Barela, Aurelia

Aurelia Barela Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales. Mrs. Aurelia L. Barela, 64, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at her home. She was born on July 19, 1938, in DeRamadero, to Manuelita and Tomas Velasquez. She graduated from Portales High School in 1957. She married Frank H. Barela […]

Rogers, Florence

Florence Rogers Services: Have been held. Mrs. Florence Vivian Rogers, 101, of Clovis, a retired bookkeeper, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on June 5, 1901, Chelsea, Okla., to Crummel and Elizabeth Kissinger DeLozier. She moved to Pleasant Hill in 1906. They farmed and helped to build […]

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 […]

More questions arise in child abuse case

By Gary Mitchell After Clovis police arrested Myrena Rodriguez on Saturday for abandoning her 9-month-old daughter, family members began to question the way police handled the case. In turn, police detectives have a few questions of their own — both about the statement given by the 18-year-old mother now in custody on a $60,000 cash-only […]

Trujillo, Adelina

Adelina Trujillo Services: Have been held. Mrs. Adelina Trujillo, 91, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 9, 1911, in Puerto de Luna to Salome and Victoria Lucero Garcia. She married Lucario Trujillo on Oct. 25, 1943, in Clovis. She was a homemaker […]

Lacey, Elizabeth

Elizabeth June Lacey Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth June Lacey, 71, of Portales, died Friday, April 25, 2003, at her home. She was born April 24, 1932, in Plainview, Texas, to Joseph Franklin and Bessie Murphy Lee Campbell. She married Donald J. Lacey on May 25, 1952, in Truth or Consequences. She graduated in […]