Fund raiser for monument scheduled

TV Hagenah It has been a long time coming, but the granite stones that will make Veterans’ Park, Veterans’ Memorial Park are a little closer because Lydia Fazekas is back on the job of trying to raise funds for the project. According to Tucumcari Mayor Pro Tem Antonio Apodaca, Fazekas has been the driving force […]

Norma Jean Baum Gray, Rex B. Foote

Rex B. Foote Rex B. Foote, 84, died in Tucumcari on Monday July 19, 2004 following an extended illness. Rex Foote was born Dec. 3, 1919 in Orlando, Okla. He was a farmer in the Tucumcari area for many years. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He is Survived […]

John S. Upton

John S. Upton John S. Upton, 90, died June 27 at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Upton was born Oct. 21, 1913 in Roswell. Upton was a rancher in Roswell and also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Upton is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. […]

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 […]

Ex-DA honored

TV Hagenah Former Tucumcari area District Attorney Victor C. Breen was chosen by the National District Attorneys Association Executive Committee as one of the five individuals’ names to be placed on the Prosecutors Memorial at the Ernest F. Hollings National Advocacy Center in Columbia, S.C. The memorial honors prosecutors killed in the line of duty. […]

Mate, Bell, Coughenour, Meeks, Budley, Garcia

Shirley Bell Shirley Bell, 67, died at Trigg Memorial Hospital Tuesday, May 11, 2004 following a brief illness. Shirley Bell was born Feb. 7 1937 in Burleson, Texas. She had been making her home in Tucumcari for 25 years. She was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church of Tucumcari. She had been […]

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 […]

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 […]

Altrusa Sets book drops

TV Hagenah According to Glenda Reid of the Tucumcari Altrusa organization, on Monday, March 8, the Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari placed a “little blue house” book drop box in the lobby of the Wells Fargo Bank on First Street in Tucumcari. Reid said the book drop box will serve as a focal point for […]

Obits, jan 3

Pauline Martinez Pauline Martinez, 64 died on December 26, 2003. She is survived by one son Anthony Martinez; six daughters Margaret Martinez, Mildred Camacho and husband Luis, Rosie Martinez, Jeanette Martinez, Gina Martinez and husband Weldon Porter and Bernadette Martinez; five brothers Julio Chavez, Tim Chavez and wife Helen, Reyes Chavez and wife Trinie, David […]