January 27, 1927 - August 20, 2016
Mattoon, IL - Ruth V. Dye, age 89, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 7:02 a.m., Saturday, August 20, 2016, at her residence. The memorial service in her honor will begin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938, with Reverend Robert Warren officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will take place at a later date in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Born January 27, 1927, in Chicago, IL, Ruth was the daughter of Darrel S. and Geneva (Gavis) Thompkins. She married Eugene L. Dye on Oct. 2, 1976. He preceded her in death. Survivors include one daughter, Linda Milligan and husband Jerry of Mattoon, IL; seven grandchildren, Steven Trumbold of Mattoon, IL, Gregory Trumbold and wife Faye of Mattoon, IL, Lisa Trumbold Hughes and husband Stephen of Myrtle Beach, SC, Javiar Milligan of Mattoon, IL, Elijah Milligan of Mattoon, IL, and Anita Hines and husband Dan of Gays, IL; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Rick Siford; and one grandson, Brian Siford. Ruth was a former employee of General Electric of Mattoon, and retired as a teacher’s aide with Head Start. She was a member of the East Side Church of the Nazarene. Ruth and Eugene loved to travel. They visited many states together in their camper. She had a talent for crafts and enjoyed playing cards. Ruth was friendly and charismatic, a true people person. However, her favorite people to spend time with were her family, especially her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Memorials in her honor may be made to the Eastside Church of the Nazarene, 2129 South 9th Street, P.O. Box 987, Mattoon, IL 61938. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with her family.
Mattoon, IL - Ruth V. Dye, age 89, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 7:02 a.m., Saturday, August 20, 2016, at her residence. The memorial service in her honor will begin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home,... View Obituary & Service Information
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