Ruth Walton, 89 passed away in her sleep at 10:06 am Monday January 13, 2020 in Runnells Iowa at her daughter’s home.
Ruth was a lifelong resident of Plymouth, Illinois. She was the daughter of Don M. and Nancy Mae Coleman Boyd. She graduated High School in Plymouth in 1947, Ruth later married Dale Eugene Ballard, they had three children. Ruth later married Billy L. Walton in 1972.
Surviving Ruth are her kids…Mike & Cathy Ballard of Danvers, IL, (they have 3 girls and 7 grand kids) Brad & Becky Ballard of Kansas City (Brad has one son), Kim & Darrell Gamble of Runnells, IA, (Kim has 1 son and 1 daughter and 3 grand kids).
When you live 89 years most of your immediate family and lifelong friend have gone on before you. Ruth had a very full life and she was ready to be re-united with all of her loved ones. Ruth is free of the pain and worries of this world and is rejoicing in heaven with all who have gone before her.
A Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday January 18, 2020 at the St. Mary’s Baptist Church near Plymouth, IL. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Friday January 17, 2020 at the Hamilton Funeral Home 200 Orchard Street Augusta, IL. Memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta is handling arrangements.
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