Ruth Otto Newberry, age 89, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 in Hot Springs.
Ruth was born on November 13, 1927 in Clayton, New Mexico to the late William Otto and the late Francis Drake Landt. She was a devoted and caring Registered Nurse in the Health Care System. Ruth enjoyed many things hobbies such as horses, deer hunting, camping, with her family and friends. Also, she had a special love for Dachshunds. She was a member of the Home Extension Club and she enjoyed reading. Most of all she was a very caring and generous person and was always on the go. Ruth loved her family very much. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
She is survived by sons, Stephen Moody and wife Regina of Cove, Arkansas; daughter, Rieca Tift and husband Lew of Truckee, California; grandchildren, Kylie Tift of Truckee, California, Johnathan Moody and wife Danielle of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Adonna McKay and husband Jeremy of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Phillip Cecil and wife Nikki of Joplin, Missouri; great-grandchild, Jozlyn Cecil.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, John W. Moody and Howard Newberry; and grandson, Eric M. Moody
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 28, 2017, 12:00 (noon) at Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. Interment will follow in the Buffalo Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Pallbearers will be Kaleb Reeves, Nick Rose, Travis Mos, Alden Maywald, Garrett Murphy, and David Odom.