Gore, Lillian Marie

Lillian Marie Gore Services: Have been held. Lillian Marie Gore, 89, of Pocatello, Idaho, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at her niece’s residence in Pocatello. She was born March 21, 1915, in Elida to Edith and Ted Wilmes. She was the oldest of five children whose parents homesteaded in Elida. She grew up near Elida, […]

McCurry, Rosemarie

Rosemarie McCurry Services: Have been held. Mrs. Rosemarie McCurry, 79, of Santa Fe, died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Sierra Vista Assisted Living Facility in Santa Fe. She was born on Aug. 18, 1925, Las Vegas, N.M., to Joseph and Lillie Mae Regensberg. She worked as an office manager for the Bigbee law firm in […]

Zamora, Ruzilla

Ruzilla Zamora Services: Have been held. Miss Ruzilla Zamora, 88, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 19, 1915, in Chloride, to Frank and Eufemia Truillo Zamora. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Emma Brown; and a brother, Frank Zamora […]

Jimenez, Natividad

Natividad Jimenez Services: Have been held. Natividad Jimenez, 71, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at her daughter’s home west of Portales. She was born Sept. 7, 1932, in Camargo, Mexico, to Amalia and Edmigio Barajas. Until January, she had lived her entire life in Mexico, in Jimenez, a town named for her husband’s family. She […]

Lopez, José “Gorillo”

José Manuel “Gorillo” Lopez, 51, of Clovis, died Monday, April 19, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Nov. 13, 1952, in Clovis, to Leonardo Martinez and Irene Lopez. He was raised by Juanita and Antonio Lopez. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Alfonso Lopez, Pete Sandoval, Leo […]

Newman, Beatrice

Beatrice Newman Services: Have been held. Beatrice “Bea” Newman, 89, of Clovis died March 10, 2004 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on July 8, 1914, in Floyd to Luther Lloyd and Hettie Makamson Wharton. She graduated from Floyd High School. She married Robert Newman on Feb. 5, 1925, in Portales. They […]

Maxwell, Bernice

Bernice Maxwell Services: Have been held. Bernice Maxwell, 98, of Portales died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on July 30, 1905, in Lowell, Ark., to Alpha Mae and Fred Lee Maxwell. Her family homesteaded in the Rogers community in 1906. She attended 11 years of schooling […]

Gallegos, Ricardo “Ricky”

Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos Services: Have been held. Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos, 48, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 6, 1955, in Portales, to Sadie and Albino Gallegos. He attended Portales Public Schools and had worked for many years in Construction and Landscaping. Family members said he enjoyed […]

Warren, Dolores

Dolores Warren Services: Have been held. Dolores “Lola” Warren, 45, of Puyallup, Wash., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, in Tacoma, Wash. She was born April 14, 1958, in Fresno, Calif., to Julian and Grace Salinas. She was raised in Santa Rosa. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1976. She married Barry Warren on Jan. […]

Beeler, Bobby R.

Bobby Ray Beeler Service: Have been held. Bobby Ray “BeBop” Beeler, 62, of Anadarko, Okla., died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, in Oklahoma City. He was born July 28, 1941, in Anadarko to John A. and Velora Truex Beeler. He married Portales native Marcella A. Grimes on Jan. 20, 1967, and they made their home in […]

Gonzales, Alfonso Junior

Alfonso Junior Gonzales Service: Have been held. Alfonso “Junior” Gonzales, 37, of Clovis died Dec. 24, 2003, west of St. Vrain. He was born Nov. 8, 1966, in Clovis to Alfonso and Mary Aragon Gonzales. A graduate of Clovis High School, he worked for Valley Cabinet Shop for 11 years, then went to work for […]

Avent, Neva

NEVA AVENT Services: Have been held. Mrs. Neva Avent, 82, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Dec. 1, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on May 30, 1921, in Marlow, Okla., to John and Truman Burch Russell. She had lived most of her life in the Melrose area. Family members said […]

Ramsey, Katie May

Katie May Ramsey Services: Have been held. Katie May Ramsey, 54, of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Clovis, a homemaker, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, in Fort Worth. She was born on July 9, 1949, in Jacksboro, Texas, to Lloyd and Ruth Bilbrey. Family members said she was a wonderful wife, mother and friend, who […]

Dennis, Grace

Grace Dennis Services: Have been held. Grace Ruth Dennis, 89, of Bonham, Texas, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at Fairview Nursing Home in Bonham, Texas. She was born on July 16, 1914, in Nolanbill, Texas, to John Clem and Maude May Lamb Edwards. She married Marshall C. Dennis on July 22, 1939, in Brownwood, Texas. […]

Pippin, Sara

Sara Pippin Services: Have been held. Mrs. Sara Pippin, 87, of Clovis, a retired homemaker, died Monday, July 21, 2003, at her home. She was born May 16, 1916, in Waco, Texas, to James Donald and Sara Elizabeth Bayer Fuller. She was a teacher in a two-room schoolhouse in Tennessee. She married Conrad “L.C.” Pippin […]

Ward, Cora

Cora Ward Services: Have been held. Mrs. Cora Edith Ward, 95, of Clovis, a retired bookkeeper, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on July 11, 1907, in Waters Park, Texas, to Reuben Benjamin and Blanche Elizabeth Dunks. Mrs. Ward worked for many years at Cauole Engraving Co. […]

Barela, Aurelia

Aurelia Barela Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales. Mrs. Aurelia L. Barela, 64, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at her home. She was born on July 19, 1938, in DeRamadero, to Manuelita and Tomas Velasquez. She graduated from Portales High School in 1957. She married Frank H. Barela […]

Smith, Martin

Martin Smith Services: Have been held. Mr. Martin Smith, 22, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 11, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 5, 1980, in New Jersey, to Jerry Lee Smith and Laura Bordonaro. He is survived by his parents; a son, Tristian Smith of Clovis; his son’s mother, Misti […]

Crume, Ruth

Ruth Crume Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruth Crume, 89, of Portales, an Elida school teacher, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 10, 1913, in Mullen, Texas, to Bamma and the Rev. R.W. Bynum. She was raised in central and east Texas. She graduated from […]