Ruby Ilene Sipes, 93, of Wesley Village of Macomb passed away at 4:10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 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, Mo. 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; a 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 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb with Reverend John Simmons officiating. Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
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