Slaying suspect may make deal

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Prosecutors say a plea agreement may be reached before a Portales teen goes on trial Monday for murder. Richard Baca, 19, of Portales, is accused of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence. His trial is set to begin at 9 a.m. before Ninth Judicial Court Judge Steven Quinn, but Ninth District […]

Hill, Betty Maye

Betty Maye Hill Services: Have been held. Betty Maye Hill, 61, of Deming, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Mimbres Memorial Care and Rehabilitation Center in Deming. She was born on March 24, 1944, in Long Beach, Calif., to William R. and Ella Maye Stephen. She and her husband moved to Deming three years ago […]

Hodge, Betty Jo

Services: have been held. Betty Jo Hodge, 74, of Peoria, Ariz., died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005. She retired from the Las Lunas Hospital and Training School. Survivors include two sons, William “Bill” McSmith andRonald “Ron” McSmith; a daughter, Brenda McSmith; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis. […]

McGill, Maurice

Maurice McGill Services:Have been held. Mr. Maurice Eugene McGill, 72, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 21, 1932, to Claude and Edna Mae McGill in Crystal City, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army and was an engineer for the AT&SF railroad. He was […]

King, Betty

Betty King Services: Have been held. Betty King, 62, of Clovis died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004 at her home in Clovis. She was born Oct. 3, 1942 to Alton K. and Omega Roberts May in Floydada, Texas. She married Larry Max King in November of 1967 in Texico. She was a supervisor at Levi Strauss […]

Sommerville, Betty

Betty Sommerville Services: Have been held. Mrs. Betty Sommerville, 71, of Clovis, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 29, 1932, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Alma and Alonzo Harter. She attended school in Des Moines. She married Larry G. Sommerville on Nov. 21, 1956, in Las Vegas, Nev. […]

Gossett, Betty

Betty Gossett Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery Mrs. Betty Raye Gossett, 75, of Amarillo, died Saturday, May 29, 2004 at Georgia Manor in Amarillo. She was born on June 24, 1928 at Pleasant Hill to Faye Lawson & Alma Mae Crume Davis. She had been a longtime Clovis resident moving to Amarillo […]

Cross, Dennis

Dennis Cross Services: Have been held. Dennis Lee Cross, 55, of Dallas, formerly of Clovis, died March 29, 2004, in Wise County, Texas. He was born on Oct. 17, 1948, in Clovis. He was a graduate and an avid fan of Texas Tech University. Survivors include a son, Brian Cross of Avondale, Ariz.; his mother, […]

Marez, Joe Delfino

Joe Delfino Marez Services: Have been held. Joe Delfino Marez, 83, of Amarillo died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born on Aug. 3, 1920, in Tucumcari. He married Mary Sandoval in 1940 in Clovis. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. He moved to Amarillo in […]

Ryan, Betty Lou

Betty Lou Ryan Service: Will be held at a later date. Betty Lou Ryan, 71, a retired Avon representative, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at her home in Clovis. She was born July 16, 1932, in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., to Harold and Bernice Bonnett Green. A family member said Mrs. Ryan was involved in […]