ROCK FALLS – Ruby M. Wyatt, 81, of Rock Falls, passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Saturday March 8, 2014.
Ruby was born on May 8, 1932, in Rhodell, W.Va., the daughter of John Henry and Venia (Milam) Smith. She married Thomas Wyatt on Dec. 14, 1950, in Sullivan, W.Va. Ruby was employed with Frantz Manufacturing in Sterling for 30 years, retiring in 1996.
Family was the most important thing in her life. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include four daughters, Bonnie (Jim) Bergsmith of Greenville, Ramona Howerton of DeKalb, Theresa Kratofil of Centerville, Iowa, and Regina (John) Pratt of Sterling; two sons, Larry (Fonda) Wyatt of Sterling and Gary (Kathy) Wyatt of Dixon; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and seven brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and the funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks, pastor of Harvest Time Bible Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.
A memorial has been established.
Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.