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Cox Tucker Ross Cox was born Feb. 24, 2006, to Ross and Toni Cox of Clovis at Plains Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 6.5 ounces. He has one brother, Colton, 7. His grandparents are Richard and Sarah Cox of Pleasant Hill; Ken and Carlene Petree of Clovis; Ron and George Ann Jarman of […]

Obituaries — March 2

Albert Cox Services: 1 p.m. (CST) Friday at Cross Plains Memorial Cemetery in Cross Plains, Texas. Albert Wesley Cox, 68, of Waco, Texas, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, in Cross Plains, Texas. He was born Feb. 5, 1938, in Hamlin, Texas, to Reva and Shirley Cox. He graduated from Monahans High School in 1956. He […]

Overton, Marie

Marie Overton, 78, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at her daughter’s home in Capitan. She was born Sept. 30, 1927, in Roaring Springs, Texas, to Pearl and Perry McWilliams. She spent her early years in Sudan, Texas, where she played softball and basketball. As a teenager, she moved to Portales. She graduated from high school […]

Hogg, Jewel

Jewel Lavelle Cox Hogg was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Ringwood, Okla., to Edward and Leona Florence Warner Cox. In 1925, the family moved to the Richland community. The country store they owned and operated was moved in 1928 to State Highway 209 and a settlement was founded named Pep. She graduated from Portales High […]

Roberts-Jones, Pansy F.

Pansy Farrington Roberts-Jones, 96, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born March 16, 1909, in Kelly (Gould), Okla., to Benjamin Franklin and Mable Clara Roberts. She completed grammar school in Harmon County, Okla. in 1925. In 1928, she attended Draughon’s Business College in Wichita Falls, Texas, on […]

Cox, Marilynn

Marilynn T. Cox, 73, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born June 3, 1932, to Dewey and Nora Evelyn Tidmore in Clovis. She married Burl Cox in 1950 and became a “relocation expert” after moving 40 times the first 17 years of her marriage. Family members said she devoted her […]

‘50s performers play at Mesa Elementary

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Freedom Newspapers: Eric Kluth Mesa Elementary third-graders Nellie Toliver, right and Tanner Geisler dance as Fireball members George Tomsco of Raton, back left, and Chuck Tharp of Clovis sing during the school’s sing-and-meet Friday. Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A guitar slung over his shoulder and musical legends at his side, Fireballs member George Tomsco sung […]

CCC back in session

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Gordan Canada, an emplyee at Clovis Community College’s bookstore, rings up the purchases of this semesters newly registered students who stand in lines that weave through to the back of the store Monday afternoon. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Parents with impatient toddlers, camouflage-clad airmen and confident-looking students filled the […]

Cox, Naomi Lucille (Stroud)

Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox Service: Have been held. Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox, 90, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005. She was born on Dec. 27, 1914, in Richland, to John and Myrtle Stroud. She grew up in the ranch lands of eastern New Mexico. At age 14, she was the youngest school […]

Cox, Sylvia R.

Sylvia Cox Services: No services will be held. Sylvia R. Cox, 73, of Clovis, died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on July 10, 1931, in Holden, Mass., to John and Lucienne Acorn Fontaine. She married Harold Cox on June 12, 1969, in Sayre, Okla. She was a […]