ALUMBAUGH, Ruth Ellen, age 80, of Holly, formerly of Clarkston and Goodrich, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at her residence. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at the Hill Funeral Home, 11723 S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc, Mr. Gary Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from1 pm to 8 pm at the funeral home. Ruth was born on March 26, 1930 in Miles City, Montana, the daughter of James Haining and Ruth Eva (Hindman) Hall, and was raised in Dugger, Indiana. She was a member of the Bristol Road Church of Christ and also enjoyed travelling. Ruth is survived by: her children, Joyce Jolene Wheeler of Milan, Jonathon (Laura) Alumbaugh of Northville, and Maja-lisa (Peter) Pratt of Chugiak, Alaska; grandchildren Timothy (Summer) Wheeler of Chelsea, Jayson (Jaime) Wheeler of Cape Coral, Florida, Jillian Alumbaugh of Northville, Brian Alumbaugh of Northville and Dillon Pratt of Chugiak, Alaska; great grandchildren Hannah, Tessa, Shelby, Bella and Madison Wheeler. Also survived by brothers Richard (Dorma) Hall of Clio, and Joseph (Shirley) Hall of Peachtree City, Georgia, sister Della Hall of Flint and sister-in-law Nancy (Howard) Reel of Worthington, Indiana, along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Billy Joe Alumbaugh in 1987 and her parents; brother James Robert "Bob" Hall May 16, 2003. Memorials may be made to the Bristol Road Church of Christ, the Leukemia Foundation, or the National MS Society.
Arrangements under the direction of Hill Funeral Home, Grand Blanc, MI.