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The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from April 27 through Wednesday: • James Festa, 56, to Aquilina Villaraiz Asegurodo, 31, both of Clovis. • John Benitez Jr., 39, to Ana Iris Rivera, 26, both of Clovis. • Anthony Dwayne Morgan, 33, to Charmaine Debrika Dawson, 20, both of Clovis. • Edd Gene […]

Berry, Betty

Betty Lou Berry, 74, of Lubbock, died Friday, April 14, 2006, at her home. Born Nov. 25, 1931, in Afton, Texas, to William and Amelia Wade Hartman, she married Kenneth J. Berry on March 17, 1950, in Lubbock. Even though the family moved frequently because of her husband’s business, she always was involved with her […]

West, Phillip “Phil”

Phillip Carroll “Phil” West, 66, of Clovis died Saturday, April 8, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Born July 14, 1939, in Edenton, N.C., to William Reeves and Edith Ida Green West, he married Karen Grim on Aug. 27, 2005, in Clovis. A Vietnam veteran, he retired as a technical sergeant after serving 20 years […]

Fletcher Jr, William “Bill”

William James “Bill” Fletcher Jr., 58, a longtime Alamogordo resident, died Friday, March 31, 2006 in Sanford, Fla.  Born May 14, 1947, in Beyonne, N. J., he grew up in Puerto Rico. His 22-year service in the U.S. Air Force included a tour of duty during the Vietnam War. In 1989, he retired as a […]

Klebold, Lena

Lena Klebold, 86, of Fowler, Ohio, and formerly of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, at Concord Nursing Home in Fowler. She was born Nov. 27, 1919, to J. W. and Stella Brown Fulgham in Haywood, Okla. She married William Thomas “Tommy” Klebold. She was a member of the girls rodeo association and a champion […]

Howard Jasper

Howard Jasper, 92, of Portales, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center. He was born April 23, 1913, in Gasoline, Texas, to Frances and William H. Jasper. His family homesteaded in Elida and he grew up there; graduating from Elida High School. Shortly after finishing school, he moved to Portales. He worked […]

Anniversaries: Pringle (11/13 week)

William and Janice Pringle of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 19 at the Clovis Advent Christian Church. The celebration will be hosted by their children. The couple has three children and seven grandchildren. The celebration is open to friends and relatives.

Denton, William T.

William Travis “W.T.” “Bill” Denton, 87, of Logan, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Nov. 8, 1917 to Thomas and Sally Kerbo Denton in Mangum, Okla. After completing eighth grade in Mangum in the 1930’s, he helped on the family farm, and then worked in fruit […]

Bunten, William R.

William Robert Bunten, 84, of Topeka, Kan., died on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Presbyterian Manor. He was born April 18, 1921, in Topeka to Arch and Grace E. Hutton Bunten. He grew up in Albuquerque and graduated from Albuquerque High School. He married Ruby D. Rutz on Sept. 9, 1940, in Bernalillo He served […]

Craig, Neomia

Neomia M. Craig, 85, of Clovis, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born April 7, 1920, in Longview, Texas, to William Edward and Eular Lee Swansy McMihelk. She married Bishop James Craig on July 18, 1954, in Clovis. She got her bachelor’s degree in 1975 and her master’s degree […]

William “Bill” Howard

William “Bill” Howard Date of birth: May 14, 1924 Dates of service: 1943 to 1945 Hometown: Clovis Lives in: Clovis Theater and location of service: Pacific: Hawaiian Islands Branch: Navy CBs (Construction Battalion) Rank: Machinist Mate 3rd Class Unit: 575 Construction Battalion In his words: Stationed in the Hawaiian islands, Howard lost his taste for […]

Adams, William

William Adams Services: Have been held. William Dow “Pete” Adams, 80, of Albuquerque, died Saturday, July 16, 2005. He was born on Feb. 24, 1925, in Clovis, to Claude and Ara Adams. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 16, served n World War II, the Korean War and retired after 20 […]

Carter, Mary

Mary Carter Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Norris Carter, 65, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born Jan. 9, 1940, in Clovis, New Mexico to Onis “OB” and Edith Norris. She graduated from Clovis High in 1958. She married William “Bill” Clark Carter on Feb. 8, […]

Cantrel, William P.

William P. Cantrell Services: Have been held. William P. Cantrell, 84, of Panama City, Fla., died Tuesday, June 14, 2005. He was born on Jan. 9, 1921, in Choteau, Okla. He was a member of St. Andrew Baptist Church. He joined the social sciences faculty at Gulf Coast Community College in 1964. He was previously […]

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 […]

Minton, William

William Minton Services: Have been held. William “Bryan” Minton, 19, of Amarillo, Texas, died Monday, April 4, 2005, in Amarillo. He was born on Aug. 10, 1985, in Phoenix, to Carl and Regina Minton. He graduated from Tascosa High School. He had worked as a laborer in construction. He was preceded in death by an […]

Smith, William Ted

William Ted Smith Services: Have been held. William Ted Smith, 93, of Farwell, died Monday, April 4, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1911, in Hassell to Grover and Willie Bell Smith. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a rancher and of the Protestant faith. […]

Hawkins, William

William A. Hawkins Services: Have been held. Mr. William A. “Willie” Hawkins, 84, of Portales, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on July 29, 1920, in Ardmore, Okla., to Eula Pearl and George Washington Hawkins. He attended college in Portales. After about a year he went […]

Thomson, Ronnica Lea

Services: Have been held. Ronnica Lea Thomson, 34, of Clovis died Monday, March 7, 2005 at her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1970, in Clovis, to Bill and Janetta Miller Geisler. She married Mike Thomson on Aug. 7, 1993, in Clovis. She was a benefits representative for Clovis Municipal Schools and a member of […]

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 […]