Mrs. Wages was born in the Friendship community of Spartanburg Co., Nov. 10, 1919, a daughter of the late Amos B. and Sarah Sherbert
Lawson. She was retired from United Merchants Buffalo Plant and was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church where she was a member of the Mrs. J.I. Pruitt Sunday School Class, the Young at Heart Club and the WMU.
Mrs. Wages was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by two sisters-in-law, Evelyn B. Lawson and Ruth V. Lawson, both of Buffalo; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Wages was predeceased by a twin brother, Herbert Richard Lawson; two other brothers, James B. Lawson and Manning Lawson; and two sisters, Eula O’Shields and Gelenia Floyd.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at Buffalo Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Michael Wingertsahn, Rev. Tim
Anderson and Rev. Greg Dry. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be: Thomas R. Lawson, Richard L. Lawson, Benjamin Wages, Ed Wages, Wayne McDaniel, Ronnie Wages and Tommy O’Shields.
Members of the Mrs. J.I. Pruitt Sunday School class are asked to sit in a group.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
The family will would like to thank Dr. David Keith for his many years of care; also the nursing staff of Tower 3 and the nurses and doctors of the Neuro-ICU unit of Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for their care and concern of Mrs. Wages during her stay.
The family is at the home, 1005 Main St., Buffalo.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.