Merrill, Kathy

Kathy June Merrill, 53, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 9, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Born June 28, 1952, in Clovis to Hollie Bruce and Joyce James Merrill, she graduated in 1969 from West Mesa High School in Albuquerque. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Clovis. She was preceded in […]

Super Bowl could use canine perspective

By Clyde Davis: Local columnist It can really be an eye opener, or perhaps an ear opener, to listen to conversations between your pets — in this case, dogs. Their perspective on life is sometimes refreshing, sometimes amusing and never what you might expect it to be. As an example, I overheard this conversation in […]

Aunt’s good stewardship shows Christmas spirit

By Judy Brandon: Local Columnist This time of year, I invariably receive anonymous letters because I write about Christmas. They chastise me for giving credence to the pagan holiday of Christmas. Well I am bracing for a new batch of anonymous letters because I have four columns lined up all about Christmas. At Christmas we […]

Roberson, Carrie L. (Cones)

Carrie Lauray (Cones) Roberson, 39 Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at House Cemetery. Carrie Lauray (Cones) Roberson, 39, of Caldwell, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, in Gatesville, Texas. She was born Oct. 26, 1965, in Deming. She moved to Caldwell in January from Mineral Wells, Texas, and was the assistant manager of Golden Chicken in […]

Pre-paid funerals can lock in today’s rates

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Steed-Todd Funeral Home is among the area mortuaries that offer pre-paid services. Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer * Proponents tout savings, less stress as major advantages. While addressing the inevitability of death can be uncomfortable, planning ahead for a funeral can save money and lessen stress, according to financial advisors and funeral service providers. Prepaid […]

Lewis, Damien

Damien Lewis Services: Have been held. Damien Dajuan Christopher Lewis, 5 months, of Clovis, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Feb. 16, 2004, in Lubbock, to Marques Lewis and Derenda Tate. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, A.V. “Blue” Tate. Survivors include his […]

Family remembers ‘gentle’ woman

By Michelle Seeber The simple things in life were what excited Imogene Godfrey, who died Dec. 11 at her home in Clovis. She was 74. Her nephew, Tommy Firestone of Clovis, described his aunt as “quiet and gentle,” and said she loved Christmas. “She … really enjoyed receiving presents,” Firestone said. “She got really excited,” […]

Family remembers quiet and gentle woman

By Michelle Seeber The simple things in life were what excited Imogene Godfrey, who died at the age of 74 on Dec. 11, 2003, at her home in Clovis. Her nephew, Tommy Firestone of Clovis, described his aunt as “quiet and gentle,” and said she loved Christmas. “She enjoyed Christmas a lot and really enjoyed […]

Adams, Thomas C.

Thomas Adams Services: No services are planned. Mr. Thomas Claude Adams, 54, of Clovis, a retired welder, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on March 3, 1949, in Clovis, to Gene Evelyn and Art Morris and A.J. Adams. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1967 and […]