Ruth A. Dalby
Ruth A. Dalby, 90, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 4:40 a.m.
Friday, April 2, 2010, at her residence in Mt. Vernon.
She was born in Gridley on May 17, 1919, a daughter of
George O. and Rose E. (North) Foreman. She married Donald
W. Dalby on Nov. 22, 1938, in El Paso (Illinois) and shared
71 years of marriage.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Hughey
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Revs. Bud Storey and Mark
Byars officiating. Interment will follow at Hopewell Cemetery
in Jefferson County. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday
at the funeral home.
Mrs. Dalby is survived by her husband, Donald W. Dalby of
Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Judith A. Williams of Mt. Vernon,
Janet S Byars and husband Edgar of Texico, and Joyce Richardson
and husband Kenneth of Mt. Vernon; six grandchildren, Lori McGovern
and husband Kevin of Mt. Vernon, Ryan Richardson of Mt. Vernon,
Mark Byars and wife Becky of McLeansboro, Dee Allen of Florissant, Mo.,
Gary Williams and wife Eileen of Woodlawn and James Williams and
wife Vonna of West Chester, Ohio; 15 great-grandchildren; five
great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ethel Letsinger of El Paso
Her parents, one brother, four sisters and a son-in-law preceded
her in death.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Hopewell Cemetery
and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral
Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home
where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com
for further information and to send condolences.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson