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 […]

French, Pauline

Pauline French Services: Have been held. Pauline Harding French, 80, of Amarillo, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Palo Duro Care Center in Canyon, Texas. She was born on July 15, 1924, in Oklahoma, to Buhl Lee and Inez Harding. She was raised and attended schools in the Causey community. Survivors include a daughter, Jackqualene […]

Gregory, Lewis

Lewis Gregory Services:Have been held. Mr. Lewis Gregory, 81, of Portales, died Thursday, April 28, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 15, 1923, in Floyd, to Dessie and Walter Gregory. The family moved to Roswell when he was 2 years old and to Floyd in 1935. He married Bertha Fowler on June […]

Cole, Irene

Irene Cole Services: Have been held. Irene L. Cole, 78, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 9, 1926, in Cuervo to Lloyd and Sarah Williams Capps. She was valedictorian of House High School and graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with honors. She majored in education. […]

Loflin, Lee

Lee Loflin Services: Have been held. Lee Loflin, 82, of Lubbock, died Friday, March 11, 2005, in Lamesa, Texas. He was born on May 24, 1922, in Portales, to John and Vada Loflin. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for Yellow Freight Systems for many years before retiring in […]

Floyd jamboree set for 55th year

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Musicians of all ages from eastern New Mexico will be getting out fiddles, guitars and other instruments for this week’s 55th Annual Floyd Lions Club Country Jamboree The four-day event runs Thursday through Sunday at the Floyd schools gymnasium. Noel Rippee, program director, said he’s been involved in one way […]

Horton, Wendell

Services: Have been held. Wendell D. Horton Sr., 63, of Navajo Dam, died Monday, March 7, 2005, in Navajo Dam. He was born on May 10, 1941, in Clovis, to Willard K. Horton and Estelle Paddock. He married Sylvia Ellen Beasley on March 3, 1962, in Farmington. He worked in road construction until 1969, when […]

Cones, Clarence

Services: have been held. Clarence Cones, 70, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 5, 1934, in Cuervo, to Johnny H. and Edna Harrison Cones. He was raised in Cuervo, Santa Rosa, and made his home in Fort Sumner in 1945. He […]

Goodwin, Carl

Carl Goodwin Services: Have been held. Carl Clayton Goodwin, 83, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 21, 1922, in Firebrick, Ky., to Walter and Verda Harden Goodwin. He married Mary Hollifield on Aug. 21, 1948, in Maysville, Ky. He was a diesel […]

Cass, Mary Lee

Mary Lee Cass Services: have been held. Mary Lee Cass, 85, of Friona, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Prairie Acres in Friona. She was born on May 14, 1919, in Wellington, Texas. She married Kenyth Cass on May 11, 1935, at the First Methodist Church in Wellington. They farmed in Dodson, Texas, and Littlefield, […]

Prep notes 3-1

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Clovis juniors Matt Ulibarri and Daniel Casarez were named to the all-tournament team from this past weekend’s Clovis Invitational. Ulibarri went 4-for-4 with two triples and three RBIs on Friday against Santa Fe, while Casarez drove in four runs on two hits Thursday versus Fabens. Also on the team […]

Stroud, Lawanna

Lawanna Stroud Services:Have been held. Lawanna Stroud, 63, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, in Muleshoe. She was born Nov. 28, 1941, in Muleshoe. She was a lifelong resident of Muleshoe. She married Ray Stroud in Muleshoe on March 31, 1979, and worked as a homemaker. She was a member of the Richland Hills Baptist Church. […]

Sturgess, Patricia

Patricia Carol “Trisha” Sturgess, 45, of Clovis, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Laural Ridge Healthcare Center. She was born Feb. 20, 1959, to Ronnie Carol and Rosa Lee Wood Dunham at Edwards Air Force Base in California. She was a waitress in Kissimee, Fla., and a member of the Women’s International Bowling Congress and […]

Hammond Jr., Lee

Lee Ross Hammond Jr., 85, of Clovis, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on June 10, 1919, in Clovis, to Lee and Grace Hammond. He was raised on the Lee Hammond ranch in Curry County. He attended school at Field and graduated from Clovis High School. He […]

Wilmoth, Iva Lee

Iva Lee Wilmoth Services: Have been held. Mrs. Iva Lee Brown Wilmoth, 88, of Des Moines, Wash., died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, in Des Moines. She was born June 1, 1916, in Royal, Okla., to Mary Ethel Anderson and Troy Lee Brown. The family moved to Texas by covered wagon in the mid 1920s. They […]

Lee, Anna Fay

Anna Fay Lee Services: Have been held. Mrs. Anna Fay Lee, 88, of Elida, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Oct. 4, 1916, in Tahoka, Texas, to Fay and Clayton Standefer. She was the oldest of eight children born to the Standefer family. She grew […]

Black, Sonny L.

Sonny Lee Black Services:Have been held. Mr. Sonny Lee Black, 34, of Albuquerque, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at his home in Albuquerque. He was born on Sept. 5, 1970, in Stutgart, Germany, to Liddie and Tom Bill Black. He grew up in Deming and in 1989 he graduated from Deming High School. Following graduation […]

Bigler, Lenard

Lenard Bigler Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel in Portales. Mr. Lenard Lee “Buck” Bigler, 72, of Portales, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Dec. 13, 1932, in Bell County, Texas, to Ollie and Ed Bigler. He grew up in Anton, Texas. In […]

Matlock, James A.

James Albert Matlock Services: Have been held. James Albert Matlock, 93, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at Laurel Plains in Clovis. He was born on May 31, 1911, in Devol, Okla., to James “J.H.” and Edith Matlock. He graduated from Ranchvale High School in 1929 and began farming in 1932. His father-in-law, C.E. […]

Melrose gets offensive in EPAC win

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Logan’s Renee Sanders (left) and Melrose’s Schuyler Cochran battle for a rebound.(CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer TEXICO — A 15-1 run to start the second half led the Melrose Lady Buffaloes to a 64-43 win over Logan in the first round of the 29th annual EPAC girls tournament Tuesday […]