Banquet to honor unsung citizens

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis resident Ethel Shankle has 2,600 flowers in her home that she is using for decorations at the Legacy Award Banquet next week. Liliana Castillo A Clovis resident is digging deep into her pockets and her contacts to honor unsung heroes of the town at a banquet July 29. Ethel […]

Birthday —

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Mullins Ethel Mullins, left, of Portales, celebrated her birthday Wednesday with all of her sister bowlers. She is a young 95-year-old!! She is the Matriarch of the Wednesday Morning Coffee League. For 37 years, Ethel has been admired and loved by all of her sister bowlers. Laquita Terry, right, of Clovis, is one of Ethel’s […]

Birthdays — Oct. 31

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Winnie Ethel (Brown) Moore [image #2, align=right, size=medium] It was Oct. 20, 1910, in Rockwood, Texas, when Joseph and Margaret America Garner became proud parents to a beautiful baby girl who they named Winnie Ethel. She was the 11th child in a family of 12 children. Winnie is a long time resident of Clovis, having […]

Banquet slated to honor ‘unsung citizens

CNJ Staff A love of people was the driving force behind Ethel Shankle’s idea for the 2006 Legacy Awards, which she and her daughter, Denise Shankle, are sponsoring. According to Ethel Shankle, the black-tie awards banquet will honor the “unsung citizens” of Clovis. Shankle said she chose 14 individuals who have demonstrated good character through […]

2/19 Birthdays

Page-Mullins Ethel Page-Mullins of Portales will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 26 at Golden Acres community room in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by her family. Page-Mullins was born Feb. 22, 1916 in Topaz, Texas. She is a long-time resident of Roosevelt County, having lived in the Richland […]

Bradley-Ray, Ethel

Ethel Bradley-Ray, 91, of Hamilton, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005, in Hamilton. She was born Oct. 25, 1914, in Purdy, Okla., to John and Belle Welch Beach. She married Jack Colbert Bradley in 1934. She married Forrest Ray in 1987. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Bradley; daughter, Kay Bradley; […]

Ethel Duncan

Ethel Duncan Services: None planned Ethel E. Duncan, 80, of Clovis, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born April 12, 1925, in Melrose to Jasper D. and Esther Singleterry Duncan. She was a clerk at Alco and a member of Central Baptist Church. Family members said she […]

Gilman, Ethel

Ethel Gilman Services: Have been held. Ethel Gilman, 87, died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care. She was born on Feb. 16, 1918, in Marietta, Okla., to Sophia and Ellis M. Frazier. She was married to Roy Gilman, on June 2, 1939, in Clovis. She moved to New Mexico with her family as […]

Gibson, Ethel

Ethel Gibson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ethel Gibson, 80, of Clovis died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at home. She was born June 27, 1925, in Pennsylvania to Homer and Elizabeth Miller Gill. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons , Roy Gibson (and, wife Cherie) of North […]

Lost ring returned decades later

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Ethel Ridley hands Glenn Williams his Class of 1973 Grady High School ring Monday at the Senior Citizen Resident Center in Clovis. Ridley found the ring in the sand at Ute Lake in the 1980s. (Staff photo: Ryn Gargulinski) By Ryn Gargulinski When Ethel Ridley stepped out of her truck at Ute Lake one day […]

Mitchell, Clydetta

Clydetta Mitchell Services: Have been held. Clydetta Mitchell, 88, of Muleshoe, died Monday, June 21, 2004, at Park View Nursing Home in Muleshoe. She was born on Aug. 10, 1915, in Melrose. She married George Y. Mitchell on Nov. 28, 1934, in Portales. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was […]

Simmons, Ethel

Ethel Simmons Services: A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Ethel Mae Simmons, 70, a homemaker, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Coshocton, Ohio, to Harvey and Mary Jane Hyde VanSickle. She moved to Clovis three months ago to […]