Ruth Watson

WILMINGTON—Ruth Jane Watson, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023 at the age of 87. She was born Nov. 20, 1935.
Passed away peacefully on Thursday September 21, 2023 at the age of 87.
She loved gardening, watching Judge Judy, collecting cookbooks, baking, and napping with her fur baby Tucker. She loved spending time with her kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids.
She is survived by her four children: Craig (Karen) Watson, of Wilmington; Ray (Darlene) Watson, of Hohenwald, TN; Tammy and Kelly Watson, of Wilmington. She had five grandchildren: Katie (Shawn), Jason (Cassandra), Laura (Cody), Timothy and Emily, followed by eight great-grandchildren: Caden, Larkyn, Westin, Cooper, Hadley, Amelia, Nora and Miles. She will truly be missed by all her friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ray and grandson, Timothy.
Visitation will be Thursday Sept. 28, 2023, from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:30 p.m. at Hickey Memorial Chapel, 4201 W. 147th St. Midlothian, IL 60445. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens South.