Eunice M. Ruggles

Eunice M. Ruggles

September 18, 1927 - January 02, 2021

Eunice Marie Ruggles, 93, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Eunice was born on September 18, 1927, near Mt. Hamill, Iowa the daughter of S. H. & Daisy (Howell) Glendenning. As a small child the family moved to Oskaloosa where she attended school until they moved to a farm near New London, where she graduated from high school in 1946. She attended a Bible school in Frankfort, Indiana one year. In 1947 she was introduced by a mutual friend to Enoch Ruggles; they were united in marriage on August 29, 1948, at the First Baptist Church in Fairfield. They lived in Fairfield until Enoch enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951. They were able to be together and spent time in Texas, Illinois and Florida. After these service years they were blessed with two children, Randy and Ann. Eunice worked at several Montgomery Ward’s Stores. She retired from Contel Telephone and then went to work for Iowa Wesleyan College for 15 years. She attended Calvary Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant and was a member of the Gideon’s International.

Eunice is survived by her husband, Enoch of 72 years, her children, Randy (Carol) Ruggles of Mt. Pleasant, Ann (Curt) Tillman of Rockford, Illinois, three grandchildren, Andrea, Lee and Josiah, two step grandchildren, Ryan & Reed Russell, two great grandchildren, Callee and Enoch, three step great grandchildren, Zach, Klair and Mary Rose Russell, three brothers, Herb Glendenning and Dale Glendenning both of Phoenix, Arizona, Amos Glendenning of Kentucky, one sister Marilyn Schillerstrom of Phoenix, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, and one brother.

Private family services will be held at the Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant with Reverend Earl Swigart officiating. Burial will follow in the Forest Home Cemetery, in Mt. Pleasant. Memorials may be directed to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Calvary Baptist Church, Gideon’s International and to Every-Step Hospice in her memory.



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