Public Record, 8-22-04

Compiled from court records from Aug. 12 through Aug. 18 Marriage Licenses James Reese, III, 25, of Hinesville, Ga., and Elizabeth Marie Landers, 18, of Clovis. Daniel William Fazio, 19, of Holbrook, N.Y., and Yachira Marie Ostolaza, 19, of Oxford, Ala. David Ray Bock, Jr., 25, and Shelly Lynn Carroll, 22, both of Clovis. Duane […]

N.M. pioneers present for Texico’s start

Don McAlavy Back in 1943, Ira Taylor and his wife had an auction of their livestock and property near Texico. “Colonel” Dick Dosher conducted the auction that Jan. 6. It was announced that the Taylors were writing the final chapter for the residents of Texico’s undisputed original pioneer family. They were pulling up stakes after […]

Smith, Tamara

Tamara Smart Smith, 28, died Friday, April 2, 2004, at her home in Portales. She was born Dec. 19, 1975, in Hobbs to Vanessa and Charlie Smart. Smith made her home in Hobbs until the fall of 2002 when she came to Portales to make her home with her father. In high school, she was […]

Coffey, Leanoard

Leonard Coffey Services: Have been held. Mr. Leonard Coffey, 82, of Clovis, died Monday, April 5, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on March 30, 1922, in Rawls, Texas, to Lonnie and Claire Griffin Coffey. He married Thelma Skeen on July 3, 1943, in Clovis. He was a member and a […]

Stokes, Clayton

Clayton Stokes Services: Have been held. Clayton Stokes, 16, of Causey, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, in Roosevelt County. He was born on March 21, 1987, in Carlsbad, to Cathy and Jim Stokes. He grew up in Causey and attended Dora schools. He was active in both varsity basketball and baseball at Dora High School. […]

Food bank not saved by funds

By Glen Seeber Life Saver Food Bank personnel had hoped $50,000 from the state would help “save their bacon,” but the funds were crossed off the capital outlay list on Wednesday. For Nancy Taylor, executive director of the food bank, it was an opportunity to say “cheese” and put on a happy face — but […]

Olson, Barbara “Barb”

Barbara “Barb” Olson Services: Have been held. Barbara “Barb” Olson, 57, of Albuquerque, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004. She was born on June 23, 1946 in Deluth, Minn. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence M. Kujawa; her father; an infant son; a brother; and a sister. Survivors include her husband, Randy […]

Cannon has friendly faces for spouses

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Ellen Saccoia-Smith, family and work life consultant at the Family Support Center at Cannon Air Force Base and a military spouse, talks about the challenges military spouses face during an interview at the base in January. (Photo by Eric Kluth) By Darrell Todd Maurina CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Ellen Saccoia-Smith’s first military move was […]

Taylor, Imogene

Imogene Taylor Services: Have been held. Mrs. Imogene Taylor, 99, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born April 26, 1904, in Gail, Texas, to Lula and Charlie Benjamin Morrison. The oldest of six children, she was baptized in the Church of Christ at an early age and […]

Public Record 12/26

Compiled from court records from Dec. 18 through Dec. 22 Marriage Licenses Charles Christopher Martinez, 22, and Monique Marie Duffield, 37, both of Clovis. Paul Andrew Macias, 31, of Clovis, and Regina Renae Oden, 29, of Portales. William Charley Musick, 77, and Frances Lona Priebe, 77, both of Clovis. George Ruperto Gonzales, 57, and Ninfa […]