Virden – Ruth I. Seifert- Hedrick, 103 of Virden, IL passed away Thursday February 28, 2013 at Sunrise Manor, Virden, IL.
Ruth was born Nov. 2, 1909 in Ashland, NE a daughter of William and Nora (Hightshoe) Sullivan. She was married to Wilbert H. Seifert for 60 years and after his death married Omer Slightom and then Dr. Walter Hedrick. Ruth was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Girard, IL and a former member of the Home Extension and the Virden Women’s Club. Ruth wintered in Texas for many years.
Surviving Ruth are her daughters, Evelyn (Ron) Cain-Carney and Betty (Robert) Cox both of Virden, IL, a step-son, Dr. Keith (Vicki) Hedrick of Carlinville, IL, sisters, Helen Lynn of Dallas, TX and Lorene Nation of Litchfield, IL, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Ruth in death were her husbands, Wilbert Seifert, Omer Slightom and Dr. Walter Hedrick, sister, Opal Gale, brothers, Robert, Bill, Gerald and Donald Sullivan.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sat. March 2, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Girard, IL with funeral services at 11 a.m. at the church. Officiating will be Rev. Keith GeRue. Organist, Cyndy Wilson. Pallbearers: George Rankin, Bruce Garner, Brad Cox, Harold Massey, Greg Whitlow, Aron Massey, Landon Cain and Jonathan Cain. burial in Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL. Memorials may be made to the church. Please visit: www. calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.