Ruby Pauline (Deisher) Allen, 85, of Mount Carmel, Ill., for the past four years and previously of Terre Haute, passed away in her residence Friday, June 14, 2013. Ruby had worked as a presser for EZ Day Laundromat and then as a caretaker for Meadows Home Health Care. She was born April 20, 1928, in Bridgeport, Ill., to Clarence Deisher and Mildred (Anderson) Deisher.
She is survived by two sisters, Opal Smith of Mount Carmel and Gladys Marie Pope; three brothers, Irvin Deisher, David Deisher and Sherman Deisher; and many nieces and nephews. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elwood E. Allen, who died Jan. 15, 1999; a sister, Irene Rogers; and a brother, Harold Deisher.
Ruby’s favorite past-time was going to yard sales.
Visitation is Tuesday, June 18, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, with funeral services at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor David Deal officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at: