Ruth J. (Raymer) Reed

Born: Sat., Nov. 6, 1943
Died: Fri., May 18, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., May 24, 2018
Location: Pittsfield Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., May 25, 2018
Location: Assembly of God Church

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Ruth Jeanette Reed, 74 of Pittsfield, formerly of Collinsville, IL, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Eastside Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield.  Ruth was born in St. Louis, MO November 6, 1943 to Luin and Alva Lucille Sollars Raymer.  She had married Burrell Reed, and to this union, a son, Charles (Chuck) Reed was born.

Ruth was a strong Christian woman and a firm and faithful follower of Jesus Christ.  She always loved people and tried to help others as best that she was able to.  She was a collector of many things, and also enjoyed crosswords, reading and playing bingo.  Ruth loved her grandchildren very much and liked to follow Joel Olsteen Christian Ministries.

Survivors include her son Charles (wife Jennifer) Reed of Barry and 5 grandchildren;  Kristopher Mattea; Brandon Amos; Abigail Brown; Charlie Reed and Trinity Reed.  Also surviving are 2 brothers, Larry (wife Mandy) Raymer of Caseyville, IL and James (wife Diane) Raymer of Cahokia, IL.  Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and 4 brothers; Rance; Thomas; Ray Leon; and Robert Raymer, and 2 sisters; Anita Sarro and Linda Springer.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Pittsfield Assembly of God Church with Pastor Richard Graves officiating.  Visitation will be on Thursday evening from 5-7 PM at the Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield.  Memorials are suggested to Pittsfield Assembly of God 'Set Free' ministry.  Online condolences may be left at  Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Ruth's memory to the following organization:

Assembly of God
575 Piper Lane, Pittsfield, IL 62363

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