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Ruth Whitlow, nee Baldock, 98, of Orland Park, formerly of Grant Park, Flossmoor, Harvey and Summer Shade, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.
Loving wife of the late Wayne L. Whitlow; beloved mother of Douglas (Beverly) Whitlow, Marcus (Gina) Whitlow, the late Larry (Eva) Whitlow, and the late Mary Whitlow. Cherished grandmother of Larry Jr., Johnny, Tommy (Lisa), Brandy, Kimberly (James), the late Todd, Amanda, Candice (Eric), Marcus H., and Alex. Proud great-grandmother of 10 great-granddaughters and three great-grandsons.
Preceded in death by her brothers, Robert (late Ona) and James (Ester).
Ruth loved spending time with family and friends, cherishing all the beauty mother nature and God offers, and traveling.
Visitation is Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 from 3 to 7 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Drive and Harlem) Orland Park, Ill. Interment in Summer Shade on Friday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Heart Association appreciated. Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400.
Published on November 28, 2016
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