Willie Ennis

Willie Clinton Ennis, 77, of Norman, Okla., formerly of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, in Cheyenne, Wyo. He was born on Jan. 17, 1928, in Coalgate, Okla., to Arson and Evelyn Ennis. He married Roxie Williams Townsend on Jan. 24, 1945, in Ada, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; [...]

Fay Marie Hutson

Fay Marie Hutson, of Irving, Texas, died April 2, 2005.  Hutson was born June 2, 1925 in Jacksonville, Texas. She was a licensed minister with Assembly of God Church. She assisted her husband, John M. Hutson, with starting and pastoring churches all through their marriage. One of the churches the couple pastored was in the [...]

Gene J. Lehr obit

Gene J. Lehr Gene J. Lehr, 77, of Tucumcari, died in Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari, Feb. 9, 2005. Lehr was born Feb. 2, 1938 in Chandler, Okla. He was a retired U.S. Government Civil Service employee. He had served in the Navy as well. He was a lifetime member of the Veteran of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Floeck, Southerland

Southerland Ray Southerland, 90, died at the Laurel Hills Health Care Center in Tucumcari on Monday, March 22, 2004. Ray Southerland was born April 25, 1913 in Watonga, Okla. For many years, he owned and operated, with his brother, the Southerland Brothers Petroleum Wholesale and Service Station in San Jon. Ray Southerland is survived by [...]

Suspected killer has Quay County ties

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By Ryan Lengerich A man suspected of killing two Oklahoma residents on Saturday is known to have frequented eastern New Mexico in recent months, officials said on Wednesday. Scott James Eizember, 42, is suspected of killing an elderly couple inside their home in Depew, Okla., officials with the Creek County (Okla.) Sheriff’s Department said. Eizember [...]

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Gene Richardson Gene Richardson, 73, of Logan, died Aug. 31, 2003, at his home in Logan. He was born June 25, 1930 in Okmulge, Okla. Mr. Richardson married Clara Jo Winfrey on Aug. 28, 1949. He was a retired minister of the United Methodist Church and served forty four years in the ordained ministry. He [...]