Ruth M. Henderson, 90, of Oglesby died at 6:40 a.m. Oct. 10, 2009, in her home.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 30 in Oglesby Union Church. The Rev. Jack McConaghie will officiate. Burial will be at Wenona Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services in the church. Shields Funeral Chapel, Oglesby, is in charge of arrangements.

She was born Nov. 14, 1918, in Wenona to John and Clara (Betts) Henderson.

She was a WAAC/WAC from 1943-1945.

She graduated from Wenona Schools and attended Illinois State Teachers College. She worked as a telephone operator for Illinois Bell for more than 35 years.

She was a member of Oglesby Union Church, Illinois Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary, the Army Corps Veterans Association Chapter 1 and Oglesby AARP.

Survivors are nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Memorials may be directed to the donor's choice.
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