Ruthia Roberts

b. 25 August 1911, d. 25 August 2005
  • Ruthia Roberts was born on 25 August 1911 in Seymour, Baylor County, Texas.
  • Sterling P. Roberts and Nancy Jane Beck appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Spindle, Lincoln County, New Mexico. Other members of the household included Ruthia Roberts, John Lonzo Nichols, Sterling W. Roberts, Lydia Roberts, Nellie Roberts and Edgar Roberts.
  • She married Omer S. Owen on 9 November 1931.
  • The following appeared on 13 October 1955 in The Ukiah News: Funeral services for Nancy J. Roberts, 83, who died Oct. 5, in Ukiah, were held Monday, Oct. 10, from the Ballard Funeral home, Rosewell, N. M. Local arrangements were made by the Zimmerman Mortuary.
         Mrs. Roberts was a native of Alabama. The last three years she resided with her daughter, Mrs. Nell Huggins, in Ukiah at 541 South School street. Prior to that she lived in Rockport 14 years.
         Survivors include six children, Mrs. Huggins, Pearl Ward, Laytonville; Sterling Roberts, Ukiah; Edward Roberts, Lonzo Nichols and Ruth Owen, all of Roswell, N. M; four brothers, Alex Beck, Ukiah; Jay Beck, Encino, N. M; Leo Beck, Lefors, Texas, and Boss Beck, Estancia, N. M., 14 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
  • Ruthia Roberts became a widow at the 23 September 1978 death of her husband Omer S. Owen.
  • Ruthia Roberts died on 25 August 2005 at age 94.
  • She was interred at South Park Cemetery, Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico.
  • Last Edited: 10 Jul 2016

Family: Omer S. Owen b. 2 March 1912, d. 23 September 1978

  • John Owen b. 29 August 1932, d. 8 January 2011