Nelson, George W.

George W. Nelson, 78, of Portales died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006 at his daughter’s home in Glendale, Ariz. He was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Erwin, Tenn., to Joseph Henry and Jenovne McCurry Nelson. He married Nettie Erickson on Dec. 9, 1966, in Reno, Nev. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1966 and owned […]

Hogg, Jewel

Jewel Lavelle Cox Hogg was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Ringwood, Okla., to Edward and Leona Florence Warner Cox. In 1925, the family moved to the Richland community. The country store they owned and operated was moved in 1928 to State Highway 209 and a settlement was founded named Pep. She graduated from Portales High […]

Quintana, Richard “Ricardo”

Richard “Ricardo” Quintana, 64, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born Jan. 25, 1941, to Santiago and Andrea Garcia Quintana in Newkirk. He worked for Vohs Company in Clovis and in maintenance for the Clovis cemeteries. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic […]

Jackson, Jeanne

Jeanne B. Jackson, 80, of Safford, Ariz., died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, at Mount Graham Regional Hospital in Safford, Ariz. She was born March 21, 1925, in Clovis, to William and Edna Burgett. She worked for Mountain Bell. She went to Benson’s Business School and then worked at Cannon Air Force Base as an analyst […]

Patty Jo Hubby

Patty Jo Hubby, 74, of Clovis, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Aug. 21, 1931, to Paul Lafayette and Maude Olive Taylor Mott in Clovis. She married Dwayne Hubby on Aug. 28, 1949, in Clovis. She was a member of Central Christian Church, Church Circle, CYH […]

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 […]

Everett Glenn Givens

Everett Glenn Givens, 88, of Yuma, Ariz., died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at La Mesa Rehabilitation Center in Yuma, Ariz. He was born Jan. 21, 1917, in Arch. He received his bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University and his master’s degree from Arizona State University. He served in the Army Air Corp. in World […]

Moore, Joann “Granny”

Joann “Granny” Moore, 68, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born March 8, 1937, in Litchfield, Ariz. to Pete and Ruth Simmons. She was raised in the Ranchvale and Clovis area. She married Billy Ray Moore on Feb. 1, 1956, in Clovis. She was a bartender […]

Coplen, Mike

Mike Coplen, 73, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, in Phoenix. He was born March 6, 1932, in Portales to Warren W. and Berniece Coplen. He attended Eastern New Mexico University and graduated from New Mexico State University with a degree in electrical engineering. After graduation, he traveled with Allis Chamlera before going […]

Maxine Flud Hess

Maxine Flud Hess died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. She was born Feb. 14, 1922, in Oklahoma to Walter and Minnie Flud. After marrying Woodie Dickerson, she became resident of Clovis. She lived in Clovis from 1937 until 1990, when she moved to Prescott Valley, Ariz. She was a businesswoman in Clovis […]