Death notice: Marguerite Hodges

Marguerite Hodges, 88, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, in Tucumcari. She was born Aug. 28, 1921, in Conway, Ark. Survivors include her children, Dean Hodges, Dale Hodges, Bobby Haddon and Patsy Langley. Services have been held. Information: 461-3815.

Donald Sherman Hammer

Services: Have been held. Donald Sherman Hammer, 84, a resident of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007. He was born in Amistad, N.M. to William F. and Myrtle (Fitzgerald) Hammer, and raised in Mosquero, N.M. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 66 years, Edith (Oliver); two daughters, Donna Durnell and husband, […]

Kenneth Dale Murphy

Services: Have not been planned. Kenneth Dale Murphy, 79, died Sept. 25, 2006 in Clovis. Mr. Murphy was born in 1927 in Dickens, Texas. He had been a resident of Tucumcari and before that had been a truck driver for the Yellow Freight System, living in Albuquerque before moving to Tucumcari. Recently, he had made […]

Blue Swallow to get new owners

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Its sign is a screaming neon blue. People passing through have gotten tattoos of the little bird on their ankles. It’s most likely the most photographed motel in Tucumcari. And now it’s got new owners. Route 66’s infamous Blue Swallow Motel – that’s been featured on Web sites, field […]

Louise Stull

Louise Stull, 87, died in the Coon Memorial Nursing Home in Dalhart, Texas on Saturday April 23, 2005 following an extended illness. Stull was born March 21, 1918 in Dalhart. She had been a long time resident of the Nara Visa community. She was a member of the Logan Church of Christ. She was a […]

Bert Stull

Bert Stull long time Nara Visa resident died in Clovis on March 25 following an extended illness. Stull was born June 1, 1917 in Cave City, Ark. He was owner and operator of Bert Stull Trucking of Nara Visa. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was […]

Church holds anniversary celebration

The End of Time Ministries will celebrating their second anniversary Saturday, March 20 at 4 p.m. “We decided to do this (the second anniversary celebration) because, well it has been two years and we wanted to thank the people who have helped us and supported us,” said Pastor of the End of Time Ministries, Dale […]

Family honors man with hand-dug grave

Dave Gragg Family members say Clarence Fought was a cowboy at heart. And he took the cowboy code to heart. Out of respect for that code, his family decided they would pay him one final tribute. “He was an old cowboy and old cowboys buried each other,” said son Dale Fought of Buckeye, Ariz. His […]