Mighty man mighty carver of stone

By Don McAlavy, Local Columnist An artist in stone was J. M. H. Dwight. The stones he carved on were tombstones. There is not a lot of history on Dwight, but we do know that he was born Dec. 24, 1851, probably in Oklahoma, and he died in Clovis Sept. 6, 1929, still practicing his […]

Johnson, Edith

Edith M. Johnson, 85, of Friona, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona.  She was born April 5, 1920, in Ringling, Okla., to David and Eva Blanche (Collier) Moseley. Moving from Oklahoma, she lived in Friona for 79 years. She married Herschel Winston Johnson on Sept. 26, 1942, in Clovis. […]

Phillips, Charlene Graef

Charlene Graef Phillips, 69, of Clovis died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005. at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital in Amarillo. She was born Sept. 1, 1936, to Clayton C. and Edith Williams Graef in Olton, Texas. She married Gene Phillips March 17, 1955, in Olton. She was a financial director for Mental Health Resources, a member of […]

Poulsen, Edith

Edith Poulsen Services: Have been held. Mrs. Edith R. Poulsen, 90, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at the Retirement Ranch of Clovis. She was born on Sept. 11, 1914, in Los Angeles, to Peder and Catherine Pedersen. She spent most of her life in Fresno, Calif., and moved to Clovis in 2000. Family […]

Akers, Edith

Edith Mae Akers, 93, of Clovis, a seamstress, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 8, 1910, in Dora, Nolan County, Texas, to George R. and Willie Bloxom Sagely. She married William L. Akers on Oct. 17, 1931, in Clovis. She was a resident of Pleasant […]

Thompson, Edith

EDITH THOMPSON Services: Have been held. Mrs. Edith Wyatt Thompson, 92, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo. She was born on May 2, 1911, in Roscoe, Texas, to Noah W. and Mary Elizabeth Wyatt. In 1927 she moved from Oklahoma to south of Friona, where she attended […]

McWherter, Edith

Edith McWherter Services: Have been held. Edith McWherter, 90, of House, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at Gerald Champion Memorial Hospital in Alamogordo. She was born on June 27, 1913, in House, to Frank and Lona Mae Dwight Kirchmeier. She attended school at House, graduating in May 1932. She married Glen E. McWherter on June […]

McGuffin, Edith

Edith McGuffin Services: Have been held. Mrs. Edith Wheeler McGuffin, 89, of Albuquerque, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Stardust Place in Albuquerque. She was born on May 13, 1914, in Bethel, to Nina and Ernest N. Wheeler. She graduated from Portales High School in 1933. She attended Eastern New Mexico Junior College in Portales […]