Aug. 15 Obituaries

Betty Sommerville, 71
Mrs. Betty Sommerville, 71, of Clovis, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at her home.
She was born on Sept. 29, 1932, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Alma and Alonzo Harter.
She grew up in Des Moines, Iowa where she attended school. She married Larry G. Sommerville on Nov. 21, 1956, in Las Vegas Nev. She was active in church and enjoyed singing, especially gospel music. She sponsored a child in Africa for more than 25 years. They moved to Portales in 1990, and for the past two-and-a-half years she has made her home in Clovis with her daughter and son-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Wallie and James Harter; a daughter, Rebecca Osborne; and her husband.
Survivors include three sons, James Sommerville (and wife, Therese) of Santee, Calif., David Sommerville (Deana) of Campo, Calif. and Larry Sommerville (Rebecca) of Albuquerque; two daughters, Janice Bambalere (John) of El Paso, Texas and Kelley Herald (Scott) of Clovis; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel in Portales. Donald Hay will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Portales Cemetery.
Pallbearers are James, David, Larry and Nathan Sommerville, Scott Herald, and James Williams.
Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.