Your double may be out there somewhere

Grant McGee: Local columnist Last weekend while yard sale-ing I made the acquaintance of a woman who told me I look just like a relative of hers who lives in Plainview. While she was telling me how much I looked like her nephew, I was thinking about how much she looked like my Aunt Marguerite […]

Hecht, Mary

Mary Loretta Byerly Hecht, 86, died March 24, 2006, in Dallas. She was born in Sanoval, Ill., on April 21, 1919, to Leslie Owen Byerly and Hazel Marguerite Taylor. The family moved to McAllen, Texas, where she spent her early childhood with her father’s family. When she was 3, her mother died, and her father […]

First phone line north of Clovis led to love at first ring

By Don McAlavy: Curry historian Editor’s note: The following column is a story told to Don McAlavy by former Clovis resident Marguerite Sellers about her father Sellers. “My father and grandfather,” said Marguerite Sellers, “sold their property in Oklahoma and Texas and gone to California to establish themselves. But on the way via train they […]

Sass, Marguerite

Marguerite Sass Services: Have been held. Mrs. Marguerite Elizabeth Yates Sass, 84, of Clovis, retired photographer/artist, died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1918, in Shamrock, Texas, to J.E. and Margaret Yates. She was known as “Butch” to family and friends. She spent her early childhood in Shamrock, Wellington […]

Wirt, Marguerite

Marguerite Wirt Services: Will be held at a later date. Ms. Marguerite Wirt, 92, of Apache Junction, Ariz., a homemaker, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, in Belgrade, Mo. She was born on May 25, 1911, in McClure, Ohio. She married Leo F. Wirt on April 9, 1931, in Beaverton, Mich. She was a charter member […]