Sutton’s Bakery closing

Benna Sayyed One of Clovis’ oldest businesses is about to close. Frank Simmonds, who’s owned Sutton’s Bakery since 1971 and worked there since it opened in 1946, said he is about to retire. While he would not give a date for closing, employees have told customers the last day will be Dec. 31. Simmonds said […]

March 20, 1966

Frances Liles reported the purse stolen from her several days earlier had been found in the alley behind Sutton’s Bakery, 515 Main. Thieves took $15, but failed to find a $20 bill she had “secreted away” in a photo compartment of her billfold, she said. … Phil Crystal, Curry County’s extension agent, was writing a […]

March 20, 1966

Frances Liles reported the purse stolen from her several days earlier had been found in the alley behind Sutton’s Bakery, 515 Main. Thieves took $15, but failed to find a $20 bill she had “secreted away” in a photo compartment of her billfold, she said. … Phil Crystal, Curry County’s extension agent, was writing a […]

Local bakery has been in service since before World War II

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Nell Turner has worked at Sutton’s Bakery on Main Street for 28 years. “I love customers,” she said. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer All is quiet in the bakery where owner Frank Simmonds rests on a stool in a drafty back room, his head hung low, flour from the morning […]

Veteran profiles: James Sutton

CNJ staff James Sutton Date of birth: Sept. 23, 1919 Dates of service: 1941 to 1947 Hometown: Curry County Theater and location of service: South Pacific Branch: Navy Rank: Aviation mechanic 2nd class Unit and specialty: USS Saratoga, aviation mechanic and radar Lives in: Curry County Veterans organizations: Veterans of Foreign Wars Sutton enlisted in […]

Travis, Brenden Leyne

Brenden Leyne Travis Services: Have been held. Infant Brenden Layne Travis, 1 month 22 days, of Clovis, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, to Ryan and Nichole Sutton Travis in Lubbock. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, A. P. Sutton, Jr. […]

Sutton, Dale

Dale Sutton Services: Will be held at a later date. Dale B. Sutton, 77, of Logan, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at his home. He was born on Aug. 20, 1926, in Clovis, to Ralph and Iva Brocharo Sutton. He attended schools in Wheatland and Tucumcari. He graduated from high school in Helena, Mont. He […]