12/28 Obituaries

Pauline Cooper

Services: 10 a.m. on Friday at the First Baptist Church of Logan.
Pauline H. Cooper, 85, died on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari.
She was born May 24, 1925, in Madill, Okla., and had been a Logan resident since 1989 where she moved with her husband William Cooper.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Logan and had formerly been
a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2000 and her sister Christine.
She is survived by three daughters, Rita Ewalt (husband, Dan) of Glendrive, Mont., Linda Bush (Curtis) of Gainesville, Fla., and Barbara Morgan of Logan; one son, Jimmy Hollman of Logan; three sisters, Ethel Glisson of Amarillo, Thelma Hall of Wills Point, Texas, and Gladys Boley of Clovis; 17 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be officiated by the Rev. Steve Kulback, minister of the Logan First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the family plot of the Logan Cemetery.
The family suggests anyone who wishes may make donations to the Building Fund of the Logan First Baptist Church in memory of Pauline H. Cooper.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

Alfred Blea

Services: 2 p.m. on Thursday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari.
Alfred P. Blea, 85, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, in Tucumcari.
He was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Mosquero.
He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, the Tucumcari VFW Post 2528, where he was past Post Commander, the American Legion and the St. Joseph Society. He served his country in World War II as a Staff Sgt. in the U.S. Army Air Corp.
He was a retired public school teacher and principal having attained his master’s degree in education.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ida Blea, in 1981.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Blea, of Tucumcari; three sons, Julian Blea of Castro Valley, Calif.; Julio Blea (wife, Sharon) of San Leandro, Calif., and Phillip Blea (Alice) of Grain Valley, Mo.; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, his brother Steve Blea (Marie) of Mosquero and his sister Rose Vigil (Steve) of Mosquero.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Fr. Leo Padget. Burial will follow at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.