Former Clovis students to gather for golf tournament

By Don McAlvy: Columnist Two amazing athletes are still amazing the Clovis High School graduates of 1950. Most of our graduates are over-the-hill when it comes to athletics, including yours truly, who in Clovis Junior High tackled a bigger football player than himself and got a mouth full of a boot and some broken teeth. […]

Boyd Sr., Odeis

Odeis Franklin Boyd Sr., 87, of Oklahoma and formerly of Clovis, died Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at home. Born in Strawn, Texas, he graduated from Wewoka High School in Oklahoma in 1939. He was a 27-year Clovis resident. He retired from the Army. He married Averil Isabel Rozel of Oklahoma in 1944. They had five […]

Golf tourney started by Clovis High boys

By Don McAlavy: Curry historian I have never played a game of golf! I play a good game of chess. But my class of CHS 50 athletes has this INZ AND OUTZ Golf Tournament each summer over in Albuquerque. They keep telling me they are the best golfers in New Mexico! You see, it was […]

Carroll, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Ann Carroll, 86, of Houston, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. She was born on July 8, 1919, to August Gurske and Anna Soja, in Chicago. She married Lawton M. Carroll on Jan. 23, 1951, in Clovis. She worked as a Registered Medical Technologist. She came to Clovis in […]

12/18 Engagements

Garcia/Taylor The late Charles R. Bell of New York and Shirley M. Carroll of Glendale, Ariz., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sharon J. Taylor of Clovis, to Gilbert P. Garcia, also of Clovis. He is the son of the late Marcelino and the late Mary C. Garcia of Clovis. The couple […]

Hunton, Carroll

Carroll Hunton Services: Have been held. Mr. Carroll D. Hunton, 79, of Portales, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born on April 17, 1925, in Forrest, to Ethel and Ludvil E. Hunton. He grew up in Forrest and graduated from high school there in 1943. He served in the US […]

Wilson, Carroll

Carroll Wilson Services: Have been held. Carroll Wilson, 87, of Sherman, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004 at Wilson M. Jones Hospital in Sherman. Mr. Wilson was born on Aug. 24, 1917, in Denton, Texas, to Carrie and L. A. Wilson. He graduated from high school in Denton, Texas, in 1934, and studied at North […]

Family knows ‘inz and outz’ of Clovis

Don McAlavy: Local Columnist One of the oldest families settling near the soon-to-be Clovis in 1904 was the Joel C. Faris family of eight. A farmer who raised cotton, horses and mules in Texas, Joel Faris was also a carpenter, building the first homes when Clovis began. He built the first real estate building at […]

Hunton, Elaine

Elaine Hunton Services: Have been held. Elaine Hunton, 54, of Clovis died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born on June 10, 1949, in Clovis to Carroll D. and Wenonah Thorn Hunton. She graduated from Portales High School in 1968 and from Draughan’s Business College in Lubbock. She served in the […]