mefford Grandson: Jonathan Gibbs Son-in-Law: George Sandefur Brothers: Jack Wilburn and Lawrence Wilburn She is survived by her: Children: Linda and Don Gulley of Cumberland Gap, TN Carolyn Sandefur of Harrogate, TN Cookie and Randy Russell of Cumberland Gap, TN Bug and Susie Lawson of Cumberland Gap, TN Mary Margaret and Jim Snyder of Greenville, TN Brother: Conley Wilburn of Cumberland Gap, TN 18 Grandchildren 26 Great-Grandchildren 15 Great-Great-Grandchildren Ruth had many family members and friends and will be sadly missed. The family will receive friends Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 6PM until 8PM at the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Chapel with the Rev. Johnny Meyers, Rev. Mitchell Keck, and Rev. Chad Redmond officiating. Music will be provided by Marilyn Rowland, Dale Ann Bradley, and the Summey?s Bridge Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, August, 31, 2012 at 11AM in the Greasy Hollow Cemetery. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Pallbearers: Grandsons: Todd Cupp, Randy Love, Max Madon, Josh Russell, John McMurray, Jeff Maddox,and David Lee Russell Honorary Pallbearers Charles McMurray, George Treadway, Jimmy Powell, and Junior Wilburn Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.claibornefuneralhome.com
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