Ruth Lawton

Honea Path – Muriel Ruth Sellers Lawton, 91, widow of W.C. “Dub” Lawton, of Elizabeth Street Extension, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021.


Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late John Burien and Beulah Elizabeth Arflin Sellers. She was a member of Chiquola Baptist Church and retired from Springs Industries.

Surviving are: two sons, Mark (Karen) Lawton and Keith (DeDi) Lawton, both of Honea Path; nine grandchildren; and twenty great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Lawton was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three brothers, Lewis Selllers, Olin Sellers, and Owen Sellers.

Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. Friday, October 1, 2021 at Eastview Cemetery with Rev. Ronnie Powell and Rev. Jason Lawton officiating.

The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends at the graveside following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to the Keowee Fire Department, 4065 Keowee Rd, Honea Path, SC 29654 or Chiquola Baptist Church, 405 E. Greer St, Honea Path, SC 29654 or to Emerge Ministries, 35 Lawton Lane, Honea Path, SC 29654. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Friday, October 1, 2021
  • Time: 3 P.M.
  • Place: Eastview Cemetery
  • Visitation: Immediately following the service at the graveside
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