Normal - Ruth A. Williamson, 96, of Normal, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.
Her graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Le Roy.
Ruth was born on April 14, 1921 in Le Roy, Illinois, a daughter to Moss and Neva Hendren Riggs. Her father passed away when she was 10 months old. Her mother married her stepfather, Roy Schifflett. She married Oscar Williamson on March 29, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri. He preceded her in death on March 17, 1989.
Surviving are her children, Douglas (Dianne) Williamson and Vicki (Lynn) Kidwell both of Bloomington; four granddaughters; ten great grandchildren; one step great grandson; two great great grandchildren and sister, Viola (late, Howard) Willamson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mary (David) Totten and Juanita (Verdon) Cox; several step brothers and sisters.
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