Anna Ruth Tambling

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Anna Ruth Tambling, 71, of Lovington, NM, died Saturday, November 23, 2002 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Tex.

A Baptist and a Marked Tree native, Tambling is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Brenda Prysock of Lovington, NM; two brothers, Jack Bell of Southaven, Miss and Ray Bell of Southaven, Miss; and three sisters, Ludie Hatley of Marked Tree, Tiny Smith of Marked Tree and Louise Massey of San Antonio, Tex. Tambling was also survived by three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Tambling in 1997, a son Jay Prysock and her parents, Virgil and Annie Bell.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel in Lovington, with Rev. K.M. McCarthick officiating. Pallbearers for the service include Kenny Wallace, Dan Williamson, Jimmy Hayes, Will Hammond, John Parker and Newt Painter. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30329 or the David Templeman Scholarship Fund, c/o Templeman and Crutchfield, 113 E. Washington Ave., Lovington, NM 88260.