Weddings, Sept. 14

Keller Erin Jo Chandler of Clovis and Troy Dean Keller of Woodward, Okla., were joined in marriage on Sept. 6, 2003, at Polk Street United Methodist Church in Amarillo. The Rev. Renae Haiduk performed the Christian traditional ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rick and Judy Chandler of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of […]

Wilt, David

David Wilt Services: Have been held. Mr. David Michael Wilt, 47, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 23, 1955, in Ardmore, Okla., to Peter Charles and Anita Kipp Wilt. He came to Clovis in 1960 and graduated from Clovis High School in […]

Davis, Jerry

Jerry Davis Services: Have been held. Mr. Jerry G. Davis, 64, of Roswell, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at Casa Maria Care Center in Roswell. He was born on July 16, 1939, in Roswell, to John Gregg and Magnolia Ward Davis. He graduated from Portales High School in 1958. He married Donna Philpott in 1961. […]

Gray, Goldie

Goldie Gray Services: Have been held. Mrs. Goldie “Golda” Gray, 87, of Clovis, a retired sales clerk for JC Penned, dies Saturday, June 21, 2003, in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 15, 1915, in Strawn, Texas, to John W. and Eula Belle Stockbridge Stages. She married Johnnie A. Gray in 1934. She was a […]

Martinez, Manuel

Manuel Martinez Services: Have been held. Manuel Silva “M.S.” Martinez, 92, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born June 5, 1911, in El Paso, Texas, to Vincenta and Mateo Lopez. He was the youngest of three children and his father died before he was born. […]

Taylor, Georgia

Georgia Taylor Services: Have been held. Mrs. Georgia Vera “Granny” Taylor, 96, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, May 21, 2003. She was born on Jan. 16, 1907, in Mill Creek, Okla., to William and Francis Duke Tolar. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; two brothers, a daughter; and a son. She is […]

Chapman, Alvin

Mr. Alvin Artel Chapman, 72, of Clovis, died Friday, May 9, 2003, in the home of his daughter. He was born on April 12, 1931 in Stephens County, Okla., to Daniel Edward and Myrtle Mae Mitchell Chapman. He moved to Abernathy, Texas, in 1939 and graduated from Abernathy High School in 1949. He served his […]

Bourne, Lillie

Lillie Bourne Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lillie Estell Bourne, 90, of Durant, Okla., a retired school cook, died Saturday, July 12, 2003, in Durant. She was born Jan. 16, 1913, in Cooper, Okla., to William Jasper and Mellie Lytle Jameson. She was a former resident of Clovis. She married Woodrow Wilson Bourne on Aug. […]

Turner, Eddie

Eddie Turner Services: Are not scheduled. Mr. Eddie Lyle Turner, 63, of Ames, Okla., died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at his home. He was born May 10, 1940, in Ames, Okla. He lived in Clovis off and on his whole life. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by a companion, […]

Man says his yard is going to the dogs

By David Stevens Ray Ellis is not Clovis’ happiest resident these days. He sent an e-mail, detailing his woes and asking the newspaper to publish a story about responsible pet ownership. Ellis’ complaint is that people are walking dogs in his neighborhood and allowing the dogs to relieve themselves in his yard. “I have one […]

Block, William

William Block Services: Have been held. Mr. William Arthur “Bill” Block, 86, of Portales, died April 11, 2003, at a Temple, Texas, hospital. He was born on June 25, 1916, in at Gotebo, Okla., to Abraham and Agnes Martens Block. He married M. Lavada Mitchell on Dec. 28, 1935, in Hobart, Okla. He farmed his […]