Rich, Raymond J.

Raymond Jack Rich, 80, of Florence, Colo. died Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, at Hildebrand Care Center in Canon City, Colo. following an illness. He was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Childress, Texas, to George Archie Rich and the former Georgia A. Turrentine. He attended school at Welmon, Texas. He married Marie Erven on Aug. 11, […]

Morris, John R.

John Robert Morris, 79, of Clovis, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 6, 1925, in Greeley, Colo., to Leon Ernest and Cora Edith Moon Morris. He graduated from Trinidad High School in Colorado. He was drafted into the Army and served as a private […]

Denton, William T.

William Travis “W.T.” “Bill” Denton, 87, of Logan, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Nov. 8, 1917 to Thomas and Sally Kerbo Denton in Mangum, Okla. After completing eighth grade in Mangum in the 1930’s, he helped on the family farm, and then worked in fruit […]

Carlisle, James W.

James William Carlisle, 57, of Commerce City, Colo. died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005. He was born May 17, 1948, in Portales to James and Etna Carlisle. He married Diana McCauley March 28, 1970. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a diesel mechanic. Family members said he enjoyed hunting, fishing and being with his family. […]

Russell, Geneva

Geneva Russell, 90, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at Clare Bridge in Highlands Ranch, Colo., where she lived for the last two years. She was born April 24, 1915, in Harrisburg, Mo. When she was four, her father bought a farm and moved the family to La Junta, Colorado. She graduated from […]

Nash, Leon

Leon Palmer Nash, 94, of Clovis died Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born April 2, 1911, in Floyd to James Postell and Ida Bell (Dorsey) Nash. He attended school in Floyd, graduating in 1928. He attended Texas Tech in Lubbock for two years. He married Mildred Bell Key […]

Garza, Beverly S.

Beverly Sue Garza Services: Have already been held. Beverly Sue Garza, 35, of Ellicott, Colo., died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, in a car accident in Colorado Spring, Colo. She was born Aug. 28, 1969, to Robert and Angie (Jimenez) Sanchez in Tucumcari. Survivors include her parents; two sons, Robert Gonzales and Tony Garza Jr., both […]

George Bradburn

Sharna Johnson Navy “Seabees” were always stationed alongside the Marines… Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. George Bradburn Date of birth: Jan. 15, 1925 Dates of service: June 25, 1943 […]

Vance , Virginia L.

Virginia Lou Littlefield Vance Services: Have been held. Virginia Lou Littlefield Vance, 72, of Conifer, Colo., died June 29, 2005. She was born on Feb. 28, 1933, in Clovis. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1950. She lived in Conifer, Colo., for more 30 years and took an active interest in community affairs. She […]

Cox, Naomi Lucille (Stroud)

Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox Service: Have been held. Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox, 90, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005. She was born on Dec. 27, 1914, in Richland, to John and Myrtle Stroud. She grew up in the ranch lands of eastern New Mexico. At age 14, she was the youngest school […]

West, James

James West Services: Have been held. Mr. James R. West, 89, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Feb. 17, 1916, in Land, Ala. He moved to Clovis from Bloomfield in 1993. He retired from El Paso Natural Gas Company in 1976 after 34 years. […]

Winters, Tommy

Tommy Winters Services: Have been held. Tommy Dale Winters, 73, of Longmont, Colo., formerly of Curry County, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at her home. She was born on Aug. 30, 1931, in Curry County, to Thomas Taylor and Helen Palmateer Mullins. She graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelors of arts in […]

Grinde , Mary

Mary Grinde Services: Have been held. Mary K. Grinde, 84, of Clovis, died Monday, June 20, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 5, 1921, in Gotebo, Okla., to Ernest J. and Nannie Dee Bland Killough. She married H.F. “Rip” Grinde on Jan. 19, 1945, in Clovis. She was a legal secretary for […]

Stephens, Edna

Edna Stephens Services: Have been held. Edna Fayrene Stephens, 76, of Grand Junction, Colo., died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Mantey Heights Rehab and Care Center in Grand Junction, Colo. She was born on March 20, 1929, in Soper, Okla., to Jeff L. and Lela Dean Hester. She grew up and attended schools in Field. […]

Connelly, Bert

Bert Connelly Services: Have been held. Bert E. Connelly, 79, of Artesia, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 28, 1925, in Atoka, Okla., to Herbert and Edna Usher Connelly. He married Joyce Byrum. He came to Artesia in March of 2005, from Bent. He was a former resident […]

Lenhart, Dorothy M.

Dorothy M. Lenhart Have been held. Dorothy M. Lenhart, 83, of Colorado Springs, Colo. died on Friday, May 27, 2005, at the Pikes Peak Hospice Residence. She was born April 30, 1922, in Alamogordo, to the late Earl Spencer and Inez Priscilla (Newsom) Callens. She married James Kenneth Lenhart on Jan. 4, 1944. She was […]

Crooks, Joel

Joel Crooks Services: Have been held. Joel Keith Crooks, 55, of Aurora, Colo., died Thursday, April 19, 2005. He was born on Feb. 2, 1950, in Clovis, to R.E. “Tooter” and Zonah Crooks. He graduated from Texico High School in 1967. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 until 1974. He worked with the […]

Kehr, Maureen

Maureen Kehr Services: Have been held. Maureen Elaine Sullivan Kehr, 63, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, in Pueblo, Colo. She was born June 9, 1941, in Pueblo. Family members said she enjoyed working for Spanish Peaks Mental Health Center and was blessed to have wonderful colleagues. She was preceded in death by her son, Joey […]

Servatius, Lorado

Lorado Servatius Services: Have been held. Lorado Nettie Servatius, 84, of Pleasant Hill, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 20, 1920, in Paducah, Texas, to T.M. and Janie Fincher Anderson. She was raised in Anton, Texas. She married Bob Servatius on July 12, 1941, in Vernon, Texas. After […]

Clark, Mary

Mary Clark Services: Have been held. Mary F. Clark, 95, of Montrose, Colo., died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Heidi’s Chateau in Montrose. She was born on July 2, 1909, in Kevil, Ky., to Eligah and Laura Bell Eminiser Freeman. She spent her childhood in Kentucky and Oklahoma, and attended Waynoka High School in Oklahoma. […]