Lopez , Wilfred

Wilfred Lopez Services: Have been held. Wilfred David “Freddy” Lopez, 40, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on June 26, 1964, in Clovis, to Leo and Eva Marez Lopez. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Chavez , Robert

Robert Chavez Services: Have been held. Robert Chavez, 47, of Clovis, died Friday, June 24, 2005, in Hereford, Texas. He was born on June 14, 1958, in Clovis, to George and Fulgencia Mondragon Chavez. He was a trackman for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way […]

Sena, Raymond

Raymond Sena Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. Raymond Orlin “Ray” Sena, 65, Clovis, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Sept. 21, 1939, in Yeso Creek, to Carlos and Alice Casaus Sena. He married Merlinda Mondragon August 9, 1958, […]

Lopez, Wilfred

Wilfred Lopez Services: Have been held. Wilfred David “Freddy” Lopez, 40, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on June 26, 1964, in Clovis, to Leo and Eva Marez Lopez. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Moreno , Paula

C Services: Have been held. Paula “Marie” Moreno, 71, of Clovis, died Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Sept. 20, 1933, in Clovis, to Tom and Paula Trujillo. She married Jose Robert Moreno on July 21, 1950, in Clovis. She worked for Curry County in the clerk’s […]

Salas , Jose

Jose Salas Services: Have been held. Jose Guadalupe “Grampy” Salas, 77, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 15, 1927, in Anton Chico, to Isidoro and Antonia Aragon Salas. He married Alice Sena on June 12, 1951, in Clovis. He served in the U.S. Army during World […]

Romero, Adam

Services: Have been held. Adam Romero, 15, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, in Curry County. He was born on July 8, 1989, in Clovis, to Richard Romero and Debra Gallegos. He was a sophomore at Clovis High School. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. He received a character of […]

Chavez, Jose

Jose Chavez Services: Have been held. Jose Horacio Chavez, 68, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Lubbock Heart Hospital. He was born on Sept. 20, 1936, in Santa Rosa, to Jose Lino and Estella Chavez. He married Celina Gonzalez on Sept. 19, 1953, in Clovis. He worked as a custodian for Gattis and […]

Appeal of pope crosses religious boundaries

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Father Sotero Sena performs the consecration of the bread and wine during mass Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A somber procession of parishioners filed out of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Saturday night following mass, embracing deacons, […]

Sandoval ,Frances

Services: have been held. Frances Sandoval, 89, of Clovis, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on June 3, 1915, in Colonias, to Guadalupe U. and Ignacita Chavez Martinez. She married Orlando Sandoval on Feb. 24, 1936, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of […]

Mount, Esmeralda

Esmeralda Mount Services: Have been held. Esmeralda “Esmie” Mount, 66, of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 18, 1938, in La Loma, to Roman and Lugardita Romero Gonzalez. She married Michael Mount on June 9, 1967, in Clovis. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Gallegos, Florinda

Florinda Gallegos Services: Have been held. Florinda “Inda” Gallegos, 78, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, in Clovis. She was born on June 21, 1926, in Santa Rosa, to Guadalupe and Ignacita Chavez Martinez. She married Nicanor Gallegos on Nov. 22, 1945, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady […]

Virgin Mary figure has endured centuries

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe are printed on jewelry and T-shirts. Rivers, mountains and towns bear her name. Her image is displayed in homes and cathedrals and both males and females are named after her. Since the first reported apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico in 1531, […]

Campos keeps District 63 seat

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newpapers Jose Campos kept his spot as a state representative in District 63 on Tuesday, trouncing Republican challenger Russell Grider by almost 1,000 votes. Campos, D-Santa Rosa, garnered 57 percent of the votes. Grider, R-Clovis, did well in Curry and Roosevelt counties but did poorly in De Baca and Guadalupe counties. […]

Martinez , Alcario de Jesus

Alcario de Jesus Martinez Services: Have been held. Alcario de Jesus Martinez, 52, of Plain City, Utah, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, in Plain City. A rosary is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Community in Clovis. Arrangements are by Aarons Mortuary of Ogden, Utah.

Reyna, Israel

Israel Reyna Services: Have been held. Mr. Israel Reyna, 56, of Clovis, died Monday, July 19, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 27, 1947, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Guadalupe and Elodia Champa Reyna. Family members said he loved to be around the family and was a hard […]

Cordova, Benjamin

Benjamin Cordova Services: Have been held. Mr. Benjamin Cordova, 76, of Clovis died Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 27, 1928, in Sombrio to Carlos and Estefanita Baca Cordova. He married Guadalupe Montano on September 27, 1948, in Greeley, Colo. He worked for the Santa Fe […]

Romero, Francisco

Francisco Romero Services: Have been held. Francisco H. “Roscoe” Romero, 73, of Clovis, a retired cook, died April 24, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 17,1930, in Clovis, to Roman Sr. and Margarita Baca Romero. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and member of Our Lady of […]

Area historic church awaits annual service

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Built in 1890, the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe has a cemetery in the churchyard where the earliest families of the church are buried. (staff photo Darrell Todd Maurina) By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Northwest of Fort Sumner, a small whitewashed church stands at the end of a one-lane dirt […]

Queen, Dolores

Dolores M. Queen, 65, of Clovis died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Lubbock Heart Hospital in Lubbock. She was born April 9, 1938, in Clovis to Bill and Julia Yslas Romero. She married John Queen on March 30, 1968, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and mother. She was a member at Our Lady of […]