Laura Righton

Laura Righton
Mrs. Laura "Lolly" Righton, born October 22, 1923, passed away February 7, 2017, at the age of 93.
She is survived by her daughter, Laura Lee Crump and grandchildren, Foxx (Roy) Crump, Dessie Mazhar and Charlie Crump; and step-son, Harry Righton; also three great-grandchildren, Noah Mazhar, Alyssa Mazhar, and Evan Crump. She was preceded in death by her son, Ruste V. Righton and step-daughter, Jane Righton-Turner and brother, Charles Ruste.
She served in Women's Marine Corp from 1943 to 1945 and while serving she met and married Lt. Ralph V. Righton. After the war Mr. and Mrs. Righton settled in Stone Mountain. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Righton relocated to Royston, to join her daughter, Laura Lee Crump and her husband Dr. Hoyt Crump and their children. The family attended First Presbyterian Church in Hartwell.
Mrs. Righton will be sorely missed by her family and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to honor Mrs. Righton's memory may donate to the Disabled Veterans of America or Northeast GA Animal Shelter. These two organizations were very dear to Mrs. Righton's heart.
The Strickland Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Hartwell is in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

The Hartwell Sun

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 700, 8 Benson St.
Hartwell, GA 30643
Phone: 706-376-8025
Fax: 706-376-3016