Antonio “Anthony” Romo

Services: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., today visitation, followed by a rosary, at San Clemente Church in Los Lunas. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday funeral services at San Clemente Church. Antonio “Anthony” Romo, 77, of Los Lunas died Saturday, March 17, 2007, after a long battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 21, 1930 in […]

Joe David Green

Services: 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Logan Church of Christ. Joe David Green, 74, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, in Pampa, Texas, following an extended illness.   Mr. Green was born May 3, 1932 in Shattuck, Okla. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. The former Logan, N.M., resident, operated his own boat […]

Jason Pacheco’s relatives remember happiness

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Jason Pacheco Jr. enjoyed a good joke and he was passionate about martial arts fighting. His involvement in the competitions and, recently, coaching his own team, “brought a lot of happiness to his life,” said Esperanza Madrid, Pacheco’s cousin. Pacheco, 31, was shot to death on Thursday night, outside […]

Tom E. McCarty

Services: The time and date for a memorial service will announced later. Tom E. McCarty, 68, died suddenly on Monday. Jan. 15, 2007. Mr. McCarty was born Feb. 8, 1938 in Tucumcari. He had lived in Tucumcari for the past 15 years. Mr. McCarty had worked for the federal government as a soil conservationist. He […]

Albert L. Foote

Albert L. Foote Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Albert L. Foote of San Jon died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas following an extended illness. Mr. Foote is survived by his wife, DeLois, of 43 years, two children, Albert, Jr., of Clovis and Babette of Snohomish, Wash., and grandchildren, Vincent, […]

Couple finds love, degrees at ENMU

By Helena Rodriquez John and Betty Ellis ironically met in a marriage and family class at Eastern New Mexico University in 1986. They had differing views on marriage, yet they tied the knot and put their education on hold. Twenty years later, following careers in restaurant management and the birth of their two now-teenage daughters, […]

Charles Parks Strain

Charles Parks Strain Services: Today, a memorial service will be held in Glendale, Az., and at 10 a.m. on Monday there will be funeral service at Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana, Clovis. Charles Parks Strain, 97, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, in Phoenix, Az. Mr. Strain was born on Aug. 25, 1909 in Baird, […]

Albuquerque man draws top prize

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Two tickets, one owned by Robert Avery of Albuquerque and the other by Rex Maddaford of Tucumcari, were the last two up. Each had a 50-50 shot at the $15,000. It was the reverse draw and Altrusa’s annual fundraiser on Saturday night at the Elks Club. Maddaford had endured the […]

You betcha

Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Columnist Whenever I hear someone say, “You betcha,” I can’t help chuckling because it brings to mind a TV commercial I can identify with. This guy’s reading the paper when his knockout wife appears in the doorway behind him wearing a knockout dress and asks, “Honey, does this make me look […]

Jean Strong

Jean Strong Services: Saturday at 10 a.m., the Hamilton-O’Dell Chapelin Alamogordo. Jean Strong, 79, of Alamogordo died Tuesday in Alamogordo. Mrs. Strong was born May 3, 1927 in Hampton, Ark., the daughter of Nelson Amos and Mary Izora (Parker) Blann. As a young woman during World War II she was a welder on the Liberty […]