|Birth: ||Oct. 12, 1938|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 2014|
Ruth L. Alls, 75, of Erie, IL, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, January 27, 2014 at Gibson – Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Burial will be in the Erie Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Erie Ambulance, Rock Island County Animal Care & Control Shelter or the First Baptist Church, Morrison.
Ruth was born October 12, 1938 in Swifton, Arkansas, the daughter of Roy and Hattie (Williford) Fitzwater. She married Billie Joe Alls on August 15, 1955 in Lynn, AR. Ruth loved being a farmer throughout her lifetime. She was an avid animal lover and enjoyed caring for and feeding the birds and wildlife around her home. She and Bill had a passion for horses and had been involved with the Mounted Patrol, The Tri-City Trail Riders Club among some other area trail riding clubs. Ruth was a member of the First Baptist Church in Morrison.
Survivors include her 4 children, Diana Alls, Morrison, Billy Alls, Rapids City, Janet (Alan) Black, Hillsdale, Susan (Brian) Neff, Coal Valley; sister, Flora Alls, Erie; 10 grandchildren, Amy (Eric) Mettler, Paige Alls, Autumn (Kenny) Kinmon, Jake Benters, Nickie Benters, Phylicia (Mitch) Meier, Jett Black, Beau Black, Rahil Hyder, and Kasim Hyder; and 8 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill in 2012; granddaughter, Kristy Benters; brothers, Paul, Merle and Coy Fitzwater; sisters, Mildred James and Lucille Ayers and 4 siblings as toddlers.
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Jan 24, 2014
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