Services: Have been held.
Ms. Ruth Johnson, 54, of Portales, died Saturday morning, June 5, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales.
She was born on April 4, 1950, in Portales to Verna May and John L. Feland.
Ms. Johnson lived in Portales until 1975 when she moved to Clovis. In 1976, she moved to Amarillo where she lived until 1985. She and her family moved to Rosemont, Calif., in 1985. About six years ago she returned to Portales.
While living here she had worked at Dairy Concepts, E T’s and the Wagon Wheel Restaurant. Ruth was a hard worker and a devoted mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Dyrel Wayne Feland, Charles Don Feland and another brother who died at birth.
She is survived by her fiance, Marlin Parks of Portales; two sons, Charles Pickard of Roswell, and David Johnson (and wife Amanda) of Tucumcari; three daughters, Tammy Dawson of Palmdale, Calif., Cindy Crawford of Artesia and Kim Johnson of Havert, Mont.; two brothers, Carol Feland of Amarillo, and Calvin Feland of Clovis; two sisters, Odena Turner and Ruby Burden, both of Portales; 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild.
Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.