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MACOMB, Ill. -- Ruth A. Matthews, 85, of Wesley Village Health Care Center in Macomb, formerly of Plymouth, died at 9:50 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 14, 2013) in Wesley Village.

She was born on Dec. 3, 1927, in Augusta, a daughter to Howard and Delcia Smith Dennis. She married Robert E. Matthews on Oct. 19, 1946, in Clayton. He died June 16, 1993.

Ruth was a 1946 graduate of Golden High School. She had worked at Dennis Chicken Products in Augusta, Bower Roller Bearing in Macomb, and also restaurants in Augusta and Plymouth. She was a member of the Augusta VFW Auxiliary.

She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Grosinic of Plymouth; two sons, Rodney (Norma) Matthews of New Port Richey, Fla., and Dennis Matthews of Honolulu; eight grandchildren, John, Steven, Dustin, Donavan and Dara Matthews, Danielle Flores and Christopher and Sean Grosinic; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, George Dennis, of Seneca; and two nieces.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lyle Dennis.

SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Hamilton Funeral Home, Augusta, with the Rev. Tom Spain conducting. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Augusta.

VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Plymouth American Legion or the Plymouth Old Settlers.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hamilton Funeral Home.

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Feb. 16 to Feb. 18, 2013
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