Parks, John

John Edward Parks, 78, of Olathe, Kan., died Friday, March 31, 2006. Born Feb. 4, 1928, to Carl Henry and Bessie Barfield Parks, he was a World War II veteran. He worked for General Motors-Delco for 30 years, retiring in 1983. He was active with Cub and Boy Scouts, and enjoyed gardening, fishing, bowling and […]

Martin, Eugene

Eugene Harold Martin, 84, of Portales, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at his residence. Born April 26, 1921, in Afton, Texas, to Minnie Lou and D.X. Martin, he grew up in the Dora area, where he attended school. He married Irene Cox on July 3, 1946, in San Francisco. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, […]

Nicholas, Louise

Louise Nicholas, 92, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at her home. She was born July 8, 1913, in Graham, Texas to John Henry and Ollie James Lasater. She married Harlon Nicholas on April 13, 1936. They ranched n the Kenna community for more than 50 years.She was a charter member of Kenna Community […]

Cook, Chris

Chris Cook, 51, of Amarillo, formerly of Clovis, died Saturday, March 11, 2006. Born Sept. 11, 1954, in Roswell, he had lived in Amarillo for more than a year. He was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and former employee of the Veteran’s Administration. He enjoyed working on cars, and was a loving, […]

Walker, Ray “House”

Ray Lee “House” Walker, 58, of Portales, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born May 22, 1947, in Gilmer, Texas, to Robert Jr. Walker and Mary Louise Walker. He was preceded in death by his father; two sisters, Dorothy Louise Walker and Barbara Ann Walker; and a […]

Mac W. “Bigun” Hancock Jr.

Mac W. “Bigun” Hancock Jr., 80, of Farwell died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006. He was born March 8, 1925, in Dawson County, Texas, to Mallie Best and Mac W. Hancock Sr. He married Louise Taylor on Sept. 3, 1947, in Texico. He served in the Army during World War II. In his younger years he […]

Nuckolls, Wanda D.

Wanda Dorice Nuckolls, 74, of Las Vegas, N.M., died Tuesday, Jan. 24., 2006, at Las Vegas Medical Center Nursing Home. She was born April 23, 1931, in Dibble, Okla. to Harris and Dollie Powell Higgins. She married Robert G. Nuckolls on April 13, 1954, in Portales. She was a member of the 21st Street Church […]

Battles, Bonnie J.

Bonnie Jean Battles, 78, of Melrose, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at her home. She was born May 21, 1927, in Grand Island, Neb., to Walter and Effie May Williams. She owned and operated an antique Store in Melrose for many years. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Melrose. Family members […]

Russell, Glenda

Glenda Maxcine Cook Russell, 84, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born July 19, 1921, in Electra, to Sam and Addie Cook. She was raised and educated in Portales with four brothers and three sisters. She married John Wayne Russell on Jan. 6, 1941, and was […]

Lourdes Sena

Lourdes Sena, 83, of Portales, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006, at Laurel Plains Healthcare Center in Clovis. She was born Feb. 7, 1922, in Aurora, to Innacita and Guadalupe Ortiz. She married Eudalicio Sena in Sena on Nov. 6, 1944. The family moved a great deal with her husband’s employment but Sena was the community […]