Ruth M. Mattics, age 83, long-time Tucumcari, NM resident passed away on Monday morning July 15, 2013, at her residence.
Ruth was born September 27, 1929, in Clayton, NM. She had been a homemaker and for a number of years she had been an inspector at the Tucumcari Garment Factory. She was a Baptist.
Surviving Ruth are her children Linda Malone and John Mattics, both of Tucumcari, NM and Tom Mattics and wife Toby of Prescott Valley, AZ; 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren; her siblings Samuel Merchant and Ruby Wooten, both of Farmington, NM along with many nieces and nephews, cousins and lifetime friends. She was preceded in death by her husband John Oliver Mattics in 2000.
Graveside services celebrating her life will be Thursday July 18th, 2013, in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery beginning at 10:00AM with Pastor John Barrett minister of the Center Street United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery
Arrangements entrusted to the Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, NM.