Hagglund, Elisabeth

Elisabeth Charlotte Hagglund, 77, of Phoenix died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, in Phoenix. Born in Germany on May 27, 1929, she married Robert Dean Hagglund on Feb. 25, 1955, and then moved to the United States. She lived in Phoenix for 19 years. She is survived by her husband; daughter Chris Brockett (and husband, Dave) […]

Fisher, Dorothy

Dorothy Jane Farmer Fisher, 78, a longtime Clovis resident, died Wednesday, April 5, 2006, in Scottsdale, Ariz. She is survived by her son, James Gallagher (and wife, Mei-Han), and a sister, Barbara Jean Sisson Williston. Arrangements are by Advantage Colonial Chapel, Phoenix.

Stanfield, Ronald

Ronald Dale Stanfield, 63, of Glendale, Ariz., died Saturday, March 25, 2006, in Phoenix. He was born Dec. 20, 1942, in Prescott, Ariz., to Wellman and Mildred (Stanfield) Steele. After his mother died, he lived with his grandparents, Jim and Mae Stanfield of Grady, where he attended school. After graduating in 1961, he joined the […]

Lomas Jr., Alejandro “A.J.”

Alejandro “A.J.” Lomas Jr., 4, of Clovis, died Monday, April 10, 2006, in Progress, Texas. He was born Nov. 5, 2001, in Clovis to Alejandro Manuel Lomas and Jennifer Olivares. She died April 10, 2006. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Jose and Tomasa Olivares. He is survived by his father and stepmother, […]

Johnson, Lamont

Lamont Johnson, 33, of Phoenix died Thursday, March 23, 2006, in Phoenix. He was born Sept. 19, 1972, in Clovis to Annie Babers and Melvin Johnson. He was preceded in death by two uncles, George and Howard Babers; a grandfather Frank Babers; a brother, Deon Johnson and a cousin, Markese Byrd. He is survived by […]

Gariepy, Josefa

Josefa Gariepy, 92, of Clovis died Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare Center. She was born Jan. 22, 1914, to Benjamin and Juliana Sena Cordova in Pintada. She married Kenneth Gariepy Dec. 20, 1974, in Clovis. She was a homemaker, enjoyed crocheting, making rugs and embroidering, family members said. She is preceded in […]

John A. Shuflat

John A. Shuflat, 66, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born May 6, 1939, in Malden, Mass., to Frank and Nettie Shuflat. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion in Clovis. He joined the U.S. Air Force in […]

Anaya, Richard

Richard Leo Anaya , 47, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Sept. 22, 1958, at Ashiya Air Force Base, Japan, to Raymond and Jenny Anaya. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1979 to 1982 as a boiler technician and served as a golf […]

Coplen, Mike

Mike Coplen, 73, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, in Phoenix. He was born March 6, 1932, in Portales to Warren W. and Berniece Coplen. He attended Eastern New Mexico University and graduated from New Mexico State University with a degree in electrical engineering. After graduation, he traveled with Allis Chamlera before going […]

Tunnell, Billie Jeane

Billie Jeane Tunnell Services: Have been held. Billie Jeane Tunnell, 76, of Phoenix, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, June 12, 2005, in Phoenix. She was born Oct. 7, 1928, near Dill City, Okla. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Tunnell. Survivors include two children, Roger Bitinis and Juliann Theisen; four grandchildren; […]

Kelley, E.C.

E.C. Kelley Services:Have been held. E.C. “Shorty” Kelley, 82, of Phoenix, formerly of Earth, Texas, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, in Phoenix. He was born on Nov. 6, 1922, in Eldorado, Okla., to John and Clara Kelley. He was a veteran of World War II. He served in the U.S. Army in Sicily, Naples, southern […]

Peaslee, Wilma F.

Wilma F. Peaslee Services: Have been held. Wilma F. Peaslee, 79, of Phoenix, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, in Phoenix. She was born on Nov. 15, 1926, to Jessie and Callie Miller Rierson. She married Leonard Peaslee in Clovis in 1948. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Coy Fryar. Survivors include […]

Simmons , William

William Simmons Services:Have been held. Mr. William Delano Simmons, 64, of Clovis, died Friday, April 29, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 18, 1940, in Phoenix, to Otha and Ruth Cooper Simmons. He was a resident of Clovis since 1996, moving from Phoenix. Family members said he loved […]

Howard, Roy

Roy Howard Services: Have been held. Roy C. Howard Sr., 92, of Phoenix, died Friday, April 8, 2005, at Desert Sky Nursing Home in Phoenix. He was born on Nov, 11, 1912 in Motley County, Texas. From 1955 until 1997 he was a general contractor in Alamogordo. He was preceded in death by his wife, […]

Worrell, Dorothy

Services: have been held. Mrs. Dorothy S. Worrell, 86, of Farwell, died March 3, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born on Aug. 18, 1918, in Chicago, to Lawrence and Elvina Schlee. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a brother, Lawrence Schlee; and a daughter, Diane Worrell Conroy. Survivors include […]

Bollinger, Joe

Joe Bollinger Services:Have been held. Joe Bollinger, 74, of Phoenix, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, in Phoenix. He was born on April 25, 1930, in Portales, to Ruben and Josie Bollinger. Family members said he was optimistic, had a creative spirit and a thirst for learning. Survivors include two brothers; five children; 26 grandchildren; and […]

Gragg, Wilbur

Wilbur Gragg Services: Have been held. Mr. Wilbur Thomas Gragg, 85, of Clovis, retired, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on April 3, 1919, in Nara Visa in Quay County, to William and Alma Gragg. He graduated from Nara Visa High School in 1937 and attended Eastern […]

New Mexico conducive to foreign visitors

by Grant McGee The Cannon Air Force Base folks had a real good air show a few weeks ago. Thousands of folks from around our region came to see the planes and aerial displays. Some jets were brought up from Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo — an F-117 Stealth and a German Tornado. I […]

Our weather a breeze compared to some

By Grant McGee Clovis was blessed with a real gullywasher of a thunderstorm last Saturday night. That’s the way it is here on the High Plains, a place of weather extremes: windy periods or periods of hot air with no movement; drought or day after day of afternoon thunderstorms; the dry line to our west, […]

Ware, Leonard Lawrence

Leonard Lawrence Ware Services: Have been held. Leonard Lawrence Ware, 95, of Phoenix, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, in Phoenix. He was born on Aug. 25, 1908, in Corsicana, Texas, to Jefferson and Effie Ware. He was a retired minister. Survivors include his wife, Loleta Ware; and three daughters, Ruby Copeland, Velma Kirk and Leta […]