W. Ruth Zeimet, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:15 P.M. May 22, 2017 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born April 6, 1930 in Dekoven, Kentucky to parents, William & Eura (Vaughn) Talley. She first married Earl Johnson and he preceded her in death. She then married Fred Roy Zeimet on June 3, 1970 and he survives.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Brad Henson officiating. Interment will follow at Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany, Illinois.
A visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M. until funeral service time, 10:30 A.M. Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Wilma Ruth Zeimet is survived by husband, Fred Zeimet of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 2 sons, Steve Johnson and wife, Lisa of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Jerry Johnson of Decatur, Illinois; 2 grandchildren, Doug Johnson of Sullivan, Illinois and Michelle Reeves and husband, Tony of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 2 great grandchildren, Everly Reeves and Blaze Reeves; sister, Patsy Edwards of Flora, Illinois; brother, Louis Talley of Norris City, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her first husband; son, Carl Wayne Johnson; brothers, Ronnie Talley, Eddie Talley, Earl Talley, and Beryl Talley; and one infant sister.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Newell Funeral Home where you may call (618) 246-0100 or visit www.newellfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on May 23, 2017