Clovis man picked for state commission

The governor has appointed a Curry County man to serve on the state Water Quality Control Commission. Orville “Hoyt” Pattison is one of two appointed around the state. He served as a state representative from 1963 to 1984, is the president and CEO of O.H. Pattison Engineering; the president and organizer of Clean Funnel Inc.; […]

Leslie Pattison helped build Curry County

Leslie Pattison died in 1979. He was a gentle man, soft spoken, one of the kind who helped build, as did his brothers and father, Curry County. Leslie came to Curry County with his folks the year New Mexico was made a state. His father was Will H. Pattison. They came from Indiana. There were […]

Doak, Orville

Orville W. Doak, 95, of Lubbock, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in Lubbock. He was born Feb. 23, 1910, in Silverton, Texas, to Vernon and Edna Doak. He married Jessie Fay Cooper in Clayton on June 2, 1932. After his wife’s death in 1994, he married Anna Hamilton in 1996. He taught school for 30 […]

Painter, Ruthie

Ruthie Painter Services: Havbe been held. Mrs. Ruthie Mary Beavers Painter, 56, of Texico, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 24, 1948, in Clovis. She was a lifelong resident of Texico. Family members said she loved to play cards, talk on the phone, spend time […]

Baker, Orville

Orville Baker Services: 2 p.m. Monday at the American Legion in Logan Mr. Orville Baker, 71, of Clovis, a retired construction foreman, died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born on March 6, 1933, in Little Rock, Ark., to Bill and Hazel Baker. He served in the Korean War. After returning, he served […]

Edwards, Orville

ORVILLE ‘JODY’ EDWARDS Services: Have been held. Orville “Jody” Edwards, 86, of Clovis, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born on May 24, 1917, in Colorado City, Texas, to Claude James Edwards and the former Vesta B. Stephens. He was raised and attended school in Fort Sumner, and married […]