“Thank you for the thoughtful poem and forget-me-not seeds. I will plant them in my garden if it ever gets warm enough. What a great idea.
— A. W.
Ruth I. Kinley
September 08, 1916 - July 18, 2012
Ruth Kinley, (nee Worst) age 95 of Plainfield, IL at rest Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at the Lakewood Nursing Center in Plainfield, IL. Born September 8, 1916 in Plainfield, IL.
Ruth is survived by her children, Donald (Sharon) Kinley of Plainfield, IL and Larry (Patricia) Kinley of Valrico, FL, her grandchildren, David (Michele) Kinley of Normal, IL, Randy Kinley of Plainfield, IL, William (Gidget) Kinley of New York, Joseph (Kim) Kinley and Karalee Kinley both of Florida; her great-grandchildren Meghan (Kevin) Spreer, Brett, Kelsey, Glenn, Kurt, Karen, Emily, Jerry Biller, Matthew, Caleb. Samantha and Madison and great-great-granddaughter Maci Spreer; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 67 years, Glenn in 2003, and a great-grandson Ethan, her parents Floyd and Elvira Worst and her siblings, Harold Worst, Rosella Russell, Howard Worst and Bob Worst.
Ruth was a 1934 graduate of Plainfield High School and an active lifelong member of Plainfield United Methodist Church. She was a member of TOPS and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time she enjoyed playing cards and attending any and all of her grandchildren’s sporting events and activities. Her grandchildren will always remember the cookies she so lovingly baked for them. For those who prefer, memorials in her honor may be directed to the Plainfield United Methodist Church, 15114 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544 or Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60435.
Visitation Monday, July 23, 2012 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at Plainfield United Methodist Church, 15114 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield, IL 60544 with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM. Private family interment at Plainfield Township Cemetery, Plainfield, IL. Arrangements entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, IL 60544