Ruth Lea Brown, 81 of Taylorville, IL passed away October 17, 2011 at 2:45pm at the Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.  She was born May 7, 1930 in Blue Mound, IL., the daughter of Dewey and Hattie (Fleming) Perrine.  She married Robert E. Brown Sr. on January 11, 1948 in Taylorville, IL.  She was a retired housekeeper, homemaker and Bus Aide.

She is survived by husband, Robert; Son, Robert (Kim) Brown Jr. of Stonington, IL.; Daughters, Mary (Walter) Ratts of Caryle, IL and Joann (George) Lumb of Taylorville, IL, Sisters, Wanda Best of Taylorville, IL and Eunice (Dean) Gensler of Tuscola, IL; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

There will be no service or visitation and Inurnment will be at a later date.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville.  Sign on-line guest book at


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