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Lula Frances Lamb

January 25, 1927 — July 19, 2022

Lula Frances Lamb, 95, of Stanardsville, VA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 19, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on January 25, 1927, to the late Lewis Thomas and Vernie Moore Jones in Albemarle County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James W. Lamb, her son Floyd Elmer Lamb, and her daughter, Dorothy L. Morris. She was also preceded in death by six brothers, Milton, Walter, Thomas, Robert, Franklin, and Carroll Jones and two sisters: Hazel Lawson and Lelia Martin. 

Mom left behind a family that loved her very much. two sons; Paul (Susan); and John (Dorothea); two daughters; Wanda Turner (James) and Ann Powell (Anthony) and one daughter-in-law Judy Lamb (wife of Floyd Lamb).  She had the love of her grandchildren that she adored; Christina Morris, Kenneth Morris, Melissa Lamb, Ryan Lamb, Tonya Armour (Kevin), Anthony Powell (Brittany), Matthew Powell; Sarah Lamb.  In addition, she had ten great-grandchildren: Brittany, Nicky, Devin, Kyle, Kameron, Sean, Cody, Hayden, Alex, and Dillon and one special great-great granddaughter Paisley.   She received the nickname Nanna and the love she had for us all was precious and as any Nanna would she loved each and every grandchild, great grandchild and great-great grandchild and didn’t mind spoiling them every chance she got. Her love for all was shown every-time we all came around.  She was always smiling. 

She also was survived by two loving sister-in-law’s: Joyce (wife of Robert Jones) and Tina (wife of Franklin Jones) and many nieces and nephews.  They were always there for her no matter what she needed.  She loved every one of you. 

Mom had a long, rewarding life filled with lots of love for her family and friends.  She loved her church and her Lord.  She loved listening to good Gospel Bluegrass Music and singing along with them.  She went to many Bluegrass shows with her daughter Dorothy to various places to hear many bands; The Deans, Charlie Frazier’s Band were two of her favorites and she loved to hear her nephew, Steve Minter play.    

If you ever came to Mom’s house you would always find her hard at work.  She loved working in the yard and garden.  Mom loved her garden and didn’t mind hard work.  She would grow anything she could and didn’t mind giving it away.   The one thing our Mom did that everyone loved and asked for every time they were home was her homemade biscuits and gravy.  They were the best and will be forever missed. 

Her last three years of Her life were spent with her very loving and special granddaughter Tonya.  She spent many happy times with Tonya and the boys singing, laughing, watching TV.  A special thanks goes out to Tonya and her family who took care of her until her last breath.  A special thanks to Sean who was always there to help in her care when Tonya needed help.   

The family would also like to thank her long times physician, Debbie Campbell, who cared for her so lovingly, and her special friends, Betty Powell, Charles and Libby Turner, Beverly Carpenter, and Margie Sacra. 

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, July 22, 2022 at the First Bible Baptist Church.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the First Bible Baptist Church with Pastor Chuck Shifflett officiating.  Special music will be performed by Eddie Dean.  Interment will follow at the Ruckersville Community Cemetery. 

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Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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