Jaques, Rita

Rita Sena Jaques, 78, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 23, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Pintada to Timoteo and Rita Sena. Family members said she loved playing bingo. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Jaques; and a brother, Ermicio Sena. She is […]

Dodge, Rita A.

Mrs. Rita Armijo Dodge, 73, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Clovis to Juan and Margaret Armijo. She married Miguel Dodge on Feb. 1, 1964, in Clovis. Family members said she loved playing Bingo, jigsaw and word-search puzzles, shopping, watching Spanish […]

Common sense and bureaucracy rarely meet

By Curtis K. Shelburne Lately at our church we’ve been studying the “fruits of the Spirit.” We plan to talk about “Patience” soon, but I think I need the lesson right now! Recently, I had under my care a genuine, certifiable, hurricane refugee (excuse me, “evacuee”). She was and is my sister, flown up to […]

Burns, Rosemary

Rosemary Burns Services: Have been held. Rosemary Head Burns, 89, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on April 14, 1915, in Santa Rita, to Elam L. Head and Elva Schmidt Head. She was the oldest of five children. She was raised on a ranch, […]

Family members take different roads to graduation

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University President Steven Gamble summed up the graduation in way that you’d expect. “I think every one of our graduates has a unique and interesting story of how they arrived here today,” Gamble said in his closing statements. Though he meant all of the 220 […]