Self preservation: Some area residents can their own fruits and vegetables

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Kathy Wall cans her own vegetables and fruits each year in October. By Liliana Castillo, Freedom New Mexico Lillie Belle Toombs likes to know what goes into her canned food. Toombs, who lives in the Pep community, cans her vegetables and fruits each year in October. She said she was […]

Martin, Mildred

Mildred Martin Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mildred Belle Martin, 87, of Clovis, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 25, 1917, in Ardmore, Okla., to Clarence Davenport and Mary Lula Long. She was a member of the Fairfield Extension Club, the 16th and Pile […]

Ogle, Maye Belle

Maye Belle Ogle Services: Have been held. Maye Belle Ogle, 85, of Hurst, Texas, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at Bishop Davies Nursing Home in Hurst, Texas. She married Homer Dan Ogle on Feb. 5, 1968, in Morton, Texas. She grew up and lived in Halfway, Texas, most of her life. She operated Halfway Grocery […]

Cox, Belle

Belle Cox Services: Have been held. Mrs. Belle McCall Cox, 85, of Portales, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 6, 1919, in Portales, to Lena Carroll and Hiran Alexander McCall. She grew up in Portales and graduated from Portales High School. She married Weldon J. “Coxy” Cox on […]

Clifton, Belle

Belle L. Clifton, 91, of Los Lunas, died Thursday, April 28, 2004, at Laurel Meadows Nursing Home in Belen. She was born on April 7, 1913, in Garvin County, Okla., to William and May Ardrey Pittman. She married E. C. “Slim” Clifton. She moved to Weber City in 1937 then to Portales and Texico where […]

Smith, Eva

Eva Smith Services: Have been held. Ms. Eva Lou Smith, 63, of Clovis, a nurse, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Portales, to Marvin Luther Smith and Belle Martha West. She was a nurse for Golden Age Nursing Home and also worked for 15 […]