Gallegos, Eduvgen

Eduvgen Edwina Gallegos, 79, of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at El Centro Villa Nursing Home in Albuquerque. She was born May 22, 1926, to Manuel and Rosa Salazar Martinez in El Pueblo. She married Max Gallegos on Jan. 7, 1959, in Las Vegas, N.M.. She was a homemaker and member of Our Lady […]

Quintana, Richard “Ricardo”

Richard “Ricardo” Quintana, 64, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born Jan. 25, 1941, to Santiago and Andrea Garcia Quintana in Newkirk. He worked for Vohs Company in Clovis and in maintenance for the Clovis cemeteries. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic […]

Klebold, Lena

Lena Klebold, 86, of Fowler, Ohio, and formerly of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, at Concord Nursing Home in Fowler. She was born Nov. 27, 1919, to J. W. and Stella Brown Fulgham in Haywood, Okla. She married William Thomas “Tommy” Klebold. She was a member of the girls rodeo association and a champion […]

Madison Chanel Easley

Madison Chanel Easley, infant, of Clovis, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 8, 2005, in Clovis, to Lamont Dickson and Angela Easley. She is survived by her father and mother of Clovis; her grandparents, James and Louine Easley of Clovis, Jackie Dickson of Clovis […]

Muffley Funeral Home to expand with crematorium

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis is expanding its business with the construction of a new crematorium, which will be called High Plains Crematorium. According to longtime employee Kevin Duncan, the crematorium will be the first of its kind in the area. Owner Russell Muffley, who has been in the […]

Kathryn Marie Nix

Kathryn Marie Nix, 91, of Clovis died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, in Clovis. She was born Dec. 3, 1913, to James N. and Nora Duncan Walker in Curry County. She came to Clovis from Weatherford, Texas, in 2000. She was a florist, and a member of First United Methodist Church in Weatherford. Family members said […]

Howard M. Mason

Howard M. Mason Services:6 p.m. Friday at Muffley Funeral Home Chapel in Clovis. Howard M. Mason, 73, of Clovis, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 29, 1931, in Jasper, Ala., to Howard and Gertrude Norris Mason. He married Trena Wilson on Sept. 23, 2004, […]

Pre-paid funerals can lock in today’s rates

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Steed-Todd Funeral Home is among the area mortuaries that offer pre-paid services. Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer * Proponents tout savings, less stress as major advantages. While addressing the inevitability of death can be uncomfortable, planning ahead for a funeral can save money and lessen stress, according to financial advisors and funeral service providers. Prepaid […]

CCC initiates president search

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The search for a Clovis Community College president has begun. The college Board of Trustees on Wednesday appointed members to a presidential search screening committee. Interim CCC President Becky Rowley, who was at the meeting, said she will apply for the job. “It’s the board prerogative to do a […]

Regent says CCC’s future tied to base

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The appointment of Clovis Community College President Beverlee McClure as the state’s secretary of higher education last week clouded the short-term future of the school, officials said. But there’s a potentially bigger storm cloud hovering on the horizon — the fate of Cannon Air Force Base. The Department of […]

Supporters: CCC president made great contributions to school

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Enrollment increased. Funding was secured for a library and technology center. And Clovis Community College played a key role in recruiting two major businesses to the area. Beverlee McClure had a lot to do with all of the above, her supporters said on Thursday, after she was introduced by Gov. […]

Taylor , R.B.

R.B. Taylor Services: Have been held. R.B. Taylor, 44, of Clovis, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 4, 1961, in Albuquerque, to Joe B. and Nancy Null Taylor. He married Brenda Schilling on July 10, 1982, in Clovis. He was the past owner of Taylor Motors. He worked […]

Garcia , Emilio

Emilio Garcia Services: Have been held. Emilio Garcia, 90, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on April 15, 1915, in Borica, to Enrique and Natividad Garcia. He married Mary Lucero in October 1940 in Santa Rosa. He was a laborer for the AT&SF Railroad. […]

Grinde , Mary

Mary Grinde Services: Have been held. Mary K. Grinde, 84, of Clovis, died Monday, June 20, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 5, 1921, in Gotebo, Okla., to Ernest J. and Nannie Dee Bland Killough. She married H.F. “Rip” Grinde on Jan. 19, 1945, in Clovis. She was a legal secretary for […]

Mendez , Angela

Angela Mendez Services: Have been held. Angela Armijo Mendez, 69, of Clovis, died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 26, 1935, in Derramero, to C.V. and Luz Villasana Armijo. She married Albert Mendez on Oct. 14, 1955, in Clovis. She was a substitute teacher for Clovis […]

Davis, Robert

Robert Davis Services: Have been held. Robert “Bob” Arthur Davis, 83 of Clovis, died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at the Veterans Administration Medical Hospital in Amarillo. He was born June 8, 1921, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to John Arthur and Sara Lucia DiCastro Davis. He graduated from high school in New York and from Columbia University. […]

Honorary chairs say fear of the unknown toughest part of cancer

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Minutes after regaining consciousness, one thought ran through Russell Muffley’s head — had his surgery been successful? The answer he had been hoping for wasn’t what he heard. “It was the lowest point. I waited and waited and waited for the doctor to come in and then he did. […]

Brent , Ralph

Ralph Brent Services: Have been held. Ralph Perry Brent, 83, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born April 25, 1921, in Dodd City, Texas, to Floyd and Zora Sue Perry Brent. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Jewel Marie […]

Pacheco,

Nora Sena Pacheco Services: Have been held. Nora Sena Pacheco, 82, of Clovis, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 23, 1922, to Ignacio and Hilarita Gallegos Sena in Clovis. She was a homemaker, of the Catholic faith and attended Sacred Heart Church and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. […]

2/27 Birth, Organizations

Births Wampler Michael and Christina Wampler of Clovis, are the parents of a 6 pound 11 ounce girl, Aurora Gwendalyn Wampler, born on Jan. 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Grandparents are Woody and Sylvia Wampler of Tucumcari and Larry and Sharon Edler of Trout Run, Pa. Organizations Altrusa International, Inc. Members […]