May 5, 2007 Obituaries

Larry Clifton Klaverweiden Services:  2 p.m., Monday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Larry Clifton Klaverweiden, 58, died on Thursday, May 3, 2007, at his home in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Mr. Klaverweiden was born Oct. 26, 1949 in Tucumcari.  He was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church.  He graduated […]

Tucumcari woman’s dream comes true with hospice

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun The dream of longtime Tucumcari native Earlene Klaverweiden was to open a hospice in town. Although she died four months ago, she was around to witness that dream — as did more than 100 others who showed up for the 10th anniversary celebration of the Helping Hands Hospice on […]

Guided tours showcase town

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun When former Tucumcari residents Paul and Rosa Trujillo came back to visit this week for the first time since 1956, they said they did not expect a lot of what they saw. Yes, Route 66 was still there. Yes, the Spanish Baptist church where they were married was still […]

Obituaries, June 8

Hazel Callison Hazel M. Callison, 90, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at her home in Des Moines, Wash., following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 28, 1914, in Protem, Mo. She was a longtime Tucumcari resident before moving to Washington about eight years ago. Family members said she was a retired supervisor working for […]

Hospice eases pain of dying

William Thompson Jerry Klaverweiden, a former United Methodist minister, recently took over as administrator of Helping Hands Hospice. The local hospice provides free care and support to the dying and their loved ones in Quay County and surrounding areas. “The central core of what hospice is all about is ‘No human should have to die […]