Ruth Williams Lassiter

September 12, 1947 - January 15, 2018

09/12/1947 - 01/15/2018

Past Services

Friday January 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday January 20, 2018
11:00 am
Lasker Baptist Church
205 E. Church Street
Lasker, NC 27845
Additional Information:

Rev. Ricky Barnes and Rev. Bob Rogers will be officiating the service.

Ruth Williams Lassiter age 70 of Rich Square passed away on January 15, 2018 at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

She was born in Elizabeth City, NC on September 12, 1947 to the late Oscar and Mildred Williams.  Ruth graduated from Northampton County High School and earned her cosmetology degree in Roanoke Rapids, NC. Ruth worked as a cosmetologist for her entire life.  She worked at the Rich Square Beauty Shop in Rich Square for a number of years which she later owned and operated as Ruth Hairstyling.  She was married to David on February 12, 1967 and to this marriage was born two girls. Ruth was a dedicated member of Lasker Baptist Church keeping the nursery, singing in the choir, WMU and BYW. She enjoyed traveling to all parts of the country with David. She was a very dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.

Other than her parents Ruth is preceded in death by her daughter, Lynn Lassiter Blowe and sister Gayle Stancil.

Ruth is survived by her loving spouse of fifty years, David Lassiter of the home, daughter, Susan Ellen Lassiter and spouse Nicole Smith of Hampstead, NC; brother, Shelton Williams of Belhaven, NC; granddaughter, Hadley Smith Lassiter of Hampstead, NC and grandson, Hudson Smith Lassiter of Hampstead, NC.  Also surviving is her son-in-law James Carlton Blowe.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Phyllis Bracy for the loving care she provided to Ruth for the past two years.

Visitation will be held Friday, January 19, 2018 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service in Rich Square, NC.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Lasker Baptist Church in Lasker, NC, with the Rev Ricky Barnes and Rev. Bob Rogers officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Lasker Baptist Church, 205 East Church Street, Lasker, NC 27845 or online by clicking here

Garrett Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square is handling the arrangements for the Lassiter family and online condolences can be shared at

Notify of
9 Condolences
Inline Feedbacks
View all condolences
Be a Collier
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss, I know you’re miss her, but you will be with her again one day. Ruth has always been such a nice lady. Love her

Cynthia Shepard
5 years ago

Susan……… So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you, Your Dixon Elementary Family

Mary Lee Bailey
5 years ago

So sorry to learn of Ruth’s passing. She always had such a sweet smile. Wishing you God’s comfort and peace.

Gloria and Jack Bolch
5 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. She was a very special lady. I will always remember her spirit and her smile.

Kim, Rob, and Kaitlin Hollander
5 years ago

We’re so sorry to hear of Aunt Ruth’s passing, and we’re keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers Uncle David. Aunt Ruth will be remembered as a very special lady, and we feel blessed to have had her in our life.

Ricky and Elizabeth Vick
5 years ago

We are so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Ruth was a very sweet lady. Sending love and prayer.

Linwood and Evelyn Bryant
5 years ago

Sorry for your loss Ruth will be missed.

5 years ago


Ralph Goodwin & Cathy
5 years ago

So sorry for your loss.