Howard, Jim W.

Jim Wayne Howard of Big Spring, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, in Big Spring. He was born in 1919 in Strong City, Okla., to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Howard. He specialized in heavy equipment and later owned his own garage and machine shop, where he rebuilt engines in Gallup. He served in the Army […]

Bob Ware, Jim Garrison

Bob Ware Date of Birth: May 4, 1928 Dates of Service: October 1946 to March 1948 Hometown: Clovis Lives in: Clovis Theater and Location of Service: Pacific Branch: Army Rank: Corporal Unit and Specialty: 8104 Service Department In his own words: By the time Ware volunteered for the army, the war was over. Ware said […]

Woods, James

James Woods Service: Have been held. Lt. Colonel James Jerry Woods (Ret.), 48, died Sunday, June 26, 2005 in Doha, Qatar. He was born Dec. 2, 1956, in South Ruislip, England. He served in the Army for 21 years and wore the Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, Pathfinder Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, and earned his Combat […]

Griffin , James

James Griffin Services: Have been held. James Edward “Jim” Griffin, 75, of Clovis, died Monday, June 27, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 22, 1929, in Stamford, Texas, to Noah Anderson and Amanda Corrine Jones. He was baptized in the First Christian Church and graduated in 1947 from Breckenridge High School in […]

Sometimes we all need a little perspective

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Local religious columnist My two-years-younger brother Jim wrote an interesting column for his church newsletter the other day. He had some great things to say, but what really made the article interesting is where he was when he wrote it. The boy has always marched to a bit of a different […]

Blevins, Suzi

Suzi Blevins Services: Have been held. Suzi Blevins, 50, of Portales, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at her home. She was born on May 1, 1955, in Wenatchee, Wash., to Beatrice and Vearl Whitehall. She spent her early childhood in Washington, where she completed school. She married Jim Blevins, who was from New Mexico. They […]

Polk , Lucy

Lucy Polk Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lucy O. Polk, 93, of Portales, died Friday, May 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born June 17, 1911, in Youngsport, Texas, to Minnie and John Arnold. In 1925, she moved with her family by covered wagon to Post, Texas. Her family then […]

Griffin, Jim

Jim Griffin Services: Have been held. Mr. Jim Griffin, 61, of Odessa, Texas, died Wednesday, May 11, 2005, in Logan. He was born July 16, 1943, in Clovis, to Nettie Lou and Roy J. Griffin. He grew up in Portales. He married Norma Faye Luce on Aug. 11, 1959. He made his home in Portales […]

The God of the Universe Is the God of All Beauty

Curtis Shelburne I made more than a few miles a couple of weeks ago and made them in style — the wrong style, but style. My younger brother, Jim, and I decided to take his little, old, once-red Mazda pickup on our trip to Houston to see our sister who is in the hospital there. […]

Tivis, Bailee

Bailee Tivis Services: Have been held. Bailee Tivis, 3, of Portales, died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Jan. 28, 2002, in Clovis, to Kristy and Kie Tivis. In November 2003, he was well enough that he and his mother were able to move to Virginia to […]