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Ruby Faye (Main) Johnson,
86, of Galesburg, passed away January 12, 2020, in Galesburg.
She was born March 8, 1933
in Atlanta, Missouri to Daisy Mae (Dennis) and Floyd Earl Main.
She attended school in
Atlanta, Missouri, where she was active in all sports and played in
the band. Ruby loved dancing, bowling, bingo, and cards.
She was a waitress for
many years at numerous restaurants, starting out at Steak-n-Shake and
then the Grandview for over 20 years and the Holiday Inn. She was
very active in P.T.A. and taught bible school and Sunday school for
On December 11, 1954, she
married Paul Eugene Reischling of Monmouth. From this marriage two
girls were born, Dee Ann (Jimmie) Gill and Renada Kay Young. She was
also blessed with a step-son, Steven M. Reischling (deceased). She
had three grandchildren, Jenny Marie Babcock, Sean Paul Young, and
Brandon Joseph Gill, as well as three great grandchildren, Angela,
Tyler, and Hudson.
She was preceded in death
by her parents; three brothers, Floyd, Jerry, and Jimmy; and two
sisters, Leola and Freda. She is also survived by one brother,
Garvin (Lil) Main of Knoxville, Illinois.
Visitation will be noon to
1 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral
Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. Funeral service
will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.