Talley, Adelle

Adelle Talley, 87, died Sunday, April 16, 2006, at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock. Born March 23, 1919, in Clovis, she was the daughter of Stella and L.M. Arnold. She lived in Clovis until the age of 9 when the family moved to Dunlap, and in 1938 moved to Garrison. She married Rex V. Talley on […]

Obituaries 3/18/06

CNJ staff Benny Stockton Services: 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Portales Benny Stockton, 68, of Portales, died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital. Born Nov. 1, 1937, in Clovis, to Bonnie and William T. Stockton, he played basketball at Clovis and Highland high schools and for Eastern New Mexico University, where […]

Stokes, Nell

Nell Stokes Services: Have been held. Mrs. Nell Riley Stokes, 88, of Portales died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Covenant Lakeside Hospital in Lubbock. She was born on March 19, 1917, in Big Spring, Texas, to Ima Orene and Jerry Scott Riley. She grew up in the Arch community at Portales Springs. She graduated from […]

Riley, Patrick Fred

Patrick Fred Riley Services: Have been held. Patrick Fred Riley, 83, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, in Irving, Texas. He was born Feb. 9, 1921, in Big Springs, Texas, to Jerry Scott Sr. and Ima Orene Walker Riley. He married Jean Hancock on Jan. 31, 1953, in Weatherford, Texas. He was preceded in death by […]

Stokes, Raymond

Raymond Stokes Services: Have been held. Mr. Raymond F. Stokes, 89, of the Arch community, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, in Arch. He was born on Dec. 14, 1914, in Iredell, Texas, to Ida Pearl and Francis H. Stokes. He moved from O’Donnell, Texas, to the Arch community in 1934. On March 1, 1936, in […]

Ward, Bill

Bill Ward Services: Have been held. Mr. Bill Ward, 52, of Portales, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at his home. He was born on June 9, 1952, in Ruidoso, to Jessie and John H. Ward. He grew up in Ruidoso. He was living in Central Valley, Calif. when he graduated from high school. He returned […]

Lack of area papers buyers restricting Clovis recycling

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Dina Orozco and Melissa Breyette jog past recycling bins Thursday while running at Hillcrest Park. The bins in the park are for recycling tin and aluminum. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. Glen Seeber Although the city of Clovis accepts paper for recycling, a Texico Junior High School math teacher learned recently the paper is not […]

Stokes, Clayton

Clayton Stokes Services: Have been held. Clayton Stokes, 16, of Causey, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, in Roosevelt County. He was born on March 21, 1987, in Carlsbad, to Cathy and Jim Stokes. He grew up in Causey and attended Dora schools. He was active in both varsity basketball and baseball at Dora High School. […]

Dora’s Stokes had zest for life

By Mike Linn DORA — Almost two dozen Dora High School students squeezed into the principal’s office Monday to remember Clayton Stokes, an energetic and mischievous junior who died late Saturday night in an automobile accident. Clayton was the starting point guard on Dora High’s basketball team and earned the nickname “spark plug,” for his […]

Dunn-Slough, Ruby

Ruby Neville Dunn-Slough, 84, of Clovis died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 10, 1919 in Lakeview, Texas, to Emmitt and Lillie Mae Crabb Harper. She married Troy Dunn in Memphis, Texas, and he preceded her in death in 1949. She then married Robert Edward Slough in […]