Looking back — Dec. 8

December 1962 Twelve students of Tucumcari High School were inducted into the National Honor Society for their outstanding academic record. They were: Nancy Thornberry, Glynda Reilman, Margaret Mundell, Cornelia Martinez, Ricky Hall, Leonard Garcia, Linda Dull, Lita Chavez, Vickie Breen, Dale Blann, Larry Bennett and Richard Reid. Congressman Tom Morris spoke with members of the […]

Judy A. Hall

Services: Have been held. Judy A. Hall, 55, of Alamogordo, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, in Alamogordo. Mrs. Hall was born April 24, 1951 in Tucumcari to Melvin Gene Morris, Sr. and Edna Jane (Hevert) Morris. She graduated from Tucumcari High School and received an Associates Degree in accounting from New Mexico State at Alamogordo. […]

Services for Pat Morris

Pat Morris Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Pat V. Morris, 90, died Thursday, June 15, 2006 in Abuquerque. Mrs. Morris was born March 20, 1916 in Logan. For many years she maintained a home in Tucumcari but moved to Albuquerque eight years ago because of her health. She had been a […]

Former Rattlers catch up with old friends in new times.

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Maybe high school sweethearts Mike and Sara (nee Sanders) Morris will not take their former classmates by surprise when they show up to this weekend’s reunion as husband and wife — but that’s not why they are planning to attend. Mike and Sara Morris, both from Tucumcari High School’s […]

Morris Wilcox

Morris M. Wilcox, 88, of Clovis, died Monday, May 30, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on July 15, 1916, in Tolar, Texas. He moved to Tucumcari in 1946 and worked as a bus driver and in a local grocery store. He owned and operated Wilcox Meat Processing in Tucumcari. He […]

Obituaries 6/1

Gus Byars Gus Byars, 90, of Portales, died Thursday, May 26, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Nov. 20, 1914, in Tucumcari, to Mary and Augustus “Gus” Byars. He grew up in Tucumcari and Fort Sumner. He married Thelma Potter on Oct. 15, 1932, in Santa Rosa. They made […]

Around Town

Thomas Morris, a former state senator for Quay County, was recently named the 2005 Statesman of the Year by the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce. The chamber noted that Morris had served as senator from January 1953 to December 1958, and also served as chair of the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. Morris also served in […]

Performace group brings clean fun to Quay monthly

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Rebecca Cawthon first danced with her husband of three and a half years, Alvin, at a bluegrass music performance. Every fourth Saturday in Quay County Fair barn a club — formed to preserve old time, bluegrass and gospel music — holds a performance. “It’s a real social event and […]

Therese A. Morris, Merle A. Biddix, Agnes Trampe, Virginia Goodson

Therese A. Morris Therese A. Morris, died of cancer at her home in Clovis October 16, 2004. Therese Morris was born September 27, 1947 in Fremont, Ohio the seventh child of George and Anna Becker. Therese came to New Mexico in 1972 where she worked for Tucumcari Public Schools for several years before moving to […]