Rubye Earlene Sullivan, 77, of Harrisburg passed away at 7:15 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Saline Care Center in Harrisburg.
Rubye was born on Sept. 16, 1935, in Harrisburg to the late Granville and Equilla (Potts) Milligan. On July 6, 1992, she married Charles Sullivan and he preceded her in death in April of 1993.
Surviving family members include a daughter: Rosemary Frailey of Carrier Mills; son: Harlem Blazier of Carmi; son: Harvey Blazier of Carmi; daughter: Helen Key of Mt. Vernon, Ind.; daughter: Patricia Wright of Buncombe; sister: Vivian Hickerson of Texas; brother: David Milligan of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Rubye was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son, Granville Blazier.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. The Rev. Jarrod Barton will officiate. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Equality. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com