Public Record 7/23/04

Compiled from court records from July 15 through July 21 Marriage Licenses Larry Pat Dunn, 67, of Weatherford, Okla., and Pamela Yvonne Sizemore, 55, of Englewood, Colo. Caleb William Windell, 23, of Fairfield, Calif., and Amanda Nicole Sperle, 20, of Lebanon, Ore. Matthew James Gossman, 18, and Jo Anna Marie Vassar, 20, both of Clovis […]

Eden, Marvel

Marvel Eden Services: Have been held. Mrs. Marvel Eden, 79, of Henderson, Nev., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 10, 1924, in Vevay, Ind., to Ruby and Tom Brindley. She was the oldest of four children. She cared for her siblings and helped care for […]

Wilson, Ruby Joyce Bell

Ruby Joyce Bell Wilson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruby Joyce Bell Wilson, 76, of Portales, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at her home. She was born on May 6, 1927, in Santa Anna, Texas, to Cora Lee and Conrad T. Bell. She was raised in the Rogers community where she attended school. She attended […]

Sena, Edward

EDWARD SENA Services: Have been held. Mr. Edward David Sena, 53, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on Sept. 21, 1950, in Fort Sumner, to the home of Roman T. and Faviola Gauna Sena. He attended school in Fort Sumner. He worked in auto-body repair […]

Gonser, David

David Gonser Services: Have been held. Mr. David Edmond Gonser, 85, of Farmington, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, in Farmington. He was born on Dec. 4, 1917, in Buffalo, Okla. He married Alta May Haun on Sept. 30, 1938, in Clovis. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Jessie Gonser; one son, […]

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, […]

Specifying person’s race an inexact science

Leonard Pitts This is for Larry, who wants to know what to call folks like me. Larry’s a reader in San Jose who grew up back when “Negroes” was the proper term. In the late ’60s, when “black” came into vogue, Larry used that. Now, he says, some black people prefer to be called “African-American.” […]