Volunteers find unmarked graves in Texico cemetery

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Long-time friends Marcia Leavell, left, and Margie Crooks became involved with Texico’s cemetery after attending Crooks’ father-in-law’s funeral and being embarrassed by the tall weeds that covered the headstones. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Marcia Leavell and longtime friend Margie Crooks attended Crooks’ father-in-law’s funeral at the Texico cemetery […]

Cannon chaplains meet spiritual, social needs

Janet Taylor-Birkey Most people think of church as a place to hear a sermon, sing songs and offer prayers. While Cannon’s chapel offers all of those things to worshipers, it also exceeds the parameters of regularly scheduled weekend and weekday services. Seeking to address quality of life issues for Cannon Airmen and their families, the […]

Henson, Geneva

Mrs. Geneva Arlene Henson, 89, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born July 29, 1916, in Vera, Texas, to Joe and Icie Hanna. She was a member of the Lubbock Baxter Senior Citizens Association where she enjoyed quilting, exercise, and fellowship. She was an active member […]

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Mrs. Geneva Arlene Henson, 89, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born July 29, 1916, in Vera, Texas, to Joe and Icie Hanna. She was a member of the Lubbock Baxter Senior Citizens Association where she enjoyed quilting, exercise, and fellowship. She was an active member […]

Crooks, Joel

Joel Crooks Services: Have been held. Joel Keith Crooks, 55, of Aurora, Colo., died Thursday, April 19, 2005. He was born on Feb. 2, 1950, in Clovis, to R.E. “Tooter” and Zonah Crooks. He graduated from Texico High School in 1967. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 until 1974. He worked with the […]

Reid, Ruth

Ruth Reid Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruth I. Reid, 89, of Farwell, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born on Aug. 25, 1915, in Wellington, Texas, to Oliver and Sadie Tucker. She married Wilson Levi Reid on Nov. 15, 1931, in Reydon, Roger Mills County, Okla. Until 1961, she […]

Cemetery cleaning ‘long overdue’

Janet Bresenham TEXICO — For nearly six years, Darlene Curry has come often to the Texico Cemetery on the outskirts of town, finding comfort at the gravesides of her only daughter, Wendi Homer, 25, and her only granddaughter, 4-month-old Allie Homer, who died in a car accident on an icy road between Melrose and Fort […]