Published: Friday, November 11th, 2005
L.H. McElroy Services: Have been held. L.H. McElroy, 83, died on Nov. 7, 2005, in Portales. A resident of Portales and formerly of Amarillo, he was born Oct. 8, 1922, in Shamrock, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy McElroy, on January 23, 1992; his son, Bobbye Joe McElroy on August 28, 1998; a granddaughter, Callie McCoy-Heddin; a brother, Jimmie McElroy; two sisters, Thelma Page and Delma Johnson; and his parents, Larkin and Lucy Monk McElroy. He is survived by one son, Billy McElroy (and his wife, Jo Rheta) of Portales; three granddaughters, Denise Young of Amarillo, Sheri Harper of Sudan, Texas, and Dawn Crawford of Mansfield, Ohio; one grandson, B.J. McElroy of College Station and his mother Betsy Duncan-McCoy-McElroy of Amarillo; two great-grandsons, Jace Young of Amarillo and Colby Crawford of Mansfield, Ohio; two sisters, Dorothy Roberts of Timbo, Ark., and Sammie Payton of Albany, Ore. Services were at N.S. Griggs & Sons Pioneer Chapel with Rev. Robert Field officiating and burial following at Llano Cemetery East. Arrangements were N.S. Griggs and Sons Funeral Directors of Amarillo. _____ Domingo Ulibarri Services: 9 a.m. on Monday at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church. Domingo E. Ulibarri Sr., 90, died on Nov. 9, 2005. A resident of Albuquerque and formerly of Tucumcari, he was born on Dec. 20, 1914, and a member of the Catholic church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Santana; a sister, Mela Sequra; and brothers, Jose Ulibarri and Miguel Ulibarri. He is survived by his children, Viola Otero (and husband, Luther), Domingo Ulibarri Jr., Mike Ulibarri (Linda) and Yvonne Ulibarri; one sister, Josefina Aragon; seven grandchildren, Yolanda Pickup (Rick), Yvette Otero, Michael and Dennis Ulibarri, Esther Ann Romine (Joe), Lisa Ulibarri and Angela Montano (Mark); eleven great-grandchildren, Linda (Lee) Gonzales (Jacob), Alisa Ann Krek, Felisha, Erica and Dominique Ulibarri, Nicole, Nicolas and Noelle Romine, Kristopher Ulibarri, Esteban and Marriah Montano; a caring friend, Rosie Encinias; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3:30 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church, 5901 St. Joseph Pl. NW with a Rosary at 4 p.m. A final visitation will be held right before services at 8:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Frank Prieto with burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Gabaldon Mortuary of Albuquerque.
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