High Risers

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer From the ground, the wind can seem tame. It is almost always deceptive, though, according to recent college grad Eric Denton. He spent a big chunk of the last five years up in the air — his only protection, a harness. Denton discovered the hard […]

Roberts, Lillian

Lillian Juanita Glidewell Roberts Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Steed-Todd Chapel. Mrs. Lillian Juanita Glidewell Roberts, 83, of Santa Fe died Aug. 30, 2005 at her son’s residence in Santa Fe. She was born May 8, 1922, in Evansville, Ark., to Fred and Eula Pierson Denton. Family members said she moved to Santa Fe from […]

Jackson, Mary J.

Services: Have been held. Mary J. Jackson, 89, of Dallas, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Denton Regional Medical Center in Denton, Texas. She was born on Jan. 18, 1916, in Grier to John and Zula Snowden Bender. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester C. Jackson. Survivors include three daughters, Judith Jones […]

Jackson, Mary

Services: Have been held.  Mrs. Mary J. Jackson, 89, of Dallas, formerly of Clovis, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Denton Regional Medical Center in Denton, Texas.  She was born on Jan. 18, 1916, in Grier, to John and Zula Snowden Bender. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Chester C. […]

Stobb, Beverly

Beverly Stobb Services: Have been held. Beverly Oralene Stobb, 41, of Denton, Texas, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004. She was born on April 16, 1963, in Fort Sumner, to Harlin Wayne and Glennas Stobb. She attended school in Portales and graduated in 1981. While attending Portales High School, she won the state championship in shot […]

Wilkerson, Carla

Carla Wilkerson Services: Have been held. Carla Lynn Wilkerson, 50 of Lubbock, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004. She was born on Nov. 11, 1953, in Dublin, Texas, to James R. and Mary Alice Wilkerson. She graduated from Phoenix Christian High School in Arizona in 1972 where she was homecoming queen. She worked for several years […]

Walker, Elvin

Elvin Walker Services: Have been held. Mr. Elvin Walker, 91, of Denton, Texas, formerly of Rogers, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, in Denton, Texas. He was born on July 14, 1913, in Red Lake, to Launa and Ellis Walker. He was raised in Phoenix and graduated from Rogers High School in Rogers. He married Johnie […]

Hudson, Frankie

Frankie Hudson Services: Have been held. Frankie Hudson, 72, of Carlsbad, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at his home. He was born on Sept. 30, 1932, in Melrose, to Jasper and Nancy Bloomer Hudson. He grew up in Carlsbad and enlisted in the U.S. Navy after high school. He was honorably discharged and returned to […]

Wilson, Carroll

Carroll Wilson Services: Have been held. Carroll Wilson, 87, of Sherman, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004 at Wilson M. Jones Hospital in Sherman. Mr. Wilson was born on Aug. 24, 1917, in Denton, Texas, to Carrie and L. A. Wilson. He graduated from high school in Denton, Texas, in 1934, and studied at North […]

Target hitting time: hunting season begins

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Travis Denton, who has hunted since he was 9 years old, poses with his latest taxidermy project. He said he hopes to take an elk bull like this one home with him this fall during bow hunting . Tova Fruchtman By Tova Fruchtman CNJ STAFF WRITER tova_fruchtman@link.freedom.com As summer ends, leaves begin to change colors, […]