Ruth McMillen

Ruth McMillenRuth M. McMillen, 84, of Rushville died at 11:40 a.m. Oct. 2, 2013, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born Feb. 14, 1929, a daughter of Freiley L. and Helen D. Termin Pigg. She married Norman McMillen on April 14, 1956, in Rushville. He survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Susan (and Everett) Easley and Jo Lynn (and Dave) Campbell, both of Astoria; one sister, Linda (and Bob) Ward of Rushville; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Dick and Bob Pigg; and one sister, Mary Fuqua.

A 1946 graduate of Rushville High School, she received her certificate from Quincy Beauty College. She was a hairdresser at various salons until her daughters were born. She was then a homemaker and helped her husband on the family farm.

She attended First United Methodist Church in Rushville.

Services were held Saturday at Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Pastor Tim Gilliland officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Culbertson Memorial Hospital Foundation or Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/9/2013

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