Ruth Anne Ceder, 84, of Macomb passed away at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, July 19, 2020 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.
She was born on October 20, 1935 in Warren County, Illinois to Louis Ray and Della Ruth Martin Leighty. She married Eldon Ceder on December 23, 1956 in Blandinsville. He passed away on October 12, 2004.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Steven Tyler Furr; one brother, Donald Leighty; brother-in-law, James Gordon and one niece, Phyllis Jean Gordon.
Ruth is survived by one daughter, Rebecca Sue Goetell ; one son, John Ray Ceder of Macomb; one grandson, Wallace Felix Farr of Silvis; one brother, Eugene (Marcine) Leighty of Quincy and several nieces and nephews.
Ruth worked at Western Illlinois University, Good Hope Grade School and Northwestern High School in food service.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Macomb.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Pastor John Self officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glade City Cemetery in Blandinsville. The family requests that those attending wear face coverings or masks.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund.
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