Roberta Altman, age 67, of Lovington, New Mexico passed away at her home on November 25, 2013. She was born on September 17, 1946 in Brownfield, Texas to James Belvin and Ethel Alene Frazier Abney. Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, November 30th at 10:00am in the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel of Lovington, NM with Pastor Ronald Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, November 29, 2013 from 17pm at Stevens Funeral Home in Lovington, NM.
Roberta was a homemaker for most of her life. She married her husband, Jim Altman on August 17, 1967, in Brownfield, Texas and made their home in Slaton, Texas. They moved to Lovington, NM in 1976. Roberta enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
Roberta is survived by her husband, Jim of the home. Two sons: Richard Altman of Hobbs, NM and Perry Altman of Lovington, NM. One daughter: Mary Brown of Hobbs, NM. Five Brothers: James Ray Janet Abney of Salem, Missouri, Leonard Sandra Abney of Hobbs, NM, Raymie Vicki Abney of Hobbs, NM, Sammy Judy Abney of Hobbs, NM, and John Lolly Abney of Midland, TX. Five sisters: Kathy Allen White of Hobbs, NM, Helen Sutton of Hobbs, NM, Mary Jane Tracy Ward of Gallup, NM, Rosie Gene Hicks of Hobbs, NM, and Brenda Dewey White of Lewisville, TX. Six grandchildren, seven greatgrandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother: Teddy Abney, and one sister: Beth and Mitchell Pruitt.
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