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Ruby Barnett Dickhans

  • Birth 24 Jun 1927 Arkansas, USA
  • Death 24 Nov 2009 Illinois, USA
  • Burial Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 44830123

Ruby Knowlton Dickhans, nee Barnett, 82, of Belleville, Ill., formerly of Cahokia, Ill., born Friday, June 24, 1927, in Alicia, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 at her residence.

Mrs. Dickhans was a retired manager for Jackman Fabrics and cared for others for many years. She was a member of Life Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Tiffney Knowlton; second husband, Arthur J. Dickhans; parents, Edgar and Linnie, nee Goodman, Barnett; sisters, Muriel Hardcastle, Mildred Maples, and Lavada DeRoe; and brother, Bill Barnett.

Surviving are her children, Linnie (Phillip) Tochtrop of Columbia, Ill., Tiffney (Wanda) Knowlton Jr. of Bourbon, Mo., Connie Knowlton of Swansea, Ill., Roger (Jenny) Dickhans of Sewickley, Pa., and Joan (Rick) Emas of Des Peres, Mo.; brother, Sherman Barnett of El Paso, Texas; grandchildren, Phillip Jr., Snapper, Gina, Tameshia, Lesia, Katie, Nicholas, Billy, Jimmy, Julie, and Christy; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clay Yoakum officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.

Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from November 26 to November 27, 2009

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  • Added: 26 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44830123
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