Ruth L. Cannedy

East Alton | Monday, May 30 2011

Ruth L. Cannedy, 86, of East Alton, died at 7:10 p.m. Mon. May 30, 2011 at Alhambra Care Center in Alhambra, IL.

She was born Nov. 11, 1924 in Herod, IL to the late Lucian and Sophia (Modglin) Gibbons.

On July 20, 1973, she and Gary Dale Cannedy were married in Alton.  He survives in East Alton.

Mrs. Cannedy retired as a Floor Lady from Olin in 1987 after 40 years of service.  She was a member of the Cottage Hills VFW Ladies Auxiliary and was an Elvis fan.

In addition to her husband of 37 years, she is survived by: a daughter and son-in-law, Darlene & Walter Link of Bethalto, IL, a step-grandson, Jeff Link of East Alton and 2 sisters, Thelma Gibbs of Harrisburg, IL and Lucille Gibbs of Eldorado, IL.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by: 3 brothers, Otis, James and J.B. Gibbons and 2 sisters, Elma Marshall and Flora Raymer.

Private services with burial at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens will be held through Paynic Home for Funerals.

Memorials may be made to 5A’s or Alhambra Care Center Activities Dept.

Online condolences at

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