Woodside, Ruth H.

Ruth H. Woodside, 86, of Galesburg, died at 2:35 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

She was born November 1, 1927 in Galesburg the daughter of Charles and Hazel (McCracken) Welsh.  She married Raymond T. Woodside on February 15, 1947 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death June 29, 2012.

She is survived by two daughters, Judy Ann (and Sherman) Kelley and Mary Louise (and Rodger) Kelley, both of Galesburg; five grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Rosemary Coulson; five brothers; and three sisters.

Ruth was a homemaker.  She attended Bethel Baptist Church.  She was a former member of T.O.P.S.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel.  Captain Rick Ray will officiate.  Visitation will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel.  Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens.  Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church.  Online condolences may be made at