Gladys F. Neill
August 25, 1924  -  January 6, 2019

Gladys F. Neill

Graveside Service
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Ruidoso, NM  88345
Friday, January 11, 2019
10:30 A.M.
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Gladys Neill of Alto, NM passed away on January 6 at an Albuquerque Care Center.

Gladys was born on August 25, 1924 in Artesia, NM. She is preceded in death by Arthur Jackson and Maudie Jackson, parents; Warren J. Neill, husband; and Sandra Robinson, daughter.

She is survived by her sons Jack Neill of Albuquerque, Richard Neill of Ruidoso Downs, Glenn Neill of Ruidoso and 3 generations of grandchildren.

Services held at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Friday, January 11 at 10:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to American Legion Auxiliary.

In Loving Memory

Gladys was the strongest lady you could ever know. She was the last of her immediate family. Her concern was always others and never herself. Always the center of our world, she was our refuge and comfort. Her love was unconditional and eternal. Her understanding was limitless.

Gladys loved sewing. She created the most beautiful quilts ever. The shirts she made for all of us were really works of art. Her favorite sweatshirt read "I Keep My Family In Stitches".
Her husband, Warren, once told us "Your life is choices, make the right ones and it will be okay." We think the best choice ever made was him marrying this woman and creating this family.

We can't say goodbye, we'll just make it "see you later". If she could tell us now she would say "Don't make a fuss."


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  1. Glenn Neill
    Ruidoso, NM

    I hope it is true that a women can die and yet not only live in others but give them life , and not only life, but that great consciousness of life. My Mom has enriched life to so many I am proud to say. We will always be together. LOVE YOU MOM!

  2. Twila
    Happy, TX

    Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.
    Rest In Peace Granny...

  3. Liz Higgins
    Timberon, NM

    Thank you for all the words of wisdom and encouragement, all the shared laughs over a cup of coffee and slice of pie. I love you Granny.

  4. Richard Neill
    Ruidoso Downs, NM

    My lasting memory will be the look on her face when we drove through town in her Father’s ‘51 Ford pick-up.

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