Ruby Mae Anders, 76, of Alma passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at her home. She retired from nursing, having worked at St. Mary’s Hospital and Espanola Hospital in New Mexico and was a member of Alma United Methodist Church. She was born April 12, 1941, in Santa Fe, N.M., to the late Truman J. and Gertrude (Priebe) Brigham and was also preceded in death by a son, James Anders.

 Survivors include her husband, George F. Anders of the home; one daughter, Rhonda Shackelford and husband Mark of Hackett; one son, Steven Anders and wife Angela of Alma; one brother, Troy Brigham of Espanola, N.M.; daughter-in-law, Beatrice Anders of Alma; grandchildren, Chris Anders, Jamie Whitman, Kayla Marcotte, Brandon Shackelford and Jessica Anders; and seven great-grandchildren.

 Service was Dec. 28 at Ocker Chapel in Alma with interment at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Alma.

 Pallbearers were Brandon Shackelford, Anthony Whittman, Nicolas Marcotte, Derek Weinsinger, Chris Croff and Darrel Mattingly.

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