May 13, 2006 Obituaries

Luke May Services: 11 a.m. today at Taiban Cemetery Luke Wesley May, 26, of Taiban died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. Born Nov. 25, 1979, in Fort Sumner, he attended school in House. Family members said he loved the outdoors and hunting. He loved being around people and was a good [...]

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Jack Johnson Services: Have been held. Jack Johnson, 82, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at his home in Bard. He was born April 7, 1923, near Clayton in Thomas. The longtime Bard resident was a rancher and farmer who served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death [...]

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Jennie Fields Services: Have been held. Jennie Lou Fields, 82, died on Friday, Dec. 9, 2005. She was born Feb. 7, 1923, in Tucumcari. She had been a homemaker and was a member of the First Christian Church of Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by her husband, Basom (Tucum) Fields, in 1999. She is [...]

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Walter Carlson Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Walter Carlson, 81, of Tucumcari, died Friday, July 22, 2005, at Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari. He served his country and was a military veteran. He was of the Baptist faith. The Rev. Jim Witcher will officiate the services. Burial will be at [...]

June 29 Obituaries

Lloyd Morrow Mr. Lloyd Morrow, 74, of House, died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Woodmark Hospice in Albuquerque. He was born on Feb. 14, 1931, in House, to C.A. and Pearl Morrow. He was born in the same home he lived in most of his life. He served for several years as a council member [...]

‘We come here to remember’

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun – Friends, relatives of deceased veterans gather at Memorial Cemetery to pay respects. On a sunny Memorial Day in Tucumcari, relatives and friends of deceased veterans came to Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery to pay their respects. Benny Sandoval drove from Garden City, Kan. The former Tucumcari resident, army specialist, and [...]

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Debra Whittington It was originally known as Decoration Day and later called Memorial Day. The date for this day of remembrance was set for May 30 until it was changed in 1971 to the last Monday in May to give people a longer holiday. What was known as a solemn observance was changed into a [...]

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Nola Schubert Nola Schubert, 86, died in New Braunfels, Texas on Feb. 28, 2005 following an extended illness. Schubert was born Feb. 4, 1919 in Sagerton, Texas. She was a retired registered nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband Quintas Mathis Schubert in 1991. Survivors include a son Marshall Schubert (and wife Julie) [...]

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David Arellano David Arellano died Feb. 23, 2005. He was preceded in death by his father Bernabe Arellano in 1997. Survivors include his mother Rose Arellano of Tucumcari; brother Patrick Arellano and sisters Roselee Arellano and Carolee Arellano. Rosary will be at 7 p.m Sunday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Mass of the [...]

Volunteers salute Veterans Day with flags at cemetery

TV Hagenah As the blustery wind blew Wednesday afternoon, a handful of men and women wandered through Memorial Park Cemetery reading each headstone. When they found anything on the incription of the headstones that said the individual lying there had been a member of the U.S. military while alive, they put a small 8 X [...]