Maxine Stanfield

Services: Graveside services will be in Newbern, Tenn. Maxine Stanfield died on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at home in Albuquerque.  She was born in Dyer County, Tenn., on Jan. 2, 1923 to George and Gladys Smith.  She married John Stanfield in Tennessee.  They moved to New Mexico in 1964 and lived in Tucumcari from 1967 [...]

Naomi “Noni” Stadler

Services: 2 p.m..Saturday, a memorial service will be at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Tucumcari. Naomi “Noni” Stadler, 97, died in Lubbock, Texas, on Monday, May 28, 2007.  She was born Dec 16, 1909 to Walter and Anna Barrett in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a child she and her family moved to Whittier, Calif., [...]

Mary Ruth Bugg Morton

Services: Have been held. Mary Ruth Bugg Morton, 89, died Friday, May 11, 2007. Mrs. Morton was born on Dec 13, 1917 to A.H. and Myrtle Bugg in Toyah, Texas. The Buggs were a west Texas pioneer family. Mrs. Morton’s paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Bugg came to Texas in a covered wagon [...]

G. Joe Greenwood

Services: 7 p.m., Sunday a rosary will be recited at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. At 11 a.m. on Monday a mass of resurrection will be celebrated at the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. G. Joe Greenwood, 91, died on Monday, May 7, 2007, at his home in Pamplico, S.C., following an extended illness. [...]

Quay County Artisans: Michael Crane

By QCS Staff Since moving to Tucumcari, New Mexico, three years ago, Michael Crane said many people have asked him: “‘Why here?’ as if no one would move to this little corner of the world on purpose.” Well, Crane did move here “on purpose” he said. “I usually refer them to the unique opportunity offered [...]

2/4 Obituaries

Gilbert Blea Services: Have been held. Gilbert “Gil” Richard Blea, 62, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, in Louisville, Colo. He was born May 6, 1943, in Dalhart, Texas, to Moises and Soledad Blea. The family moved to New Mexico in the 1940s where he graduated in 1962 from Tucumcari High School. He moved to Denver, [...]

9/14 Obituaries

Jennie Myers Services: 1 p.m. on Thursday at Crosier Pearson Mayfield Funeral Home in Cleburne, Texas. Jennie Mae Myers, 98, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005. She was born March 30, 1907, in Cleburne, Texas to W.H. Hutchison and his wife. She graduated from Cleburne High School in 1927 and attended Texas Christian University. She taught [...]

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 [...]

Beverly “Priss” Shepherd obit

Beverly “Priss” Shepherd, 69, of Channing, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005 in Channing. Shepherd was born Nov. 15, 1935 on the Mel Davis Ranch in Gray County to James LeRoy and Bernice Lee (Andis) O’Neal. She attended school in Lefors, Texas. Later she moved to Clarendon, Texas where she met and married Richard Clyde [...]

Commissioners to meet Monday

The Quay County Commissioners have shifted some dates for their meetings during the month of August. The Thursday, Aug. 12 meeting has been moved to Monday, Aug. 9 and the Thursday, Aug. 26 meeting has been moved to Monday, Aug. 23. According to Marissa Gabel of the Quay County Commissioners office, the change was necessary [...]