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Helen Ruth (Gifford) Sink
November 26, 1926 ~ August 22, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Helen Ruth Sink age 96 of Ewing, IL went home to be with the Lord on August 22, 2023 at her daughter's home in Ewing, IL. Ruth was born November 26, 1926 in Belle Rive, IL. She was the daughter of Earl and Wilma Gifford. She married Dwight E. Sink on March 31, 1945 in Mt. Vernon, IL. He preceded her in death August 7, 2002.
Surviving are her children Duane (Anne) Sink of Belle Rive, IL, Phyllis (Ron) Gibbs of Ewing, IL and Randy M. Sink of Mt. Vernon, IL, grandchildren Matthew (Christa) Sink, Andrew (Doty) Sink, Mark Sink, Tammy (Chris) Head, Ronda (John) Suver, Eric (Robin) Gibbs, great-grandchildren Gianna, Heston, Eli, Abby and Jacob Sink, Justin (Kelsey) Head, Dakota (Kenise) Head, Caleb (Alysha) Suver, Gavin (Michaela) Suver, Alaina (John) Lamp, Audrey and Ashlyn Gibbs, great great grandchildren Maverick, Bodhi and Karsyn Head, Whitley, Willa, Brooks, Norah and Janie Suver and sister-in-law Alvera Icenhour.
Ruth was a housewife all of her life, an avid quilter and she loved her family more than life itself. She was a member of Frisco Missionary Baptist Church and attended First General Baptist Church of McLeansboro in her latter years.
Receiving of friends will be held at First General Baptist Church, McLeansboro from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday August 26, 2023 with Celebration of Life to follow at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rescue Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund and McLeansboro General Baptist Church Building Fund and will be accepted at the Celebration of Life.
For more information or to send online condolences please visit www.mortonjohnstonfuneralhome.com