Services for Delma Ruth Slawson were held Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. T. J. Jennings and the Rev. Kevin Wilson officiating. Burial followed in Liberty Cemetery in Winston County with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Slawson, 77, of Louisville, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

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, Okla.; 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.

Pallbearers were Wade Parker, Ken Parker, Jr., Nathaniel Parker, Myles Jenkins, Brandon Miller and Daniel Parker.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Research.