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Ruth Kellum

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Ruth Kellum, of Alamogordo, was born June 27, 1931, in Hot Springs, Ark., to James R. and Ovie (Hendricks) Bailey. The Lord called Ruth home on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. Ruth lived in Alamogordo since 1964 where she worked at Presto for 20 years.
Survivors include her daughters Debra Kellum, of Alamogordo; Cindy Laswell and her husband, David, of Virginia; and Diana Prado and her husband, Rick, of San Antonio, Texas. She is also survived by a grandchild, Patrick Laswell; cousins Dollie Reed, of Edmond, Okla., and Bobbie Buck, of Houston; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George W. Kellum; her sons Walter and Wayne Kellum; and her daughter Brenda Kellum.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at Monte Vista Cemetery with Pastor Kenneth Wozniak officiating.
The family will greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.
The Kellum family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 11 to Nov. 25, 2009
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