Morris Butts, 72, passed away on Nov. 26, 2010, in Farmington, N.M. He was born Nov. 10, 1938, to Byron and EllaGray Butts in Dexter, N.M. He is preceded in death by his father Byron Butts, daughter DeAunn Croslin, and stepson Tommy Fields.
He is survived by his wife, Ann; children, Jana and Nick Hodge, Mike and Gwen Fields, Rhonda and Roger McDaugale, Louise and John Hawkins, Sharon and Dwayne Parson; 13 grandchildren and 20 g r e a t – g r a n d c h i l d r e n ; mother, EllaGray Butts- Ross, stepfather, Thomas â€œBobâ€ Ross; brother, Hon. William R. Butts and wife Roxann; sister, Rebecca Bahr; uncles Clifford and Norman â€œBabeâ€ Butts of Dexter; and a great number of extended family and very special friends.
Cremation has occurred and a memorial service will be held at the Hagerman cemetery on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at 1 p.m.