Sheriff race features experience

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is one in a series related to the June 6 primary elections. This story focuses on the Democratic primary for county sheriff between Joe Schallert and John Barreras. John Barreras wants another chance as the Quay County Sheriff. Joe Schallert wants his first. The two men, [...]

Russell Dwain Downey, Levi Trent Downey, Nelson Barreras

Russell Dwain Downey Russell Dwain Downey, 48, of House, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, in Curry County. Russell Downey was born on July 7, 1956, in Clovis. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in House and secretary of the House School Board. He was a husband, father, and brother. He is survived [...]

Parker Kate Smith, Beatrice Lyon

Beatrice (Barreras) Lyon Beatrice (Barreras) Lyon, 68, died July 9 in Fresno, Calif. Lyon was born June 14, 1936 in Tucumcari where she was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Lyon is survived by five sons, Rudy Garcia, Ricardo Martinez, Raynaldo Martinez, Ronald Martinez and Raymond Martinez. Lyon is also survived by four brothers, [...]

obits 9-20

Virginia Wood Virginia “Gina” Wood, 57, died Sept. 18, 2003 in Bernalillo. She was born May 9, 1946 in Tucumcari. Mrs. Wood is preceded in death by her mother, Lucy Barreras; a brother, George Molinas and stepson Leroy Smith. Survivors include her husband, Gene Wood of Bernalillo, three sons, Joseph Montano, Dean Montano and wife [...]