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Ramona Louise (Speed) Lawson

April 21, 1929 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 93)
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Obituary

     Ramona Louise Speed Butts Lawson, daughter of the late Hartwell and Ada Speed, began her journey through life on Sunday, April 21, 1929 in Jarratt, Virginia.

     Louise was educated in the Greensville County Public School System. Early in life, she united in marriage to George Edward Butts. As life progressed, she relocated to Baltimore, Maryland, where she united in Holy Matrimony to Norah Davis Lawson. For many years, she was employed with the National Security Agency (NSA); before retiring and returning to Jarratt, Virginia.

     On Monday, September 12, 2022, after an extended period of illness, Louise peacefully departed this earthly life, while in the care of Greensville Health & Rehabilitation Center, Emporia, Virginia.

     Louise is lovingly survived by: one daughter, Loretta Butts Carr; two grandsons, Joseph Carr, Jr. and Anthony Boone (son of the late Luke and Earlene Butts Boone); three greatgrandchildren, Joseph Carr, III, Jasmine Carr and Jordan Carr; one great, great-grandson, Billie Charles Davis, IV; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 

 

Relatives and Friends are encouraged to visit Mrs. Lawson's tribute wall to share memories, extend condolences and to order floral tributes, as sentiments to the family. 

 

The Management and Staff of Knox-High Mortuary, Inc. is privileged to provide

"Distinctive Services, With The Essence Of Excellence"

to the family of Mrs. Ramona Louise Speed Butts Lawson.

We ask that you join us in remembering the family in both thought and prayer. 

 "Diligent in Business; Fervent in Spirit." - Romans: 12:11

 

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
September 15, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Knox-High Mortuary, Inc.
568 Halifax St.
Emporia, VA 23847

Viewing
Friday
September 16, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethlehem Baptist Church
26843 Grizzard Road
Jarratt, VA 23867

Celebration of Life
Friday
September 16, 2022

11:00 AM
Bethlehem Baptist Church
26843 Grizzard Road
Jarratt, VA 23867

Interment following funeral service
Friday
September 16, 2022

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Forest Lawn Street
Emporia, Virginia 23847

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