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Zane Harkey Petty
March 5, 1923  -  September 21, 2008

PZanes love for music won her a scholarship to Colorado Womens College at 16 years old. She was a tremendous pianist. One of Zanes prized treasures was the family cookbook that she authored for her children.nbsp She had a simple philosophy about her passion for cooking, Anyone can cook a delicious dish if they start with a good recipe.nbsp Throughout Zanes life she acquired numerous professional designations including real estate broker, interior decorator, licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor, and certified nutritional consultant. Zanes travels took her from Carrizozo, through Nogal, to the family home in Ruidoso, and ultimately to st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonRoswellst1:Cityst1:place, where she was the proud owner of Down To Earth Nutrition Center. PPZane is survived by her loving pet, Poco Ralph F. Petty, Sr. and his wife Jean of Pampa,BRTexas son John Dalton Petty and wife Jill Bonnell Petty and their children Chad D. Petty, Robyn Petty, and Lia Armstrong and husband Shane, all of Albuquerque daughter Karon Z. Petty daughter Sandra P. Stewart and husband John R. Stewart, and Sandras children, Sashua C. Patton and husband Joshua, Caryn C. Schultz and Joe Lucero and their children Joseph, Danica, and Stephen, and J. Michael Schultz and fianc Tiffany Hazelbaker widowed daughterinlaw Mary Margaret Petty and her children Jennifer H. Petty and John Benjamin Petty.PPZane is predeceased by brothers J. Fay Harkey and Jack P. Harkey and also by her son, Ralph F. Petty, Jr.PPA graveside service will be held at the st1:place w:stonst1:PlaceName w:stonAngusst1:PlaceName st1:PlaceName w:stonCemeteryst1:PlaceNamest1:place on Wednesday September 24 at 2:00 pm. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.lagronesruidoso.comPPThough Zane loved growing beautiful flowers, in lieu of flowers she would have preferred that we all Live Healthy and Be Happy.P

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