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Ruthie Lee (Franks) Wilson

1938 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Ruthie Lee (Franks) Wilson Obituary

Ruthie Lee Wilson, 77, passed away on March 7, 2016, in Alamogordo, New Mexico. She was born on May 11, 1938, in Cloudcroft, New Mexico to Gamers "Buddy" and Frankie (Bonnell) Franks.

She was a lifelong Alamogordo area resident and attended La Luz Bible Church. She was active in scouting with her husband for many years and volunteered at the hospital and the VFW.

Survivors include her two sons, Kenneth Wayne (Valorie) Wilson of Antwerp, N.Y., and Donald Dale (Marianne) Ball of Tyler, Texas; daughter, Juanita (Kenneth) Owen of Alamogordo, N.M.; two sisters, Kay (Gene) Stailey of Mimbres, N.M., and Katherine Wilson of Brownwood, Texas; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Wilson; her parents, Gamers "Buddy" and Frankie Ruth Wilson; her step-father, Gil Wilson; and brother, Sammy (Darlene) Franks.

The family will greet friends from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral service for Ruthie Wilson will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday March 12, 2016, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Tyson officiating.

Burial will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery. A reception will follow at La Luz Bible Church.

The family requests spring attire for the funeral services.
Her favorite flower was roses of any kind.

The Wilson family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 10 to Apr. 9, 2016
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