O.B. Coffey

O.B. Coffey
Services: Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday
at the Steed-Todd Funeral Home in Clovis. Funeral services will be at 10
a.m., Friday at the First Baptist Church in Melrose.
O.B. Coffey, 68, of Logan died Sept. 15, 2006.
He was the youngest of 12 children born to J.L. and Clare Coffey on Jan.
18, 1938 at the original two-room house seven miles north of Melrose.
He attended Melrose where he was involved in student council and sports.
He was also active in Future Farmers of America. After graduating in 1956,
he went to Alaska. While there, he joined the Army Reserve. O.B. returned
home in 1959, to marry his high school sweetheart, Kathryn Gibson, of
Mr. Coffey is survived by his wife of three years, Jeanie Leavelle Coffey
of Logan; daughters and their husbands, Debra and Johnny Morsey of Logan
and Lisa and Borde Williams of Ruidoso; step-children, Allen and Laura
Crane of Lago Vista, Texas, Andrea and Joe Fells of Davenport, Fla.,
Cheryl and Gary Young of DeSoto, Texas, Joi and Larry Wood of Chandeler,
Texas; grandchildren Haley and Ryan Williams, Justin, Jordan, Jerrick and
Jackson Morsey, Deven Fells, Maya Crane, Amanda and Kyndell Young, and
Alex Harrod; brothers and sisters, Lee Roy and Lola Mae Coffey of Melrose,
Thelma Coffey of Clovis, Ollie Mae Henry of Big Spring, Texas, Herman and
Thelma Coffey of Belen, Leon and Laura Coffey of Logan, Louise and Don
Heddins of Gruver, Texas, Wanda Richmond of Logan ; and Leon and Linda
Gibson of Carrizozo; aunt Erma Stallard of Fort Sumner; uncle and his wife
Don, and Leana Gibson of Albuquerque.
Mr. Coffey was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Kathryn Gibson
Coffey; parents, J.L. and Clare Coffey, Willard and Glenna Gibson;
grandmother Ida Mae Griffin; brothers and sisters, Verlin and Louise
Coffey, Ruby Terrill, Robert Coffey, Leonard Coffey, Arvil Henry and
Arleigh Richmond; uncle Lloyd Griffin, niece Beth Coffey Austin and other
Tim Gilliland and Steve Kulback will officiate services. Burial will
follow at Melrose Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Borde Williams, Johnny Morsey, Allen Crane, Haley
Williams, Ryan Williams and Justin Morsey. Honorary bearers will be his
family and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to Clovis Community
College in O.B. Coffey’s memory. Memorials may be made to: CCC Foundation,
Attn: Stephanie Spencer, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis, NM 88101. Designated
to the O.B. Coffey Vo-Tech Memorial Scholarship.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis. www.steedtodd.com.

Berthold Alcorn Davis
Services: Have been held.
Berthold Alcorn Davis, 88, of Conchas Dam died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006,
following an extended illness.
Mrs. Davis was born in Missouri Nov. 10, 1917. For many years she and her
late husband, Lowall Davis, resided in Artesia before building their home
in Conchas where they had lived for 43 years.
She was the founder of the Conchas Dam Book Exchange and was the first
editor for the Lake News and Views newspaper at Conchas Dam. She attended
the Baptist Church at Conchas Dam.
Surviving are a son, Floyd Davis of Conchas Dam; three granddaughters,
Mindy Davis Supak of Smithville, Texas, Tricia Smith of Boise, Idaho, and
Stacy Marquez of Santa Rosa; a brother, Jay Alcorn of Artesia and seven
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; her son,
Glen Davis; a brother, Buck and a sister, Mary Beth.
Leon Bruce will officiate services. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari
Memorial Park Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Conchas Dam Book Exchange, c/o Conchas Dam
Extension Club, P.O. Box 69, Conchas Dam, N.M. 88416.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

Marie Garnett
Services: Have been held.
Marie Garnett, 84, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006 in Clovis following an
extended illness.
Marie Garnett was born Sept. 28, 1921 in Fredrick, Okla. She was a
homemaker and had been a long-time Quay County resident.
Surviving Mrs. Garnett are her husband, D. F. Garnett of Tucumcari; two
sons, Joel Garnett of Tucumcari and Stanley Garnett of Farmington; four
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are two sisters, Josie Shephard of Chowchilla, Calif., and
Winnie Heard of Carlsbad; a brother, Claudie Wiggins of Chowchilla and
numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob Miller will officiate services. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari
Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.