McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, November 28, 2016

Ruth Whitlow


Picture- WHITLOW- Ruth Whitlow, nee Baldock, age 98, of Orland Park, formerly of Grant Park, Flossmoor, Harvey and Summer Shade, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Loving wife of the late Wayne L. Whitlow; beloved mother of Douglas (Beverly) Whitlow, Marcus (Gina) Whitlow, the late Larry (Eva) Whitlow, and the late Mary Whitlow. Cherished grandmother of Larry Jr, Johnny, Tommy (Lisa), Brandy, Kimberly (James), the late Todd, Amanda, Candice (Eric), Marcus H., and Alex. Proud great-grandmother of 10 great-granddaughters and 3 great-grandsons. Preceded in death by her brothers Robert (late Ona) and James (Ester). Ruth loved spending time with family and friends, cherishing all the beauty mother nature and God offers, and traveling.  Visitation Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 3-7PM with a Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 PM at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment in Summer Shade, KY on Friday, December 2nd at 10:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Heart Association appreciated. Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400