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D. Ruth Sappington - 88

6/2/1929 - 9/30/2017

Macomb

D Ruth Sappington age 88 of Macomb, passed away September 30, 2017, at the Elms Nursing Home in Macomb.  She was born June 3, 1929, in Media, Illinois to Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Corley.  Ruth was united in marriage September 17, 1949, in Stronghurst, Illinois, to John P. Sappington.  He preceded her in death on July 24, 2000, she was also preceded by her parents,  and 2 Brothers.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Son: Jay P. Sappington, Macomb, Illinois, 1 Daughter: Jayne A. Sappington, Lubbock, Texas, 6 Grandchildren: Sarah, Seth, Jared, Zachary, Jessica and Kaitlin, 5 Great Grandchildren, 3 Sisters: Doris E. Mason, Dorothy Lindell, and Gwen.
Ruth was a member of the Doddsville United Methodist Church, and retired from the Department of Labor with the State of Illinois.
Private Graveside services will be held at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb.  Friends may sign the register book at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Thursday.  Memorial is to the Doddsville United Methodist Church or McDonough District Hospital Hospice.   On line Condolences to the family can be left at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Friends may call at the Jones Mortuary Thursday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Graveside Service:

Private at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb

5 Comments

  • Norma Kentner

    on 10/03/17

    Jayne....My husband and I ate with Ruth for several years as our mother ate at the same table. We continued ourour visits as we lived your
  • Norma Kentner

    on 10/03/17

    Jayne....My husband and I ate with Ruth for several years as our mother ate at the same table. We continued our visits as we loved your mom dearly. We are very sorry for your loss.
  • Louise Brown

    on 10/03/17

    So sorry for the loss of your dear mother. May Almighty God sustain you at this time of great loss. John 5:28,29. Again my sincerest condolences.
  • Roger L.W.Carmack

    on 10/04/17

    Jay and Family..May God be with you at this time....Thinking of you...God Bless!!!
  • Don & Sarah Heberling

    on 10/05/17

    So sorry to learn of Ruth's passing. When John was still teaching, we spent several evenings with them. Your Mom made great coffee!!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you both and your families.

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