Joiner, James

James Nelson Joiner, 78, of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales following an illness. Born Nov. 10, 1927, in Peacock, Texas, he was the son of Otis R. and Martha Mae (Crawford) Joiner. He grew up in Portales, Taiban and Fort Sumner. He married Garnita Ford on March […]

James “Jim” Joiner

James “Jim” Joiner Date of birth: June 28, 1920 Dates of service: 1945 to 1946 Hometown: Clovis Theater and location of service: Pacific, Korea Branch: Army Rank: Private First Class Unit and specialty: 57th anti-aircraft artillery and special service; sign painter Lives in: Clovis Veterans organizations: American Legion, Post 25 Jim Joiner spent most of […]

Joiner, Levi

Levi “Red” Joiner, 74, of Clovis died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on June 1, 1929, in Portales, to Levi Floyd and Jewel Elizabeth Sanders Joiner. He was raised in Fort Sumner. He went into the Air Force in 1948. After discharge from the Air Force he […]

Clovis woman remembered as ‘faithful,’ independent

By Darrell Todd Maurina CNJ STAFF WRITER darrell_maurina@link.freedom.com The name Ola Mae Coonfield might not mean much to younger Clovis residents, but fellow church members said the quiet woman was known to anyone who shopped downtown at Harbey’s Gift Shop on Main Street, or before that at Woolworth’s. “Everybody liked Mae, that’s just all there […]

Shirley, Cristena

Christena Shirley Services: Have been held. Mrs. Christena Shirley, 78, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at her home near Portales. She was born May 1, 1925, in Post, Texas, to Elizabeth Jewel and Levi Floyd Joiner. She moved to Portales when she was 3 years old. When she was 6, she moved to the Liberty […]