Ruth Pryor

Ruth PryorRuth Pryor, 89, of Rushville died at 6:35 a.m. Dec. 9, 2009, at Snyder’s Vaughn Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born Feb. 3, 1920, in Woodstock Township, Schuyler County, a daughter of Edward and Menta Howard Emerick. She married Jack L. Pryor on Feb. 21, 1948, in Rushville. He preceded her in death on July 5, 1995.

She also was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are one daughter, Susan J. Walker of Macomb; two sisters, Mary Gillenwater of Macomb and Irene Emerick of Peoria; and one grandchild.

Graveside services were held Friday at Palm Cemetery, southwest of Rushville in Woodstock Township with Wayne Bonser officiating. Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville was in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/16/2009