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Ina Derrick-Delay
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Ina V. Derrick-Delay, 81, of Amarillo, died Monday, July 4, 2005, in Amarillo.

She was born April 13, 1924, to Harvey and Lula Bell Vowell Belyeu in Haskell, Texas.

She was a homemaker and member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Frank Derrick in 1981 and Benjamin Delay in 1997.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Derrick of Portales, and Eddie Derrick of Amarillo; 10 grandchildren, Tonya Vineyard, Sherry Horn, Krystal Johnson, Chellie Gillespie, Rebecca Carassco, Kandal Wethington, Connie Hartman, Cherry Gallegos, Crystal Derrick and Billy Derrick Jr.; 18 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and a brother, Floyd Belyeu of Roswell.

Burial will be at Sunset Terrace Memorial Cemetery in Farwell.

Sam Kelley will officiate.

Pallbearers are Jared Vineyard, Steve Horn, Steve Gillespie, Trent Johnson and Justin Wethington.

Memorial contributions can be made to a favorite charity.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.

Linda Hatch
4 p.m. Saturday at the Portales Women’s Club

Linda L. Hatch, 61, of Portales, died Saturday, July 2, 2005 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

She was born Jan. 1, 1944, to Josephine A. and Vernon R. Kitts at Staten Island, N.Y.

She grew up in Portales where she attended school and graduated from Portales High School. She was married to James G. Hatch in Clovis on September 14, 1960 and spent the majority of her life as a homemaker. She worked as a bridal consultant and later owned and operated the Mod-O-Day Shop in Portales for a few years. She also did volunteer work for the 1st grade reading program in the public schools. She was a member of P.E.O., Beta Sigma Phi, and Zeta Tau Alpha. Linda loved crafting, decorating, and painting, activities she continued to enjoy throughout her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ronald R. Kitts.

Survivors include her husband, James G. Hatch of Portales; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul B. Hatch (and wife, Janice) of Fayetteville, Ark, Steven G. Hatch (Sharon) of Portales, and David F. Hatch of Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren, Amber, James, Stephanie and Michael Hatch; a brother, Bruce B. Kitts of Albuquerque; a sister and brother-in-law, Marcia M. and Ed Rackley of Kansas City, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for food and visitation at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Portales Women’s Club.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.

Lori Roberts
7 p.m. today at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

Lori Roberts, 67, of Tucumcari died Sunday July 3, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare.

She was born June 19, 1938, to Serafin and Alvina Salazar Cordova in Vaughn.

She married Johnny Roberts July 31, 1954 in Clovis. She worked in housekeeping at the Hotel Clovis before moving to Tucumcari 25 years ago. She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari where she sang in the Choir. She loved to sing gospel songs and listen to western music.

She was preceded in death by her father and three brothers, Sammy, Joaquin and Marcelina Cordova.

She is survived by her husband; her mother Alvina Cordova of Clovis; three sons, Eddie Roberts (and wife, Rhonda) of Clovis, Ricky Roberts of Lubbock and J.J. Roberts of Clovis; two daughters Carolina Swartz (Dale) of Kerrville, Texas, and Sandra Brown of Clovis; three brothers, Robert, Paul and Ray Cordova, all of Clovis; three sisters, Madlyn Hail of Clovis, and Lola Romero and Mary Cordova ,both of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and five Grandchildren.

Rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Today at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.
Father Sotero Sena will officiate.

Burial will follow at Tucumcari Memorial Park. Deacon Daniel Chavez will officiate the burial ceremony.

Pallbearers will be Samuel Cordova, Ray Cordova, Paul Cordova Sr., Paul Cordova Jr., Patrick Cordova, Kenny Swartz, Albert Cordova and Benjamen Cordova.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.