In loving memory of our Mother, Grandmother, and Great grandmother Ruth Helen Norvell left this world to be with the Lord on Sunday Sept 29, surrounded by her family at her home.
No services are scheduled as requested by our mother.
Ruth was born August 31, 1935 in Carlsbad N.M., the daughter of Allen Pettigrew and Viola (Stevenson) Pettigrew
Ruth and her brother Raymond were raised by their grandparents Thomas Henry and Mary Bell Stevenson.
Survivors include daughters Paula Schofield and husband John and Toni Byers and husband Mark; grandsons Toby Byers and wife Christina, Marc A.Byers, and John M Schofield.
Ruth has numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and extended families.
She was preceded in death by her husband Mason Norvell, her parents and grandparents and her brother Raymond.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Artesia Paws n Claws animal shelter @ P.O. Box 807 Artesia, NM 88211
Online memories are welcome.
The families of Ruth are thankful for the prayers, condolences, and the HOSPICE nurses.
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