Ruth M. Gibson, 49, of Granite City, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015, at her home.
She was born July 24, 1965, in Alton, the daughter to the late Mary (nee: Beneke) Church and the late Larry Lowe.
She is survived by her significant other, Richard “Richie” Smith of Granite City; daughter, Melissa (Brian Guthrie) Cummines of Jerseyville; two granddaughters, Alyssa Havlin of Italy and Trinity Cummines of Jerseyville; six sisters, Margaret Furlow of Granite City, Kathy Davidson of Granite City, Tina (Dwayne) Sherer of Wood River, Lisa Church of East Alton, Terry (Hershel) Shelton of Mountain Grove, Mo., and Rita (Jim) Babb of Cabool, Mo.; and a brother, Dennis Roy Furlow of Granite City.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, William Furlow and sister, Mary Michelle Campbell Black.
The family will have a Memorial Celebration of Life gathering at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Paddy McDs, 5528 Maryville Road, Granite City.
Cremation services entrusted to Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City. Arrangements with online information and guestbook may be found at www.wojstrom.com.