Ruby Irene Lofland Blagg, 94, of Marshall, IL passed away 3:05 PM on November 22, 2021 at Marshall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on April 17, 1927 in Daleville, VA to Byrd Edward Keith and Hester Edna Bryant Keith. She married Carl Adam Lofland II, whom preceded her in death in 1991. She later married Joe Blagg in 2005.
She was retired from Eli Lilly where she worked in the office.
She is survived by her husband Joe of Marshall, IL; daughter Judy (Hugh) Jacobs of Lewis, IN; five grand children, Angie (Terry) Shaw of Lewis, IN, Mark (Michelle) Jacobs of Nevada, Steven (Penny) Jacobs of Pennsylvania, Jeffrey (Mike) Jacobs of Maryland, Michael (Liz Beth) Jacobs of Colorado; five great grandchildren April (Brendon) Cash of Terre Haute, IN, Cody Shaw of Lewis, IN, Joshua (Brittany) Jacobs of Nevada, Jamie (Krista) Jacobs of Pennsylvania, and Alyssa (John Mills) Jacobs of Arizona and eight great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Carl Adam Lofland III; two brothers, Edward and Kenneth and three sisters, Pauline, Velma, and Helen
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marshall and loved to color.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday November 30 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marshall with Fr. Suresh Sambaturu officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Monday evening at the Pearce Funeral Home, with a Rosary Service at 3:00 Monday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at pearecfuneralservices.com