Cass, Alesia

Alesia Rachelle “Lisa” Cass, 45, of Albuquerque died Saturday, May 13, 2006, at Albuquerque Care Center. She was born July 28, 1960, to Robert and Pearl James Cass in Clovis. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1977. She attended Eastern New Mexico University for one year. She was a telephone operator for Mountain Bell, […]

Racism shouldn’t be used as crutch

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated columnist Last week, I received e-mail from a man named Keith in Atlanta. He wrote: “I keep hearing and seeing all these allegations and books about Barry Bonds using steroids but I’ve yet to hear one person, other than some clown trying to make a dollar by slandering his name, say […]

Errol Keith Pruitt

Errol Keith Pruitt, 74, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2005, in Hobbs. He was born Aug. 12, 1931, in Melrose, to Pat and Thelma Beavers Pruitt. He married Rosetta Bennett on Dec. 24, 1952. He owned and operated Pruitt Construction Co. and the Rambling Rose RV Park in Santa Rosa. He was a […]

Carlisle, James W.

James William Carlisle, 57, of Commerce City, Colo. died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005. He was born May 17, 1948, in Portales to James and Etna Carlisle. He married Diana McCauley March 28, 1970. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a diesel mechanic. Family members said he enjoyed hunting, fishing and being with his family. […]

Keith Terry, Keith

Keith Terry Services: Have been held. Keith Terry, 64, of Portales, died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 19, 1940, in Portales, to Musette and Bob Terry. He married Judy Cummingson on Aug. 27, 1958, in Farwell. He lived his entire life in and around Portales. He was a […]

Jones, Rannell

Rannell Jones Services: Have been held. Mr. Rannell Jones, 90, of Portales, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, at his home in Portales. He was born on Sept. 12, 1914, in Buffalo Gap, Texas, to Lou and Randolph B. Jones. He was one of nine children. Jones graduated Hope high school in 1933 where he was […]

Taylor, Ira Lindell

Ira Lindell Taylor Services: Have been held. Ira Lindell Taylor, 85, of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at Laural Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 13, 1919, in Nashville, Ark., to Charles Columbus and Flora Bell Laurent Taylor. He was an engineer for AT&SF Railroad for 37 years retiring in 1984, […]

Boone, Daniel

Daniel Boone Services: No public service will be held. Daniel “Dan” Scott Boone, 49, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Princeton Place in Albuquerque. He was born on April 17, 1955, in Portales, to Mary Lynne and Fred Boone. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include a son, Zeke Boone; two daughters, […]

Engagements 10/24

Cross-Lopez Keith Cross of San Jose, Calif., and Nora Cross of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Teresa Cross of Clovis to Cruz Lopez, of Clovis, son of Manuel and Petra Lopez of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2004, at Fox Run in Clovis. […]

Storytellers make us think, remember

Grant McGee Are you a storyteller? Are you nurturing your storytelling skill? What is a storyteller? I think the first requirement is you need to remember. Then there’s how the tale is told. Dry accuracy and such, that’s the realm of the researcher, reporter, historian and teacher. Remembering and telling a good story, ah, that’s […]