William Troy White

William Troy White, 90, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born July 24, 1915, to Benjamin Harrison and Amer Lee White in Spiro, Okla. He married Leona Lockwood Dec. 23, 1939, in Santa Paula, Calif. He worked in the oil fields and was a driller, foreman, and […]

Twila Smith

Mrs. Twila Smith, 78, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born Aug. 14, 1927, in Billings, Mo., to Junie and Ora Johnson. She lived in Missouri until she was 8 years old, when her family moved to Portales. In 1945, she wound the Maypole before graduating from Portales […]

Troy’s honor should not need defense

By Mona Charen One of the great ironies of the past decade and a half is that the term “the politics of personal destruction” has come to be associated with what Republicans did to President Bill Clinton. Republicans have been known to go over the top now and then. But it is Democrats who have […]

Kersey, Andrew

Andrew Kersey Services: Have been held. Andrew Troy Kersey, 80, of Albuquerque, died Saturday, June 5, 2004. He was born on April 29, 1924, in Manitou, Okla., to Andrew and Lela Cook Kersey. He was raised in Oklahoma Lane, Texas. He was a World War II veteran. He retired from Sandia National Labs in 1986. […]

Smith, Roy

Roy Smith Services: Have been held. Roy Smith, 76, of Amarillo, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born on April 12, 1927, in Downey, Calif., to Troy and Gladys Smith. He worked as a truck driver and a heavy equipment operator for many years. He was a veteran of World War II, […]