Price, Ruth

Ruth Price Services: Have been held. Ruth E. Price, 82, of Portales, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, in Portales. She was born on June 4, 1922, in Paul’s Valley, Okla., to Nora and ADon “Runt” Daugherty. She married Bill Price on Feb. 14, 1939, in Clovis. She moved to Portales 2 1/2 years ago to […]

Wheeler , Winona

Winona Wheeler Services: Have been held. Winona Ethel “Bo Bo” Wheeler, 92, of Clovis, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 13, 1911, in Hitchcock, Okla., to John Gaety and Louise Ethel Maise Fry. She married Claud Wheeler on April 19, 1929, in Elk City, […]

Montague, Gid

Gid Montague Services: Have been held. Gid Montague, 93, of Tulia, Texas, died Monday, May 17, 2004, in Swisher Memorial Hospital in Tulia, Texas. He was born on Oct. 8, 1910, in Silverton, Texas. He married Edna Middleton on April 9, 1929. They moved to Portales in 1932, where he farmed and had a dairy […]

Cereceres, Rudolfo

Rudolfo Cereceres Services: Have been held. Rudolfo Cereceres, 78, of Portales, died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 5, 1925, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Elena and Roberto Cereceres. He grew up in Chihuahua, where he attended school. He served in the Mexico military. In 1963, he moved to the […]

Pine, Ola Mae

Ola Mae Pine Services: Have been held. Ola Mae Wylie Pine, 77, of Albuquerque died Monday, April 12, 2004. She was born on Feb. 20, 1927, in Larned, Kan. She moved to Fort Sumner shortly after she was born. She spent several years working in Santa Fe before moving to Albuquerque. She was a charter […]

Fenton, Leonard

Leonard Fenton Services: Have been held. Leonard Fenton, 78, died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Covenant Lakeside Medical Center in Lubbock. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Jim Maxwell at Trinity Life Center, formerly the First Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Portales Cemetery. Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.

Wheeler, D.L.

D.L. Wheeler Services: Have been held. D.L. Wheeler, 86, of Roy died Monday, April 12, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born on Sept. 6, 1917, in Sapulpa, Okla., to Ethel and Henry L. Wheeler. He was raised on a cotton farm in Oklahoma. He married Nona Pearl Lucas on Dec. 24, 1938, in […]

Lopez, Manuel

Manuel Lopez Services: Have been held. Manuel Lopez, 85, of Abilene, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at his daughter’s home in Abilene. He was born on April 21, 1918, in Clareville, Texas, to Tomasa and Francisco Lopez. During World War II he served in the Army working with messenger pigeons. He married Elida Lopez […]

Steers cruise to first-round playoff win

CNJ STAFF AMARILLO — The Farwell Steers aren’t ready for the basketball season to begin just yet. Playing their first postseason game in four years, the Steers rode a solid all-around effort Friday night to a 25-6 win over Wheeler in a Class 1A bi-district matchup played at Highland Park High School. Farwell (9-1) advances […]

Steers eliminate Wheeler

CNJ STAFF AMARILLO — Rowdy Mitchell scored two touchdowns and Farwell handed the Wheeler Mustangs a 25-6 setback Friday night in the bi-district round of the Class 1A football playoffs at Highland Park High School. The Steers (9-1), playing a postseason game for the first time since 1999, advanced to an area round game at […]

Farwell draws longtime 1A power Wheeler

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Farwell senior Jason Johnson threw three touchdown passes in last week’s playoff-clinching 46-7 win over Bovina. CNJ photo by Rick White. Dave Wagner At the end of a quarter-century run of Texas small-school football excellence, Wheeler is preparing to make the transition to the six-man in 2004. Meantime, the Farwell Steers bring an 8-1 record […]

Huber, Marilyn

Marilyn L. Huber Services: No services are planned at this time. Marilyn L. Huber, 72, of Portales, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on April 24, 1931, in Roswell, to Alta and Glen Wheeler. She was raised in Roswell and was named Miss Roswell in 1947. She […]

Williams, Wesley

Wesley Williams Service s: Have been held. Mr. Wesley Williams, 69, of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003, at his home in Portales. Mr. Williams was born May 30, 1934, in Slagle, La., to Edith and Elijah J. Williams. He grew up in Louisiana and, in 1952, joined the Air Force, where he served for […]

McGuffin, Edith

Edith McGuffin Services: Have been held. Mrs. Edith Wheeler McGuffin, 89, of Albuquerque, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Stardust Place in Albuquerque. She was born on May 13, 1914, in Bethel, to Nina and Ernest N. Wheeler. She graduated from Portales High School in 1933. She attended Eastern New Mexico Junior College in Portales […]

Davis, Dot

Dot Davis Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kenna Community Church. Ms. Dot Davis, 74, of Kenna, died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 29, 1929, in Portales, to Irene and Ed Denton. She grew up in Kenna and received most of her schooling in […]