Ruth Lakey Story Mrs. Ruth Lakey Story, 99, of Lexington, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Story was born Nov. 22, 1916, in Forsyth County to W. Gilmer and Mary Beamon Lakey. She retired from Burlington House Furniture and was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed working in her yard and her flowers. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Johnny Lakey, Roy Lakey, Rodwell Lakey, and Lester Lakey; and her sisters, Willie Mae Steward, Pauline Nelms, Frances Corriher, and Margaret Jenkins. She is survived by her brother, Gilbert Lakey of Salisbury; and her sister-in-law, Nancy Lakey of Linwood. Service: A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Davidson Funeral Home Chapel, by the Revs. Billy Louya and Terry Smith. Burial will follow in the Turrentine Baptist Church Cemetery in Mocksville. Service: The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home. Memorials: Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. The family would like to thank her special friends and neighbors for their love and support. Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfuneralhome.net .
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