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Ruth V. “Ruthie” McCullough Latson

Petrolia, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Apr 2015 (aged 74)
Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bridgeport, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 149683253 · View Source
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Ruth V. "Ruthie" Latson, age 74 of Mattoon and formerly of Bridgeport, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in Urbana, Illinois at Carle Hospital.

She was born in Petrolia on Jan. 24, 1941 to Harry and Rosie (Doss) McCullough. Ruth married M. Joseph Latson in the Free Methodist Church in Bridgeport on Oct. 27, 1961.

She was a member of the Free Methodist Church of Bridgeport when she lived here and a current member of the Neoga Free Methodist Church. Ruth was also a homemaker to her family, had worked at Golden Rule, and had worked in Olney at the telephone company as a switchboard operator.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Latson of Mattoon; three daughters, Rhonda Latson of Mattoon, Kimberly York and husband Bob of Greenwood, Indiana and Tina Thompson and husband Brandon of Mattoon; one brother, David McCullough and wife Rachel of Tuscola; six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister in infancy.

A funeral service will be held Friday, April 10, 2015 in Neoga at the Free Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until service time. Locally, a visitation will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Immediately following the visitation, a graveside committal service will be held at the Bridgeport City Cemetery.

Cunningham Funeral Home is handling all arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to assist the family directly or through the funeral home.

Daily Record (Lawrenceville, IL)
Friday, April 10, 2015

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  • Created by: Janice (Teel) Crites
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149683253
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth V. “Ruthie” McCullough Latson (24 Jan 1941–8 Apr 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149683253, citing Bridgeport City Cemetery, Bridgeport, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Janice (Teel) Crites (contributor 47276653) .