|Ruby M. Kelley, age 88, of Cameron, Illinois died at 6:48 P.M. on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Marigold Rehab & Health Care Center, of Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born on May 26, 1925 in Media Township, Illinois the daughter of Winfield and Etta Wilson Keith. She married John J. Kelley on April 15, 1950 in Rock Island, Illinois. He preceded her in death on February 28, 1982.
Surviving are two daughters: Janet (John) Folger of Rural Galesburg, Illinois and Gloria (Larry) Corbin of Cameron, Illinois; four grandchildren: Kellie (Jon) Hootman of Alexis, Illinois, Lori (Les) James of Elwood, Illinois, Amanda Corbin of Macomb, Illinois, and Becky Shaw Thompson of Indiana; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Nora (Harold) Colwell of Cameron, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Joyce Evans Shaw, one infant sibling, seven brothers and three sisters.
She worked for the former Admiral Manufacturing of Galesburg, Illinois retiring in 1974 after for 21 years as an assembler.
She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and gardening.
Cremation Rites will be accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or to an organization of your choice. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory is in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhomes.com