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Ruth (Jones) Bonebrake

August 16, 1937 ~ February 10, 2019 (age 81)

     Ruth Bonebrake, 81, of Georgetown, passed away at 7:10pm, Sunday, February 10, 2019, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.  She was born on August 16, 1937, in Georgetown, the daughter of William and Ruth {Sheppard} Jones, both deceased.  On December 11, 1954, she was wed to Walter Bonebrake, they later divorced, but remained close and he will miss her dearly.    

     Ruth is survived by:  her sons, Bill (Brenda) Bonebrake & Steve (Kelly) Bonebrake, both of Georgetown; her grandchildren, Nicole Lynn (Steven) Poggendorf, Lindsay Marie Bonebrake, & Jessica Raeann Bonebrake; and her great grandchildren, Madison Marie Talbert, Annalese Rodriguez, Evie Poggendorf, & McKinlee Rasor.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Danny Dean Jones.

     Ruth attended Georgetown Schools.  She was also a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Georgetown.  Being a librarian was very much a part of Ruth’s life that she much loved.  She also enjoyed reading, flower gardening, and going for walks.  Above all, Ruth loved her family and spending time with them.

     A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at 2:00pm, Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Georgetown located at 200 E West Street.  Visitation will be held for one hour prior to her service on Wednesday at the funeral home.  She will be laid to rest in Georgetown Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be given in her name to donor’s choice of charity.  Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at

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