Sept. 2 Weddings

Reeves-Lemon Christine Reeves of Clovis and Jake Lemon of Portales were joined in marriage Dec. 30, 2006, at Kingswood United Methodist Church. The bride’s father, Dr. Brad Reeves, performed the double-ring ceremony. Reeves was assisted by Josh McAlister, minister of discipleship. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Brad and Sherrie Reeves of Clovis. She […]

AUg. 3, 2007 Religion Briefs

Church holding rummage sale Trinity United Methodist Church at 1320 W. 21st St. will hold its annual rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the church’s multi-purpose room. Most of the proceeds will be used to benefit local mission projects, according to church representatives. Information: 762-3115.

Aug. 5, 1971

Jerry Dean and Ruben Reyes of Clovis were among 2 million men born in 1952 who faced the possibility of being drafted under the lottery conducted by the Selective Service System. … Clovis boxer Earl Large lost to Chico Castillo at a match held in Juarez, Mexico. … Among 69 building permits issued was a […]

Easter Sunday church services

By Freedom Newspapers —Advent Christian Church — 9:30 a.m. egg and jelly bean hunt, 11 a.m. worship service, 2101 E. 21st St., Clovis —Agape Fellowship (formerly Living Faith, Portales) — 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., 2012 S. Ave. D, Portales —Bethel Assembly of God — 9:45 and 10:45 a.m., 1521 Norris St., Clovis —Broadview Nazarene […]

Engagements 8/13

Jones-Hill John and Becky Jones of Lazbuddie, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelsey Jones, to Clinton Hill, both of Portales. He is the son of Mark and Dee Hill of Melrose. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at Kingswood Methodist Church. The reception will follow the […]

Obits — 7/5

CNJ staff Services pending Maria Floripa Gonzales, 79, of Texico died Monday July 3, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. Services will be announced by Muffley Funeral Home. Irene Vardell, 97, of Albuquerque and formerly of Clovis, died Monday, July 3, 2006 at La Vita Llena in Albuquerque. Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home. […]

Kemper, Freddie

Freddie Don Kemper, 72, died Sunday, May 28, 2006 at his residence in Hobbs. Mr. Kemper was born Oct. 28, 1933 in Callahan County, Texas to George and Ada Lacey Kemper. He grew up in the Denton Valley and graduated from Clyde High School. He attended South Plains College in Levelland. He served in the […]

Grady church celebrating 100th

CNJ staff Grady United Methodist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary Sunday morning. Sign-in and greeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. with services at 9 a.m. A food fellowship will follow in the kitchen area. Church officials encourage attendees to bring pictures and stories to be shared during the informal service. The small church began […]

Johnson, Sophie

Sophie L. Johnson, 93, of Santa Rosa died Friday, April 7, 2006, in Raton following an illness. Born June 26, 1912, in Fort Sumner to James Alfred Irwin and the former Sophie Louise Gerhardt, she was raised and attended school in Santa Rosa. She married Rudolph Johnson on Oct. 22, 1928, in Las Vegas, N.M. […]

Wood, Gladys

Gladys Alverna Wood, 101, of Portales, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Aug. 14, 1904, on a farm near Abilene, Kan., to Samuel Aaron and Laura Ellen Kopenhaver Romberger. She graduated from Abilene High School in 1924. She enjoyed playing the piano, singing and participating in […]