Ruth Anne Nordmeyer Henry


KENNEY — Ruth Anne Nordmeyer Henry, of Kenney, born on February  22, 1941, in Anna , Ill., passed away on June 7, 2022, at 1:34 a.m. at Farmer City Rehabilitation.

She was the daughter of George H. and Pauline Nordmeyer, of Decatur.

Ruth was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church, in Decatur.

Ruth was preceded in death by her father,  George H. Nordmeyer; mother, Pauline Nordmeyer; brother, Michael R. Nordmeyer and grandson, Joshua W. Reynolds.

She is survived by her two sisters, Beth M. Conaty, Clinton; Marilyn K. (Mike) Collins, Decatur;  children, Lonnie R. ( Anne) Henry, Pekin;  Melissa A. (Dan) Taylor Wapella; Gregory A. (Kriss) Henry Cecilia, Kentucky; grand children, Amber N. Henry, Wapella; Jamie L. (Floyd) Lovins, Decatur;  Kayla K. Frantz (Shawn M. Ballant), Clinton; Kimberly A. Taylor, Wapella; Natasha Bray, Pekin, IL, Cameron Henry, Pekin; Austin Henry, Pekin;  Grace Henry, Pekin;  Kylee  Henry,  Kentuck; Annabelle, Henry, Kentucky; great- grand children, Rosalea Dubson, Jaiden Russell, Lorelai Lovins, Selena Frantz, Bailey Frantz, Corbyn Ballant.

Ruth was a CNA at Dewitt County Nursing Home for 18 years and retired from there. She loved to spend time with her family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards and board games with her grandchildren and shared her love of books with her granddaughters and everyone she met.

Ruth was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great- grandmother and a friend to many.

Family services and celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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