Tredway, Elvyn

Elvyn Tredway
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Elvyn Earl Tredway, 72, of Clovis, died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at his home.

He was born on March 3, 1933, in Walnut, Kan., to Sidney and Della Tredway.

He joined the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict. He married Juanita Searcy in 1956, in Ft. Scott, Kan. He moved his family to Clovis in the fall of 1959. He retired from Lucerne “Safeway” Milk Plant after 23 years. Family members said he loved his horses, fishing, and loved family gatherings.

He was preceded in in death by his parents; two brothers; a sister; a daughter, Vicky Tredway; and a foster son, Alan “Red” Patterson.

Survivors include his wife; a sister, Joann Hembree (and husband, Jack) of Fort Scott, Kan.; three sisters-in-law, Lucille Tredway and Ellen Tredway, both of Kansas, and Carol Moore (Paul) of Pawhuska, Okla.; three sons, Jerry Tredway (Diana) of Ohio, Danny Tredway (Shanon) of Windsor, Va., and Johnny Tredway (Fern) of Clovis; two daughters, Debra Knowlden (Michael) and Kattie Tredway, all of Clovis; a foster son, Rodney Brown (Samudra) of La Veta, Colo.; a foster daughter, Mary Gallegos (Gilbert) of Albuquerque; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; close friends, David and Sue Mendoza and Jay Kriling, all of Clovis, and Rulene Davenport (L.A.) of Mesquite; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jon Forrest will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.

Cremation has taken place.

Honorary pallbearers include Frank and Earlene Dalton, Robert and Charlsa LeClear, Kip DeFoor, Dustin Higginbotham, Gene Bargass, Robert Fields, and former Safeway Milk Plant employees.

The family will be at 1358 Rose Drive, South of Clovis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VistaCare Hospice of New Mexico, 2708 N. Prince Street, Clovis, NM 88101.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.