Nelson, George W.

George W. Nelson, 78, of Portales died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006 at his daughter’s home in Glendale, Ariz. He was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Erwin, Tenn., to Joseph Henry and Jenovne McCurry Nelson. He married Nettie Erickson on Dec. 9, 1966, in Reno, Nev. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1966 and owned […]

Hogg, Jewel

Jewel Lavelle Cox Hogg was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Ringwood, Okla., to Edward and Leona Florence Warner Cox. In 1925, the family moved to the Richland community. The country store they owned and operated was moved in 1928 to State Highway 209 and a settlement was founded named Pep. She graduated from Portales High […]

Quintana, Richard “Ricardo”

Richard “Ricardo” Quintana, 64, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born Jan. 25, 1941, to Santiago and Andrea Garcia Quintana in Newkirk. He worked for Vohs Company in Clovis and in maintenance for the Clovis cemeteries. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic […]

Jackson, Jeanne

Jeanne B. Jackson, 80, of Safford, Ariz., died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, at Mount Graham Regional Hospital in Safford, Ariz. She was born March 21, 1925, in Clovis, to William and Edna Burgett. She worked for Mountain Bell. She went to Benson’s Business School and then worked at Cannon Air Force Base as an analyst […]

Patty Jo Hubby

Patty Jo Hubby, 74, of Clovis, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Aug. 21, 1931, to Paul Lafayette and Maude Olive Taylor Mott in Clovis. She married Dwayne Hubby on Aug. 28, 1949, in Clovis. She was a member of Central Christian Church, Church Circle, CYH […]

Howard Jasper

Howard Jasper, 92, of Portales, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center. He was born April 23, 1913, in Gasoline, Texas, to Frances and William H. Jasper. His family homesteaded in Elida and he grew up there; graduating from Elida High School. Shortly after finishing school, he moved to Portales. He worked […]

Everett Glenn Givens

Everett Glenn Givens, 88, of Yuma, Ariz., died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at La Mesa Rehabilitation Center in Yuma, Ariz. He was born Jan. 21, 1917, in Arch. He received his bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University and his master’s degree from Arizona State University. He served in the Army Air Corp. in World […]

Moore, Joann “Granny”

Joann “Granny” Moore, 68, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born March 8, 1937, in Litchfield, Ariz. to Pete and Ruth Simmons. She was raised in the Ranchvale and Clovis area. She married Billy Ray Moore on Feb. 1, 1956, in Clovis. She was a bartender […]

Coplen, Mike

Mike Coplen, 73, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, in Phoenix. He was born March 6, 1932, in Portales to Warren W. and Berniece Coplen. He attended Eastern New Mexico University and graduated from New Mexico State University with a degree in electrical engineering. After graduation, he traveled with Allis Chamlera before going […]

Maxine Flud Hess

Maxine Flud Hess died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. She was born Feb. 14, 1922, in Oklahoma to Walter and Minnie Flud. After marrying Woodie Dickerson, she became resident of Clovis. She lived in Clovis from 1937 until 1990, when she moved to Prescott Valley, Ariz. She was a businesswoman in Clovis […]

Davis, Arlan

Arlan Lamar Davis, 52, died Sept. 23, 2005, in Mesa, Ariz. He was born Oct. 26, 1952 in Clovis to Stella Woodburn and J. Willard Davis. He was a self-employed general contractor. He farmed in the Grier Community, sold insurance, and was employed by Clovis Sign Co. before moving to Arizona. He was preceded in […]

Greget, Tony

Col. Tony M. Greget, 80, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005, at the Ray Ranch outside of Roy. He was born Jan. 17, 1925, in San Pedro, Calif., to Andreja Greget and Vinka (Markovich) Greget. He joined the Air Force at 18 and served as a pilot for 29 years. He flew 216 combat missions and […]

Wilson Fred Gisler

Wilson Fred Gisler Services: 2 p.m Saturday at St. James Episcopal Church. Mr. Wilson Fred Gisler, 92, of Peoria, Ariz., died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, in Encore Senior Village in Peoria, Ariz. He was born March 7, 1913, in Mission Valley, Texas, to John L. and Rosa Maurer Gisler. He married Betty Lou Washington in […]

8-21 Births

Kilian Sean and Amanda Kilian of Uruba, Ill. are the parents of a seven pound six ounce boy, William Thomas Kilian, born on July 7, 2005, at Carle Hospital in Uruba, Ill. Grandparents are Scott and Joy Kilian of Clovis, and Orin and Pam Whisman of DeLand, Ill. Great-grandparents are Caryl Kilian and the late […]

Hatten, Leo

Leo Hatten Services: Have been held. Leo Albert Hatten, 85, of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Portales, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at an El Paso nursing home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1919, in Eastland, Texas, to Joe and Carrie Hunter Clyatt Hatten. He married Reda Wray Clark on Dec. 8, 1945, in […]

Mack, Michael R.

Services: Have been held. Michael Rostal Mack, 59, of Fort Sumner died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born June 8, 1946, in Safford, Ariz. to Rostal and Madeline (Talley) Mack. He was reared in the Gila Valley and graduated from Safford High School. He married Linda Claridge on […]

Morrow, Leslie

Leslie Morrow Services: Have been held. Leslie Wanda Morrow, 45, of Flagstaff, Ariz., died Friday, June 17, 2005, in Flagstaff. She was born on July 16, 1959, in Clovis, to Stanley and Joy Hussey Miller. She grew up in a military family, living in many places throughout the world. She married Larry Morrow on June […]

Maldonado, Ella

Ella Maldonado Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10 at Trinity Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Ella Montano Maldonado, 76, of Glendale, Ariz., died Tuesday, June 14, 2005. She was born on Dec. 23, 1928, in Trementina, to Felipe and Fetilde Valverde Montano. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Albino Montano and […]

Molina, David

David Molina Services: Have been held. David G. “Uncle-Tio” Molina, 67, of Nogales, Ariz., died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Kindrad Hospital in Tuscon, Ariz. He was born on Dec. 28, 1937, in Clovis, to Frank and Amalia Tenorio Molina. He was a journalist who worked at Clovis News Journal and Nogales International newspaper. He […]

McDonald, Verna Bell

b>Verna Bell McDonald Services: Have been held. Verna Bell McDonald, 78, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev. She was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Quanah, Texas. She had worked the past 15 years with small children, and enjoyed being a grandmother. She was a resident of Portales for 52 […]