Coffman, Wannie

Wannie Coffman Services: Have been held. Wannie Chloe Caughran Coffman, 89, of Albuquerque, died Thursday, May 29, 2003. She was born on Dec. 5, 1913, in Munday, Texas. She moved to Grady in a covered wagon when she was 18 months old. She married Morton Coffman on Dec. 24, 1939. They moved to Dove Creek, […]

Patzt, Gisela

Gisela Patzt Services: Have been held. Ms. Gisela Martha Patzt, 75, of Logan, formerly of Clovis, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born in 1928, in Braslau, Germany. She married Walter Patzt. They made their home in Clovis before moving to Logan in 1996. She is survived by her […]

Hutchins, Michael

Michael Hutchins Services: Have been held. Mr. Michael Wade Hutchins, 39, of Levelland, Texas, a general contractor, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Covenant Hospital in Levelland. He was born on July 19, 1963, in Clovis. He was born and raised in Clovis. He moved to Levelland in 2000. While in Clovis he owned and […]

McGuffin, Edith

Edith McGuffin Services: Have been held. Mrs. Edith Wheeler McGuffin, 89, of Albuquerque, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Stardust Place in Albuquerque. She was born on May 13, 1914, in Bethel, to Nina and Ernest N. Wheeler. She graduated from Portales High School in 1933. She attended Eastern New Mexico Junior College in Portales […]

Cortese, Mike

Mike Cortese Services: Have been held. Mike Cortese, 88, of Albuquerque, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. He was born Oct. 12, 1914, in Fort Sumner, to Nick and Mary Muto Cortese. He graduated from Fort Sumner High School in 1936. He married Dorothy Erven on May 18, 1940. In […]

Monson receives one more chance

By Dave Wagner Stephen Monson figured his basketball career was over when Clovis High’s season ended in early March. Not so. Monson will get one more chance to play competitively when he joins CHS teammate Derond Jackson as members of the South squad in the 57th annual New Mexico High School Coaches Association Class 4A-5A […]

Clovis players help team reach ‘Mack’ regional

CNJ STAFF The Albuquerque Cubs, featuring three Clovis High players, captured the state Connie Mack (18-and-under) baseball tournament last weekend in Albuquerque and are in Houston for a five-day, double-elimination regional tournament. The Cubs open the double-elimination tournament at 8 p.m. today (CDT) against the Houston Heat, with the game to be played at the […]

Moore, Vera

Vera Moore Services: Have been held. Mrs. Vera Juanita Pickens Moore, 88, of Albuquerque, a longtime resident of New Mexico and Texas, died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Manzano del Sol in Albuquerque. She was born Aug. 3, 1914, in Lorraine, Texas, to the Rev. Finus Roden and Vera Costin Pickens. She received a bachelor’s […]

Gutierrez, Juanita

Juanita Gutierrez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Juanita P. Gutierrez, 95, Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born June 28, 1908, in Tigere, to Virginia and Francisquito Casaus. She spent her early life in Puerta de Luna and Fort Sumner. On Aug. 29, 1936, she married Matias Gutierrez […]

Police blotter 7/3

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports: Police arrested a driver about 4:30 p.m. Monday on outstanding warrants following a crash at the 500 block of South Hull, and would like to find an injured male passenger who fled the scene. The driver, a 27-year-old man from Albuquerque, […]