Rury, Elbert W. “Ebb”

Elbert W. “Ebb” Rury, 78, of Belen died Friday, May 5, 2006, at Loveland Hospital of Albuquerque. Born on June 20, 1927, in Oklahoma, he had been a Belen resident since 1971 and previously lived in Clovis.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, having proudly served in Korea, his family said. He retired from Mountain […]

Wanda P. (Polly) Turner

Mrs. Wanda P. (Polly) Turner, 83, of Elida, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales She was born July 28, 1922, near Louis, Okla., to Ruth S. (Cox) and William P. Jones. She married V. L. Kellogg in September 1942. She moved to Portales in the mid-1960s and worked as […]

Elbert Sanders

Sharna Johnson Large red letters said “extremely urgent” on the draft letter that pulled Sanders away from his new wife… Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Elbert Sanders Date of […]

White, Ima Faye

Ima Faye White Services: Have been held Ima Faye White, 89, of Elbert, Colo., died Monday, Nov. 24, 2003. She was born on Sept. 4, 1914, in Lubbock to Asa and Ona Acuff. She was married Milton B. White on Aug. 6, 1935, in Portales. They lived in Clovis where they operated the White Dairy […]

Noack, Elbert

ELBERT NOACK Services: A private graveside service will be held. Elbert Fred Noack, 76, of Clovis died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, in Clovis. He was born Nov. 13, 1927, in Farwell to Carl Traugot and Selma Kutschke Noack. He graduated from Farwell High School in May 1945. He entered in the U.S. Navy in July […]

Ross, Walter Elbert

Services: Have been held. Walter Elbert Ross, 86, of Albuquerque, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, in Albuquerque. He was born on Feb. 7, 1917, in Arkansas, to Walter and Mary Elizabeth Clement Ross. While living in Grapevine, Ark., his family owned Walter Ross and Sons Grocery. After he moved to Albuquerque he was a salesman […]

Edge, Elbert M.

Elbert Muriel Edge Services: Have been held. Elbert Muriel Edge, 85, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at Bridges Retirement Manor in Clovis. He was born Jan. 17, 1918, in Caddo Mills, Texas, to Ernie and Mary Edge. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and a life member of the American Veterans […]

Hill, Charley

Charley Elbert Hill Mr. Charley Elbert Hill, 79, of Portales, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Jan. 3, 1924, in Maud, Texas, to Effie and Charley Hill. Mr. Hill was one of two sets of twins. The Hills moved to Roosevelt County about 1929. In 1943 […]