York, Glen

Glen York Services: Have been held. Glen Allan “Skippy” York, 26, died on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on April 4, 1978, in Raton, to Glen A. and Linda Wakefield York. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Raton and he worked for the Burlington Northern and Santa [...]

I waned it to rain, so I washed my car

Bob Huber Last month folks in this neck of the republic glared at bleak and shadowy clouds and muttered, “All right, enough is enough!” They were, of course, referring to the soggy conclusion of the drought hereabouts and the beginning of what frontier historians would someday cite as “The Year When Everyone Had to Learn [...]

Burroughs, Juanita

Juanita Burroughs Services: Have been held. Juanita Block Burroughs, 80, of Alvarado, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at Alvarado Meadows Nursing Facility. She was born on Aug. 12, 1924, in DeQueen, Ark., to Walter and Floreine Block. She was raised in Clovis and moved to Alvarado two years ago to be close to her [...]

Coggins, Iola

Iola Mae Coggins, 101, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Hugo, Okla., died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, in Paducah, Ky. She was born on Dec. 6, 1902, in Ashdown, Ark., to O.D. and Annie Conger Turner. She married J. Homer Coggins in 1920, in Ashdown, Ark. Family members said she loved card games, especially bridge, and [...]

Dendy, W.E.

W.E. Dendy Services: Have been held. Mr. W.E. “Ed” Dendy, 80, of Portales, died Friday, June 18, 2004, at his home. He was born on Sept. 2, 1923, in Olustee, Okla., to Bessie and Carl Dendy. The Dendy family came to Portales from Olustee, Okla., in 1927. In 1943 he was drafted to serve in [...]

McClelland, Robert

Robert McClelland Services: Have been held. Mr. Robert Joseph McClelland, 80, a retired auto mechanic from Clovis, died, Monday, May 31, 2004, in his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1923, in Olean, New York, to John and Lula McClelland. Mr. McClelland was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Lily Taylor, Estella Worrod, [...]

Kizer, Melvin

Melvin Kizer Services: Have been held. Mr. Melvin Kizer, 67, of Hobbs, died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at his home. He was born on Aug. 16, 1939, in Lingo, to Ivy and Bill Kizer. He grew up in Lingo and Hiway. At age 16 he went to work in the oil fields around Hobbs. From [...]

Weddings 2/22

Schumpert Natalie Broglie of Kauai, Hawaii, and Scott Schumpert of Clovis were joined in marriage on Jan. 26, 2004, in Portales. Magistrate Judge Jane Martin performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Susan Broglie of Kauai and the late Earl Broglie. The bridegroom is the son of Geri Schumpert of Clovis and the [...]

Bell, Patsy

Patsy Bell Services: Have been held. Patsy Bell, 57, of Lubbock died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004. She was born on June 20, 1946, in Borger, Texas, to Paul B. and Lena B. Scroggins. She graduated from Tascosa High School and attended Amarillo Community College. She married Willie A. Bell on Dec. 8, 1966, in Vega, [...]

Hobbs, Maxine

Maxine Hobbs Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maxine Hobbs, 82, of Portales, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at her home. She was born on April 26, 1921, in Dutch Mills, Ark., to Cora and Robert Hodges. She grew up in Dutch Mills. She graduated as valedictorian of her eighth-grade class. She married H.B. “Homer” Hobbs [...]