Roy Eldon Williams, Jr.

Services: 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Moriarty, N.M. Roy Eldon Williams, Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at his home in Moriarty. Mr. Williams was born Nov. 24, 1942 in Albuquerque to Roy Eldon and Mary Jane Winn Williams, Sr. He is survived by his sons, Joe “Pete” Williams, Roy Eldon Williams, III, and […]

Riding for a reason

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Michelle J. Thompson of Glen Ellyn Ill., has been traveling by bicycle since Oct. 21 on Historic Route 66 from Chicago, Ill. to Costa Mesa, Calif. Her goal is to raise money to help her brother John Thompson who is battling oral cancer for the second time in his […]

Henry B. Blair

Henry B. Blair Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Henry B. Blair, 73, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006 at the Baptist St. Anthony Hospital in Amarillo, Texas.   Mr. Blair was born May 4, 1933 in Hildon, Okla. He was a member of the First Baptist Church […]

Richard Roe Simms

Richard Roe Simms Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle Blvd., S.E., Albuquerque. Richard Roe Simms, 90, a resident of Albuquerque, died Aug. 31, 2006. Mr. Simms, the son of The Rev. J. Denton Simms and May Harper Simms, was born in Dulce on Sept. 27, 1915. After receiving a B.A. degree […]

Always be thankful for a big brother

By Lyn Moncus: QCS Columnist Those of us who had an older brother were very fortunate, even though they might not have agreed because they have fairly constant shadows during our early years. Clough, my brother, was eight years older than I, but he was the only one who knew the difference when we lived […]

Youth nominated for tournament in Hawaii

QCS Staff QCS Staff With one brother playing quarterback for the Tucumcari Rattlers and another at receiver, Lucas Benavidez said he and his family have always been more interested in football than other sports. A few months from now, Benavidez hopes that will change a little. Benavidez, an eighth-grader at Tucumcari Middle School, was one […]

Tis the season for childhood memories

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Here we are on the brink of the big day — the day families and churches and people who sell honey-baked hams have all been waiting for. No matter how the holidays go down this year, we will always be stuffed with memories of Christmas pasts — not unlike […]

Football provides bonding opportunities

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor My first encounter with football was getting hit in the head with one. No, it really wasn’t but it sounds funny. And it brings back fond memories of that Brady Bunch episode in which a football smashes into and breaks Marsha’s nose. Ah, the joy of the game. Actually, […]

4/23 Around Town

Billy and Lori Otero and big brother Joseph are excited about the birth of their newest family member. Billy Gage Otero Jr. was born at Plains Regional Hospital in Clovis at 2:22 a.m. on April 8. He weighed in at 8.02 pounds and was 21 inches long. Billy has been very alert, and smiles often. […]

Ruben B. Dominguez

Ruben B. Dominguez, 71, died at his residence in Tucumcari on March 25, 2005 following an extended illness. Dominguez was born on April 16, 1933 in Montoya. He was employed as a Tucumcari police officer for a number of years. He worked as an iron worker in the Farmington area. He later moved back to […]