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Ruth Marie (Copenhaver) Bates


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Ruth Marie (Copenhaver) Bates Obituary
Ruth Marie (Copenhaver) Bates, 66, a life-long resident of Alamogordo, passed away October 30, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer. She was a proud member of the graduation Tiger class of 1969.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Arthur; her 2 daughters, Susan of Phoenix and Cemantha (Harry) of Alamogordo; her 3 grandchildren Mercedes, Savannah and Tariq of Phoenix; 3 great-grandchildren, Christopher, Cambria and Lyric of Phoenix.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Mary Copenhaver and brother Frank, all of Alamogordo.

There will be no services. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donating to a charity in Ruth's name.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 12 to Dec. 11, 2017
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