Feb. 27, 1973

Edward Brizendine, 56, was putting shingles on his roof. The Clovis News-Journal considered the task front-page news since Brizendine was blind. Of course it was dangerous, he said, but shingling a roof could also be dangerous for those who could see. … “Maude,” “Hawaii 5-0” and “Marcus Welby” were among TV options for the night. […]

Brizendine, Jesse

Jesse Brizendine Services: Have been held. Mr. Jesse Brizendine, 90, of Clovis, died Oct. 27, 2003, at All Care Assisted Living in Clovis. He was born on June 23, 1913, in Clovis, to Barnie and Eula Edwards Brizendine. He was raised and married in Clovis before moving west to Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Bakersfield, Calif., […]