Clovis soldiers do parents proud

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Rudolph Johnson II always figured at least a few of his eight children would follow in his footsteps and join the military. He was right. Rudolph “Rudy” Johnson III, 28, joined the Navy and serves on a submarine now dry-docked in Hawaii undergoing maintenance. April Yolanda Johnson, 26, just […]

Gonzales, George

George R. Gonzales, 56, of Clovis died Friday, March 31, 2006. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and received numerous honors. Family members said he enjoyed life and was a great polka dancer. They said he was always able to make others smile with his great sense of humor. He loved jewelry and […]

Bella Vista honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Denicia Aragon, Kenny Castillo, Sarita Martinez, Maria Perez, Deja Robinson A/B: Teddy Bargas, Christian Barrazas, Lendel Brown, Shianne Diaz, Marquese Gaither, Delicia Garcia, Gabriella Loniewski, Vidal Morales, Joshua Rodriguez, Joseph Salazar, Israel Sena Fourth Grade A: Ayana Anderson, […]

Sandoval, Ruben

Ruben Sandoval, 70, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, in Las Vegas, N.M. Born May 8, 1935, in Watrous to Gabriel and Ramona Rael Sandoval, he grew up in Clovis and served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a policeman for the city of Clovis, starting as a rookie and working his […]

Griego, Kate

Kate Griego, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, following an extended illness in Clovis. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Sambinoso. She had made her home in Clovis for many years due to health reasons. She was a member of the Guadalupe Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Honor Roll: Cameo Elementary School

CNJ Staff Cameo Elementary School,/b> Third Grade: A Honor Roll – Jaquan Franklin, J.J. San Juan, Terence Barella, Fred Schilling. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll- Mary-Allison Almond, LeAnna Foust, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Josh Garcia, Esteban Gonzales, Adan Martinez, Kimberly Reid, Estevan Romero, Joshua Torres, Alisia Amaro, Marcello Garza, Roderick Turner, Delino Lewis. Fourth Grade: […]

Weeden, LeRoy

LeRoy Weeden, 82, of Clovis, died Monday, June 13, 2005, at V.A. Medical Center in Amarillo. He was born on Dec. 29, 1922, in Tunika, Miss., to Joseph and Etha Lee Weeden. He served in the U.S. Army during Word War II. He married Estrella Maria Manluluyo on Sept. 19, 1979, in Clovis. He worked […]

McTommoney , Brian

Brian McTommoney Services: Have been held. Brian McTommoney, 56, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at his home. He was born June 12, 1948, in Philadelphia, to Joseph and Valentine Moore McTommoney. He married Kathleen Macrina on June 19, 1970, in Camden, N.J. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1970 until 1973. […]

Steele, Joseph “Jo Jo”

Joseph “Jo Jo” Steele Services:Have been held. Joseph Grayum “Jo Jo” Steele, 19, of Dunlap, died Friday, March 18, 2005 in an automobile accident in Lincoln County. Mr. Steele was born April 9, 1985 in Roswell to Joe and Karen Steele. He grew up on the family ranch in Dunlap and was a 2003 graduate […]

Chavez, Moses

Moses Chavez Services: Have been held. Mr. Moses Joseph Manuel Chavez, 20, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 28, 1984, in Pueblo, Colo., to Ruby Lynn Chavez and Juan Lucero. He has lived in Clovis for 17 years and worked for the […]