Jose Padilla

Jose Padilla, 76, of Portales died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born May 5, 1929, in Ecuandure, Michoacan, Mexico, to Estanislada Ayala and Diego Padilla. He lived a large part of his life in Portales and had been a member of Los Abuelitos Senior Center. Burial is in […]

Read, Robert

Robert Read, 76, of Bovina, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, in Bovina. He was a lifetime resident of Bovina. He served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Bovina Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Pat Read of Bovina; daughters, Cindy […]

Miller, Patsy (Haws)

Patsy Ruth (Haws) Miller, 75, of Clovis, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born May 4, 1930, in Clay Center, Kan., to Merna and Virgil Haws. She graduated from Clay County Community High School in 1948. She married Robert D. Miller (Bob) and she spent 30 years as a […]

Robert “Bob” C. Stephens

Robert “Bob” C. Stephens, 76, of Borger, Texas, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Borger, Texas. He was born Jan. 31, 1929, in Belen. He had been a Borger resident for three and a half years. He was a sheriff in Curry County and a Baptist. He retired from the U.S. Navy. Survivors include five sons, […]

Jimmie P. Adams Hancock

Jimmie P. Adams Hancock, 70, of Hampton, Va., died Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, in Hampton, Va. She was born March 11, 1935, in Melrose to Jimmy and Chonita Adams. She attended the Field Schools until the 10th grade, and graduated from Melrose High School. She attended college at Eastern New Mexico University. Family members said […]

1/29 Clovis High Honor Roll

Tenth Grade Danielle I. Adams. Tyler L. Albracht. Alicia K. Archangel. Emily C. Aulson. Kanisha L. Beachum. Aleck M. Beaulieu. Tyler Berry. Christopher M. Boyce. Aaron D. Boydstun. Sarah M. Brady. Kelsey E. Britt. Victoria Bryant. John A. Burns. Jack O. Carpenter. Gamaliel Carrera. Nathan A. Carver. Dominique D. Chairez. Lauren Chase. Anny Chen. Mark […]

Folks should make time for small things

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist I ran into my comadre Connie Pacheco recently, and Connie, my daughter Laura’s godmother, told us to visit her. I planned to, but I kept putting it off. I finally went last Friday, only it was for her husband’s funeral. My daughter’s godfather, Robert Pacheco Sr., passed away after a […]

Honor Roll: Yucca Jr. High

CNJ Staff Yucca Junior High School Seventh Grade Honor Roll: Rosstin Ahmadian, Jonathan Amaya, Zachary B. Anderson, Raymond L. Beachum, Ii, Quinton S. Beaulieu, Corbin R. Best, Joshua D. Biggs, Hannah D. Bocox, Britney D. Boersma, Whitney M. Boersma, Bethany Bonner, Christopher R. Boulanger, Bria S. Bradford, Dalton S. Britt, Taylor Brooks, Bree A. Burger, […]

Moore, Robert L. “Bob”

Robert Lee “Bob” Moore, 87, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born Aug. 3, 1918, to Charles Oscar and Lockey Ola Clayton Moore in Dimmitt, Texas. He married Elizabeth Bell on Feb. 24, 1940, in Clovis. He was a manager at Arrow Gas Company and farmed […]

Leona Mitzelfelt

Leona Mitzelfelt, 96, of Clovis, died Oct. 4, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was a retired registered nurse. She was born Jan. 29, 1909, in Middlegrove, Ill., to Ora and Isabella Wilson Morse. As a young girl, she left home to study nursing in Orlando, Fla. After graduating in 1931, she specialized in […]

Robert Dunn

Mr. Robert C. Dunn, 81, of Portales died Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, at the Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born June 7, 1924 ,in Roby, Texas, to Ada and Walter C. Dunn He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, W.D. “Dude” Dunn, W.T. “Tam” Dunn and Louis Dunn; two sisters, Violet Harris […]

Lawrence Thurman

Lawrence Thurman Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Steed-Todd Chapel in Clovis. Lawrence (Bob) Thurman, 91, of Farwell, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center. Mr. Thurman was born Jan. 8, 1914, in Hopkins County, Texas, to Robert and Dollie Thurman. He came from a large family in which he had 11 […]

Maestas, Ramoncita

Ramoncita Maestas Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Ramoncita Maestas, 94, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at BSA Hospice in Amarillo. She was born on Oct. 10, 1910, at Mills. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in […]

A Beautiful Morning at Robert Lee, Texas

By Curtis K. Shelburne It’s been a beautiful morning in Robert Lee, Texas. My brothers and I have been back here together at the old home place for a few precious days. I’ve been imitating my great-grandfather and grandfather by spending some time this morning just sitting in a lawn chair by the side of […]

Robert Ellison

Robert Ellison Services: Have been held. Robert J. Ellison, 79, of Galveston, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at UTMB Hospital in Galveston, Texas.  He was born on March 4, 1926, in Lorenzo, Texas. He was a resident of Galveston since 1968. He served in the U. S. Army and retired as a lieutenant colonel […]

Goff captures city title

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John Wright chips a ball in on the fifth hole of the Clovis Municipal Golf Course Sunday during the final day of the city championship tournament (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez). By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer There weren’t many hiccups this weekend in Robert Goff’s game. The former Clovis High golfer carried a three-shot […]

Nutt, James W.

James W. Nutt Services: Have been held. James W. Nutt, 75, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at his home west of Portales. He was born on Sept. 14, 1929, in Broken Bow, Okla., to Elizabeth and Robert N. Nutt. He grew up on a family farm near Erick, Okla. He entered the Army when he […]

Tredway , Elvyn

Elvyn Tredway Services: Have been held. Elvyn Earl Tredway, 72, of Clovis, died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at his home. He was born on March 3, 1933, in Walnut, Kan., to Sidney and Della Tredway. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Jauntier Seared in 1956, in Fort Scott, Kan. […]

Pacheco Jr. , Robert

Robert Pacheco Jr. Services: Have been held. Robert Joseph “Bobby” Pacheco Jr., 51, of Clovis, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Nov. 5, 1953, in Portales, to Robert Joseph and Connie Martinez Pacheco. He married Darlene Pacheco on July 16, 2001, in Angel Fire. He served […]

Chavez , Robert

Robert Chavez Services: Have been held. Robert Chavez, 47, of Clovis, died Friday, June 24, 2005, in Hereford, Texas. He was born on June 14, 1958, in Clovis, to George and Fulgencia Mondragon Chavez. He was a trackman for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way […]