Ruth Squires

Ruth Squires

Wednesday, July 27th, 1938 Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

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Obituary for Ruth Squires

Ruth F. Squires, 79, of Joy, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at home.

No public services are planned. Cremation rites were facilitated by Bewley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Aledo.

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Ruth was born July 27, 1938, in Richwoods, Ark., the daughter of Isaac Ray and Alta Fay Moore Whitmire. She had worked as a farm hand and and equipment operator.

Those left to honor and cherish her memory include her sons, Dennis (Michelle) Prater of Groveland, IL and David (Peggy Pace) Prater of Muscatine, IA; daughters, Sheila Thomas, Judy Prater and Alta Harville all of Joy, IL; seventeen grandchildren; forty-three great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren; brothers, Harold Whitmire, Kenneth Whitmire and Jerry Whitmire; sisters, Juanita King, Marie Robins, Loretta Croom, Nancy Earl, Barb Eagan and Pam Smith; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Wanda Bacon; son, Robert Dean Squires and a brother, Eldon Whitmire.

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Danette Jacobs

So glad I got to see, spend time and say good bye to Faye before she became an angel .Thank you Judy and family for the time I got with your Mom she was a very special lady in my life.She will always be missed but not forgotten!!!
Comment | Posted at 10:59am via Condolence

Patrisia Magallon

Please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult moment. May the God of all comfort give you strength to endure the pain you are going through. “The day is near when all who have fallen asleep will be awaken”-John 5:28,29
Comment | Posted at 10:10am via Condolence

Patsy Bewley

To All of Fay's family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Fay was such a nice person and a joy to visit with. I hadn't seen her for a while, didn't realize that she wasn't well. My thoughts and prayers are with all of her family. May God Bless.
Comment | Posted at 04:12pm via Condolence

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