M. RUTH SLOAN 91 Oblong, Illinois
VISITATION: 6 – 8 P.M. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL TIME OF
FUNERAL: 10:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY JULY 2, 2003 PULLIAM FUNERAL HOME – OBLONG
MEMORIALS: CENTRAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, OBLONG Envelopes at or
may be mailed to the funeral home.
M. Ruth Sloan 91, Oblong, IL. died Saturday June 28, 2003 in the Long
Term Care Unit of Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, IL. Ruth was born
on October 21, 1911 in Perry County, Indiana and was the daughter of Will
Park and Lyte (Parr) Park. On July 9, 1932, she married Charles J. Sloan
who died November 3, 1993. Ruth was a Homemaker, member of Central United
Methodist Church Oblong of which she was active in for many years. Ruth was
an avid doll collector and her collection totaled 3,000 dolls.
Surviving Ruth is three sons and daughters-in-laws William S. "Bill" & Shirley
Holloway, Norman & Mildred Sloan and Harold & Carolyn Sloan; 8 grandchildren;
8 great- grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces
Preceding Ruth in death were her parents, husband, 1 great grandson,
1 great granddaughter and 3 brothers.
Burial will be in Oblong Cemetery.