Worten, D. Mark Jr.

D. Mark Worten Jr. Services: Have been held. Mr. D. Mark Worten Jr., 53, of Portales, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at his home. He was born on April 2, 1950, in Mangum, Okla., to Virginia and Don Worten Sr. He graduated from York High School in York, Neb., in 1968. He graduated in 1973 […]

Shirley, Reba

Reba Shirley Services: Have been held. Reba Shirley, 78, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at Laurel Plains Nursing Center in Clovis. She was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Lockney, Texas, to Vera and Clarence Hullum. She grew up in Portales and graduated from Portales High School in 1942. In May 1943, she traveled to California and […]

Stella, Sebastian Dr.

Dr. Sebastian Stella Dr. Sebastian “Subby” Frank Stella, 73, of Clovis, a dentist, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, in Clovis. He was born June 11, 1930, in Omaha, Neb., to Frank and Lucia Stella. He moved to San Diego in his early teens. He married Philomene Theobald on Nov. 29, 1959, in San Diego. They […]

Grider, Imogene

Imogene Grider Services: Have been held. Mrs. Imogene Grider, 76, of Clovis, a telephone operator, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on July 20, 1926, in Reed, Okla. She graduated from Floyd High School in 1943 and then married Glen Grider on Nov. 18, 1943. They moved to […]

Martinez, Manuel

Manuel Martinez Services: Have been held. Manuel Silva “M.S.” Martinez, 92, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born June 5, 1911, in El Paso, Texas, to Vincenta and Mateo Lopez. He was the youngest of three children and his father died before he was born. […]

Coffman, Wannie

Wannie Coffman Services: Have been held. Wannie Chloe Caughran Coffman, 89, of Albuquerque, died Thursday, May 29, 2003. She was born on Dec. 5, 1913, in Munday, Texas. She moved to Grady in a covered wagon when she was 18 months old. She married Morton Coffman on Dec. 24, 1939. They moved to Dove Creek, […]

Fuqua, Imogene

Imogene Fuqua Services: Have been held. Mrs. Imogene Fuqua, 89, of Bethel, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on June 7, 1914, in Gaines County, Texas, to Maudie and Mike Jones. She grew up near Seminole, Texas. She married “Dunk” Fuqua on Jan. 14, 1931, in […]

Shirley, Cristena

Christena Shirley Services: Have been held. Mrs. Christena Shirley, 78, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at her home near Portales. She was born May 1, 1925, in Post, Texas, to Elizabeth Jewel and Levi Floyd Joiner. She moved to Portales when she was 3 years old. When she was 6, she moved to the Liberty […]

Hobbs, Maxine

Maxine Hobbs Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maxine Hobbs, 82, of Portales, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at her home. She was born on April 26, 1921, in Dutch Mills, Ark., to Cora and Robert Hodges. She grew up in Dutch Mills. She graduated as valedictorian of her eighth-grade class. She married H.B. “Homer” Hobbs […]

Burnett, Elmer

Elmer Burnett Services: Have been held. Mr. Elmer Burnett, 91, of Clovis, a farmer, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Feb. 27, 1912, in Bellview, to Thomas and Mazie Mitchell Burnett. He had lived in the Bellview much of his life where he and his […]