Justin E. Fields
Justin Eugene “Gene” Fields,48, died Feb. 21, 2004 at his home in Kingman Ariz.
Gene Fields was born Sept. 3, 1955. He was a 1972 graduate of Logan High School and most of his life he was employed as an auto mechanic. Fields moved to Arizona in 1997 after residing in the New Mexico communities of Nara Visa, Clayton and Raton.
He was preceded in death by his father John Neil Fields in 1980.
He is survived by his His mother, Erin Fields of Kingman: four sons: Justin Osborn, Todd Osborn, Ty Fields, Marshall Fields, his daughter Erin Fields.
He is also survived by two brothers: Vernon Fields of Elko Nev. and Bill Fields of Texline, Texas: A sister Mary Lou Van Nurden of Kingman.
In addition he is survived by three granddaughters and numerous nieces and great nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at the Nara Visa Cemetery March 1 with eulogy given by Charles McKee.
Joe Martinez, 80, died Feb. 13 in Tucumcari. He was born June 11, 1923 in Tucumcari, where he was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church.
Martinez was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Martinez is survived by four sisters, Stella Beltran, Genevive Justice, Anna Aragon, and Lupe Ashburn all of Tucumcari, two sisters in law, Mary Martinez and Josephine Martinez of Tucumcari and numerous other relatives including nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service was held Wednesday March 3 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Leo Padget officiating.
Jack Duke, 75, died at the Reeves County Hospital in Pecos, Texas on March 1, 2004.
Jack Duke was born in Nara Visa Nov. 25, 1928.
He was a long time resident of Pecos where he owned a car dealership. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Pecos.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Duke of Pecos: Two sons, Kevin Duke of Pecos and Craig Duke of Midland, Texas. He is also survived by four brothers: Ross Duke of Clovis, Jim Duke of Amarillo, Gene Duke of Brownfield, Texas and Darell Duke of Broadview. In addition he is survived by five sisters, Jessica Clark of Washington State, Martha Burke of Amarillo, Helen Jocobi of Lake Charles, La. Donnie Frost of Albuquerque and Connie Lamb of Denver.
Services will be Thursday, March 4 at the Pecos Funeral Home Chapel at 1 p.m. Rev. Randy Foster officiating.
John A. Wilson Sr.
John A. Wilson Sr., 82, former president of Tandy Corporation and chairman of the board for Color Tile Inc. died at his home Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, in Fort Worth.
Johnny was born Nov. 2, 1921 in Nara Visa. He was a graduated of Highlands University in Las Vegas where he received his bachelor of arts degree and later his masters’s degree in Industrial art. He received his doctor of humanities degree from the same university in May 1983.
Wilson married the former Neva Marie Price Nov. 27, 1943. Following her death in 1992, he met and married the former Diane Brittian, April 26, 1997.
Wilson served in the United States Army during World War II. He became a manager in the Tandy Company in 1951. He became president of the Tandy Corporation in 1974 and later became president of the board for Color Tile Inc.
He is survived by his wife Diane; children; June Crider (Charles) of San Antonio, Glen Wilson (Wanda) of Fort Worth, Wayne Wilson (Carl Taussig) of Monarch Beach, Calif. John A. Wilson Jr. of Fort Worth, former daughters-in-law, Sandy Wilson of Willow Park, Texas and Julie Wilson of Fort Worth; stepdaughter Tracy Killen of Fort Worth. And James Rinestine of Nara Visa.
He is also survived by seven grandchildren and two step-grand children.
Services were Monday in Fort Worth.
Juan R. Lucero
Juan R. Lucero, 20, died Feb. 26 near Grady. Lucero was born Jan. 16, 1984 in Amarillo. He was a cowboy and a rodeo bull fighter.
Lucero is survived by his parents, Juan and Adelina Lucero of Logan, his sisters, Susanna Chacon of Sunray, Texas and Agnela Lucero of Anchorage, Alaska. He is also survived by his paternal grandparents and his maternal grandmother and two nieces.
Lucero was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather and an uncle.
Memorial service was conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari. Rev. Roy Mitchell and Pastor Sue Hull officiated.
Lois White, 87, died Feb. 25 in Clovis. White was born January 17, 1917 in Texas. She was a homemaker.
White is survived by a brother, Jimmie Jones of Albuquerque, a sister, Allie Hoyt of Groom, Texas, sons, Carrel Lee White (Margie) of Albuquerque, Calvin White (Lynda) of Grady, Jerry White (Susan) of Clovis, daughters, Ruby Redus of Purcell, Okla., and Peggy Cross (Don) of Clovis. White is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Steed-Todd Chapel, Clovis. Burial took place in Grady Cemetery.