Balance freedom with responsibility

My mother was a homemaker. She made every old ranch house we lived in a comfortable home, which usually was not easy. She also was a neatness freak. Dishes were washed immediately after each meal — no waiting till later allowed. This was before automatic dishwashers, understand. Also, all beds were made first thing after […]

Cannon spouse wins lottery

CNJ staff report A Clovis homemaker and military spouse won $30,000 playing scratch off lottery’s Big Bingo Monday night. Darlene Greene told lottery officials she plans to use some of the money to pay off a car loan, according to a press release. Linda Hamlin, New Mexico Lottery spokeswoman, said Greene’s husband Wendell, stationed at […]

In tribute: Homemaker remembered for spirit, determination

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Courtesy photo Arnetta Foster died Oct. 4, 2009 at age 85. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Her soft, welcoming voice, kind generous spirit, determination and attention to detail are but some of the things her family remembers about Arnetta Foster. Foster, 85, died Oct. 4, 2009, in Clovis. She was the matriarch of the […]

Gariepy, Josefa

Josefa Gariepy, 92, of Clovis died Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare Center. She was born Jan. 22, 1914, to Benjamin and Juliana Sena Cordova in Pintada. She married Kenneth Gariepy Dec. 20, 1974, in Clovis. She was a homemaker, enjoyed crocheting, making rugs and embroidering, family members said. She is preceded in […]

Floyd, Doris

Doris Floyd Services: No services will be held. Doris Barter Floyd, 68, of Clovis, died Friday, June 17, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 7, 1937, in Farmers Branch, Texas, to Ossie and Nevie Chambers Barter. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Family members said […]

Heenan, Donna

Donna Heenan Services: Have been held. Mrs. Donna Marie Heenan, 79, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 12, 1924, in Rochester, Minn., to Frank and Matilda Wuerst Rasmussen. She married Noel William Heenan on Dec. 5, 1946, in Coffeyville, Kan. She […]

Gleaton, Joy

Joy Ann Gleaton, 74, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Sept. 13, 1929, in Fort Sumner, to Albert J. and Frona Conwell Foor. She married Sykes B. Gleaton on Nov. 2, 1947, in Fort Sumner. She was a homemaker and came to […]

Trujillo, Adelina

Adelina Trujillo Services: Have been held. Mrs. Adelina Trujillo, 91, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 9, 1911, in Puerto de Luna to Salome and Victoria Lucero Garcia. She married Lucario Trujillo on Oct. 25, 1943, in Clovis. She was a homemaker […]