Ruth Wright

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Ruth Wright, 87, of Jonesboro, formerly of Wolf Lake, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at Jonesboro Health Care Center.

She was born Aug. 4, 1920, in Kansas City, Kan., daughter of George and Clara Mae Hoopes Whinery.

Survivors include four daughters, Clara Folsom and Edna Franks of Kansas City, Eva Strough of Anna, Ill., Ruby Smith of Wolf Lake; seven sons, George Coldren of Coronado, Calif., Kelley Wright of Haughton, La., Harold King of Iowa, Gary Coldren, Larry Coldren, Willis Smythe and Claude Smythe.

She was preceded in death by a son and two daughters.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Stamp officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.