Ruth D. Lemmon

August 20, 1920 ~ April 6, 2021 (age 100)


Mrs. Ruth D. Lemmon, 100, of Charleston, SC, beloved wife of the late Mr. Samuel E. Lemmon, entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 5, 2021.

The relatives and friends of Mother Ruth D. Lemmon are invited to attend her Graveside Service 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Pershing Street, Charleston, SC. A public viewing will be held Friday, April 9, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the mortuary.

Mother Lemmon is survived by her children, Ruth Stewart-Bartley (Anthony), Yvonne Thompson (William), Mary Craddock-Sage (William), Samella Thompson (Henry), Rose Parker, Abdul-Rahim Fareed (Denise), Harold Lemmon (Clarice), Anthony Lemmon (Ellen), Patricia Robinson (Raymond), and Venus Malin (Timothy); grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her children, Clayton Lemmon and Anna K. Gibbs; son-in-law, Randolph Parker; and grandchildren, Angela Thompson, Ombryoni Fareed and Todd Craddock.

Due to COVID-19 protocols, everyone is required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

NOTE:  The services for Mother Ruth D. Lemmon will be livestreamed at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 10, 2021. Please click the link below under the Graveside Service section.



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Public Viewing
April 9, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Murray's Mortuary, LLC
4060 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405

Graveside Service
April 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery
0 Pershing Street
Charleston, SC 29405

Video is available for this event

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