Ruth Lois Chapman, 90, of Brownwood, passed away in Abilene on Nov. 7, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her children, Christopher Hipskind, Charles Chapman, and Pamela Morrow; and a grandson, James A Hipskind.

She is survived by eight children, Patricia Deering, Edna McMahan, Teresa Ellett, James Hipskind, Gregory Hipskind, Alan Hipskind, John Anderson, and David Chapman. By birth and by blessing Ruth was called Grandma by 20 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 24 great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Chapman spent many years in Albuquerque, and Santa Fe, New Mexico and 30 years in Amarillo. She moved to Brownwood in 2008.

A memorial service and internment will be at the Memorial Rose Garden in Albuquerque, New Mexico at a later date.