Memorial of Ruth Beulah Helm ’35
Ruth Beulah George, 99, of Decatur, IL passed away at 7:10 a.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Fair Havens Christian Home, Decatur.
Ruth was born on November 30, 1913, in Decatur, IL the daughter of Elmer N. and Mae L. (Johnson) Helm. She married Carl Thomas George on May 19, 1934. He preceded her in death on September 21, 2003. She was a retired invoice clerk from Sears and Roebuck. She was a former member of the Decatur Community Church. Ruth loved to travel and had been able to travel to all fifty US states, to Europe and China. She also enjoyed many outdoor activities and especially gardening.
Ruth is survived by her nieces and nephews: Joan Burgener of Tampa, FL, Phyllis Thomas of Brandon, FL, Ruth Carol Haynes and her husband Richard of Brandon, FL, Alice Helm of Champaign, Mike George and his wife Trish of Castro Valley, CA, Donna Gregg of California, Jeff Mosby of Cincinnati, OH, and Brad Mosby of Bloomington, IL.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister, brother, one great niece and one great nephew.