Oklahoman comes to own ‘piece of God’s good earth’

By Don McAlavy: Local Columnist Editor’s note: The following was told by Jewel Buttram Ames. We came to the (New Mexico) territory Feb. 20, 1907. I was 5 years old. I think we came to establish a permanent home and to own a piece of God’s good earth. We came from … Henryetta, Okla. My […]

Anderson, Willis “Andy”

Willis Dean “Andy” Anderson Services:Have been held. Willis Dean “Andy” Anderson, 73, of Mesa, Ariz., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004. He was born on Nov. 19, 1930, in Clovis. At the age of 15 he enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in Korea as a highly decorated Master Sergeant and […]

Turner, Eddie

Eddie Turner Services: Are not scheduled. Mr. Eddie Lyle Turner, 63, of Ames, Okla., died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at his home. He was born May 10, 1940, in Ames, Okla. He lived in Clovis off and on his whole life. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by a companion, […]