Ruby M Yewell November 18, 1921 – June 11, 2019


Ruby M. Yewell, age 97, of Vienna, IL, formerly of Golconda, passed away June 11, 2019 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, IL.
She was born November 18, 1921 to the late Burton B. and Arminda Mae (Winn) Moss in Johnson County, IL.
Ruby was a member of the Palestine Cumberland Presbyterian Church after it was gone she called Dixon Springs Baptist Church her home church. She worked in the glove factory for the war effort during WWII. She also had worked at Pope County Care Center nursing home, U.S. Forrest Service, Pope County Schools, Dr. Jankus’ office, Golden Circle, Dari Barr and raised cattle.
Ruby is survived by her daughters, Beverly Simon of Ft. Myers, FL, Judy (Bill) Dwyer of Somerville, TN, Regina (Rick) Allen of Vienna, IL; half-brother, Gene McKinney of Albion, IL; grandchildren, Justin Meyers of Eldorado, IL, Jeff (Lori) Dwyer of TN, Rachel (William) DiPaulo of TN, Joanna Allen of Peoria, IL, Julianna Allen of Vienna, IL; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert (Shorty) Yewell; son, Dennis Meyers; grandson, John Dwyer; brothers, Paul Moss, John Moss, Albert Moss, Dan Moss, Marion Arthur Moss, Carl Moss; son-in-law, Rex Elysee-Collen.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Dixon Springs Baptist Church in Golconda, IL. Brother Kevin Richerson will conduct the service. Interment will follow at Sulphur Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at the church.
Memorials may be made to: Pope County Senior Citizens, PO Box 246, Golconda, IL 62938.


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