Anniversaries — May 22

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Bilberry Bud and Alma Lyle Bilberry of Kenna will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2 p.m. May 29 at the Kenna Community House. The celebration will be hosted by their children. The couple was married May 28, 1961, in Kenna. They have two children and six grandchildren. He is a rancher. She is a retired […]

Nicholas, Louise

Louise Nicholas, 92, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at her home. She was born July 8, 1913, in Graham, Texas to John Henry and Ollie James Lasater. She married Harlon Nicholas on April 13, 1936. They ranched n the Kenna community for more than 50 years.She was a charter member of Kenna Community […]

Ford, Clayton

Clayton Ford, 16, of Elkins, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Nov. 25, 1988, in Roswell. He went to school in Elida. He enjoyed playing baseball and was looking forward to playing this season, family members said. He also enjoyed riding horses and breaking colts and riding his dirt […]

Southard, James

James Southard Services: Have been held. Mr. James Pierce “Jim” Southard, 70, of Kenna, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Covenant Lakeside Hospital in Lubbock. He was born on Aug. 30, 1934, on the family ranch in Kenna, to Frank and Kathleen McDowell Southard. He spent most of as a cattle rancher. In 1977, he […]

Evans, Robert

Robert Evans Services: Have been held. Robert Eldon “Bob” Evans, 72, of Kenna, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. He was born on Dec. 15, 1932, in Conemaugh, Pa., to Rose and Charles Evans. He joined the Army at age 16 and during his 21-year military career, he […]

Cattle dispute led to kilings in 1911

By Don McAlavy A dispute over a few head of cattle led to the killing of brothers Ed and Tom Hall along the Pecos River, south of Fort Sumner and west of Kenna, in 1911. This account comes from a booklet — “My Family, My Life and Times” — written by a nephew of the […]

Davis, Frederick

Frederick Davis Services: Have been held. The remains of Christian Frederick “Sonny” Davis, well known area cowboy and steer roper, were re-interred in the Kenna Cemetery Saturday, June 12, 2004 with family and close friends present. He died April 14, 1991, at the age of 56, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born […]

Davis, Dot

Dot Davis Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kenna Community Church. Ms. Dot Davis, 74, of Kenna, died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 29, 1929, in Portales, to Irene and Ed Denton. She grew up in Kenna and received most of her schooling in […]

Bilberry, Trey

Trey Bilberry Services: Have been held. Trey Bilberry, 3, of Kenna, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on June 5, 1999, in Roswell, to Cheree and Jeff Bilberry. Family members said he loved life and people. He was an outgoing little boy, and independent. He was fascinated […]