Jimmie P. Adams Hancock

Jimmie P. Adams Hancock, 70, of Hampton, Va., died Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, in Hampton, Va. She was born March 11, 1935, in Melrose to Jimmy and Chonita Adams. She attended the Field Schools until the 10th grade, and graduated from Melrose High School. She attended college at Eastern New Mexico University. Family members said […]

Christmas tunes yield tales of 1950s studio

By Don McAlavy: Curry County historian The story is told that a New Mexico blizzard made its appearance during the two days (actually nights) when two songs by Jimmy Self were recorded by Norman Petty. It was said that the recording studio was so cold the musicians had to wear coats during the sessions. Perhaps […]

Jimmy James Garza

Jimmy James Garza Services: Have been held. Jimmy James Garza, 40, of Clovis died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born May 14, 1965, in San Miguel to Enrique and Priscilla Garza. Garza graduated from Mission High School in Mission, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father; and his grandparents, […]

Chunn, Jimmy

Jimmy Chunn Services: Have been held. Mr. Jimmy “Bo” Chunn, 71, of Causey died Friday, July 8, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Pitchfork to Lola and Clovie S. Chunn. His family lived in Bledsoe, Texas, until 1946 when they moved to Arch. He was a member of the Class […]

Sparwasser, Mary

Mary Sparwasser Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mary Maxine Brown Sparwasser, 73, of Clovis, died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Jan. 30, 1932, Clovis, to Columbus A. and Margrette Bryant. She married Curtis Sparwasser on Dec. 4, 1971, in Clovis. She worked as a caregiver […]

Montanez , Manuel

Manuel Montanez Services: Have been held. Manuel Ruiz Montanez, 78, of Clovis, died Thursday, May 12, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 17, 1926, in Chin, Chiu, Mexico, to Hermenijildo and Marcela Ruiz Montanez. He married Maria Francisca Villareal 46 years ago in Muleshoe. He was a farm laborer […]

Creator of 30-inch burrito appeared on talk show

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David Hougland, with Pacsat International, places a microphone on Marshall Junior High School eighth-grader Michael Morrissey as they get ready to tape for the Jimmy Kimmel Live show Wednesday night at his home in Clovis. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Clovis’ newly dubbed Burrito Boy is not only getting attention […]

Williams, Jimmy

Jimmy Williams Services: Have been held. The Rev. Jimmie “Jim” Williams, 63, of Earth, Texas, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Sept. 27, 1941, in Flagstaff, Ariz., to John Wesley and Frankie Williams. He married Sharon L. L’Heureux on April 23, 1976. He moved to Earth, […]

Sandoval, Albert

Albert Sandoval Services: Have been held. Albert S. Sandoval, 77, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 16, 1927, in Clovis, to Antonio and Serapia Sandoval. He married Veronica Garcia on May 1, 1952, in Tucumcari. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, Joe Stanley, and the […]

“Spousal consent” seen as one step too far

By Tom Philpott: Military Digest Rachelle Arroyave was 27, pregnant and caring for two young daughters at Camp Pendleton, Calif., when notified last April 15 that her husband, Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jimmy Arroyave, had been killed in a truck accident in Iraq.  She got more bad news the following day. Six weeks before his […]

McKinney, Jimmy

Jimmy McKinney Services: Have been held. Jimmy Floyd McKinney, 66, of Bloomfield, died on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at his home. He was born on Aug. 30, 1938, in Tucumcari, to Leona and Floyd McKinney. He married Lucille Jimenez on Sept. 21, 1957, in Tucumcari. He was a firefighter for Farmington for three years. He retired […]

Dosher, Frank Jr.

Frank Dosher Jr. Services: Have been held. Mr. Frank James Dosher Jr., 78, of Clovis, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 15, 1926, in Tipton, Okla., to Frank James Dosher Sr. and Thelma Rachael Young Dosher. He married Joyce Edwards on April 12, 1947, in Oklahoma Lane, Texas. He […]

Dosher Jr., Frank

Frank James Dosher Jr., 78, of Clovis, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 15, 1926, in Tipton, Okla., to Frank James Dosher Sr. and Thelma Rachael Young Dosher. He married Joyce Edwards on April 12, 1947, in Oklahoma Lane, Texas. He farmed and ranched all his life, and family […]

Hawks, Jimmy

Jimmy Hawks Services: Have been held. Mr. Jimmy Hawks, 59, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, near Moriarty. He was born on Oct. 31. 1944, in Portales, to Johnny Pauline and Jimmy Hillman Hawks. He made his home in Portales until 1956 when he moved to Truth or Consequences. He graduated from Hot Springs […]

Man anticipated risk in Vietnam

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Pfc. Jimmy Hohstead was approaching the end of his scheduled duty in Vietnam when he was killed in action on Oct. 9, 1967, according to his sister, Donna White. Hohstead’s death came as a blow to his sister. The two had just a few years before suffered the […]

Green, Hildrige

Hildrige Green Jr. Services: Have been held. Hildrige Green Jr., 77, of Roswell died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. He was born on Sept. 16, 1927, in Marlin, Texas, to Hildrige and Evelyn Kato Green. He moved to Clovis in 1955 and then to Roswell in 1988. He […]

Sisneros, Jose “Joe” F.

Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros Services: Have been held. Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros, 53, of Clovis died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 21, 1950, in Vaughn to Napoleon and Josefita Luna Sisneros. He worked at ENMRSH with wood working and yard maintenance. He was a […]

Edmonds, James Lee “Jimmy”

James Lee “Jimmy” Edmonds Services: Have been held. James Lee “Jimmy” Edmonds, 66, of Belen died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, in Albuquerque. He was born on July 28, 1937, in Portales to Don and Faye Edmonds. He attended Grady schools. He worked for Hadley for 27 years, retiring seven years ago. He was a member […]

Dunn-Slough, Ruby

Ruby Neville Dunn-Slough, 84, of Clovis died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 10, 1919 in Lakeview, Texas, to Emmitt and Lillie Mae Crabb Harper. She married Troy Dunn in Memphis, Texas, and he preceded her in death in 1949. She then married Robert Edward Slough in […]

With high-tech apologies to Clement C. Moore

By Tom DiFrancesca ’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring — except for a computer mouse. For you see, “Dad” was lazy this year and didn’t get his shopping done. Now he’s at froogle.google.com — trying to find a really good deal, on a brand new BB-gun. […]