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Verneda “Ruthteen” Laws

December 24, 2023

Verneda Laws Obituary

Verneda Laws was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday evening on December 24, 2023.  She was (affectionately known as Ruthteen) and was born on May 1, 1951 to the late Robert Taylor Laws, Sr. and Florence Laws, She was the oldest of four children.

Verneda Laws attended Richmond County Schools in her early years and graduated with a G.E.D.  She later went on to serve in Keystone Job Corp Center in Drums, Pennsylvania where she studied Nursing.  She joined Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Farnham, VA and accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior at an early age.

Verneda worked at the Warsaw Nursing Home for 10+ years and Meals on Wheels as a cafeteria aide until she retired in 2020.

Verneda doted on her two boys Kevin Laws and Brian Laws, and her grandchildren.  In her  She loved staying home and watching the Lifetime Movie channel and the Hallmark channel, and on Sundays she would tune in to the radio and listen to Pastor Michael Taylor for some good Word.

She is preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Talyor Laws, Jr. (Snipe) and Calvin Laws (Teelo), and  Silas (Dickie) Dameron.

She leaves to cherish her precious memory are her loving brother, James Cordell Laws (Sigrun) of Charlotte, NC; her loving and devoted children, Kevin Laws (Earlene) of Waldorf, MD and Brian Laws (Sumiko) of Farnham, VA; her sisters-in-law, Bernice Laws of Farnham, VA, Debra Laws of Suitland, MD, and Lenora Mae Lee; her cousin/sister, Earnestine Taylor of Farnham, VA; her grandchildren: Derrell Bundy, Summer Wood, Brittany Bundy, Candace Laws, Elijah Wood and Aaliyah Wood; her nieces and nephews: Antwan Lee, Dana Lee, Antonio Laws, Shannon Laws, Julia Grimm, Chris Lee, and Dale Taylor of Farnham, VA; special friends include Irma Laws, Lolita Jones, Sheila Smith, and Bernice Laws.

Home going Services for Verneda “Ruthteen” Laws will be held on Saturday, December 30 at 12 Noon in the sanctuary of the Community’s Christian Church, 9514 Richmond Road, Warsaw, Virginia.

Interment will follow in the Mulberry Baptist Church Cemetery, 1156 Mulberry Church Road, Farnham, Virginia.

The viewing will be on Friday, December 29 from 4PM until 6PM in the chapel of the WELDON-FISHER FUNERAL HOME, and from 11 AM until service time on Saturday, December 30 at the Community’s Christian Church.

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December 29, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Weldon- Fisher Funeral Home
22883 Kings Hwy
Warsaw, VA 22572

December 30, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community's Christian Church
9514 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572

Home Going Service
December 30, 2023

12:00 PM
Community's Christian Church
9514 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572

Interment following funeral service
December 30, 2023

Mulberry Baptist Church
1156 Mulberry Road
Farnham, VA 22460


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