Liberato “Lee” Melquiades Roybal

Services: 9 a.m. today, a funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas. Liberato “Lee” Melquiades Roybal, 71, a lifelong resident of Variadero died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. He was born on Oct. 29, 1936 to the late Reducindo Roybal and Tomasita Tenorio Roybal in Terrero. He was united in […]

Clara Deane Rorabaugh Welker

Services: Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. on Monday followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at the Bella Vista Church of Christ, Bentonville, Ark. Clara Deane Rorabaugh Welker, 86, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, at her home in Bella Vista. She was born on Aug. 17, 1921 in Cordell, […]

Leo Marshall Scruggs, Jr.

Services: Thursday, a celebration of his life for family and friends at the home of Debbie Kay Harville of Alice. Leo Marshall Scruggs, Jr., 70, died Friday, March 30, 2007, in Corpus Christi, Texas, following complications from surgery. Mr. Scruggs was born Feb. 11, 1937 in El Paso, Texas. He lived in Tucumcari from 1941 […]

JD Lopez

Joe D. “JD” Lopez Services: A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, also at St. Anne’s. Joe D. “JD” Lopez, 70, died Sept. 6 in Albuquerque, following an extended illness. Mr. Lopez moved to Albuquerque five years ago […]

Leo Marshall Scruggs

Leo Marshall Scruggs died March 30, 2005 at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Scruggs was born in 1916 in Denver, Colo. As a youth he began working for Southern Pacific Railroad, where he worked for 42 years, retiring as a conductor. His family said that he was greatly loved and will be missed. Scruggs was […]

3-16 obits

George Martinez, 76, died March 13, 2005 in the Cancer Center of American in Tulsa, Olka. following an extending illness. Martinez was born April 22, 1928 in Trujillo . He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers after serving for 33 years at Conchas Dam. He was a member of St. Anneís Catholic Church in […]

Dean, Gower

Leo G. Dean Leo G. Dean, 84, died June 4, 2004 in Albuquerque. Leo Dean was born in Clovis on Dec. 6, 1919 and lived in Tucumcari from then until 1958. He married his wife Effie Aug. 22, 1941. He served in the army during World War II as a paratrooper. He was preceded in […]