Friday, June 4, 2010

OBITUARY: Elma Louise Ewing

Elma Louise Ewing
Jan. 7, 1933-May 27, 2010

Elma Louise Ewing, age 77, died on Thursday, May 27, 2010, at the Vista Care Hospice in Albuquerque, NM.Elma was born January 7, 1933 in Palmyra, NE to the late Arthur and Frieda Ransford.
She spent her childhood in Napa, CA and on February 24, 1952 she married Floyd Raymond Ewing.
Elma received her undergraduate and graduate teaching degrees from New Mexico State University. She taught elementary school and special education at several schools in Las Cruces and at White Sands Missile Range for 20 years.
She retired in 1989 and then moved to Socorro, NM in 1996.
Elma was a member of the Good Sam Club of New Mexico, The M-Mt Sams of Soccoro and Dona Ana Peppers.
Elma and her husband Floyd were the Assistant State Directors for the southwest chapters of the Good Sam Club. Elma was a member of First Baptist Church in Socorro.
Survivors include her husband Floyd, sons Eldon Ewing and his wife Martha of El Paso, TX, David Ewing and his wife Kathy of Cheyenne, WY, daughters Diane Peebles and her husband Henry of Albuquerque, NM, Jeanne Poling of Golden, CO, and her brother Robert Ransford of Gold Beach, OR . In addition, Elma is survived by seven grandchildren Services were Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at the First Baptist Church, 203 Spring Street, Socorro, NM. Relatives and friends are welcome to stay for the reception after the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ( or call 1-888-773-9958).Thanks to the M-Mt Sams of Soccoro and the First Baptist Church in Socorro for their help and support.Those who wish to send condolences may do so at Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM 87801, (575) 835-1530.

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