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Ruth Bates

August 6, 1938 May 10, 2014
Ruth Bates
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Obituary for Ruth Bates

Ruth Bates, age 75, of Harrisburg, passed away May 10, 2014 at Metropolis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Metropolis.
She was born August 6, 1938 to Josh and Velma (Horney) Anderson in Golconda, IL.  Her parents died at an early age, and she was raised by her aunt and uncle, Donna and Garth Collier.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Debra and husband Dean Taborn of Goreville, IL; son, Mark Belt of Fort Collins, CO; three grandchildren, Dean and wife Kerry Taborn, Jr., Deanna and husband Eric Marsh, Ty Taborn; four great grandchildren, Taylor Taborn, Kaden Taborn, Alyssa Marsh, Jace Johnson; aunt, Donna Collier of Golconda, IL.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, William Anderson; one sister, Betty Hosick.
Funeral services will be private. Interment will be at Collier Cemetery in Pope County, IL.


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