Gilham, Allie

Allie M. Gilham, 92, of Clovis died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 22, 1913, in Davis, Okla., to Floyd and Maggie Harrell Hicks. She married A.N. Gilham on Nov. 24, 1934, in Clovis. She worked for the Clovis Municipal Schools for 22 years and retired in 1973. […]

Anson, Harry E.

Harry Anson Services: Have been held. Mr. Harry E. Anson, 82, of Clovis, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on March 18, 1923, in Wichita, Kan., to William and Clara Anson. He moved to Portales in the 1930s and resided in the area since. He married Nadine […]

Sisters add creativity, bring life to crafts

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Janice Lee looks over some of the string-hair doll crafts she’ll have on display today and tomorrow at the 32nd annual Peanut Valley Festival. (Freedom Newspapers: Leslie Spence) By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers Janice Lee believes a little paint can bring her hand-crafted wooden characters to life. “I love to paint people and Santas. They […]

W. G. Victor

Mr. W.G. “Bill” Victor, 87, of Rogers, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1917, near Dora to Emma and Vain Victor. He quit school in the eighth grade to help support his family. He drove a truck for several years, carrying any kind of freight he could. He […]

Sasser , Jewel

Jewel A. Sasser Services: Have been held. Jewel A. Sasser, 82, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 6, 1922, in Springer, to George and Lizzie Gleaton Anderson. She married Nolan A. Sasser on July 16, 1944, in Clovis. She was a co-owner of […]

Poor , Donald

Donald Poor  Services: Have been held. Mr. Donald C. Poor, 77, of Clovis, died Friday, June 10, 2005, in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 25, 1927, in Fairview, Mo., to Walter and Maud Haley Poor. He married Thelda Moore on March 25, 1977, in Tucumcari. He was a resident of Clovis since 1946. He […]

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 […]

Flint, A.F. Frankie

A.F. Frankie Flint Services: Have been held. A.F. Frankie Flint Sr., 96, of Tucumcari, died Saturday April 9, 2005, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1908, in Bard to Martenia and Edna Flint. He lived in the Bard community most of his life before moving to Tucumcari five years ago. He was a […]

Armijo, Victor

Victor Armijo Services: Have been held. Mr. Victor Ray Armijo, 52, of Clovis, died Friday, April 15, 2005, Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 24, 1952, in Albuquerque. Armijo had been a longtime resident of Clovis, and graduated from Clovis High School in 1971. He excelled in gymnastics and loved to […]

Thomas, Raymond

Raymond Thomas Services: Have been held. Raymond Curtis Thomas, 92, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 9, 1912, in Crowell, Texas, to Ollie Thomas and Elsie Boren. In 1916, he and his family came to Clovis in a covered wagon on their way to Estancia Valley. […]

Houston, Laura

Laura Houston Services: Have been held. Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston, 81, of Logan died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. She was born Aug. 18, 1923, in Texas. She was a long-time resident of the Logan community, moving there with her husband. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter […]

Revived Big Brothers Big Sisters program unites children with mentors

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Kendall Christinson, 12, of Clovis plays a video game with his Big Brother partner Charles Murrell on Wednesday at Murrell’s home in Clovis. Christinson hopes to one day join the Air Force. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ correspondent Charles Murrell has been all over the world and never made a friendship […]

Goodwin, Carl

Carl Goodwin Services: Have been held. Carl Clayton Goodwin, 83, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 21, 1922, in Firebrick, Ky., to Walter and Verda Harden Goodwin. He married Mary Hollifield on Aug. 21, 1948, in Maysville, Ky. He was a diesel […]

Dudley, William

William Dudley Services: Have been held. William “Bill” Floyd Dudley, 75, of Clovis, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 30, 1929, in Mangum, Okla., to Floyd and Ruby Laceman Dudley. He married Dorothy Winkles on Feb. 24, 1949, in Clovis. He was a appliance […]

Mayo, Ora Mae

Ora Mae Mayo Services: Have been held. Ora Mae Mayo, 76, of Artesia, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Artesia General Hospital. She was born on Feb. 6, 1929, in Weaver, Texas, to A.E. and Nannie Young Copeland. On Jan. 23, 1948, she married George Oliver Mayo in Clovis. She came to Artesia in January […]

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 […]

Adams, Ruth

Ruth Adams Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Portales. Mrs. Ruth Adams, 95, of Portales, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Aug. 1, 1909, near Rogers, to U.S. and Ruth Fraze. She attended schools in Longs, Rogers and Dora, graduating from high […]

Brewton, Gary

Gary Brewton Services: Have been held. Gary R. Brewton, 54, of Roswell, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Feb. 16, 1951, in Artesia, to Elmer and Esther Brewton. Family members said he never met a stranger, and his unconditional love, giving, and compassion for others will […]

Woody, Pearl

Pearl Woody Services: Have been held. Pearl O. Woody, 93, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born in 1912, in Santa Anna, Texas, to Robert E. and Effie Mae McDonald. She attended Ranchville School. She married Byron W. Woody on Dec. 20, 1934, in Deaf Smith County, Texas. She […]

Henry, Raymond

Raymond J. “Mutt” Henry, 80, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Howard County, Texas, to Arvil Clyde and Bertha Lee Key Henry. He married Melva “Jo” Burch on July 22, 1944, in Rock Lake. He worked in General Maintenance for the […]