Nancy Archibeque

Services: Have been held. Nancy Archibeque, 60, died Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2007, in Tucumcari. Ms. Archibeque was born Aug. 10, 1947 in Vaughn to Juan Andres and Soledad Armijo Archibeque. She was reared and attended schools in Vaughn. She was currently working at the Microtel Inn in Tucumcari at the time of her death.  She  [...]

Mother and son duo take to the screen

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari mother and son have been spending time together on the silver screen. Donna Booher and her son, Gerren Loman, of Tucumcari can be seen in the remake of the 1957 western-action film, “3:10 to Yuma,” staring Russell Crowe, Christian Bale and Peter Fonda. The film opened on [...]

Lucretia A. Wells

Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Royal Estates, El Paso, Texas. Lucretia A. Wells, 94, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007. She was a long time El Paso resident after moving here from Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by husbands, Josh Babers and Clyde L. Wells and son Charles T. Babers. She is her survived by [...]

Jan Kelt Pettis

Services: 2 p.m. today at the Faith Lutheran Church in Albuquerque. Jan Kelt Pettis, 61, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Albuquerque after a lengthy and courageous battle with breast cancer. Mrs. Pettis was born in Tucumcari and graduated from the Tucumcari High School where she was active in school activities and sports.  Mrs. Pettis [...]

Bobby McAda

Services: Private services scheduled. Bobby Eugene McAda, 75, formerly of Tucumcari, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Niceville, Fla. Mr. McAda was born in 1932 in Floydada, Texas, to Grady and Bernice McAda. He was a graduate of Tucumcari High School and operated Gulf Gas Stations on Route 66 in the 1960s and 1970s. He [...]

Last dip in the pool

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Friday night about a dozen adults and children made the last summer splash in the city’s new pool. The pool, which opened June 19 after being closed for two years, closed last night for the season – much earlier than anticpated. Ten-year-old Anthony Ramirez said he comes to [...]

Felipe E. Lopez

Services: 7 p.m., Tuesday, a rosary will be recited at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church. At 7 p.m., Wednesday graveside services will be at Newkirk, N.M., Felipe E. Lopez, 75, died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at his home following an extended illness. Mr. Lopez was born in Newkirk, N.M., on Dec. 10, 1931. He moved to [...]

Martha Chavez Shoemaker

Services: 10 a.m., Wednesday visitation at Tarpening & Son Chapel, 1 West Grand, Artesia, N.M. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, a rosary will be recited at the Terpening & Son Chapel. 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Artesia, N.M..   Mrs. Shoemaker, 80, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at her home [...]

Evelyn Katherine McKay Bollinger

Services: 1 p.m., Monday at Dunn Memorial Chapel. Evelyn Katherine McKay Bollinger, 78, died Jan. 31, 2007 in St. Cloud, Fla. She was born March 22, 1928 in Clayton. She graduated from the Clayton High School in 1945. She attended Eastern New Mexico College for one year and began her teaching career in the fall [...]

2007 Basketball homecoming queen to be selected Thursday

The student body of Tucumcari High School will vote for the 2007 Basketball Homecoming Queen on Thursday. The Quay County Clerk, Ellen White, will conduct the election with the help of her office staff. The students will use real ballots for this election. Homecoming queen candidates are Janna Kirksey and Cydnie Rich. • Janna Kirksey [...]