Donald Ray “Joe” Selman

Donald Ray “Joe” Selman, 72, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at his home. He was born July 1, 1933, in Texico, to Henry and Lorene Selman. He made a living of ranching and farming. Family members said he enjoyed watching the Alaska sunset with his grandchildren. He was a veteran of the Korean […]

Donald Ray Read

Donald Ray Read, 66, of Portales, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at his farm outside Portales. He was born April 21, 1939, in Levelland, Texas, to Lura and Homer D. Read. He began his career with El Paso Natural Gas Company in the welding shop in Jal. Upon graduation from the College of the Southwest […]

Marilyn Kay Wylie

Marilyn Kay Wylie, 63, of Fort Sumner, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born Jan. 16, 1942, in Clovis to Vincent A. and Erma Stallard. She was raised and attended school at Fort Sumner, graduating with the class of 1960. She married Donald R. Wylie on July 9, 1960, in Fort […]

Birdsong, Nilen E. “Bird”

Nilen Ellis “Bird” Birdsong, 73, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born Jan. 8, 1932, in Hooks, Texas, to Fred and Beaula Triple Birdsong. He married Setsuko “Miko” Tomikawa Sept. 21, 1960, in Okinawa. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1973 as a tech sergeant. […]

Shelton, Donald

Donald L. Shelton, 70, of Rushville, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at the Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill. He was born May 24, 1935, in Beardstown, Ill., to Claude and Edith Shelton. He married Gladys Irene Hatchett Carpenter on Oct. 4, 1975, in Beardstown. He retired as master sergeant from the Air Force […]

Cooper, Frances

Frances Cooper, 56, of Clovis died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born Dec. 13, 1948, in Clifton Springs, N.Y., to John and Frances (Garney) Kepner. She lived in Clovis in the past 12 years. She worked in civil service at Cannon Air Force Base for the past 10 years. […]

Poor , Donald

Donald Poor  Services: Have been held. Mr. Donald C. Poor, 77, of Clovis, died Friday, June 10, 2005, in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 25, 1927, in Fairview, Mo., to Walter and Maud Haley Poor. He married Thelda Moore on March 25, 1977, in Tucumcari. He was a resident of Clovis since 1946. He […]

Paschke, Helen

Helen Paschke Services: Have been held. Helen Paschke, 80, died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Aug. 19, 1924, to Lucy Mae and Grover Burton, in Spencer, N.C. Paschke graduated from high school in 1941 in Spencer, N.C. She went attended Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C., for […]

Breech, Donald

Donald Breech Services: Have been held. Donald Richard Breech, 70 of Elephant Butte, died Monday, May 23, 2005, at Sierra Vista Hospital in Truth or Consequences. He was born on Oct. 13, 1934, in Winterhaven, Calif., to Donald Todd and Esther Tinsley Breech. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was the former […]

Leatherwood, Donald

Donald Leatherwood Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Ranchvale Baptist Church. Mr. Donald W. Leatherwood, 69, of Farwell, died Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born April 17, 1935, in Lindsey, Okla., to John and Addie Fox Leatherwood. He married Jean Burchett on June 21, 1953, in Ranchvale. He was a Clovis […]