Delores Ann Meeks

Delores Ann Meeks, 71, of Texico, died Friday Jan. 20, 2006, at her home in Texico. She was born Oct. 7, 1934 in Clovis to Noble and Mae Ingle Goldsmith. She married Leon C. Meeks on Feb. 14, 1953, in Las Cruces. She was a lifetime resident of the Texico and Farwell areas. She was […]

Denton, William T.

William Travis “W.T.” “Bill” Denton, 87, of Logan, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Nov. 8, 1917 to Thomas and Sally Kerbo Denton in Mangum, Okla. After completing eighth grade in Mangum in the 1930′s, he helped on the family farm, and then worked in fruit […]

Disc golf comes to Clovis

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Clovis High School senior Brian Croke,17, plays disc golf at Ned Houk Park. Croke was at the park recently with fellow members of the Clovis cross country team. (CNJ staff photo Eric Kluth) Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Some people are wondering about those metal things sticking out of the ground at Ned Houk Park. […]

De Baca County holding special recall election

CNJ staff Fort Sumner — De Baca County voters will decide the fate of Sheriff Gary Graves on Nov. 9. in a special recall election. The De Baca County Commission on Tuesday voted 2-0 to approve a resolution setting the special election. De Baca County Clerk Laurie Pettigrew scheduled the special election after validating 385 […]

Friends of Buddy Holly singing at music festival

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Gary and Ramona Tollett, who were friends of Buddy Holly, will return to Clovis to sing in the 2005 Clovis Music Festival. They will sing backup vocals in a rendition of “That’ll be the Day.” (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers At a pharmacy in Lubbock, Texas, a mutual friend introduced musician […]

Servatius, Lorado

Lorado Servatius Services: Have been held. Lorado Nettie Servatius, 84, of Pleasant Hill, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 20, 1920, in Paducah, Texas, to T.M. and Janie Fincher Anderson. She was raised in Anton, Texas. She married Bob Servatius on July 12, 1941, in Vernon, Texas. After […]

Watkins, Gary

Gary Watkins Services: Have been held. The Rev. Gary W. Watkins, 55, of East Peoria, Ill., died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at his home. He was born on March 14, 1950, in Clovis, to William and Dorothy Canipe Watkins. He married Saundra Culberth on June 6, 1970, in Clovis. He was preceded in death by […]

Brewton, Gary

Gary Brewton Services: Have been held. Gary R. Brewton, 54, of Roswell, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Feb. 16, 1951, in Artesia, to Elmer and Esther Brewton. Family members said he never met a stranger, and his unconditional love, giving, and compassion for others will […]

Flintom, Gary A.

Gary Andrew Flintom Gary Andrew “Grump” Flintom, 48, of Clovis died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, in his home. He was born Jan. 10, 1957, to Samuel Gant and Shirley Ann Rich Flintom in London, England. He married Shyla M. Williams on Dec. 27, 2002, in Jacksonville, Fla. He managed his family’s businesses for the past […]

Reid, Douglas

Douglas Reid Services: Have been held. Mr. Douglas Ray Reid, 34, of Clovis, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 30, 1970, in Clovis, to Gary Don and Zane Reid. He married Christal Gutierrez on June 17, 1994, in Clovis. Family members said he loved […]