Webb, Britten R.

Britten Ray Webb, 77, of Emmett, Idaho, and formerly of Portales, died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Emmett, Idaho. He was born Dec. 10, 1928, in Portales, where he lived until joining the Air Force in 1949. He married Joan Woods on July 2, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo. […]

Webb, Delbert “Del”

Delbert “Del” Webb, 82, of Portales, died Monday, March 27, 2006, at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock. He was born July 6, 1923, to Eva and Joe Webb in Pearl, Texas, where he grew up. He graduated from Tahoka High School and joined the U.S. Army. Following his discharge, he married Margaret Reagan in Lubbock on […]

Flags ordered flown at half-staff for Stewart

CNJ staff Gov. Bill Richardson ordered all state flags be flown at half-staff today through Thursday in honor of Clovis civic leader and devout Cannon Air Force Base supporter Ernest “Doc” Stewart. Stewart, 81, died Monday due to heart and pulmonary complications. A crowd of more than 1,000 is expected to attend Stewart’s memorial service […]

Vinassa, Viola “Vi”

Viola “Vi” Vinassa, 68, of Norfork, Ark., died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006. She was born March 20, 1937, in Broadview to Tom and Cecil Webb. She married Remo “Ray” Vinassa on Jan. 18, 1964, in Las Vegas, Nev. Family members said she enjoyed bowling, quilting and feeding and watching wildlife from her home on the […]

Swopes, Dan

Dan Swopes Services: Have been held. Dan Swopes, 59, of Portales, died Monday, May 9, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born Aug. 26, 1945, in Portales, to Essie and Walter R. Swopes He graduated from Portales High School in 1963, and was active in FFA while in school. He was employed […]

Simms, Grace E.

Grace E. Simms Services: Have been held. Grace E. Simms, 82, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Nursing Home in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 5, 1922, in McAlister to Brodie and Estell Lewis Webb. She married Jack D. Simms Feb. 23, 1952, in Yuma, Ariz. She was a clerk […]

Tivis, Billy

Billy Tivis Services: Have been held. Mr. Billy Ray Tivis, 62, of Portales, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, in Roswell. He was born on Dec. 24, 1941, to Susie and Fate Tivis in Portales. He lived in Bethel for several years as a child and attended school in Floyd. Later he moved to Portales. He […]

Webb, Mabel

Mabel Webb Services: Have been held. Mabel Helen Johnson Webb, 95, of Clovis, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at Laural Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 15, 1909, in Plankenton, S.D., to Hans and Maud West Johnson. She married Creed Webb on Oct. 11, 1924, in Farwell. She grew up in the […]

Personal protection: ID theft can happen to anyone

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A U.S. Postal Service poster warning people of identity theft hangs in the lobby of the post office on Gidding Street. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marc Schoder: CNJ correspondent Years ago, Scott Davis went to a car dealership expecting to get approved for a loan to buy a new set of wheels. Instead, dealership […]

Webb, Margaret

Margaret Webb Services: Have been held. Margaret L. Webb, 75, of Portales, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Oct. 22, 1928, in Tahoka, Texas, to Margarel and Arther W. Reagan. She grew up in the Tahoka, Texas, area. She graduated from high school in 1946 […]