Ruth (Brown) Hulse, a longtime resident of Roswell, was born on Dec. 15, 1931, in Mountain View, Okla., and passed away on Jan. 24, 2013, in Auburn, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Robert Hulse; her parents, Calvin Jewel and Sallie L. Brown and a her sister Lois Olean.
Ruth leaves behind a sister Loretta Bridwell and husband Bill; a brother Buddy Brown and wife Joyce, all of Roswell; and five children, Richard Jones and family who reside in Germany, Robert Jones and family of Florida, Linda Drost and husband Lester of Auburn, Wash., Scherrie Gallardo of Lakewood, Wash., William Hulse and wife Darci of Salt Lake City and a foster daughter Phyllis Tontz of Roswell. Ruth also has seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Ruth lived the last three years in Washington under the excellent care of her two daughters, Linda Drost and her husband Les and Scherrie Gallardo.
A potluck/memorial service will be held in the Club House at Villa Park Mobile Home Park, 410 E. 23rd St., at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013. The service will be officiated by her brother-in-law Bill Bridwell.