Former ENMU president remembered as outgoing

By Michelle Seeber: Freedom Newspapers Charles Meister, a former president of Eastern New Mexico University, was a driven man. He was awarded five battle stars while serving as a Captain in the Army Infantry in World War II. He also represented the United States for education and religious affairs in Berlin. Meister died April 2. […]

Anderson, Willis “Andy”

Willis Dean “Andy” Anderson Services:Have been held. Willis Dean “Andy” Anderson, 73, of Mesa, Ariz., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004. He was born on Nov. 19, 1930, in Clovis. At the age of 15 he enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in Korea as a highly decorated Master Sergeant and […]

Carter, Ruth

Ruth Carter Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruth Carter, 83, of Coolidge, Ariz., a retired beauty salon owner/operator, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003, in Casa Grande, Ariz. She was born on June 15, 1920, in Field, N.M. Survivors include a son, Dennis Carter of Coolidge, Ariz.; four brothers, Lee Roach, Otis Roach and Roy Roach, […]

Capps, Katherine

Katherine Capps Services: Private services have been held. Katherine S. Capps, 79, of Mesa, Ariz., died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, in Phoenix. She was born on Nov. 14, 1924, in Rosemark, Tenn., to Erwin and Katherine Stokes. She was a school teacher. In 1991 she moved to Arizona from New Mexico. Survivors include a son, […]

Kos, Winnie Mae

Winnie Mae Kos Services: Have been held. Mrs. Winnie Mae Kos, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portales, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003. She was born on April 15, 1916, in Elida. She was orphaned as an infant and raised by her grandmother and other relatives. Family members said she was a vivacious, outgoing woman who […]

Villanes, Adele

Adele Villanes Services: Have been held. Mrs. Adele “Checho” Villanes, 50, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 29, 1952, in Carlsbad. She had been a resident of Clovis the past five years, moving to Clovis from Carlsbad where she lived […]

Wirt, Marguerite

Marguerite Wirt Services: Will be held at a later date. Ms. Marguerite Wirt, 92, of Apache Junction, Ariz., a homemaker, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, in Belgrade, Mo. She was born on May 25, 1911, in McClure, Ohio. She married Leo F. Wirt on April 9, 1931, in Beaverton, Mich. She was a charter member […]

Fought, Clarence

Clarence Fought Services: Have been held. Mr. Clarence Luther Fought, 75, of Payson, Ariz., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, in Payson. He was born April 3, 1928, in San Jon. Family members said he was a cowboy by heart and a carpenter by trade. He was in the U.S. Air Force for nine years and […]

James, William

William James Services: Have been held. Mr. William “Zeke” James, 86, of Clovis, a mechanic, died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Buena Vista Retirement Home in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 6, 1916, in Coolidge, Texas, to General and Willie B. Ray James. He married Therma Mickels on Sept. 21, 1935, in Coolidge, Texas. […]

Lytle, Keith

Keith Lytle Services: Will not be held. Mr. Keith O. Lytle, 75, of Clovis, a cattle buyer for Monfort of Colorado, FDIC and ASI Leasing, died Friday, May 23, 2003, in Clovis. He was born on June 24, 1927, in Sioux Fall, S.D., to Homer and Edna Buckner Lytle. He was a member of the […]