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Milton “Sonny” Leroy Southerland


Milton “Sonny” Leroy Southerland, 99, passed away in Roswell, NM, on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Please take a moment and share a fond memory or kind expression of sympathy for Milton’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

Service: A Graveside Service will be held at South Park Cemetery on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 1:00 PM.

On September 4, 1919, Milton was born to Samuel L. and Frances Southerland in Vernon, Texas. He married Ruby Lea Southerland on January 7, 1976, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to retirement, Milton worked as a supervisor for an Oilfield Company. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching football games. Milton will be greatly missed and the memories he shared with his family and friends will forever remain in their hearts.

Survivors: Milton is survived by his loving wife, Ruby L. Allen; stepchildren: Linda Hewitt (Tom), Cecil James Green (Cathy), William D. Green (Rina), Robert L. Green; sister, Lorene Abado (Rudy); many loving nieces and nephews; and close friend, Richard Anez.

Preceded: Preceding Milton in death were his parents, Samuel Lee and Frances Louise Foerster; and siblings: Richard L., Franklin E., Harold F., Howard, Hattie M., and Raymond C.