Leroy Sena

Leroy Sena Leroy Sena, 61, died at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital in Amarillo , Friday morning, Oct. 15, 2004 following a brief illness. Leroy Sena was born June 3, 1943 in Santa Rosa. He has been a heavy equipment operator for the state of New Mexico. He was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. [...]

Athletes honored

William Thompson Tucumcari High School held its athletic banquet Monday evening and a number of awards were handed out to the school’s athletes. Among the many awards given, two went to the male and female athletes of the year. Ray Johnson, who played on the basketball and baseball teams, was voted male athlete of the [...]

Lafferty, Martin, Inman

A. Clyn Inman A. Clyn Inman, 85. of Albuquerque for 49 years, native New Mexican and a resident of Oahu, Hawaii for two years, died Tuesday, May 11, 2004. Clyn Inman was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Nevada and then was the comptroller for Mossman [...]

Quintana

Ralph Quintana Ralph Quintana, 80, died in Laurel Hills Health Care Facility Thursday, May 6, 2004 following an extended illness. Ralph Quintana was born June 8, 1923 in Montoya. He had been a long time resident of the Tucumcari area. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. [...]

Madrid to run

Grace E. Madrid declared her candidacy for reelection for the position of District 1 County Commissioner. Madrid has served for the past four years as District 1 Commissioner. Madrid is a retired State of New Mexico employee with 26 years service. She has served as president of the League of United Latin-American Citizens and is [...]

Mrytle D. Byrd, Glynn Burland Martin

Myrtle D. Byrd Myrtle D. Byrd, 81, died Friday, April 23, 2004 in Amarillo at the Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital. Myrtle Byrd was born Dec. 3, 1922 in Vinson, Okla. She had been a long time resident of Tucumcari. She had been the bookkeeper for Byrd Truck Repair in Tucumcari and attended the First Baptist [...]

Timothy Wayne Wright

Timothy Wayne Wright, 51, died at his residence in Tucumcari on Monday, March 22, 2004. Timothy Wright was born Jan. 20, 1953 in Tucumcari. He had been a member of the Amarillo Police Department and the SWAT team for that department. He is survived by three daughters, Stephanie of Austin, Bethany and Tiffany both of [...]

Norine L. Robertson

Norine L. Robertson, 103, died on Saturday, March 13, 2004 following an extended illness. Norine Robertson was born Sept. 27, 1900 in Portsmouth, Iowa. She had been an active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and was a charter member of the St. Vincent de Paul Organization, of the St. Anne’s Rosary Society, was a [...]

Nellie Ayers

Nellie Ayers Nellie Ayers, 91, died Monday, Jan. 26, in Sedona, Ariz. Ayers was born June 5, 1912 in Tucumcari. She was a member of the Episcopal Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Ayers is survived by her daughter, Lois Legleu of Sedona and her son, Bud Ayers [...]

Alta Gay Johnson, Elizabeth Zimmerman, Benedicto Lucero

Alta Gay Johnson Alta Gay Johnson, 65, died in Shreveport, La. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004. She was born Dec. 2, 1938 in Tucumcari. Johnson spent most of her adult life in Shreveport, La. where she was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her husband, Shorty Johnson, of Shreveport as [...]