Richardson, G.E.

G.E. Richardson Services: Have been held. Rev. G. E. (Gene) Richardson, 73, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at his home in Logan. Rev. Richardson was born June 25, 1930, in Okmulge, Okla. He married Clara Jo Winfrey on Aug. 28, 1949. He served 44 years as an ordained minister of the United Methodist Church, serving […]

Elida church celebrates centennial

By Gary Mitchell Elida Methodists are planning to have a party on Sunday. They’re celebrating 100 years of ministry to the community. “We’re coming together in this celebration to praise God and give him honor for 100 years of continuous Christian ministry,” said Fred Anthony, co-chair for the event for Elida Methodist Church. “We hope […]

Rogers, Florence

Florence Rogers Services: Have been held. Mrs. Florence Vivian Rogers, 101, of Clovis, a retired bookkeeper, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on June 5, 1901, Chelsea, Okla., to Crummel and Elizabeth Kissinger DeLozier. She moved to Pleasant Hill in 1906. They farmed and helped to build […]

Ribble, Maurene

Maurene Ribble Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maurene Ribble, 95, of Portales, died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 15, 1907, on Vernon, Texas, to “Dick” and R.R. Brooks. She graduated from Vernon High School in 1926 and attended two years at West Texas University. She married […]

Back-to-back Elida centennials observed

By Janet Bresenham This summer marks a century of service for Elida’s two remaining active churches: the First Baptist Church of Elida and the Elida Methodist Church. So when the past and present members of the First Baptist Church celebrated their 100th anniversary last weekend, they were joined at their Sunday luncheon and afternoon service […]

Durham, Yvette

Yvette Durham Services: Have been held. Ms. Yvette Durham, 73, of Idalou, Texas, died Monday, June 16, 2003, in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 16, 1929, in Piedmont, W. Va., to Olen Boyd and Dorothy Brown Cleveland. She married Neil S. Durham on May 3, 1958, in Santa Fe. She was an amateur artist […]

Johnston, Maxine

Maxine F. Johnston Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maxine F. Johnston, 73, died Friday, May 16, 2003, at her home in Portales. She was born Sept. 4, 1929, in Dora to Ruby and Frank Morrison. She attended school in both Dora and Floyd before moving to Portales. She was a 1948 graduate of Portales High […]