ELLA M. HAWBAKER APPLEGATE, age 88, of Logan, New Mexico, departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Clovis Health Care and Rehabilitation in Clovis, New Mexico.
Ms. Applegate was born in Elmore, Minnesota to the late Brian Hawbaker and Anna McFarland Hawbaker.
Ms. Applegate was retired from Garrett Air Research, Inc. where she was employed for almost thirty years as a Machinist. She moved to Franklin County in 1991 after retiring and lived here until 2010 when she returned to New Mexico. She was a member of the Payne’s Baptist Church in Decherd when she was a resident here.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Joseph Applegate.
She is survived by her daughters; Dayle (Edward) Smith of Logan, NM, Virginia (Kenneth) Upton of Hampton, Va., Myrna (Kenneth) Sweeton of Decherd, Tenn., brother, David William Hawbaker of Surprise, Az., 5-Grandchildren, 3-step-grandsons, 6-great-grand-children and 4-great-step-grandchildren.
Visitation for Ms. Applegate will be held from 5:00-8:00 P.M. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services.
Services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Grant Funeral Services with Bro. Ken Hale and Bro. Neal Foster officiating.
Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens where she will be laid to rest beside her late husband, Mr. Applegate.
Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.