Ruthann Meade

Friday, September 21, 2007

GORHAM, Ill. -- Ruthann Meade, 46, of Gorham died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill.

She was born July 7, 1961, in Newport, R.I., daughter of Carl Vernell and Shirley Mae West Williams. She and Stephen K. Meade were married Dec. 2, 1994, in Cobden, Ill.

Meade had worked at Nutritional Headquarters of Carbondale. She was formerly of Cobden and was a member of Limestone Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Justin Hunt of Sisterdale, Texas, Josh Meade of Murphysboro, Ill., Daniel Meade of Gorham; her mother of Anna, Ill.; a sister, Kathy Pennington of Carbondale; and maternal grandmother, Mildred West of Anna.

She was preceded in death by her father and a sister.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.

The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kenneth Mixen officiating. Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery.