Newberry, Tyrus “Tye”

Tyrus “Tye” Newberry, 88, of Portales, died April 2, 2006, at Veteran’s Hospital in Amarillo. Born Jan. 24, 1918, in Red Stripe, Ark., to Martha Jane and James Wesley Newberry, he moved with his family to Sundown, Texas, in 1928. They settled in 1930 in Lingo, where he made his home until moving to Lubbock […]

Massey, James (Junior)

James I. (Junior) Massey, 82, of Portales died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare Center in Clovis He was born Sept. 18, 1923, in Englewood, Calf., to Ruth and James I. Massey. He moved to the Lingo community with his parents at a young age. He graduated from the Lingo schools in 1941. […]

Brooks, Iva

Iva Brooks Services: Have been held. Mrs. Iva Brooks, 87, of Portales, died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on June 15, 1918, in the Causey-Lingo area at a settlement known as Emzy, to Iva and Reubier L. Waller. She grew up in the Emzy-Lingo area and […]

Clayton, Jessie

Jessie Clayton Services: Have been held. Jessie H. Clayton, 85, of Morton, Texas, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at Cochran Memorial Hospital in Morton. He was born March 17, 1920, in Plainview, Texas. His grandparents raised him in Lingo. He graduated from Lingo High School in 1940. He married Waydia Green in 1941, and she […]

Russell, Lethaonua

LETHAONUA RUSSELL Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lethaonua Russell, 96, of Portales, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2003, at the home of her granddaughter in Bakersfield, Calif. She was born on Oct. 24, 1907, in Cleveland, Tenn., to Mercer and Ida Mae Cardin Gregory. Her family moved to New Mexico in 1914 and settled at Lingo. […]