April 1, 2006 Obituaries

Tomasa Garcia Services: 2 p.m. today at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Tomasa J. Garcia, 77, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albquerque. Mrs. Garcia was born Sept. 18, 1928, in Tucumcari to Andres and Eduvijen Jaramillo. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church of Tucumcari. She had been a […]

March 22, 2006 Obituaries

Maxine Fife Services: 9:30 a.m. today at the Fife Family Ranch Cemetery near Norton. Maxine Fife, 88, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, in Tucumcari. Mrs. Fife was born June 28, 1917, in Norton. Following her graduation, she attained her teaching certificate and was a teacher at the Rose Bud School. She had been active on […]

March 4, 2006 Obituaries

Oletha Yocom Services: 1 p.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tucumcari. Oletha Yocom, 75, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006 in the Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.  Oletha Yocom was born June 29, 1930 in Logan. She had been a home maker. At the time of her death she had been making […]

2-25-2006 Obituaries

Jackie J. Cannon Services: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at 1624 S. Fifth St. in Tucumcari. Jack Cannon, 71, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006 in Tucumcari.  Mr. Cannon was born May 9, 1934, in Roswell to Harvy and Ruby Cannon. He had retired from the New Mexico Army National Guard and later retired from […]

Feb. 18, 2006 Obituaries

Viva H. Coffman Services: 1 p.m. today at Grady United Methodist Church. Viva H. Coffman, 88, of Clovis, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. Mrs. Coffman was born Dec. 12, 1917, in Cameron (Wheatland) to Lee and Georgia Williamson Hutchison. Mrs. Coffman was preceded in death by her parents; her […]

Around Town, June 11

Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Baker of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Dorsha Kober of Tucumcari to Tim Gutierrez of Tucumcari, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gutierrez of Tucumcari. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. June 25 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. The reception will follow at the […]

Perfect attendance awards

Perfect attendance Here is a partial list of Tucumcari Elementary School students who achieved perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks of the 2004-2005 school year. (Some students are not listed because of parents’ privacy concerns.): Preschool Mrs. Bowen — Cheyenne Horne, Rod Dunlap, Xavier Garcia, Sam Nemrow, Caleb Nemrow, Gavin Pate. Mrs. Buxton — […]

Elementary school releases attendance lists

Tucumcari Elementary School recently recognized students with perfect attendance in kindergarten through second grade for the first nine weeks. 100 % Attendance: The preschool classes of Mrs. Bowen, Mrs. Martinez and Mrs. Buxton had 21 students with perfect attendance. In Mrs. Bowen’s class were Sydney Goldston, Caleb Nemrow, Samuel Nemrow, Cheyenne Horne, Taylor Gilmore, Michael […]

Friend’s gift focuses on past, present

Lynn Moncus Throughout our history, we have had a number of people in our county who have been and are real treasures. Many of them have not been recognized because they have so quietly played major roles in the making of our history without any thought of recognition or reward. Mrs. Ethel Sanderson Ernest is […]

‘Age Has Its Privileges’ makes sense

Lynn Moncus Many years ago, one of my mentors gave me some very sound advice about age, long before I even gave much thought to the subject. He told me to remember A.H.I.P. “Age Has Its Privileges,” He explained that we could become eccentric, could behave more strangely with each passing year, and could speak […]