Blalock, Richard

Richard Blalock, 46, of Portales, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Feb. 8, 1959, in Hobbs to Doris and Walter Blalock. He retired from the Eastern New Mexico University Physical Plant in 2004 due to failing health. Family members said his hobbies included hunting arrowheads with his […]

Harris, Hugh

Hugh Harris, 56, of Clovis, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 19, 1949, in Grace, Miss, to Ernest and Rebecca Mayfield Harris. He worked as a Custodian for ENMRSH and was a member of St. John’s Baptist Church and the American Legion. He was preceded […]

Pleasant, Doris

Doris Pleasant Services: Have been held. Doris Lee Pleasant, 78, of Clovis, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on July 23, 1927, in Covington, Va., to Jesse and Dorothy Empy Davis. She worked at Clovis Hotel, Holiday Inn and the American Legion Post 117. Her life’s work […]

Floyd, Doris

Doris Floyd Services: No services will be held. Doris Barter Floyd, 68, of Clovis, died Friday, June 17, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 7, 1937, in Farmers Branch, Texas, to Ossie and Nevie Chambers Barter. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Family members said […]

Ennis , Willie

Willie Ennis Services: Have been held. Willie Clinton Ennis, 77, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, in Cheyenne, Wyo. He was born on Jan. 17, 1928, in Coalgate, Okla., to Arson and Evelyn Ennis. He married Roxie Williams Townsend on Jan. 24, 1945, in Ada, Okla. He was preceded in […]

Suspects indicted in Newman deaths

Staff and wire reports Two men were indicted by a Roosevelt County grand jury Friday in the deaths of Odis and Doris Newman. Stanley Bedford and Jerry Fuller were each indicted on two counts of first-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping in the deaths of the Newmans, District Attorney Matthew Chandler said. Odis Newman was 70, […]

Newman, Doris

Services: Have been held. Mrs. Doris Newman, 69, of Portales, died Thursday, March 3, 2005. She was born on Sept. 28, 1935, in McAlister, to Maude and Raymond H. Jackson. She lived in the Clovis-Melrose-House-Ranchvale area as a girl. She graduated from high school in Ranchvale in 1953. She married Odis Newman on Nov. 7, […]

Newmans left lasting impression

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom newspapers Portales said its collective farewell Friday to Odis and Doris Newman. The Newmans loved to eat breakfast at McDonald’s with a group o f friends six times a week, and they loved to play marbles and dominoes at the Senior Citizens Center. But most of the funeral service was dedicated […]

Details of Portales couple’s death released

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Odis and Doris Newman were alive when they were locked in the trunk of their car, according to court documents. Their bodies were found March 3 in the trunk of their burned vehicle. Details of their deaths were found in an arrest affidavit filed Friday in the case against one […]

Billings, Doris

Doris Billings Services: Have been held. Doris Law Billings, 86, of San Angelo, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004, in Midland, Texas. She was born Oct. 16, 1918 in Lubbock. She married Melvin Billings in 1941 in Lubbock. She was a long-time resident of San Angelo, moving there in 1969. She was a member of […]