Memorial fund established

By CNJ staff Memorial funds have been established in Clovis for the Evans and Gilbert families. The family of Maj. Troy Gilbert: Donations may be dropped off at Bank of Clovis, 300 Main St., or the Clovis News Journal and Portales News-Tribune offices, 521 Pile St. in Clovis and 101 E. First in Portales. Donations […]

Memorial fund created

Memorial funds have been established in Clovis for the Evans and Gilbert families. The family of Maj. Troy Gilbert: Donations may be dropped off at Bank of Clovis, 300 Main St., or the Clovis News Journal and Portales News-Tribune offices, 521 Pile St. in Clovis and 101 E. First in Portales. Donations for the non-profit […]

Mother fondly remembers son

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Margaret Evans said she plans to keep a promise her son made to his wife when they were married. “We have to try to keep that smile on her face. He promised her he would keep her smiling,” she said. Capt. Kermit O. Evans, 31, a Cannon airman serving […]

Memorial funds

By CNJ staff Memorial funds have been established in Clovis for the Evans and Gilbert families. The family of Maj. Troy Gilbert: Donations may be dropped off at Bank of Clovis, 300 Main St., or the Clovis News Journal and Portales News-Tribune offices, 521 Pile St. in Clovis and 101 E. First in Portales. Donations […]

Cannon captain killed in Iraq

Staff and wire reports A Cannon Air Force Base captain was among four military personnel killed in a helicopter crash Sunday in Iraq, Cannon officials announced in a news release Tuesday. Capt. Kermit O. Evans, 31, was a U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Explosive Ordnance flight commander assigned to Cannon and deployed to the 332nd […]

Gleis, Michael

Michael Joseph Gleis, 49, of Clovis died Thursday, April 13, 2006, in Clovis. He was born Jan. 24, 1957, to John and Vera Horedwell Gleis in Laverne, Minn. He worked as a sales representative for Culligan Water for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his father and four brothers. He is survived by […]

More Africanized bees found in Roosevelt County

Kevin Wilson Late in June, Jene Evans was doing yardwork at her home south of Kenna when a hum changed everything. “I kept hearing this humming noise, the way electricity lines will hum. “It just got louder and more intense,” Evans said. “The air was just black with bees where my patio angles off.” A […]

Evans, Robert

Robert Evans Services: Have been held. Robert Eldon “Bob” Evans, 72, of Kenna, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. He was born on Dec. 15, 1932, in Conemaugh, Pa., to Rose and Charles Evans. He joined the Army at age 16 and during his 21-year military career, he […]

Evans, Barbara

Barbara Evans Services: Have been held. Mrs. Barbara “Polly” Evans, 71, of Portales, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on April 15, 1933, in Portales, to Ellen and William F. Marcus. She grew up in Floyd and graduated from Portales High School. She moved to Utah […]

Evans, Ruth

Ruth Evans Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruth Evans, 61, of Dora, died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at her home. She was born on May 30, 1942, in Alma, Okla., to Vera and Walter T. Lane. She graduated from the Velma-Alma High School in 1960 and went on to study at Oklahoma College for Women […]