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Ruby Ilene Sipes

April 12, 1924 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 93)

Ruby Ilene Sipes, 93, of Wesley Village of Macomb passed away at 4:10 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2017 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born on April 12, 1924 in Oakland Township, Schuyler County to Henry and Hazel Carroll Lenover. She married Russell Sipes on April 9, 1942 in Palmyra, Missouri. He passed away on May 24, 1988.

Also preceding her in death are her parents; one daughter, Carol Diana Danner; grandson, Jimme Sipes; two granddaughters, Tracy Steiner and Kathy Rodgers; great-grandson, Scott Rechkemmer; three brothers, Junior, Gene and Donnie Lenover; three sisters, Erma Newenham, Anita Shawgo and Rose Monaco and a son-in-law, Gerald Palm.

Ruby is survived by her children, Jimmie Curtis (Diane) Sipes of Macomb, Judy Kay (Stu) Steiner of Minier, Connie Sue (Gene) Sikes of Warsaw, Patricia Ilene Palm of Table Grove, Vickie Jo (Jerry) Markley of Table Grove and Brenda Lee (Jim) Friday of Adair; a son-in-law, Brian Danner of Table Grove; 24 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; 48 great-great-grandchildren; one sister Sarah Margaret Greenstreet and one brother, Ben Lenover.

Ruby lived in the Table Grove area for many years before moving to Macomb in 1990.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb with Reverend John Simmons officiating. Visitation will be held from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb.

Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

 Service Information

November 15, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home
303 East Washington St
Macomb, IL 61455

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