W. Ruth Zeimet, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:15 P.M. May 22, 2017 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born April 6, 1930 in Dekoven, Kentucky to parents, William & Eura (Vaughn) Talley. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Brad Henson officiating. Interment will follow at Marrowbone Township Cemetery in Bethany, Illinois. A visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M. until funeral service time, 10:30 A.M. Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Newell Funeral Home where you may call the Mount Vernon office at (618) 246-0100, the Waltonville office at (618) 279-7272, or visit www.newellfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.