Sunday, June 9, 2013

Delma Ruth Slawson

Mrs. Delma Ruth Slawson, 77, of Louisville, MS, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. Visitation will be Monday, June 10 from 5 to 8 pm
at McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia. The funeral service will be Tuesday, June 11 at 2 pm the funeral home chapel with Rev. T.J. Jennings and Rev. Kevin Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Winston County.

She was a longtime resident of Louisville where she retired from Spartus and Angelica Uniforms. Mrs. Slawson was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Collinsville.
Survivors include daughters, Teresa (Ken) Parker of Quitman, Joanne Parker of Collinsville and Renea (Kevin) Wilson of Philadelphia; son, Ricky (Teresa) Burns of Ridgeland; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Eva Dean Johnson of Noxapater, Christine Yates of Louisville, Gladys Drury and Josephine Quinn, both of Noxapater, Sammie Mae Hemphill, Allie Jean Bozeman and Ann Jenkins, all of Philadelphia and Rosemary Brady of Ada, Oklahoma; brothers, Richard Smith, Garland Smith, Bobby Joe Smith, Rex Smith and Paul Smith, all of Noxapater and a host of nieces, nephews and their families.
Mrs. Slawson was preceded in death by her spouses, Willie Joe Slawson and Willis J. Burns and her brother, Jimmy Don Smith.
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