Life: Adventure filled with surprises

By Curtis Shelburne Years ago I read an excellent book by a man of deep faith, Swiss psychiatrist Dr. Paul Tournier. He entitled his book “The Adventure of Living.” Life is an adventure, he wrote, precisely because you never really know what is going to happen next. But for Christians, it is an adventure that […]

Rondell, Dixie

Dixie Rondell Services: Have been held. Mrs. Dixie May “Diane” Rondell, 83, of Texico, died June 4, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born July 14, 1920, in Rifle, Colo., to Richard and Maudie Pigg Carlisle. Her parents moved to Safford, Ariz., when she was 9 years old. She married Leland […]

Bunger, Patricia

Patricia Bunger Services: Have been held. Patricia Jean “Pat” Bunger, 60, of Clovis, died Monday, June 7, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Oct. 30, 1943, to Edward and Mary McCann Hatchett in San Benito, Texas. She received her bachelor degree in education from Arizona State University. She was a computer […]

Kersey, Andrew

Andrew Kersey Services: Have been held. Andrew Troy Kersey, 80, of Albuquerque, died Saturday, June 5, 2004. He was born on April 29, 1924, in Manitou, Okla., to Andrew and Lela Cook Kersey. He was raised in Oklahoma Lane, Texas. He was a World War II veteran. He retired from Sandia National Labs in 1986. […]

Woodul, Parker

Parker Woodul Services: Have been held. Mr. Parker A. Woodul, 92, of Portales, died Friday morning, June 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 21, 1911, in Wellington, Texas, to Ida and Henry J. Woodul. Mr. Woodul graduated from high school. He went on to graduate from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree […]

Talley, Clara

Clara Talley Services: Have been held. Mrs.. Clara Talley, 84, of Portales, died Friday morning, June 4, 2004, at the Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Clovis to Maude and Orlando Lang. She came to Portales in 1929. Nearly all of her life was lived within the state. […]

Riley, T.T.

T.T. Riley Services: Have been held. Mr. T. T. (Tommie) Riley, 91, a railroad engineer from Clovis, died June 4, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock He was born September 3, 1912, in Snyder, Texas to Anon J. and Maudie Spindle Riley. He married Jewell Morrow in 1931 in Snyder and moved to Clovis […]

Palady, Pauline

Pauline Palady Services: Have been held. Mrs. Pauline Geselle Palady, 74, of Clovis, died June 4, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 19, 1929, in Three Rivers, Quebec, Canada to Arthur and Maria Allard Martel. She was a loving mother and grandmother and was loved by everyone who met […]

McClelland, Robert

Robert McClelland Services: Have been held. Mr. Robert Joseph McClelland, 80, a retired auto mechanic from Clovis, died, Monday, May 31, 2004, in his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1923, in Olean, New York, to John and Lula McClelland. Mr. McClelland was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Lily Taylor, Estella Worrod, […]

Lee, Roberta

Roberta Lee Services: Have been held. Mrs. Roberta M. Lee, 84, a homemaker from McAlister, died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari. She was born Oct. 23, 1919, in McAlister. Mrs. Lee lived her entire life in McAlister up until her death. She is survived by two daughters, Terri Wells […]