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Ruth Shook, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed from this life on Friday, June 29, 2012, while residing in Aztec.
Ruth was born Jan. 3, 1916, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., but moved with her family to New Mexico when she was young.
Ruth married the love of her life, Floyd Shook, in 1934 and they farmed in the Forrest community until 1956. At that time, she and Floyd moved to Alamogordo, where they had their home for the next 40 years.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd; two grandsons, Robby Gregory and Buster Shook; and daughter-in-law Carol Shook.
She is survived by her daughter Eva Kay Gregory and husband, Joe, of Farmington; son Don Shook, of Tucumcari; daughter Vilanta Wats and husband, Clarence, of El Paso; daughter N. Sue Godwin and husband, Frank, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside sevices will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Tucumcari Cemetery.
Ruth is in the care of Brewer, Lee & Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St., Farmington; (505) 325-8688.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from July 3 to Aug. 3, 2012
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