Ruth M. Lawson, 72 of Rockford, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2013 while residing at River Bluff Nursing Home. 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.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral service, 2 p.m., April 16, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park with Wendell Maynard officiating. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com