10/5 Obituaries

James Willis Services: 6 p.m. on Saturday a celebration of his life at First United Methodist Church in Carlsbad. James Joseph (Joe) Willis, 79, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, in Carlsbad. He was born April 28, 1926, in Nara Visa. He attended Melrose High School where he was a three-year letterman in football, basketball and […]

Obituaries 6/1

Gus Byars Gus Byars, 90, of Portales, died Thursday, May 26, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Nov. 20, 1914, in Tucumcari, to Mary and Augustus “Gus” Byars. He grew up in Tucumcari and Fort Sumner. He married Thelma Potter on Oct. 15, 1932, in Santa Rosa. They made […]

3-16 religion briefs

€ The End Time Ministries, 424 S. Monroe St., will celebrate its third anniversary at 3 p.m. Saturday. Pastor Eliseo Padilla from Denver, Colo. will preach. The services will be in Spanish and English, and anyone in the community is invited to attend. There will be a meal served following the service. For more information […]

2/23 Obituaries

David R. Fister David R. Fister, 70, passed away in the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque on Feb. 17, 2005. Fister was born Dec. 11, 1934 in Brush, Colo. to Floyd and Lois Fister. He was a heavy equipment mechanic and taught diesel technology at Casper Communiy College in Casper, Wy, Laramie Wy. and at Pueblo […]

Laverne A. Pearcey

Laverne A. Pearcey Laverne A. Pearcey, 81, of Aztec, died Feb. 9, 2005 at his residence. Pearcey was born March 26, 1923 in Bennett, Colo. to Roland and Helen Pearcey. He was a member of the Tucumcari Lions Club, the Farmington Elks Club and the Aztec American Legion. He served in the Army during World […]

Merlin Engesser, Colton Schweizer

Colton Anthony Schweizer Colton Anthony Schweizer, 8, died April 2 in an automobile accident near Raton. Schweizer was born Jan. 15, 1996 in Aurora, Colo. Schweizer is survived by his parents, Jeffrey and Stacia Schweizer of Aurora, Colo. Schweizer is also survived by his brother, Charles, and his grandparents, George and Joyce Shelley Ervin of […]