Murray, Velma R.

Velma Rierson Murray, 83, of Clovis, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 22, 1922, in the old Baptist Hospital in Clovis to George Madison and Alpha Omega Rierson. Her father and four brothers were early pioneers who homesteaded in north Curry County between 1905 and 1911 before […]

Brent, Kenneth A.

Kenneth Arnold Brent Services: No date has been set. Kenneth Arnold Brent, 56, of Clovis died Aug. 27, 2005, in Sante Fe. He was born Jan. 25, 1949, in El Paso, Texas. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1967. After graduation, he enlisted in the Air Force. He was honorably discharged in 1970. He […]

Donna Livingston

Donna Livingston Services: Will be held at a later date. Donna Ileene Livingston, 72, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born June 6, 1933, in Chinook, Mont., to John and Florence Yahnke Nick. Family members said she was a homemaker and volunteer. She was preceded […]

Marchman, Ruth

Ruth Marchman Services: Have been held. Ruth Marchman, 64, of Kalona, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at University Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. She was born on July 25, 1940, in Clovis, to Frank and Emily Rierson Marchman. She was preceded in death by her father; and her grandparents. Survivors include her mother, Emily […]

Knight, H. Edwin

H. Edwin Knight Services: Have been held. Mr. H. Edwin Knight, 80, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at All Care Assisted Living in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 23, 1924, in Jones County, Iowa, to Harold and Rachel Daily Knight. He attended school in Jones and Lynn counties and graduated from Coggon […]

Grundman, Howard

Howard Grundman Services:  Have been held. Howard “Axel” Grundman, 82, of Storm Lake, Iowa, formerly from Albuquerque, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, Iowa. He was born on Nov. 15, 1921, in Pella, Iowa, to Ralph S. and Katherine Elvira Burtness Grundman.  He was baptized on Dec. […]

Brower, Richard

Richard Brower Services: Have been held. Mr. Richard Brower, 42, of Clovis, a construction worker, died Sunday, July 4, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Family members said he enjoyed fishing and often told fishing stories. He loved watching baseball games and talking with friends. He was born on March 14, 1962, in […]

Lewis, Dorothy

Dorothy Jeane Lewis, 80, of Lubbock, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, in Lubbock. She was born on Aug. 19, 1923, in Dallas. She married William E. Lewis on April 1, 1945, in Clovis. She was a longtime resident of Clovis and a member of Kingswood Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband; […]

Miller, Helen E. Mapes

Helen Miller Services: Have been held. Helen E. Mapes Miller, 91, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at her home in Roswell. She was born May 13, 1912, in Iowa City, Iowa, to C.M. Fountain and Mabel G. (Miller) Fountain. She moved to Roswell in 1937 from Iowa, and then to Artesia in 1940. On May […]

Democratic race only has a leader, not a clear winner

Freedom Newspapers And the Democratic candidates are rounding the first corner. During the past week the Iowa caucuses winnowed the field while mixing up the Democratic presidential positions. Today’s New Hampshire primary could well change the dynamics again as different issues come to the fore. Tight-fisted voters in New Hampshire are likely to focus more […]