Birthdays — June 3

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Padilla [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Happy 3rd birthday Eddie Eli Padilla! We Love You with All Our Hearts! Love Dad, Mom, Ethen, Jadyn, Nene, Nino and all your family! — Submitted by Diana Decker

July 27, 2008 Anniversaries

Rubio Eddie and Viola Rubio of Clovis will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary at noon Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. A reception will immediately follow at La Quinta Inn, 4521 N. Prince St. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Eddie A. Rubio Jr., Raquel R. Rubio, Reyna G. Rubio and grandchildren, […]

Jan. 21, 2008: Photo of the day

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Eddie Torres, of Clovis and supervisor with Torres & Sons, finishes the cement in the parking lot of Mainline Bowling Alley Monday afternoon. According to Torres the parking lot should be done by Friday.

Era of soulful love songs fading away

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated columnist One day, maybe 20 years ago, I ran into Eddie Levert. Eddie, a charter member of the legendary O’Jays, is one of the greats, a singer of thunderous power. Back then, his son Gerald was just starting out as a professional singer but already, people were remarking how much he […]

First airplane to land in Portales, May 12, 1919

By Don McAlavy: local columnist The airplane under the active control of Lt. Smarling and Mechanic Johnson left Roswell Monday at exactly 9:30 a.m. and arrived at Portales at 10:30 a.m., the time of leaving Roswell having been wired to the stationmaster here, according to the Portales newspaper on May 12, 1919. The day was […]

Graham, Eddie S.

Eddie Scott Graham, 44, of Pottsboro, Texas, and formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, June 4, 2006, in Pottsboro. Born May 24, 1962, in Tucumcari to Wesley and Darla Graham, he was raised in Clovis. He worked for Excel Corp. for 18 years before becoming a self-employed carpenter. Family members said he enjoyed oil painting, drawing […]

Robinson, L.C.

L.C. Robinson, 89, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in Kannapolis, N.C. She was born on Aug. 26, 1916, in Coolidge, Texas, to Eddie and Minnie Page Johnson. She married Robert Robinson in 1939 in Coolidge. She worked in housekeeping for the Civil Service at Cannon Air Force Base and was a member of […]

Powell , Pat

Pat Powell Services: Have been held. Pat Powell, 65, of Clovis, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 29, 1939, in Clovis, to J.V. and Mildred Smith Stroud. She was a manager and cashier at Foxy Drive Inn for many years and worked at Clovis […]

Montoya, Filomena

Filomena Montoya Services: Have been held. Filomena “Mena” Montoya, 90, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 1, 1914, in La Pintada, to Severo and Conrada Cordova Sisneros. She married Eugenio Montoya on Nov. 27, 1933, in Willard. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed spending time at […]

Griggs, Eddie

Eddie Griggs Services: Have been held. Eddie Griggs, 62, of Portales, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Sept. 21, 1942, in Lubbock, to Marvin and Rosa Dixon. He was a mechanic who worked for Roy Walker. The family wishes to thank all the nurses and […]

Wright, John

John Edward Wright, 90, of Belen, Rio Communities, died July 16, 2004, following short illness. He was born on April 20, 1914 in El Paso, Texas. He was a member of Sierra Vista Baptist Church. He was owner of Johnnie’s Sheet Metal and Roofing in Clovis before retiring to Belen in 1985. Johnnie loved spending […]

Public Record 5/21

Compiled from court records from May 13 through May 19 Marriage Licenses Eric Wayne Blair, 22, and Meghann Michelle Casarez, 20, both of Clovis. Jason Marc Fuqua, 27, and Mindy Rae Warner, 24, both of Clovis. Jesus Renteria Jr., 31, of Gruver, Texas, and Margaret Ann Robinson, 37, of Clovis. Eddie Gene Rich, 47, and […]

Sandoval, Richard “Ricky”

Richard Raymond “Ricky” Sandoval, 44, of Clovis, died Nov. 27, 2003, at Buena Vista Nursing and Retirement Center. He was born April 4, 1959, in Clovis to Joe Ines and Eloida Marie Saiz Sandoval. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Clovis. Survivors include his parents, Joe I. “Pepe” and Eloida […]

Turner, Eddie

Eddie Turner Services: Are not scheduled. Mr. Eddie Lyle Turner, 63, of Ames, Okla., died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at his home. He was born May 10, 1940, in Ames, Okla. He lived in Clovis off and on his whole life. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by a companion, […]