Name: Ruth Faye Van Middlesworth
Birth: 18 APR 1917 in Orion Twp., Fulton Co., Il.
Death: 24 JAN 2006 in Graham Hospital, Canton, Fulton Co., Il.
Burial: 28 JAN 2006 White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton Co., Il.
Ruth "Faye" VanMiddlesworth Settles
Ruth “Faye” VanMiddlesworth Settles, 88, 755 N. 8th Canton, passed aw ay on 11:50 pm on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 at Graham Hospital, Canton. Bo rn in Orion Township, IL, April 18, 1917 to Joe and Sylvia (Bain) VanMiddl esworth, she married James William “Pee Wee” Settles on June 11, 1939 in C anton. He passed away on June 14, 1984. Surviving are two daughters, Dix ie List of Canton and Karen Lighter of Pekin, three grandchildren and t wo great-grandchildren. Also preceding her in death were her parents and t wo grandsons. She traveled with her husband all over the world. She took h er 5th grade students to the Rotary Travelogue every month. She serv ed as a youth director at South Park United Methodist Church for 10 yea rs and started the live Nativity scene which is still in operation toda y. She was awarded “Teacher of the Year.” Services will be Saturday, Ja n. 28, 2006 at 1:00 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton. Visitati on will be Friday Jan. 27th from 5 to 7 pm at the funeral home. Rev. Kei th Jones will officiate. Burial will take place at White Chapel Memory Gar dens, Canton. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Scholarsh ip Fund.
Father: William Warren Van Middlesworth b: 27 MAY 1893 in Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Il.
Mother: Sylvia Bernice Bain b: 11 OCT 1891 in Banner Twp., Fulton Co., Il.
James William Settles b: 28 SEP 1913 in Il.
11 JUN 1939
in Canton, Fulton Co., Il.
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