Ruby Mae (Stull) Mitchell (105)

Crossville, Illinois
Birth: April 14, 1915
Death: August 29, 2020

Ruby Mae (Stull) Mitchell, 105, of Crossville, Illinois, died Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Illinois. She was born April 14, 1915, in Dahlgren, Illinois, the daughter of Cloyd C. and Inez (Linvelle) Stull. She married James Russell Mitchell on December 27, 1941, and he preceded her in death on July 10, 1982.

Ruby was a Crossville, Illinois, icon, and often bragged that she was the “meanest woman in Crossville”, which was a lie to anyone who knew her. She attended the Crossville United Methodist Church and she enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafting, gardening, flowers and walking.

Survivors include her great niece Vickie Stull of Grayville, Illinois; great nephews Ronnie, Mike, Jerry, Curtis and Clyde Richardson, all of Colorado; and several cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband; three brothers; and one sister.

Visitation and funeral are Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the Crossville United Methodist Church in Crossville. Visitation is 9 am and continues until funeral at 11 am. Burial is in White County Memorial Gardens in Carmi, Illinois.

Face masks, hand sanitizing, and social distancing will be required.

Memorials may be made to the Crossville United Methodist Church in Crossville, and will be accepted at the church or at Cook Funeral Chapel in Crossville which is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation: Crossville United Methodist Church, Thursday, September 3, 2020, 9-11 am
Service: Crossville United Methodist Church, Thursday, September 3, 2020, 11 am
Burial: White County Memorial Gardens, Carmi, Illinois
Memorials: Crossville United Methodist Church

2 thoughts on “Ruby Mae (Stull) Mitchell”

  1. So sad, Ive lived in Crossville my whole life. Ruby was a hoot always used to walk by the house when I was a kid and cut up with me. She was definitely a huge part of Crossville and will be missed!

  2. Ruby was just that. A precious gem and one in a million. My grandmother Clara and Ruby were the original Thelma and Louise. 😂. She was truly a legend and one of the sharpest, toughest women you could have ever met.

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