Mary Ellen Minnard

Services: Have been held. Mary Ellen Minnard, 68, died Monday, July 3, 2006 in Albuquerque. Mrs. Minnard was born April 10, 1938 in New Mexico. She was a long-time member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Vern Minnard, who died in 2004. Survivors include her husband, Allen […]

March 15, 2006 Obituaries

Billie Martin Garrison Services: Have been held. Billie Martin Garrison, 64, died Sunday, March 12, 2006. Mr. Garrison was born Feb. 16, 1942, in Gran Quivera to Joseph Woodrow and Mary C. Garrison. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Cornstock for four years, then returned to settle in Albuquerque. Mr. Garrison held […]

Holidays bring trials, blessings

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:13-14. The calendar is full with something […]

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 […]

7/16 Obituaries

Ruth Leger Terry Ruth Leger Terry of McAlister, N.M., died on Wednesday, July 13, 2005, with her daughter and granddaughter at her side. She was born in Isador, N.M., to Francisco and Isabel Leger. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first and second husbands, Frank Martinez and Flavious Terry; her grandson, Mark […]

58 named to Mesalands dean’s list

the Dean’s Honor Roll for Fall 2004. The Dean’s List is announced as official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at MCC, successfully complete 12 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and […]

Richmond

Arliegh E. Richmond Arliegh E. Richmond, 72, died in Logan Thursday, July 1, 2004 following an extended illness. Arliegh Richmond was born Aug. 28, 1931 in Phoenix, Ariz. He was retired from a life-time career in law enforcement. He had among responsibilities served as the chief deputy of Navajo County Sheriff’s Office, he was also […]

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 […]

Bread lady returns

William Thompson Mary Jane Edaakie, a member of the Isleta Pueblo tribe and affectionately known to Tucumcari residents as the “Bread Lady”, returned to the Tucumcari Historical Museum Saturday to bake Native American bread in an outdoor oven or “horno.” Edaakie comes from the Isleta Pueblo reservation to Tucumcari twice a year to serve up […]

‘Bread Lady’ cooks Saturday

Mary Jane Edaakie from the Isleta Pueblo will be in Tucumcari today (Saturday) at the Historical Museum demonstrating and selling a variety of Native American pastries and breads. The demonstrations begin at 11 a.m. and will run through 4 p.m. just outside the entrance of the museum building on Adams Street. Edaakie only comes to […]