F-16 pilot has Clovis ties

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS The American pilot whose F-16 crashed in Iraq earlier this week has close ties to Clovis. Major Troy L. Gilbert, 34, identified by the Air Force on Wednesday, is the son-in-law of Clovis residents Jay and Judi Gurley, according to longtime family friend Martha Hardwick. Jay Gurley is a former […]

Downed F-16 pilot identified

CNJ Staff The pilot involved in Monday’s F-16 fighter jet crash in Iraq has been identified as Maj. Troy. L. Gilbert, who is assigned to Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. The downed plane is assigned to Cannon Air Force Base. According to a Department of Defense news release, Gilbert’s listed as “Duty Status Whereabouts […]

Gilbert, Gladys

Gladys Gilbert, 92, of Portales, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Marietta, Okla., to Theora and Charles R. Tanner. On July 3, 1940, in Reno, Nev., she married William Gilbert. The couple was able to remain in their own home until very […]

Clovis native deployed to Afghanistan

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer For years, he has prepared and trained as a Special Forces soldier in the Army. While he has traveled extensively and spent months on end away from home, this time is different. For the first time in his career, Gilbert Gonzales will be entering a combat zone. In 1994, […]

11/4 Religion Calendar

Today Single Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. Information: 769-1971 Saturday Men’s Breakfast — 8 a.m., First Christian Church of Clovis, 1700 N. Main. Guest speaker, Pastor Gilbert Forrest. Information: 763-7113 or 760-2654. Sunday Fall Revival — 10:30 a.m., First Christian […]

Kwasigroch, Kermit

Services: Have been held. Mr. Kermit Gilbert Kwasigroch, 46, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 3, 1958, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Gilbert and Fern Kwasigroch. Family members said he loved to play the organ and dance on roller skates. He was preceded […]

Gilbert, Theodore

Theodore Raymond “Teddy” Gilbert, 23, of Albuquerque, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, in Albuquerque. He was born on May 1, 1981, in Lubbock. He is survived by his mother, Gladys Paulk of Clovis; a sister, Anastasia Herold (and husband, Matthew) of Clovis; three brothers, James Selman of Purcell, Okla., Michael Gilbert of Lubbock, and Richard […]

Gilbert, Harry

Harry James Gilbert, 63, of Clovis, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at Laurel Plains Healcare in Clovis. He was born on March 5, 1942, in El Paso, Texas, to John Thomas and Hazel Nash Gilbert. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in the transportation Corps, ACCTK Comand. He was a […]

Anaya, Ruben

Ruben Anaya Services: Have been held. Ruben Michael Anaya, 50, of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, in Los Lunas. He was born on May 19, 1954, in Clovis, to Gilbert I. and Virginia Salas Anaya. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and was a self-employed air conditioning and heating repairman. He was a […]

Chavez, Gilbert R.

Gilbert R. Chavez Services: Have been held. Gilbert R. Chavez, 80, of Lubbock, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at his home. He was born on Sept. 15, 1923, in Matador, Texas, to Santos and Maria Ramirez Chavez. He moved to California where he worked as an independent contractor and for Hunsucker Construction. He retired and […]