9/16 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 7-14: • Marc Anthony Cavalier, 20, of Clovis, to Catherine Rose Sciurba, 20, of Buena Park, Calif. • Francisco Hernandez, 40, to Eva Fatima Urban, 36, both of Clovis • Moses Guadalupe Bryan, 56, to Mary Helen Sena, 56, both of Clovis • Jose […]

Encinias, Abelino

Abelino Encinias Services: Have been held. Abelino Encinias, 68, of Sacatosa, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005 in Sacatosa. He was born on Jan. 27, 1937, in San Geronimo, to Manuel and Eumelia Encinias. He was a farmer all his life. He farmed in Portales and later in Sacatosa. Family members said he will be remembered […]

In tribute: Former store owner remembered as good-natured

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer Ray Anaya first met Raymond Sena at the American Legion Post 25 more than 30 years ago. Anaya, who recently became engaged to Sena’s cousin, Barbara, found himself suspended by his shirt collar, being held by Sena. “I was scared at first,” Anaya said. “My feet were dangling under […]

Sena, Raymond

Raymond Sena Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. Raymond Orlin “Ray” Sena, 65, Clovis, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Sept. 21, 1939, in Yeso Creek, to Carlos and Alice Casaus Sena. He married Merlinda Mondragon August 9, 1958, […]

Residents clean cemetery for Memorial Day

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David Sena, left, and Jim Apodaca work on cleaning up Apodaca’s grandfather’s grave Sunday morning at Mission Garden of Memories in Clovis. The neighbors also worked on fixing up other graves for Memorial Day. (Staff photo: John Eisel) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Memorial Day is not just another day for Tommy E. Sena […]

Salas , Jose

Jose Salas Services: Have been held. Jose Guadalupe “Grampy” Salas, 77, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 15, 1927, in Anton Chico, to Isidoro and Antonia Aragon Salas. He married Alice Sena on June 12, 1951, in Clovis. He served in the U.S. Army during World […]

Pacheco,

Nora Sena Pacheco Services: Have been held. Nora Sena Pacheco, 82, of Clovis, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 23, 1922, to Ignacio and Hilarita Gallegos Sena in Clovis. She was a homemaker, of the Catholic faith and attended Sacred Heart Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. […]

Nora Pacheco

Nora Sena Pacheco, 82, of Clovis, died Friday, April 1, 2005 at her home in Clovis. She was born Dec. 23, 1922 to Ignacio and Hilarita Gallegos Sena in Clovis. She was a homemaker, of the Catholic faith and attended Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Family members said she loved her […]

Appeal of pope crosses religious boundaries

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Father Sotero Sena performs the consecration of the bread and wine during mass Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A somber procession of parishioners filed out of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Saturday night following mass, embracing deacons, […]

Clovis handling Golden Gloves

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Chonte Walker, 19, of Clovis, spars Wednesday at the boxing gym in the Roy Walker Community Center. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer For most of the 15 or so Clovis fighters who train at the Roy Walker Recreation Center, the hours of jumping rope, hitting the punching bag and sparring, […]

Sandoval ,Frances

Services: have been held. Frances Sandoval, 89, of Clovis, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on June 3, 1915, in Colonias, to Guadalupe U. and Ignacita Chavez Martinez. She married Orlando Sandoval on Feb. 24, 1936, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of […]

Gallegos, Florinda

Florinda Gallegos Services: Have been held. Florinda “Inda” Gallegos, 78, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, in Clovis. She was born on June 21, 1926, in Santa Rosa, to Guadalupe and Ignacita Chavez Martinez. She married Nicanor Gallegos on Nov. 22, 1945, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady […]

Salazar, Filomena

Filomena Salazar Services: Have been held. Filomena Sena Salazar, 100, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on July 5, 1904, in Sena, to Regina and Antonio Sena. She grew up in the area near Sena and Villanueva. She married Antonio Salazar on Oct. 24, 1927. They made […]

Sena, Tony

Tony Sena Services: Will be held at a later date. Tony Sena, 53, of El Sagundo, Calif, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in Marina Del Ray, Calif. He was born on June 12, 1951, in Clovis, to Raymond and Susie Sena. Family members said he had a heart for people and used his talent to […]

Garcia, Johnny

Johnny Garcia Services: Have been held. Johnny Ray Garcia, 58, of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 17, 1946, in Clovis, to Willie and Nellie Candalaria Garcia. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Gloria Garcia March. Survivors include a daughter, Juanita Garcia […]

Garcia, Donato Maes Sr.

Donato Maes Garcia Sr. Services: Have been held. Donato Maes Garcia Sr., 80, of Clovis, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at his home. He was born on May 22, 1924, in Boreca. He worked many years for Malcolm and Michael Garrett as foreman for Garrett Farms. He was preceded in death by his parents; five […]

9/24/04 Public Record

Compiled from court records from Sept. 16 — Wednesday Marriage licenses Paul Jean Comer, 28, and Sheila Eloise Tucker, 32, both of Lubbock. Anthony Raymond Gallegos, 23, and Janet Louise Glenny, 23, both of Clovis. Wayne Lloyd Ashmore, 35, of Portales, and Rouxzanna Houston, 42, of Clovis. Franklin Ice, 69, and Jettie Fern Hankins, 67, […]

Clovis native dies chasing his dream

David Irvin It was the second great wave of rock ’n’ roll, the days of the Allman Brothers, Deep Purple and the Led Zeppelin. It was the early 1970s, and there was little doubt around the country, California was the place to be. Like many, Clovis native Tony Sena knew location was important for musicians. […]

Manzanares, Arcenio

Arcenio Manzanares Services: Have been held. Arcenio “Shorty” Manzanares, 81, of Portales, died Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 30, 1922, in Sena, to Sophia and Sixto Manzanares. He married Erma Salazar on Dec. 5, 1945, in Denver. He lived in Sena until 1960 when he moved to Portales. […]

Robles, Antonio A.

Antonio Andrew Robles Services: Have been held. Antonio Andrew “Big T” Robles, 38, of Clovis, died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 6, 1965, in Clovis, to Lawrence and RosaLee Romero Robles. He was a cook at Foxy Drive Inn. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]