Published: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005
William Barnard Bonds William Barnard Bonds died on Feb. 27, 2003. Bonds was born on Oct. 24, 1932. Bonds is an alumnus of Eastern New Mexico University and a retired Certified Public Accountant. He was active in many civic organizations. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Alta Bonds, sisters Dorothy Parks and Austa Johnson. Survivors include his wife Bette; sons Craig (and wife Colleen) Bonds of Loveland, Colo., Kyle (Elaine Bonds) of Camp Hill, Pa., and Kevin Bonds and friend Scott Mauk of Baltimore, Md.; and daughter Kim (David) Wallace of Westminster Colo., six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert and Mike Bonds of Tucumcari, Jim Bonds of San Antonio, Hugh Bonds of Fredricktown, Mo. sisters Betty Moore of Broken Arrow, Okla., Lucille Strope of Tucumcari, Mary Mayfield of Tucumcari and Ann Owen of Tucumcari. Loise Huntley Loise Huntley, 85, passed away in the Trigg Memorial Hospital on Monday, Feb. 28, 2005 following a brief illness. Huntley was born April 23, 1919 in Beach, North Dakota. She was a home maker. She was preceded in death by her husband J.C. Huntley, three brothers and two sisters. Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Birch (and husband Mickey) of Tucumcari; two sons Jack Huntley (Connie), and Roger Huntley (Brenda) of Tucumcari; on sister Irene Kidd of Portland, Ore.; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jim Witcher, minister of First Christian Church in Tucumcari, officiating. Burial will be in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery Pall bearers will be Ray Nicoley Eddie Nicoley, Terry Turner, Steve Fought, Mark Whetten and Carlos Ortiz. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Dunn Funeral Home in Tucumcari. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Diabetes Association. Lelah McCarty Lelah "Bonita" McCarty, 89, of House, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 6, 1915, in Enid, Okla. She was an elementary school teacher in Oklahoma, Cimarron, and House. She was the founder of the House Pantry in House, and served several years with the Road Runner Food Bank in which she received a number of U.S.D.A. Awards. Survivors include four sons, Charles Harmon, Thomas Eugene Harmon of Van Leir, Tenn., Max Albert Harmon of Kentucky, and the Rev. Jewel Harmon of Monassa, Colo; four daughters, Carrie Cummings of Fort Worth, Texas, Eva Burnadine Harmon of Cleveland, Texas, Lela Marian Blaylock of Cedar Hill, Texas, and Leila Jean Skaggs of Bucklin, Mo.; 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at House Methodist Church. The Rev. Danny Sanders will officiate the services. Memorial contributions may be made to House Methodist Church, House NM 88121. Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home in Clovis.
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