Gossett, E.J.

E.J. Gossett Services: Have been held. Mr. E. J. Gossett, 83, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, in Portales. He was born on Sept. 17, 1921, in Ryan, Okla., to Ida and Charlie P. Gossett. He graduated from Floyd High School in 1942, and enlisted in the Army Air Corps. He served for 33 months in […]

Webb, Margaret

Margaret Webb Services: Have been held. Margaret L. Webb, 75, of Portales, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Oct. 22, 1928, in Tahoka, Texas, to Margarel and Arther W. Reagan. She grew up in the Tahoka, Texas, area. She graduated from high school in 1946 […]

Former educator still cares for students

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor When longtime Clovis educator Sara Mitchell writes a former student she tries to persuade his thoughts away from his current situation. Her letters are positive and light. They focus on subjects that include books they’ve read, politics and positive reinforcement. She tries to refrain from beginning her letters with […]

Williams, Charles

Charles Williams Services: Have been held. Charles Augusta “Gus” Williams Jr., 44, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, in Tacoma, Wash. He was born on May 5, 1960, in Clovis, to Augusta and Marie Williams. Family members said he was a well-known athlete and was liked by everyone. They also said he participated […]

Farwell beats up on county big brother

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Farwell sophomore wide receiver Brett Howard yanks the ball away from Friona cornerback Juan Reyes in the left corner of the end zone for a touchdown. Farwell went on to beat the Chieftains 28-10 on Friday in Friona. (Staff photo by Rick White) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor FRIONA — Rowdy Mitchell figured with […]

Carmichael, Rubie Helen

Rubie Carmichael Services: Have been held. Rubie Helen Carmichael, 100, of Clinton, Okla., formerly of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at the Integris Clinton Regional Hospital in Clinton, Okla. She was born on Nov. 12, 1903, in Rush Springs, Okla., to Joe and Elizabeth Sanders Beevers. Her family moved to Quay County in 1907 […]

Mitchell, Clydetta

Clydetta Mitchell Services: Have been held. Clydetta Mitchell, 88, of Muleshoe, died Monday, June 21, 2004, at Park View Nursing Home in Muleshoe. She was born on Aug. 10, 1915, in Melrose. She married George Y. Mitchell on Nov. 28, 1934, in Portales. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was […]

Mitchell, J.T.

J.T. Mitchell Services: Have been held. J.T. Mitchell, 19, of Clovis, a student, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1984, in Muleshoe to Ricky and Karen Mitchell. Family members said he loved horses and to rope, and enjoyed playing sports, not watching them. His family said he did […]

Jobe, Wade Darrel

Wade Darrel Jobe Services: Have been held. Wade Darrel Jobe, 54, of Clovis died Monday, March 8, 2004, at Laurel Plains in Clovis. He was born on April 2, 1949, in Tucumcari to Louis and Willie Danie Daniels Jobe. He married Alice Longley on April 4, 1970, in Tucumcari. He worked for Allan Richey Trucking […]

‘Better kids in community’ at party with fatal shooting

By Darrell Todd Maurina Sheriff surprised at names of those attending event. Preliminary investigation of Saturday night’s fatal shooting north of Clovis indicates that Justin Tyler Mitchell, 19, was killed with his own pistol by a longtime friend, according to law enforcement officials. Curry County Sheriff Roger Hatcher said he’s known the victim and his […]