Ruth L. Stevens
Ruth L. Stevens, 84, of Springfield, died at 1:30 am, Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at her home. She was born May 4, 1930 in Springfield, to Clyde and Lillian Harlow Buckley. She married Walter Stevens on June 11, 1960 and he survives.
Also surviving are 2 granddaughters, Starr (fiancé Kurt Snowden) Dickson and Casey Kornegay; one grandson, Shane Dickson; one sister, Anna (Bob) Moomaw of CA; sister-in-law and caregiver, Dee Farney; brother-in-law Charles (Terri) Kean; Sister-in-law Peggy (Bob) Emmons and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Rusty in 2005, 6 brothers, Leland, Joe, Roy, George, Stuart and Richard Buckley and three sisters, Phyllis, Helen and Hazel.
Ruth was a member of Third Presbyterian Church. She worked for Sangamo Electric for twenty-eight years in meter assembly and also in meter assembly for Simplex Corporation and retired from St. John’s Hospital after ten years of service
Visitation: 9-10 am, Friday, April 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Friday, April 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend George Heineman, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Third Presbyterian Church.