Lovelace, Ann

Ann Lovelace, 82, of Farwell died Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at Odyssey Healthcare Hospice in Amarillo. She was born Sept. 24, 1923 in Snyder, Texas, to Grady and Hattie Nabors. She graduated from Ira High School in 1940 and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, earning a bachelor of science degree in home economics with […]

Duke, Nell A.

Nell A. Duke, 95, of Fort Sumner, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at Retirement Ranch Care Center. She was born Nov. 26, 1910, in Marietta, Okla., to Walter and Susie Ellen Welborn. Following high school, she took a business course and went to work at Ware’s Department Store in Littlefield, Texas. She later worked for […]

Local churches perform living nativities

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Mary, played by Cas Velez, left, and Joseph, played by Kolton Miller, 12, await the arrival of the three wise men during a performance of the First United Methodist Church’s Living Nativity Wednesday at the church. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Nativity sets are a popular holiday decoration in many […]

Kimbrough, Almeda “Kay”

Almeda “Kay” Valrie Kimbrough, 81, of Dallas, died on Sept. 24, 2005.  She was born Jan. 9, 1924, to Walter Oliver and Mary Lavinia (Pierce) Kimbrough in Childress, Texas. The family moved to the Clovis area in 1925, and she graduated from Clovis High School in 1941. She received a bachelor of science degree from […]

Robert Dunn

Mr. Robert C. Dunn, 81, of Portales died Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, at the Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born June 7, 1924 ,in Roby, Texas, to Ada and Walter C. Dunn He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, W.D. “Dude” Dunn, W.T. “Tam” Dunn and Louis Dunn; two sisters, Violet Harris […]

Greathouse, Delores

Ruth Delores Strebeck Greathouse, 81, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Newton County, Miss., to Sidney George and Ruth (Johnson Strebeck). She moved to Artesia at the age of 10 and graduated from Artesia High School […]

Sudderth, Obereta

Obereta Sudderth Services: Have been held. Obereta Sudderth, 90, formerly of Bovina, died Monday, June 27, 2005, at Prairie Acres in Friona. She was born on June 9, 1915, in Grandfield, Okla., to John H. and Ina Perkins West. She moved to Parmer County in 1918 from Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma Lane in 1933. […]

Frost, Lloyd

Lloyd Frost Services: Have been held. Lloyd W. Frost, 84, of San Jon, died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Albuquerque Regional Medical Center. He was born on March 1, 1921, in Wheatland, to Frank and Ethel Frost. He married Mary Helen Rose on Oct. 22, 1938. They moved from Wheatland to San Jon in 1959. […]

Brinker, Ronald

Ronald Brinker Services: Have been held. Mr. Ronald M. Brinker, 55, of Portales, died Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 4, 1950, in Lovington, to Earlene and Glen O. Brinker. He grew up in Tatum and Lovington. He graduated from Lovington High School in 1969. After high school he […]

Leavelle, Zelda

Zelda Regina Edwards Patterson Leavelle, 87, died April 14, 2005, in Corvallis, Ore. Leavelle was born May 12, 1917, in Callahan, Texas, to J. Murry and Ima Edwards. When she was six months old, she moved with her parents and an older brother, Robert Clifton, to a homestead farm in Ruth. She attended school in […]