Price, Ruth

Ruth Price
Have been held.

Ruth E. Price, 82, of Portales, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, in Portales.

She was born on June 4, 1922, in Paul’s Valley, Okla., to Nora and ADon “Runt” Daugherty.

She married Bill Price on Feb. 14, 1939, in Clovis. She moved to Portales 2 1/2 years ago to be near her son. She was a resident of the Heartland Continuing Care Center.
Family members said she enjoyed reading, following current events, and playing dominos. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Clovis. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John A. Daugherty; a grandson, A.J. Price; and her husband.

Survivors include three sons, Billy Don Price (and wife, Joyce) of Portales, Aubrey Price (Karen) of Sun City, Ariz., and Larry Price (Linda) of Brenham, Texas; two daughters, Zada Polk (Shelby) of Atlanta and Stella Ross (Jim) of Waldport, Ore.; 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Betty “Mrs. John” Daugherty of Hendersonville, N.C.; numerous nieces, nephews and aunts.

Visitation will be held today and Friday at Wheeler Mortuary in Portales. 

The family will be receiving visitors from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Wheeler Mortuary in Portales.

The Rev. Glen Livingston will officiate the services.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.