Published: 2:21 pm, Thu. Apr. 6th, 2017Updated: 2:15 pm
A celebration of life is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Primitive Baptist Church, 311 S. Union, Roswell, for Ruby Mayo.
Mayo, 73, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Artesia.
She was born May 5, 1943, in Eleven Mile Corner, Ariz., to Winney Davis.
On June 2, 1961, she married the love of her life, Stan Mayo, in Eunice.
Ruby loved animals, especially watching birds, mainly hummingbirds. Puzzles, macramé, hunting, fishing and gardening were her favorite things to do.
Ruby was a real people person and had a great love for the outdoors.
Survivors include her husband, Stan Mayo; sons James “Andy” Mayo and wife Donna of Dexter and Aquilla Mayo and wife Crissy of Socorro; daughter Millie McClure and husband Curtis of Kerens, Texas; grandchildren Heather, George, Andrew, Brandy, Crystal, Matthew, Christina, Angelyn and Josephine; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Winney Davis, and brother, Earl Dellarhide.
The family would like to extend a special thank-you to San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and its staff in Artesia, as well as a thank-you to the nurses and doctors at Artesia General Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to a charity of choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home & Crematory of Roswell. Condolences may be expressed online at www.andersonbethany.com.