Military feature: Veteran recalls serving in Project Delta

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Courtesy photo Alton Monroe’s unit, Project Delta, was honored with a memorial on Oct. 24 at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Curry County rancher Alton “Moose” Monroe fought with one of the most decorated special forces in history. Project Delta was a covert special forces unit made up of […]

Smith, Alton “Al”

Mr. Alton “Al” Price Smith of Clovis died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, in Lubbock. Mr. Smith retired from the Air Force after 20 years and was also a retired truck driver. He was a life member of VFW Post 3015 and also was a MOC member of AHO 5. He was preceded in death by […]

Shields-Harmon, Suzanne

Suzanne Sara Shields-Harmon, 38, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She was born May 18, 1967, in Albuquerque to Jo and Dale Shields. She graduated from Portales High School in 1985. She attended Eastern New Mexico University in Portales for two years, before joining the United States […]

Milstead ,Mary Lucille

Mary Lucille Milstead Services: Have been held. Mary Lucille Milstead, 85, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 31, 1919, in Rome, Ga., to Homer and Mary Lou Countryman Lee. She married Alton A. Milstead on July 9, 1950, in Jeffersonville, Ind. She was […]

Dewbre, Alton

Alton Dewbre Services: Have been held. Mr. Alton “Jack” Dewbre, 94, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Oct. 10, 1909, in Brownwood, Texas, to Etta and Alvey Dewbre. He grew up in communities of Texas and Oklahoma. He married Roxie Mae Huskey on […]