Ball, Bethel “Betty”

Bethel Wanda “Betty” Ball, 83, of Portales died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales.

She was born March 11, 1922, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Theodore E. and Aggie Inez Ruckman Drummond. She married Benjamin Franklin Ball on May 25, 1957, in Lovington.

She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God in Portales.

She is preceded in death by her husband and parents.

She is survived by a daughter, Shirley I. Lee of Portales; two grandchildren, Brenda R. Lee and Paul Edward Lee, both of Portales; and a great-grandchild, Gevyn Rasco of Portales.

George Smith wil officiate services.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home.