Milton Hall

Milton Hall, 90, died March 21, 2005 at Laurel Hills Health Care following an extended illness. Hall was born August 17, 1914 in Quay County. He was a lifetime resident of Tucumcari and Quay County. He was the owner-operator of the Hall Lumber Company, East of Tucumcari. He was a member of the First Baptist [...]

Gene J. Lehr obit

Gene J. Lehr Gene J. Lehr, 77, of Tucumcari, died in Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari, Feb. 9, 2005. Lehr was born Feb. 2, 1938 in Chandler, Okla. He was a retired U.S. Government Civil Service employee. He had served in the Navy as well. He was a lifetime member of the Veteran of [...]

Rita L. Smith, Frankie Joe Padilla

Rita L. Smith Rita L. Smith, 84, died Saturday morning, July 31, 2004 following an extended illness. Rita Smith was born July 15, 1920 at Paducah, Texas. She was a member of the Logan First Baptist Church. She had been a homemaker. She was preceded in death in 1997 by her husband W.J. Smith. She [...]

Vance, Cordova, Williams-McLarnan, Dudley

Joan Troutman Vance Joan “Joanie” Troutman Vance, 62, died in Tucumcari Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004. Joanie Vance was born August 3, 1941 in Tucumcari. She attended and graduated from the Tucumcari School System in 1959. She was an active member of the Center Street United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Board of [...]

Mae B. Taylor 1-14

Mae B. Taylor, 87, died in Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004. Mae Taylor was born Nov. 8, 1918 in Baker City, Ore. She has been a resident of Tucumcari since 1961, moving to Tucumcari with her husband Richard. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She had been a [...]

Ask Jesus into your heart

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place [...]

Obits 9/27

Benevieve Griego Genevieve “Billie” Griego, 65, died Sept. 24, 2003 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Aug. 8, 1938 in Tucumcari to Antonio and Paublita Lopez. Mrs. Griego attended the Tucumcari public school system. She married Manuel Griego Sept. 27, 1958, which would have made today their 45 wedding anniversary. Mrs. Griego [...]

August 20, 2003

Helen L. Dunn Helen Dunn, 89, died Friday, August 15, 2003, in her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1913 in Lindsborg, Kan. Mrs. Dunn grew up in Lindsborg where she attended the Lindsborg School System. She later graduated from the Bethany College at Lindsborg, Kan. with a major in chemistry and minor in mathematics. [...]

Obits 6/18

Wanda Coots Wanda Dale Coots, 89, died Sunday, June 15, 2003 in Big Spring, Texas. She was born Oct. 3, 1913, in Rosebud. She graduated from Clayton High School and was a member of the First Christian Church in Tucumcari. She was a bank teller in Nara Visa and later at the Citizen’s Bank in [...]

Today’s Obituaries

Sam Kinard Mr. Sam Kinard, 81, of Amherst, Texas, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at Golden Age Nursing Center in Clovis. Services are10 a.m. (CST) Monday at Myrtle Cemetery in Ennis, Texas. Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales. Harrison Drake Mr. Harrison Drake, 91, of Hurst, Texas, a retired flour miller, died Wednesday, Feb. [...]