O’Neal, J.E.

J.E. O’Neal Services: Have been held. Mr. J.E. “Jake” O’Neal, 94, of Portales, died Friday, April 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on April 1, 1910, in Menard, Texas, to Ethel and John O’Neal. He grew up in Lamesa, Texas, where he attended school and helped his father work […]

Opinions of capture range from positive to ecstatic

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Saddam Hussein did not resist when he was captured. AP photo By Jack King Comments in Clovis on the capture of Saddam Hussein ranged from thoughtful to jubilant Sunday, but all struck a positive note. As Terry Travis of Farwell noted, “I’ll bet you’re not going to find anyone who says it’s a bad thing.” […]

Askew, Leola

Leola “Pat” Askew Services: Have been held. Leola “Pat” Askew, 89, of Portales, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center. She was born on Aug. 4, 1914, in Oklahoma, to Lela and Mendle Phillips. She attended schools in Granite, Okla., and lived in Mangum, Okla., the Richland Community and Oregon before moving […]

Vasquez, Carmen

Carmen Vasquez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Carmen Vasquez, 61, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2003, at her home. She was born on March 14, 1942, in Brownsville, Texas, to Eusebio and Aleja Rodriguez Torres. She married Ben Vasquez on Sept. 10, 1959, in Clovis. She was a member of Our Lady […]

Hobbs, Maxine

Maxine Hobbs Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maxine Hobbs, 82, of Portales, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at her home. She was born on April 26, 1921, in Dutch Mills, Ark., to Cora and Robert Hodges. She grew up in Dutch Mills. She graduated as valedictorian of her eighth-grade class. She married H.B. “Homer” Hobbs […]