Starkey, Eula J.

Eula Jeanie Starkey Services: Have been held. Eula Jeanie Starkey, 53, of Clovis, died Monday, July 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 6, 1950, in Clovis, to Robert J. “Bob” and Celo Davis Starkey. She was a telephone operator for ENMR/Plateau for 10 years. She was a […]

Brasser, Preston

Preston Brasser Services: Have been held. Preston Louis Brasser, 61, of Clovis died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 21, 1943, in Escanaba, Mich., to Irving and Vivian Keene Brasser. He came to Clovis in 1979. He was a retired Chief Master Sergeant from the […]

Mills, Vernon Riley

Vernon Riley Mills Services: Have been held. Vernon Riley Mills, 88, of Albuquerque died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Woodmark Uptown Assisted Living Center in Albuquerque. He was born on Oct. 25, 1915, in Ranchvale, to William and Rosa Lane Mills. He began his career in administration as a teaching principal in Claude in 1937. […]

Oyer, Martin Dean

Martin Dean Oyer Services: Have been held. Martin Dean Oyer, 54, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 2, 1949, in Concord, Calif., to Dean and Audrey Asmussen Oyer. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked in construction, mostly in remodeling. He […]

Breath of life interrupts embalming

By Darrell Todd Maurina A man declared dead at a Clovis hospital and sent to a funeral home for embalming on Wednesday morning was returned to the hospital after he took a breath. An employee of Muffley Funeral Home called 911 dispatchers when he found Felipe Padilla, 94, of Clovis, was still alive. Sometime Wednesday […]

Calabrese, Martha Jo

Martha Jo Calabrese Services: Have been held. Martha Jo Calabrese, 63, of Clovis died Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 24, 1940, in Manhattan, N.Y., to Asa Paul and Grace Becky Bryant. She married Theodore Calabrese on March 24, 1963, in Little Rock, Ark. She […]

Jackson, James

James Jackson Services: Have been held. Mr. James Edward “J.J.” Jackson, 70, of Clovis, a car salesman, died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on June 26, 1933, in Post, Texas, to Charles and Addie Gray Jackson. He played football for the Carlsbad Cavemen and graduated from […]

Piper, Helen

Helen Piper Helen Piper, 84, of Clovis, a housekeeper, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 27, 1918, in Beaumont, Texas. She married Elijah Lee Piper in Clovis where she was a housekeeper. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star. She […]