Liz was 54 years young when she was called home by the Good Lord. She passed on Friday, May 23, 2014. Liz was born on May 3, 1960, in Carlsbad.
Liz is survived by her better half, Ron Klemmer of Artesia; her mother Karen Bryan of La Luz; her sister Jackie Keller of White Oaks; her brother, Ricky Keller and his wife Betsy Keller of El Paso, Texas; her son Oran Northrip III and his wife Rosa Northrip of Artesia; her daughters: Heather Serna and her husband Chris Serna of Hobbs; Doris Northrip of La Luz; Shawna Walker of Dallas, Texas, Amberly Tanzosh and her husband Edward Tanzosh of Alaska; her grandchildren: Stevie Pietz; Anthony Pietz; Adeline Pietz; Destinee Serna; Daenerys Serna; Brenden Northrip-Dale; Rosie Northrip; Olivia Northrip; Darla Northrip; Breann Montoya; Sydney Montoya; Timothy Tanzosh; Aubrey Tanzosh; her niece Micah Bell; and her nephews: Christopher Foor; Richard Keller; Corey Kidwell; Cody Kidwell and Tanner Kidwell; and her dogs, Mellow and Mary Jane.
Liz is predeceased by her siblings, Deanna and Thomas Putman; her late husband, Perry Northrip; her dad, Jack Keller, and her step-father, Clifford Bryan.
Liz was an awesome beautiful person, inside and out. She took kids in regardless of circumstance. Liz was an outgoing hippie at heart who was loving and caring, and she left memories with everyone who knew her. She was never judgmental and was willing to help anyone. She was friendly and sociable with everyone, even strangers. Liz had a natural talent for everything she attempted: cooking, baking, sewing and especially gardening.
Services were held May 26, 2014, at White Oaks Community Church in White Oaks.
"Don't cry because I'm gone. Smile because I was here" –Author Unknown