Chavez, Moses

Moses Chavez Services: Have been held. Mr. Moses Joseph Manuel Chavez, 20, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 28, 1984, in Pueblo, Colo., to Ruby Lynn Chavez and Juan Lucero. He has lived in Clovis for 17 years and worked for the […]

Dirickson, Joseph

Joseph Dirickson Services: Have been held. Joseph Duane “Joe” Dirickson, 20, of Huntsville, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 21, 1984, to Duane and Mary Quiteria Martinez Dirickson in Midland, Texas. He was a member of First Christian Church in Huntsville. He is survived by his father, Duane […]

Rodarte, Christopher

Christopher Rodarte Services: Have been held. Christopher Jonathan Rodarte, 24, of Santa Rosa, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, near Dilia. He was born on Sept. 21, 1980, in Santa Rosa, to Joseph Fredrick Rodarte and Barbara Ann Moncayo. He was raised in Santa Rosa where he attended Santa Rosa High School. He participated in football, […]

Gonzalez, Adrian Joseph

Adrian Joseph Gonzalez Services: Have been held. Adrian Joseph Gonzalez, 1 year and 8 months old, of Portales, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 1, 2003, in Hobbs, to Erica McDaniel and Jesus Gonzalez. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Malachi McDaniel of Portales; a sister, Lorina Gonzalez […]

Griego, Daniel

Daniel Griego Services: Have been held. Daniel D. “Chief” Griego, 58, of Santa Rosa, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on May 10, 1946, in Santa Rosa, to Felix P. and Amalia Duran Griego. He got into the newspaper business and spanned his career for over 27 years. He was […]

Public Record 5/21

Compiled from court records from May 13 through May 19 Marriage Licenses Eric Wayne Blair, 22, and Meghann Michelle Casarez, 20, both of Clovis. Jason Marc Fuqua, 27, and Mindy Rae Warner, 24, both of Clovis. Jesus Renteria Jr., 31, of Gruver, Texas, and Margaret Ann Robinson, 37, of Clovis. Eddie Gene Rich, 47, and […]

Labranche, Joseph

Joseph Labranche Services: Have been held. Joseph “Leo” Labranche, 82, of Clovis died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at his home. He was born on Sept. 10, 1921, in Lowell, Mass., to George and Mary Lantaign Labranche. He married Mary Rondeau on Nov. 4, 1944, in Lowell. He served in World War II in the Air […]

Sandoval, William “Willie”

William “Willie” Sandoval Services: Have been held. William “Willie” Sandoval, 68, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born on April 18, 1935, in Clovis, to Antonio and Seripia Sena Sandoval. He was a butcher at the Swift Plant for 20 years. He was a member at Our Lady of […]

Martinez, Sandra Garcia

Sandra Garcia Martinez Services: Have been held. Sandra Garcia Martinez, 42, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 24, 1961, in Portales, to Veneranda and Frank Garcia. She grew up in Portales and was a 1979 graduate of Portales High School. She went on to attend Highland […]

Posadas annual tradition revisited

By Helena Rodriguez PORTALES — Sylvia Baca’s great-grandfather, Nicolas Baca, participated in Las Posadas, a Mexican reenactment of the birth of Christ, as a young man and told her of the long Posadas processions in Encino. Last week, Baca not only attended her first Posadas, she and her sisters also played host to one at […]

Situation normal when Christ was born

SITUATION NORMAL WHEN CHRIST WAS BORN In some ways, the world just a few moments before the birth of Jesus in that Bethlehem stable was almost exactly the same as the world just a few moments after his birth. The state of the stable, and the inn out in front of it, and Bethlehem, and […]

Casillas, Joseph “Joe Bob”

JOSEPH CASILLAS Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at The Chapel, 1500 Thornton in Clovis.Joseph “Joe Bob” P. Casillas, 49, of Chandler, Ariz., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, in Chandler. He was born on Sept. 1, 1954, in Clovis, to John and Geneva Sparks Casillas. He worked for the Safeway Milk Plant for 22 years. Family members […]

Archie, Joseph

Joseph Archie Services: Have been held. Joseph Archie, 87, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at Albuquerque Specialty Hospital. He was born on June 9, 1916, in Limestone, Texas, to Henry and Idena Massey Archie. He came to Clovis in 1940 and married Minnie Slaughter on Aug. 28, 1959, in Clovis. He worked in […]

Hill, Joseph

Joseph Hill Services: Have been held Joseph Edward Hill, 56, of Round Lake Beach, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 12, at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Ill. He was born on July 14, 1947, in Waukegan, Ill., to Joann and Joseph Blue. He met Corina Pena while in the Air Force and stationed at Cannon Air […]

Campbell, Patrick

Patrick Campbell Services: Have been held. Mr. Patrick H. Campbell, 75, of Clovis, a structural engineer, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 27, 1927, in Chicago to Patrick and Ida Miller Campbell. He was a Navy veteran during World War II. He married Norma […]

Fahnert, Joseph Jr.

Joseph Fahnert Jr. Services: Have been held. Mr. Joseph “Joe” Allan Fahnert Jr., 84, of Clovis, a retired printer, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born May 30, 1919, in New Orleans, to Joseph Allan and Theresa Helena Fahnert. He served in the U.S. Army. Upon separation he […]

Public Record 8/29

Compiled from court records from Aug. 21 through Wednesday: Marriage licenses • Jeremy John LeClear, 25, and Tina Louise Clayton, 36, both of Clovis • Brian Joseph Teichmann, 25, and Misty Angel Strickland, 22, both of Clovis • Barry Dewayne Jones, 41, and Helen Sue Conner, 44, both of Clovis • Matthew Keith Wilkerson, 44, […]

Brown, Joseph

Joseph Brown Services: Have been held. Mr. Joseph William “Jake” Brown, 74, of Jal, died Monday, May 5, 2003, at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, Texas. He was born on Dec. 1, 1928, in Cogar, Okla., to Myrtie and John Brown. He was a 1947 graduate of Floyd High School. He married Coralie Nell Mullins […]