Representative selected for Accion New Mexico

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Accion New Mexico will soon have a new representative in southeast New Mexico whose mission is to help entrepreneurs and small-business owners who want to expand in the Portales and Clovis area. Pamela Nance was selected as the regional outreach coordinator for the Accion New Mexico, a non-profit organization that […]

Finch/Beevers wedding

CNJ Staff Melanie Finch and Jeremy Beevers of Clovis were joined in marriage Nov. 12, 2005. The honorable Vicki Kelley performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Joel and Jane Finch of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of Melvin and LaVon Crubaugh of Clovis and Bill and Emma Finch of Una, S.C. The […]

Silvia Wagner

Sylvia (Susie) Faye Wagner, 59, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock after a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 15, 1946, in Clovis to Sylvester (Vester) Banister and Faye Morgan. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by two daughters, Heather Wagner of Clovis […]

Eggers, Linda

Linda Eggers Services: Have been held. Linda Kay Winkles Eggers, 53, of Great Falls, Mont., formerly of Clovis, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005. She was born on Sept. 25, 1951, in Clovis. She was a retired bartender. She was raised and educated in Clovis. Survivors include her partner, Bill Kubas of Great Falls, Mont.; two […]

Bachman, Ida

Ida Bachman Services: Have been held Ida Leo Bachman, 92, of Flower Mound, Texas, and former longtime resident of Artesia, died Saturday, July 23, 2005. She was born Aug. 11, 1912, in Gainesville, Texas, to Joe K. Smith and Fannie Wood. Family members said she was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived […]

Blakely, Betty

Betty Blakely Services: Have been held. Betty Rosalee Robinson Blakely, 74, of Belen, died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at her home. She was born on Sept. 22, 1930. Family members said her kindness and loving heart will be missed. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Blakely; her mother, Betty Baker; and a […]

Sudderth, Corbin

Corbin Sudderth Services: Have been held. Corbin Alan Sudderth, 2, of Abilene, Texas, died Friday, June 10, 2005, in a Fort Worth, Texas, hospital. He was born on Dec. 12, 2002, in Abilene, Texas, to Richard Dean Sudderth and Shawna Chick. Survivors are his parents; a brother, Richard Damon Sudderth; two sisters, Megan Chick and […]

Boaz, Linda

Linda Boaz Services: Have been held. Linda Kay Copeland Boaz, 58, of Snyder, Texas, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at her home. She was born on Feb. 7, 1947, in Clovis, to W.N. and Martha Heffington Copeland. She married Charlie Boaz on Aug. 16, 1968, in Saint Vrain. Family members said she enjoyed quilting and […]

Floyd jamboree kicks off to country stylings

By Tony Parra: PNT Staff Writer FLOYD — There was a thumping and sounds of guitars, fiddles and vocals echoing from an old high school basketball gym in Floyd on Thursday night. A Floyd tradition, the 55th Annual Floyd Country Jamboree, kicked off a four-day run on Thursday. Country music vocalists sang selections from Merle […]

Smith, Odetta

Services: Have been held. Mrs. Odetta Smith, 89, of Auburn, Calif., died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Hill Top Manor Rest Home in Auburn, Calif. She was born on May 29, 1915, in Bristow, Okla., to John and Carrie Taylor.  She married Homer Smith on Aug. 20, 1932, in Portales. Family members said she loved […]

Thompson, Jim and Linda

Jim and Linda Thompson Services: Have been held. Jim Bob, 54, and Linda Jean, 54, Thompson, both of Marietta, Okla., died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, near Clarksville, Texas. Jim Bob Thompson was born on April 27, 1950, in Amarillo, to Bill and Ina Lee McBride Thompson. Linda Jean Thompson was born on April 5, 1950, […]

Norris, Brian Craig

Brian Craig Norris Services: Have been held. Mr. Brian Craig Norris, 40, of Clovis, a chemist, died Tuesday July 27, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 13, 1964, in Clovis, to James Clyde and Shirley Ann Sewell Norris. He served in the Marine Corps during the Granada conflict. […]

Soldier with Clovis kin dies in Iraq bombing

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor Linda Hernandez has three e-mails from her cousin to which she’ll never get the chance to respond. The Clovis resident saw the messages after she returned from vacation Sunday — the day she found out her cousin, Sgt. 1st Class Linda Ann Tarango-Griess, 33, of Sutton, Neb., died when […]

Fletcher, Linda S.

Linda Sue Fletcher Services: Have been hel. Linda Sue Fletcher, 50, of Clovis died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 14, 1953, in Clovis to Charlie and Mary Garcia Sena. She was a lifetime resident of Clovis. She married Roger Fletcher on Sept. 17, 1977, in […]

Birthdays 1/4

Louise McDorman, of Clovis, will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. today at 512 Wrangler Way in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by her daughter, Linda Rich. She was born on Jan. 5, 1914, in Basic City, Va. She has two children, 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The celebration is […]

Pubic Record 11/21

Marriage Licenses Arnulfo Nunez, 19, and Yolanda Nazarena Rodarte, 18, both Clovis Tracy Lavor Egans, 26, and Linda Sue Bolanos, 21, both Clovis Larry Victor Kentzell Jr., 22, and Christie Michelle Martinez, 20, both Clovis Lester Davis Pullings Jr., 23, and Latoya Tujuan Artis, 21, both Clovis Michael Dayton Metcalf, 40, Clovis, and Carey Leigh […]