Joan (White) Law, 84, of Ratcliff passed away December 20, 2017 at Paris.

She was born January 27, 1933 in Charleston to the late Herman Hugo-White and Mary Elizabeth (Willis) White. She was a retired rancher and beautician. She was a member of the Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Cattleman’s Association and Farm Bureau.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Opert C. Law, one son David D. Law, one sister Betty White and two brothers, Herman Hugo-White, Jr. and Ben E. White.

Funeral service will be 10a.m. Saturday December 23, 2017 at Smith Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories under the direction of Smith Mortuary, Charleston.

Survivors is her son Rickey D. Law of Ratcliff, two grandchildren; two great grandchildren, one step grandchild, and one great great grandchild.

The family will receive friends Saturday, December 23, 2017 from 9 a.m. until service time.

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