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Ruth Ann Owens, 54, of Las Cruces, died Friday, October 7, 2011. She was born December 29, 1959 in Baltimore, MD to Michelina and Richard Mellinger . She moved to Las Cruces in 2005 from Chadds Ford, PA. She was a political blogger and citizen journalist for "The Gateway Pundit" blog and will be missed by her many fans from all over the world. Her passion was politics and she dedicated her life to making this country a greater place to live for her grandchildren and all future generations. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her ever loving husband John J. Owens Jr. of Las Cruces, her two children, daughter Rachel Pulaski and husband Jason Floyd of Las Cruces, son Eric Owens of Las Cruces, father Richard Dean Mellinger of Laurel, DE, sister Mickie Fry and husband Norman of Port Orange, FL and brother Richard Mellinger and wife Patti of Baltimore, MD , step-daughter Kathleen Owens and husband Randy of Dallas, TX, step-son Paul Owens of Orlando, FL, step-son John Owens III and wife Sherry of Overland Park, KS, brother in-law James Owens and wife Kathy of Newtown Square, PA , sister in-law Pat Hammond of Myrtle Beach, SC and eight beautiful grandchildren. A service to celebrate her life will be on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Holy Cross Church at 11:00am. An online memorial can be seen for her at Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory corner of Solano and Bowman Ave. Las Cruces, NM 526-2419. To sign the local online guest book go to

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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Oct. 11, 2011.
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October 5, 2019
Ruth is dearly missed. She was an amazing friend and always offered a helping hand to those in need. She was an inspiration to me and I will never forget Ruth. Her dear children, Rachel and Eric are always in my thoughts and so blessed to have such an incredible mother.
Patti Belutty
October 12, 2011
Dearest John, Rachel and Eric, Bobby and I are so sad to hear of the passing of wonderful Ruth. We adored her and our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Ruth's wit and wisdom will never be forgotten. We all miss you on Arrowhead Drive. God Bless you all!!!
Our Love, The Belutty's
Patti and Bobby Belutty
October 11, 2011
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Jason Rivera
October 11, 2011
John, Rachel, Eric
Suzanne and I wish to express our most sincere condolences to all of you. We have fond memories of the times spent together on Arrowhead Drive and will always be grateful for having Ruth and all of you as our friends and neighbors.
Joseph Sweeney
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