A marriage made in Tucumcari

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When Tucumcari Middle School eighth-grader Cece Garcia went to the Odeon Theater she got more than a bag of buttered popcorn. She found a husband. She cannot recall what movie was playing that day some 30 years ago, but she remembers she sat in the balcony, started talking to the projectionist […]

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Kathi Elofson Services: 2 p.m. on Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness (tentative) Kathi Elofson, 48, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, in Tucumcari. She was born Aug. 27, 1957, in Phoenix. She had been an active member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Tucumcari where she had been a homemaker who was […]

Nothing a problem for this 90-year-old Quay lady

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Longtime Tucumcari resident Thelma Fannie Donwerth said she’s never had any problems, really. Sure, she’s lived in a couple of dugouts, had a house burn down, been through three husbands and was born during a covered wagon trip on the way to Quay nearly a century ago — but she says […]

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Michael Ross Services: Have been held. Michael H. Ross, 71, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, in Tucumcari. He was born on July 19, 1934, in New York to Herbert and Beatrice Ross. He attended Fishburn Military Academy in Virginia and graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. He attended the University of Maryland where […]

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Jennie Myers Services: 1 p.m. on Thursday at Crosier Pearson Mayfield Funeral Home in Cleburne, Texas. Jennie Mae Myers, 98, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005. She was born March 30, 1907, in Cleburne, Texas to W.H. Hutchison and his wife. She graduated from Cleburne High School in 1927 and attended Texas Christian University. She taught […]

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Effie Terrill Services: 10 a.m. today at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis. Effie Belle Terrill, 91, of El Paso, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born on July 12, 1914, in Quail, Texas, to J.W. and Myrtle Jewel Crowley. She married Buster Terrill on Nov. 28, 1935, in Santa […]

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 […]

Fay Marie Hutson

Fay Marie Hutson, of Irving, Texas, died April 2, 2005.  Hutson was born June 2, 1925 in Jacksonville, Texas. She was a licensed minister with Assembly of God Church. She assisted her husband, John M. Hutson, with starting and pastoring churches all through their marriage. One of the churches the couple pastored was in the […]

Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston

Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston, 81, died at the Trigg Memorial Hospital on March 25, 2005 following extended illness. Houston was born August 18, 1923 in Texas. She was a long time resident of the Logan area after moving there with her husband from Clovis. She was preceded in death by her husband Walker “Jiggs” Houston; […]

Beverly “Priss” Shepherd obit

Beverly “Priss” Shepherd, 69, of Channing, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005 in Channing. Shepherd was born Nov. 15, 1935 on the Mel Davis Ranch in Gray County to James LeRoy and Bernice Lee (Andis) O’Neal. She attended school in Lefors, Texas. Later she moved to Clarendon, Texas where she met and married Richard Clyde […]