May 4, 1933 - December 5, 2013
Mrs. Ruby N. Robinson Rickman Meadows, 80, of Mulberry Grove passed away at 10:45am, Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Friendship Manor of St. Elmo. Services will be held at 11:00am, Monday, December 9, 2013 at Central Christian Church in Greenville, IL with the Rev. Tom Plog officiating. Burial will follow in McInturff Cemetery, Hagarstown. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm, Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL abd 1 hour prior to services at the church on Monday. Ruby was born May 4, 1933 in Hood Co. TX, the daughter of William and Gertrude (Godfrey) Phillips. She first married Lloyd Robinson and together they had three sons, he preceded her in death on January 23, 1974; she married James Rickman and he preceded her in death on July 25, 1984; she then married Robert Meadows on February 16, 1985 at the Vandalia Senior Citizens Center. Throughout her life Ruby worked as a Nurse's Aide at Fayette County Hospital; she worked at Walgreens Pharmacy in downtown Vandalia; and later in life was a homemaker. She was a member of Central Christian Church of Greenville, IL and Country Echoes Music Club of Pittsburg, IL. She enjoyed music and camping; she loved her family and her church family and she treasured everyone around her. Ruby is survived by her husband Robert Meadows of Mulberry Grove, IL; sons Don Robinson and wife LaNae of Slidell, LA, Jim Robinson and wife Deb of Vernon, IL, and Tom Robinson and wife Darla of Mulberry Grove, IL; step sons Dan Rickman and wife Becky of Junction City, KS, Mike Rickman and wife Connie of Vandalia, IL, David Rickman and wife Fran of Vandalia, IL, Kevin Rickman and wife Rhonda of Vandalia, IL, Ed Rickman and wife Shelia of Mulberry Grove, IL, Keith Meadows and wife Anita of Vandalia, IL, and Steven Meadows and wife Jackie of Wylie, TX; step daughters Rosie and husband Mike Beckett of Vandalia, IL, Phyllis Morrison of Salem, IL, Denise and husband Jim Elders of Lubbock, TX, and Valerie and husband Loren Frakes of Vandalia, IL; brother Ernie Phillips and wife Jewel of Indiana; sisters Betty and husband Chuck Iuan of California and Cathy and husband Jim Vouchell of Texas; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lloyd Robinson; husband James Rickman; sister Faye Phillips; step sons Tiff Rickman, Bill Rickman, and Jim Rickman Jr.
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