Malcolm Lyonal Allen turns 100

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Allen D. Payton Malcolm Lyonal Allen — aka “M.L.” or “Bud”– was born Jan. 7, 1911 in Newcastle, Young County, Texas. He was the middle of three children, including older sister Juanita and younger brother William “Bill” Allen, born to William and Marie (Adkinson) Allen.In 1914, his father died at age 27 in a coal […]

Elva Francine Lerke Allen

Services: 3 p.m., Wednesday a memorial service will be at Lomas Chapel, French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., Albuquerque. Elva Francine Lerke Allen, 78, a resident of Albuquerque and a former resident of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, surrounded by her friends and family. She is survived by her children, Lynn (Jerrry) Mosher , Michael […]

Jean Strong

Jean Strong Services: Saturday at 10 a.m., the Hamilton-O’Dell Chapelin Alamogordo. Jean Strong, 79, of Alamogordo died Tuesday in Alamogordo. Mrs. Strong was born May 3, 1927 in Hampton, Ark., the daughter of Nelson Amos and Mary Izora (Parker) Blann. As a young woman during World War II she was a welder on the Liberty […]

Mary Ellen Minnard

Services: Have been held. Mary Ellen Minnard, 68, died Monday, July 3, 2006 in Albuquerque. Mrs. Minnard was born April 10, 1938 in New Mexico. She was a long-time member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Vern Minnard, who died in 2004. Survivors include her husband, Allen […]

Allen Dee Powell, Sr.

Allen Dee Powell, Sr. Services: 10 a.m. on Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Cleora, Okla. Allen Dee Powell of Vinita, Okla., died Friday, June 30, at Harris Methodist HEB Hospital in Bedford, Texas. Mr. Powell was born on Oct. 9, 1933, in Pedernal, N.M. On June 21, 1958, he married Sandra Sue […]

Phyllis Allen

Services: Have been held. Phyllis Allen, 95, died June 14, 2006 at Elizabeth Jane Bivins Home for the aged in Amaraillo. Mrs. Allen was born November 9, 1910 in Bellview to John and Agnes Phillips. She worked as a nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband Jesse F. Allen in 1986, a minister […]

Dathan Ray Garcia, Vern Allen Minnard

Vern Allen Minnard Vern Allen MInnard, 44, died in Fontana, Calif. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004. Vern Minnard was born March 26, 1960 in Tucumcari. He was a truck driver and a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He is survived by his parents Allen E. and Mary Ellen Minnard of Tucumcari; two brothers, Henry MInnard […]

Anna Allen, Frank Wagner

Anna Allen Anna Allen, 83, died at her residence on Saturday, June 12, 2004. Anna Allen had been a long-time resident of Tucumcari. She was a member of the San Jon Assembly of God Church. She had been a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben B.J. Allen in 2000. She is […]

Area group names ‘Woman of the Year’

The Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari held their Installation of Officers, May 18, at the La Cita Restaurant. Glenda Reid presented the “Program of the Year” awarded to Doris McCoy and the Vocational Committee for their program presented by Nate Allen, of Mesalands Community College in January of 2004. Glenda Reid was chosen the 2003-2004 […]

Obits 9/13

Allen Payton Allen Payton, 69, died Sept. 10, 2003 at Trigg Memorial Hospital. He was born July 28, 1934 in Roy. Mr. Payton was a long time Tucumcari resident and was active in farming. He served is country in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by three infant daughters, two sons, Melvin in […]