Artist’s passion has roots in childhood

By Don McAlavy: Local historian I have known Lucille Bradburn of Clovis for 30 or 40 years, give or take a few years. She was born Jan. 27, 1929, two years older than this columnist. She has always been busy writing to people, emailing to people across the country, and I have helped her get […]

Local resident wins national music honor

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Courtesy photo Former Portales and Clovis resident B.J. Brooks recently won a national competition for his musical composition to accompany a song called “Thou Art the Light.” By Janet Bresenham: Freedom New Mexico When B.J. Brooks was a little boy in Portales, he often spent weekends with his grandmother Lucille, who loved to play the […]

Cox, Naomi Lucille (Stroud)

Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox Service: Have been held. Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox, 90, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005. She was born on Dec. 27, 1914, in Richland, to John and Myrtle Stroud. She grew up in the ranch lands of eastern New Mexico. At age 14, she was the youngest school […]

Hill, Lucille

Services: Have been held. Lucille Hill, 100, died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. Hill was born April 15, 1905, in Dublin, Texas, to Emma and Samuel W. Irwin. She grew up in Erath County, Texas. Her family moved from Jacksboro, Texas, to Portales in 1927. She made her home with her […]

Milstead ,Mary Lucille

Mary Lucille Milstead Services: Have been held. Mary Lucille Milstead, 85, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 31, 1919, in Rome, Ga., to Homer and Mary Lou Countryman Lee. She married Alton A. Milstead on July 9, 1950, in Jeffersonville, Ind. She was […]

Hart, Lucille

Lucille Hart Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lucille Hart, 90, of Clovis, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, in Clovis. She was born on March 18, 1914, in Guthrie, Okla., to Charles and Pearl Filer Cooke. She had been a resident of Clovis since 1949 and was a member of Trinity Methodist Church. She was preceded […]

Lancaster, Lucille

Lucille Lancaster Services: Have been held. Lucille Lancaster, 80, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Mrs. Lancaster was born on Oct. 6, 1922, in Ranchvale to William and Rosa Lane Mills. She was the youngest of seven children. She was a 1946 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University and […]

Powell, Lucille

Lucille Powell Services: Have been held. Lucille Powell, 92, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 22, 1911, in Brazos, Texas, to John and Sarah Sinard Bond. She attended school in House. She married Samuel A. Powell on July 28, 1931, in Clovis. […]