Obits Jan. 7

Gerald Raymond Robinson Gerald Raymond Robinson died January 1, 2004 in Albuquerque. Gerald was born in Riverhead, N.Y., December 23, 1954. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1973 after graduating from Riverhead High School. While in the Air Force, he was stationed in Texas. He came to love the southwest and made Texas his […]

Obits Dec. 27

Mary Ruth Bishop Mary Ruth Bishop, 76, of Tucumcari died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003. She was born in McNairy County, Tenn. in 1927. She had been a home maker and a member of the Baptist Church. For many years she lived in Clovis with her late husband Hulen. After his retirement from the US Air […]

Concert unites music fans

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By Ryan Lengerich The Air Force Band of the West jazzed up Tucumcari Tuesday evening and was treated to a standing ovation by the audience. More than 450 jazz and big band fans of all ages attended the hour and a half show by “Dimensions in Blue,” a 20-person unit of the United States Air […]

Obits Oct. 15

Susie Alice Smart Susie Alice Smart, 99, of Amarillo died Oct. 14, 2003, in Amarillo. She was born in Clarendon, Texas on July 17, 1904 to Maggie and William Johnston. they moved to Tucumcari in 1908, along with her six brothers, Frank, Sam, Jack, Robert, Homer and Milton Johnston. Mrs. Smart went to grade school […]

7/23

Lena Luvany Davidson Buttram Newman Lena Luvany Davidson Buttram Newman, 90, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Albuquerque Manor. The daughter of Carlton and Elizabeth L. Rector Davidson, she was born April 18, 1913, at Plain. She married Avis Artie Buttram on Oct. 1, 1927, in Texas. Living in Forrest, they raised four children. […]

Thanks for a great visit

My mom and I visited Tucumcari recently and we had a great time. I have never visited such a friendly town. Our family homesteaded in Quay County back in 1906 and mom wanted to see the place again. We had planned to stay two days but extended it to seven. Everyone we talked to was […]

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Iva Lee Haines Evitt, 93, of Amarillo died Monday, June 23, 2003, at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital. She was born May 13, 1910 to Bobe and Ellen Brown in Hugo, Okla. She attended school in Logan and married Leland Haines of Logan on Nov. 27, 1927 in Paducah, Texas. During their marriage she worked along […]

May 10, 2003

Camilia L. Apodaca Camilia L. Apodaca, 74, died Friday morning, May 9, 2003, in the Trigg Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Born June 18, 1930, in Dalhart, Texas, she had been a homemaker and attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Tucumcari. She is survived by three daughters: Hope Najera, Henrietta Rede and husband, […]

4/30/03

Loren Scott Loren Scott, 64, died Saturday, April 19, 2003, in the Van Ark Care Center following an extended illness. Born March 8, 1939, in Liberal, Kan., he had been a rancher in the Newkirk area. He is survived by two daughters: Tammy Lee Jackson and Melisa Lyn Sandoval, both of Albuquerque; two sons: Lanie […]

Obituaries

Dolores Stallard Ramsey Dolores Stallard Ramsey, 53, died April 9, 2003, in Ames, Iowa, after fighting multiple sclerosis for many years. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Stallard, she was born April 13, 1949, in Tucumcari. She graduated from the University of Illinois and later served as an electronics specialist for the U.S. […]