Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Coartneys in:
 • Forest Grove Cemetery
 • Canton
 • Lewis County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Ruth E Stokes Coartney
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 9, 1927
Koshkonong
Oregon County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 2012
Belleville
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

PNJ-Mar. 8, 2012

Obit. of Ruth E. Coartney
June 9, 1927-Mar. 3, 2012

Ruth E. Coartney, age 84, of O'Fallon, Ill., passed away March 3, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.

She was born June 9, 1927 in Koshkonong, Mo., a daughter of Ed and Dolores Woods Stokes.

She married Richard L. Coartney May 21, 1948 in Pekin, Ill. He passed away July 29. 1993.

Ruth attended school in Williamstown, Mo. and upon leaving went to Peoria, Ill., where she was employed by Caterpillar Tractor Co. for several years. This is where she met her future husband. She returned to Canton, Mo. in 1961. She was employed as a secretary at Mississippi Valley Textile Co. and later served for many years as secretary/bookkeeper at Lewis County Motor Co. in Canton. She remained in Canton until 2008 when she moved to O'Fallon, Ill. to be near her family. She lived at the O'Fallon Apartments and made many friends there in the past three and one-half years. She was a member of the Canton Christian Church.

She survived by a son Rick (Letitia) Coartney of O'Fallon, Ill., a granddaughter Stephanie (Christopher) Dulaney of Shiloh, Ill., and several nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant son, brothers Stacy Milnes, John Milnes, Eugene Stokes, and sisters Pauline Risk and Jean Weaver.

At her request, no services will be held Inurnment of her cremated remains will be in Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.

Online condolences may be left at www.arnoldsfuneralhome.net. 
 
Burial:
Forest Grove Cemetery
Canton
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: AGS
Record added: Jun 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112574390
Ruth E <i>Stokes</i> Coartney
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Linda Trumblee
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- AGS
 Added: Jun. 19, 2013
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service