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Jackie Ruth Lee


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Jackie Ruth Lee, 76
Jackie Ruth Lee, 76, of Ankeny Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa.
Jackie was born June 24, 1933, at Kingston, Tenn., to Dayton and Daisy (Land) Speers. Jackie spent her early years in Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, and lived her adult years in New Mexico, California, west Texas, Montana and most recently in Iowa.
Jackie loved the Lord Jesus and her family foremost and attended Christ Community Church prior to leaving the Alamogordo area. She had an adventurous spirit, liked trying new things and enjoyed traveling whenever possible.
An entrepreneur at heart, Jackie had many businesses and occupations including PBX operator, janitorial services, in-home nursing and many more. She even attended truck driving school.
She is survived by her children Jerry (Anita) Lusk, of West Virginia, Jeanne Kenehan, of California, Bill Blankenship, of New Mexico, Debbie (Glenn) Franklin, of Texas, and Lesa (Rob) DeRoy, of Iowa; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; brother Paul (Margaret) Campbell, of Virginia; and sisters Dale Gilroy, of Florida, and Sherry (Charlie) McCamy, of New Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her husband Tony J. Lee; her parents; daughter Brenda Ford; brothers Bill Campbell and Jimmy Speers; and sister Mary Herrera.
Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2010, at Christ Community Church in Alamogordo. Burial will be in the Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso.
Online condolences may be left at www.ankenyfuneralhome.com
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from June 13 to July 13, 2010
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