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 Lucy C. <I>Hillis</I> Ruyle

Lucy C. Hillis Ruyle

Wrights, Greene County, Illinois, USA
Death 30 Dec 2006 (aged 101)
Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, USA
Burial Greene County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 27480472 · View Source
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Lucy,married first Harold Settles,about 1925, IL, To this marriage was born: Catherine Alfreda, Second Marriage, William Andrew Ruyle, Sr., Son Andrew Jackson Ruyle, Addie M.Jones, Married Feb 1945, Greene Co.,IL

The Telegraph, 1 Jan. 2006.

CARROLLTON Lucy C. Ruyle, 101, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. Born in Wrights on Feb. 17, 1905, she was the daughter of the late David and Bessie (Bridges) Hillis. She was married to Harold Settles and later to William Ruyle Sr., who both preceded her in death.

She was a housekeeper at the Greene County Farm, Curtis-Wright Aircraft, Western Division of Olin Corp., the Alton Boxboard and Mount Gilead Shelter Care Home near Carrollton, where she resided. She was a member of the Berdan Baptist Church for 86 years. She was also a member of the Royal Neighbors.

She is survived by a stepdaughter, Minnie Buchanan of Berdan; a stepson and his wife, William and Blanche Ruyle Jr. of Carrollton; 16 grandchildren, Connie Barnard, Linda Iams, Genia Mack, Kenny, Paul, Ronald and Greg Steinacher, Kathleen Walker, LuAnn Roth, Rosie Smock, Kevin Leon Shaw, Melinda Snider, Mark Black, Vernon R. Goodman, Lanita Combs and Don Buchanan; 34 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren, and two great-great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Sutton of Eldon, Mo.; and a sister-in-law, Opal Hillis of White Hall.

In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Catherine Alfreda Steinacher; a stepdaughter, Vera Black; two grandchildren, Carolyn Ransom and Vera Carlene Shaw; two brothers, John and David Hillis; and five sisters, Courtney Sullivan, Hilda Smith, Viola Phillips, Olive Tanner and Maude Volker.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Burial will be at Hardin Cemetery near Greenfield.

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  • Maintained by: Ron Steinacher
  • Originally Created by: Donnie Ruyle
  • Added: 11 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27480472
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lucy C. Hillis Ruyle (17 Feb 1905–30 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27480472, citing Hardin Cemetery, Greene County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ron Steinacher (contributor 47662243) .