Padilla, Felipe

Felipe Abenicio Padilla, 94, of Clovis died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Aug. 23, 1909, in Cuervo “Conant,” N.M., to Vences Lado and Cirilia Padilla. He married Leanor Maez on Oct. 11, 1937, in Santa Rosa. They came to Clovis in 1944, and he worked as […]

Heart attack may have killed Clovis man

By Jack King The Clovis man who was declared dead twice on Wednesday became ill at home early in the day and was transported to the hospital by ambulance, his son said Thursday. Felipe Padilla, 94, was first declared dead at Plains Regional Medical Center on Wednesday morning and his body was taken to Muffley […]

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 […]

American bows late

By Dave Wagner Pitcher Ryan Padilla delivered a tie-breaking RBI single with two outs in the fifth inning Tuesday night as Albuquerque Eastdale North defeated Clovis American 5-1 in the winners bracket final of the state 9-10 Little League baseball tournament at Dickenson Field. Eastdale North advances to Wednesday’s championship round of the tournament, while […]