Stanley, John

John Stanley Services: Have been held. Mr. John V. Stanley, 52, of Portales, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at his home. He was born on Sept. 30, 1950, in Charleston, W. Va., to Eulah and Vincent Stanley. He grew up in Wilmington, Del., where he graduated from high school in 1968. He went on to […]

Tucker, J.C.

J.C. Tucker Services: Have been held. Mr. J.C. Tucker, 67, of Clovis, a business owner, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, in Clovis. He was born on May 17, 1936, in Littlefield, Texas, to Solomon and Ethel Dennis Tucker. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Bobby Gene Tucker and Victor Wayne […]

Cagle, C.C.

C.C. Cagle Services: Have been held. Mr. C.C. “Bud” Cagle, 91, of Clovis, a retired cost accountant, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on June 15, 1912, in Roswell, to Charles Clifton and Della Reese Cagle. He was born when New Mexico was still a territory. […]

September brings out silliness in some

Bob Huber Here at the American Institute for Bigger Calendar Pictures of Milk Cows, we’re celebrating the month of September with this theme song (sung to the tune “St. Louis Woman” or “America the Beautiful,” whichever comes up first): “Rooty-toot-toot, rooty-toot-toot, we’re the guys from the Institute. We don’t smoke, and we don’t chew, and […]

Hutchins, Michael

Michael Hutchins Services: Have been held. Mr. Michael Wade Hutchins, 39, of Levelland, Texas, a general contractor, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Covenant Hospital in Levelland. He was born on July 19, 1963, in Clovis. He was born and raised in Clovis. He moved to Levelland in 2000. While in Clovis he owned and […]

Smith, Martin

Martin Smith Services: Have been held. Mr. Martin Smith, 22, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 11, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 5, 1980, in New Jersey, to Jerry Lee Smith and Laura Bordonaro. He is survived by his parents; a son, Tristian Smith of Clovis; his son’s mother, Misti […]

Weiser, Geneva

Geneva Weiser Services: Have been held. Mrs. Geneva Irene Weiser, 78, of Bristow, Okla., died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on March 29, 1925, to Dora Elizabeth and Roy Hoover. She came to Portales to be with her sister for a birthday celebration and became ill. She […]

Thanks for all the memories; Hope was a king

He gave us so many memories. From the movie screen to shows for troops far from home, from radio appearances to TV specials, Bob Hope entertained generations of Americans with his self-depreciating jokes and deadpan delivery. Hope, who recently turned 100, died late Sunday of pneumonia at his home in California. More than anything else, […]

June is month of weddings, whimsies

By Bob Huber June always reminds me of Stephen Duck, the favorite poet of Queen Charlotte the Illustrious, wife of King George II of England, circa l683-1760. I don’t know why Duck sticks in my mind. I suppose it’s his name. Duck was a self-made bard who wrote “The Thresher’s Labour,” which caught the eye […]