Bell, Derrell

Derrell Bell Service: Will be held at a later date. Derrell Walter Bell, 69, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at his home. He was born on July 1, 1934, in Arkansas, to Clarence Luthern and Ora Inez Bell. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and a retired Engineer at AT&SF Railroad. He […]

Anniversaries 3/14 – Collins

Collins Dwain and Pauline Collins of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in April with a trip to Nashville, Tenn. The trip to Nashville is hosted by their children and grandchildren, Bruce and Julie Collins, Alex Collins and Matthew Collins, all of Pampa, Texas, Harold and Susan Collins, Taryn Collins and Alyssa Collins, all […]

Engagements 2/22

Mitchell-Wall Ricky and Karen Mitchell of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kandi Mitchell of Clovis, to Josh Wall of Clovis, son Rick and Belinda Wall of Dora and Brad and Tonya Heflin of Wylie, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at Feb. 28, 2004. The reception will be at 2 […]

Runyan, Keith R.

Keith Randal Runyan Services: Have been held. Mr. Keith Randal Runyan, 73, of Clovis, a retired carpenter, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 3, 1930, in McAlister to Roscoe and May Dodson Runyan. He was raised in McAlister. He had lived in Denver until he retired in 1994 […]

Organizations 1/4

Delta Kappa Gamma Zeta The Delta Kappa Gamma Zeta chapter met on Dec. 15 in the home of Marrion Hudson. Diane Davis led the collect. Patsy Camp read the minutes and Anna Marie Kolek gave the treasurer’s report. Legislative chairman Marge Lancaster presented a report on the retirement fund and suggestions for its impact in […]

Disabled military to get higher pay

By Tom Philpott Though unseen by an anxious population of disabled retirees, work proceeds at the Pentagon and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service to implement a multi-billion-dollar upgrade in retirement benefits. The effort soon will deliver bigger paychecks to 200,000 or more annuitants. Here is how the two new programs — limited Concurrent Receipt […]

Higgins, Mary Louise

Higgins, Mary Louise Services: Have been held. Mary Louise Higgins, Ph.D., 79, of Roanoke, Texas, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at Medical Center of Plano in Plano, Texas. She was born on July 12, 1924, in Cuervo to James Frederick and Anna Demetrious (Waddell) Higgins. She attended New Mexico State University and Oklahoma State University, […]

Smith, Clarence

Clarence John “Smitty” Smith, 91, of Clovis, a retired clerk for the Santa Fe Railroad, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on July 7, 1912, in Lexington Township, Minn., to Edward and Amelia Smith. He graduated from Le Center High School and owned and operated a resort on […]

Anniversaries 11/23

Bailey Foy and Grace Bailey of Clovis will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 27, 2003, at the 16th and Pile Church of Christ in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married on Nov. 27, 1933, in Estancia. They have five […]

Online polls: The great American opinion bowl

Ned Cantwell To stay alive in this business, cable news has taught us, you need to be trendy. CNN, for instance, intersperses in its coverage of hard news stories with online polls so viewers can express their opinions. A story about how Americans feel about their lifestyles, then, might include the following question: What do […]