We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Ruby Knowles

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Ruby Knowles

Funeral service will be Thursday, December 31, 2009 for 89 year old Ruby Knowles of Chester, IL who passed away Monday, December 28, 2009 at St. Annís Healthcare Center in Chester, IL.

Ruby was born October 4, 1920 in Granite City, IL, the daughter of Jake and Maggie (McConkey) Cotner. She married Ray Knowles on April 8, 1950 in Kentucky and he preceded her in death on July 30, 1972.

Survivors include one son, Gary Richardson of Tampa, FL. Three daughters, Lin Van Meter of Kansas City, MO, Pat McAmis of Greensboro, NC and Darlene Knowles of Chester, IL. One sister, Jean Grammer. Two sisters in law, Audry Cotner and Betty Limestall. Seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother and one sister.

Visitation will be after 10am Thursday, December 31, 3009 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral service for Ruby Knowles will be at 1pm Thursday, December 31, 2009 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Phil Keeton officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.

Memorials can be made to St. Annís Healthcare Center.