Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon

Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon, 86, died at his residence in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Mr. Alarcon was born March 7, 1920 in Tucumcari. He […]

March 8, 2006 Obituaries

Joe Elevario Services: Have been held. Joe H. Elevario, 58, died Thursday, March 2, 2006, in Albuquerque. Mr. Elevario was born April 19, 1947, at Newkirk. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. He was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad. Mr. Elevario was preceded in death by a brother, […]

11/19 Obituaries

Mary Lavender Services: 10 a.m. on Monday at Beevers Cemetery in Quay County. Mary Lavender, 68, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, in Cerritos, Calif. She was born July 28, 1937. She is survived by her husband John Lavender; one son, Joe Lavender of Melrose; one daughter, Cindy Lavender of Cerritos; one brother, Joe Richards of […]

July 9 Obituaries

Ida L. Martinez, 80, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at her son’s home in Veguita near Belen. She was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Tucumcari. She had been an active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Floyd Martinez in 1990, and a daughter, Lupe […]

Joe Liles

Joe Liles, 96, died Tuesday April 26, 2005 in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Liles was born on Dec. 6, 1908 near Altus, Okla. He was a farmer in the San Jon area for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of San Jon. He married Lillian Dunn in 1930. He […]

Willie Ennis

Willie Clinton Ennis, 77, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, in Cheyenne, Wyo. He was born on Jan. 17, 1928, in Coalgate, Okla., to Arson and Evelyn Ennis. He married Roxie Williams Townsend on Jan. 24, 1945, in Ada, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; […]

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 […]

Joe Wayne Wallace, Robert and Mary Jane Steiner

Joe Wayne Wallace Joe Wayne Wallace, 54, of Las Cruces, died Thursday, June 17, 2004. He was born Jan. 27, 1950 in Tucumcari. He was the owner/operator of Wallace Construction. He was also an outdoors man, farmer, gardener and fisherman. He is survived by four children: Shane and Kristy of Albuquerque, and Casey and Tammy […]

John C. Reed, Joseph R. Carlson, Joe Mario Cordova

John C. Reed John C. “Johnny” Reed, 52, died at his home in San Jon on Wed. Feb. 4, 2004. John Reed was born Aug. 19, 1951 in Tucumcari. He attended and graduated from the San Jon School System. He had been a member of the Elks Lodge 1172 of Tucumcari, the San Jon Lions […]

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Marcella Jenkins Marcella Jenkins, 85, died Sept. 2, 2003. She was born Oct. 17, 1917 to Issiac Oren and Nellie Raye Etheridge Durham on a small ranch in Obar. Mrs. Jenkins was the valedictorian of her senior class and after high school studied music at Eastern New Mexico University. At an early age, she and […]