Sanders, Bobie

Bobie Sanders Services: Have been held. Mrs. Bobie Sanders, 72, of Port Arthur, Texas, died Friday, April 22, 2005, in Port Arthur. She was born on Nov. 3, 1932, in Portales, to Mary and William Cole. She grew up in Portales, and was raised by Leo and Mary Stinnett. She married Elton Sanders on April […]

Peatschman, Mary

Mary Peatschman Services: Have been held. Mary “Myrt” Catherine Good Peatschman, 78, of El Paso, Texas, died Sunday, April 3, 2005. She was born on March 23, 1927, in Kenna, to Dora Howell and Benjamin F. Good II. She grew up on the family ranch in Yeso and went to school in Fort Sumner. She […]

Bolin, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Bolin Services: Have been held. Mary Elizabeth Bolin, 91, of Clovis, died April 10, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born July 12, 1913, in Portales, to Charles Franklin and Minnie Belle Riley Stephenson. She married Joseph Randolph Bolin on July 1, 1929 in Portales. She was a retired housekeeper. […]

Milstead ,Mary Lucille

Mary Lucille Milstead Services: Have been held. Mary Lucille Milstead, 85, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 31, 1919, in Rome, Ga., to Homer and Mary Lou Countryman Lee. She married Alton A. Milstead on July 9, 1950, in Jeffersonville, Ind. She was […]

Pope John Paul II hard act to follow

By Helena Rodriguez When we lived in Abilene, Texas, my daughter, Laura, called me from a youth conference at the archdiocese in San Angelo and excitedly exclaimed, “I met The Pope!” I was like “What?” and then I started rolling in laughter. When I told this to my friend, Debra Vasquez, who was the religious […]

English, Rev. Robert A.

Services: Have been held. The Rev. Robert A. English, 90, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on April 2, 1914, in Tarrant County, Texas, to John Robert and Lydia Coomer English. He was a Methodist minister and served at Trinity Methodist in Clovis from […]

Robinson, Annie

Annie Robinson Services:Have been held. Annie Robinson, 89, of Artesia, died Thursday, March 17, 2005 at Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. She was born June 21, 1915 in Hayworth, Okla. to Marion West and the former Mary Elizabeth Martin. She attended school at Clarksville, Texas. She married Charles Robinson in 1936. During WWII, Annie […]

Jackson, Mary J.

Services: Have been held. Mary J. Jackson, 89, of Dallas, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Denton Regional Medical Center in Denton, Texas. She was born on Jan. 18, 1916, in Grier to John and Zula Snowden Bender. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester C. Jackson. Survivors include three daughters, Judith Jones […]

Anaya, Frances

Services: have been held. Frances Anaya, 84, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at her home. She was born on May 11, 1920, in Alamo, to Abran and Cesaria Madril Griego. She was a homemaker. She volunteered as a nurse’s aide at the Clovis Memorial Hospital. Family members said she was a rare person who could […]

Jackson, Mary

Services: Have been held.  Mrs. Mary J. Jackson, 89, of Dallas, formerly of Clovis, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Denton Regional Medical Center in Denton, Texas.  She was born on Jan. 18, 1916, in Grier, to John and Zula Snowden Bender. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Chester C. […]

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, […]

Clark, Mary

Mary Clark Services: Have been held. Mary F. Clark, 95, of Montrose, Colo., died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Heidi’s Chateau in Montrose. She was born on July 2, 1909, in Kevil, Ky., to Eligah and Laura Bell Eminiser Freeman. She spent her childhood in Kentucky and Oklahoma, and attended Waynoka High School in Oklahoma. […]

Hoskins, Lola

Lola Hoskins Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lola Elizabeth Hoskins, 90, of Clovis, died Jan. 19, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on July 8, 1914, in Ceevee, Texas, to Clarence and Bertha Treece. She moved to Melrose in the 1940s. She married Woodrow Hoskins in 1976 in Clovis. She worked […]

Smith, Mary O.

Mary O. Smith Services: Have been held. Mary O. Smith, 89, of Santa Fe, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. She was born on July 18, 1915, in Truchas, to Marguerita and Joseph Smith. She grew up in Santa Fe, where she attended school. Due to her mother’s death […]

Baker, Essie

Essie Baker Services: Have been held. Essie Baker, 90, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Aug. 2, 1914, to Nancy and Chester Lee Dement. She graduated from Portales High School. She married Arlon Baker on Aug. 5, 1933. She raised her children in Portales. […]

Rael, Mary A.

Mary A. Rael Services: Have been held. Mary A. Rael, 92, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 10, 1912, in Fort Sumner, to Severo and Olimpia Gallegos Romero. She married Joe G. Rael on June 3, 1929, in Clovis. She was a custodian at […]

Gallegos, Florinda

Florinda Gallegos Services: Have been held. Florinda “Inda” Gallegos, 78, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, in Clovis. She was born on June 21, 1926, in Santa Rosa, to Guadalupe and Ignacita Chavez Martinez. She married Nicanor Gallegos on Nov. 22, 1945, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady […]

Gonzales, Mary

Mary Gonzales Services: Have been held. Mary Gonzales, 90, of Portales, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Dec. 8, 1913, in White Oaks, to Urbano and Rosita Carrillo. She was raised in Lincoln. On Oct. 20, 1930, she married J.L. Gonzales, in Hagerman. In 1953, she […]

Virgin Mary figure has endured centuries

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe are printed on jewelry and T-shirts. Rivers, mountains and towns bear her name. Her image is displayed in homes and cathedrals and both males and females are named after her. Since the first reported apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico in 1531, […]

Norris, Mary

Mary Norris Services: Have been held Mary Louise Norris, 57, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at Timpanogos Hospital in Orem, Utah. She was born Sept. 28, 1947 to Lyle and Jean Norris in Las Vegas. She graduated from high school at Johnson Air Base in Japan, and was a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University […]