Ruth Hunter

Tuesday, September 2, 2003

COBDEN, Ill. -- Ruth Hodges Hunter, 89, of Paducah, formerly of Carbondale, Ill. died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003, at the Superior Care Home in Paducah.

She was born July 27, 1914, in Cobden., daughter of James Allison and Anna Mary Blessing Hodges. She married Charles H. Hunter on June 30, 1940 in Jackson, Mo. He preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1996.

Hunter was retired from SIU at Carbondale. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Odd Fellows, and Rebekah's Lodge 220 of Carbondale.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four sisters and three brothers.

Friends may call after 1 to 2 p.m. today at the Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cobden cemetery.