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. […]

Eylicio, Joe

Joe Eylicio Services: Have been held. Mr. Joe Eylicio, 77, of Clovis, died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 10, 1926, in San Juan, to Manuel and Leonor Tarin Eylicio. He served in the U. S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion […]

Lopez, José “Gorillo”

José Manuel “Gorillo” Lopez, 51, of Clovis, died Monday, April 19, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Nov. 13, 1952, in Clovis, to Leonardo Martinez and Irene Lopez. He was raised by Juanita and Antonio Lopez. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Alfonso Lopez, Pete Sandoval, Leo […]

Sisneros, Jose “Joe” F.

Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros Services: Have been held. Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros, 53, of Clovis died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 21, 1950, in Vaughn to Napoleon and Josefita Luna Sisneros. He worked at ENMRSH with wood working and yard maintenance. He was a […]

Chavez, Fabian

Fabian Chavez Services: Have been held. Fabian DeAtocha Chavez, 28, of San Antonio, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 28, 1975, in Clovis, to Manuel DeAtocha Chavez and Loretta Marie Moreno. He worked for the Clovis News Journal from 1998 until 2003. He moved to San Antonio in […]

Romero, Manuel

Manuel M. Romero, 74, of Fort Sumner died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on June 17, 1929, to Higinio and Ricardita Martinez Romero. He attended school at Fort Sumner. He married Annie Griego on Nov. 17, 1961, in Clovis. He worked as an orderly for Pecos Valley Care Center for […]

Lopez, Manuel

Manuel Lopez Services: Have been held. Manuel Lopez, 85, of Abilene, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at his daughter’s home in Abilene. He was born on April 21, 1918, in Clareville, Texas, to Tomasa and Francisco Lopez. During World War II he served in the Army working with messenger pigeons. He married Elida Lopez […]

Birthday 2/15

Sandoval Carmelita Sandoval of Clovis celebrated her 97th birthday on Feb. 10, 2004. The celebration was hosted by her children, Virginia (and husband, Manuel) Quintana of Clovis, Rita Romero (Levy) of Albuquerque, Pauline Nino (Benny) of Amarillo, Carmen Rael (Severo) of Clovis, Manuel Sandoval (Tina) of Albuquerque and Trennie Lucero and Lorrie Sandoval, both of […]

Gallegos, Ricardo “Ricky”

Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos Services: Have been held. Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos, 48, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 6, 1955, in Portales, to Sadie and Albino Gallegos. He attended Portales Public Schools and had worked for many years in Construction and Landscaping. Family members said he enjoyed […]

Garcia, Flora

Flora Garcia Services: 10 a.m. Monday, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Community Church. Flora Garcia, 81, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born March 16, 1922, in Clayton, to Manuel and Ramona Gutierrez Chavez. She married Ernest Garcia July 24, 1938, in Wheatland, Wyo. They came to Clovis […]

Article puts want and need in perspective

Ned Cantwell There is something on my mind this morning, and I am not looking for a chorus of “it’s about time.” I get to thinking about the little, green Ford Ranger truck in my driveway. It’s from the 1990s but does everything I need it to do. It gets me to the post office, […]

Villa, Manuel

Manuel Villa Services: Have been held. Manuel E. Villa, 23 of Clovis, a construction worker, died Aug. 20, 2003, at University Medical Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born June 5, 1979, in Fort Sumner to Gilbert and Lydia Olivas Villa. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis where and was a cook for Sundance Steakhouse. […]

Martinez, Manuel

Manuel Martinez Services: Have been held. Manuel Silva “M.S.” Martinez, 92, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born June 5, 1911, in El Paso, Texas, to Vincenta and Mateo Lopez. He was the youngest of three children and his father died before he was born. […]

Tarango, Maria

Maria Tarango Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maria E. Tarango, 78, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Dec. 28, 1924, Chanate, Texas, to Faustina and Cruz Esqueda. She had been a resident of Portales since 1955. She married Jose Tarango on May 14, 1958. She was a […]