Sandoval, William “Willie”

William “Willie” Sandoval Services: Have been held. William “Willie” Sandoval, 68, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born on April 18, 1935, in Clovis, to Antonio and Seripia Sena Sandoval. He was a butcher at the Swift Plant for 20 years. He was a member at Our Lady of […]

Updated list of Curry County War Dead

Clovis’ Fallen Heroes The following military personnel from Curry County were killed or declared missing in action during wartime. Sources are cited. Please contact Veterans Council member Jim Cowman at 762-3066 with any corrections, additions or questions. 1916 Punitive Expedition Everett Fitzhugh World War I William Galloway Glen Harris Henry “Tex” Huff Charles Ledbetter Dean […]

Hill, William A.

William A. Hill Services: Have been held. William A. Hill, 68, of Clovis died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 2, 1935, in Kerens, Texas, to Alvis Overton and Annie Lenora Vest Hill. He graduated from Portales High School in 1955, then went to work […]

Crawford, Eva C.

Eva Conner Crawford Services: Have been held. Eva Conner Crawford, 98, of Clovis, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 29, 1905, in Ratcliff, Texas. She married William C. Crawford on Aug. 4, 1923, in Portales. She had been a resident of Clovis for more […]

Sturgeon, Honey Ruth

Honey Ruth Sturgeon Services: Have been held. Honey Ruth Sturgeon, 55, of Roswell died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, in Roswell. She was born on March 8, 1948, near Tucumcari to David H. and Verna Ruth Naylor. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include a son, William L. Naylor of Amarillo; a brother, […]

Heard, Charlton

Charlton Heard Services: Have been held. Charlton Heard, 61, of Littlefield, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, in Charleston, S.C. He was born on Oct. 25, 1942, in Muleshoe to William Carl and Mattie Vaughn Heard. He was employed for the past 13 years as a ginner for the Amherst Cooperative Gin. Survivors include a […]

Memorial pillars on track

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Veterans Jim Cowman and Leon Morris discuss where to place a set of pillars honoring those from Curry County who died in the nation’s wars outside the Clovis-Carver Library on Thursday. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina The money has been pledged, the plans have been set, and Clovis is on track […]

So what’s in a name?

SO WHAT’S IN A NAME? My parents named me Curtis Kline. (No jibes, now. It wears just as well as Milton Scott or William Jehoshaphat or Delton Eli or Richard Milhouse or Clive Staples or John Luke or …) Presumably, Mom and Dad liked the sound of it, but more than that, they liked the […]

Ent Jr., William

William Wesley Ent Jr., 69, of Clovis died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 21, 1934, in Savannah, Mo., to William Wesley and Florence Rebecca Moore Ent. He graduated high school in 1953 and the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1960, served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1959, […]

Naylor, David

DAVID NAYLOR Services: Have been held. David Eugene Naylor, 48, of Wheatridge, Colo., formerly of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2003, at his home. He was born on June 14, 1956, in Amarillo, to David Haughton and Alverna Ruth Popejoy Naylor. He preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include two daughters, Lillian Martha of […]

Resseguie, Daniel

Daniel Resseguie Services: Have been held. Daniel “Danny” Joshua Resseguie, 45, of Clovis, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003. He was born on June 22, 1958, in Modesto, Calif., to William Clyde and Alice Leslie Gouldstein Resseguie. He came to Clovis in 1995. He enjoyed listening to rock music and attending Texas Tech sports activities. He […]

Adams, Pamela

Pamela Adams Services: Have been held. Pamala Xan Adams, 48, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at her home. She was born on April 15, 1955, in Fort Sumner. She was raised in Roswell and graduated from Goddard High School. She worked at The Claim Restaurant as a manager and at Harvard Petroleum. She […]

Shiplet, William Todd

William Todd Shiplet Services: Have been held. William Todd Shiplet, 37, of Midland, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003. He was born on Dec. 22, 1965, in Hobbs, to Sandra and Bill Shiplet. He moved with his family to Midland in 1971. He graduated from Midland High School in 1984. He was best known for […]

Trapp, Jewel

Jewel Trapp Services: Have been held. Mrs. Jewel D. Trapp, 88, of Temple, Texas, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in a Temple nursing center. She was born July 17, 1915, in Bell County, Texas, to William Jesse and Eva Pearl Cowan Whiteley. She married William Clyde Trapp on July 22, 1933, in Bell County, Texas. […]

Franks, Bill

Bill Franks Services: Have been Mr. W.R. “Bill” Franks, 78, of Fort Sumner, a businessman, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born Sept. 11, 1924, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to William McKinley Franks and Fay Underwood. He graduated from White Deer High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy where […]

James, William

William James Services: Have been held. Mr. William “Zeke” James, 86, of Clovis, a mechanic, died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Buena Vista Retirement Home in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 6, 1916, in Coolidge, Texas, to General and Willie B. Ray James. He married Therma Mickels on Sept. 21, 1935, in Coolidge, Texas. […]

Mason, William

William Mason Services: Have been held. Mr. William “Billy” Mason, 17, of Clovis, a student, died Thursday, May 22, 2003, in Clovis. He was born on May 25, 1985, at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, to Bob and Bonnie Mason. He was a student at Clovis High School. He was a member of Boy […]

White, William

William White Services: Have been held. Mr. William “Bill” White, 55, of Carlsbad died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at his home. He was born on Jan. 12, 1948, in Odessa, Texas, to Isaac and Teddy White. He married Janell Thomas in November of 1991 in Carlsbad. He graduated from Lovington High School in 1966. He […]

Ketcham, William

William Ketcham Services: Have been held. Mr. William Ketcham, 89, of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003, at his home. He was born on Aug. 9, 1913, in Tioga, Colo., to Ellen and Nicholas Ketcham. He married Velma Kindt on June 11, 1939, in Westcliff, Colo. He spent most of his life in Huerfano County, […]

List of military personnel from Curry County who died while serving their country

The following military personnel from Curry County were killed or declared missing in action during wartime. Sources are cited. Please contact Editor David Stevens at 763-6991 with any corrections, additions or questions. World War I William Galloway Glen Harris Henry “Tex” Huff Charles Ledbetter Dean Lucas Glen Snodderly Rayne Vivard Charles Williams Charles Wilson Source: […]