American Veteran 09

Ruth Morgan

September 27, 1928 ~ February 11, 2022 (age 93)


Ruth Ila (Upchurch) Floro Morgan, age 93, of Benton, passed away at 9:15 a.m. Friday, February 11, 2022, at Helia Healthcare of West Frankfort, IL.

Ruth’s wishes are to be cremated.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at the Shiloh Cemetery of Whittington, IL. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery.

Cremation arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Ruth was born on September 27, 1928, in Benton, Illinois, the daughter of Charles Omer Upchurch and Ila (Spencer) Upchurch. She first married Guy Floro and he preceded her in death. Twelve years after Guy’s passing, she married Floyd Morgan, he too, preceded her in death.

She was a former Benton American Legion Auxiliary Member, she kept her dues paid until just recently, when her health was declining.

Surviving are two children: Lycia (Floro) Hall of West Frankfort, IL, Adam Floro of Carbondale, IL; a stepdaughter Pam (Morgan) Tippett of Bonnie, IL; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two sons: Ward Floro and Spencer Floro; a daughter Laraine Floro; and a brother Ernest Upchurch.

Memorial contributions, In Memory of Ruth Morgan, may be made to the Benton American Legion Auxiliary, and will be accepted at the Leffler Funeral Home, 401 East Main Street, Benton, IL 62812.

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Graveside Service
February 16, 2022

2:00 PM
Shiloh Cemetery
Shiloh Cemetery Road
Whittington, IL 62897

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