Manuel O. Aragon
Manuel O. Aragon, 86, died at his residence in San Jon on Sunday evening Dec. 12, 2004 following an extended illness.
Manuel Aragon was born at Anton Chico. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife Julia in 1974.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary Benally and Clara Martinez, both of San Jon.
He is also survived by six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grand children.
A rosary will be recited today (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. at the Dunn Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Resurrection will be offered on Thursday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Leo Padget officiating. Burial will be at the San Jon Cemetery.
Harold Dean Binkley
Harold Dean Binkley, 65, of Wichita, Kan. died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004.
Harold Binkley was born Aug. 2, 1939 in Springfield, Tenn. He was a retired sheet metal worker with H&R Parts.
He was survived by his wife Betty, his son, Harold Binkley Jr. (Tracy); a daughter, Debbie Binkley all of Tucumcari; three sisters, Marjorie Beckner of Anthony, Kan., Joyce Ragland of Goddard, Kan. and Betty Judeen of Jacksonville, Fla; and one brother Gary Bryant of Wichita.
He is also survived by four step children, fourteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday in Wichita, Kan. A memorial has been set up with the Wichita branch of the American Cancer Society.
Berta Griggs, 96, a long-time Tucumcari resident died in Amarillo at the home of her daughter Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 following an extended illness.
Berta Griggs was born April 11, 1908 in Sterling, Okla. She had been an active member of the Fist Baptist Church of Tucumcari.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dick Griggs who died in 2002.
She is survived by two daughters, Leona Morris of Amarillo and Karen Maddox (Scotty) of Kerrville, Texas; one son Dwain Griggs of Bosque Farms.
She is also survived by nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
Services were Monday afternoon at the Dunn Memorial Chapel. Burial followed the services at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
Abelina Quintana Romo
Abelina Quintana Romo, 88, died in California on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004.
Abelina Romo was born July 18, 1916 in Revuelto. She was reared in Tucumcari. She had been making her home in California since 1958, most recently with her daughter in Roseville. She had been a homemaker and was a member of the Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Baltazar Romo; her parents Eduardo Quintana and Josefita Marquez Esquibel; one son Baltazar Romo; two brothers Cecil Quintana and Bennie Quintana and two grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Erlinda Rael of Roseville; two sons, Anthony and George Romo and three brothers, J.F. Quintana, Manuel Quintana and James Marquez.
She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were this morning at 9 a.m. at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Burial followed the services at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.