In Tribute: 2008

Editor’s note: Following are names of those with area ties who
died in 2008. The list was compiled by Administrative Assistant
Caritina Pineda and proofread by PNT Senior Writer Argen Duncan. Any
omissions or errors will be corrected in our online publication at
www.cnjonline.com. Please call Pineda (763-6991) or Duncan (356-4481)
with corrections.


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Aguirri, Miriam “Jolly,” 83, of Portales, Feb. 27
Akers, Dorothy, 92, of Clovis, Nov. 26
Aki, David, 37, of Hawaii and formerly of Clovis, Sept. 26
Albright., Kenneth O., 76, of Clovis, Jan. 27
Alexander, Estella, 94, of Clovis, Dec. 4
Allen, Larry, 64, of Portales, April 8
Allen, Robbie, 96, of Portales, Dec. 28
Allison, Fred, 70, of Portales, Aug. 5
Anaya, Gilbert, 79, of Clovis, Nov. 6
Anderson, June, 84, of Clovis, Feb. 17
Anderson, Linda Jo Bresenham, 40, of Lenoir, N.C., Aug. 18
Arington, Zelma, 74, of Clovis, Oct. 4
Armijo, Felix Jerry, 55, of Clovis, May 29
Arp, Omea Fae Arp, 80, of Grants, Aug. 13
Ashcraft, Katherine, , 89, of Portales, Aug. 23
Austin, Bessie, 94, of Ventura, La, Jul. 7
Aye., Ernest R., 91, of Clovis, Jan. 27

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Bailey, Pauline Nichols, 94, of Morton, Texas, Feb. 5
Bain, Jean Elizabeth, 84, of Clovis, Aug. 27
Baird, Robert, 43, of Myrthe Beach, S.C., June 20
Bakanas, John Gary, 53, of Portales , Aug. 7
Baker, Grace, 98, of Missouri City, Texas and formerly of Portales, Jul. 11
Baker, Nile L., 94, of Roswell, April 16
Baker, Oleta, 87, of Portales, May 30
Banister, Sylvester III, 58, of Ithaca, Mich., and formerly of Portales, May 14
Banister., Ralph G., 91, of Clovis, Jan. 10
Barbee, Glen, 81, of Portales, Nov. 11
Beasley, Jere D., 68, of San Antonio, Jan. 31
Bell, Ron, 68, of Wichita Falls, Texas, Aug. 15
Best, Annie, 98, of Portales, Aug. 27
Beverage, Carolyn, 62, of Floyd, Sept. 23
Black, Clara “Bayne,” 90, of Portales and formerly of Roswell, Sept. 6
Bond, Jack, 92, of Moriarty and formerly of Tucumcari, April 29
Boreing, Selma Lorene, 90, of Portales, May 2
Bostwick, Ellen, 79, of Melrose, Aug. 1
Boucher, Rozelle, 85, of Niceville, Fla. and formerly of Clovis and Portales, Nov. 11
Bourlon, Dorris, 82, of Texico, Jul. 19
Bovell, W.T. “Billy,” of Melrose, March 31
Boyle, Millie, 91, of Portales, Dec. 13
Brakebill, Donald D., 43, of Amarillo, Jan. 30
Breeze, Zola, 87, of Hereford, Texas, Jul. 12
Brewer, John, 86, of Portales, Sept. 17
Brooks, James “Jack,” 80, of Portales, Jan. 19
Brown, Gary Bob, 49, of Portales, Sept. 12
Brown, Georgia, 84, of Portales, Aug. 8
Brumfield, Inez Myrtle Clark, 77, of Davis, Okla., Aug. 31
Bull, C.T. “Tommy,” 66, of Portales, Aug. 15
Burden, Elmer, 81, of Portales, Nov. 5
Burdine, Johnny, 59, of Portales, Jul. 27
Burton, Dorine, 91, of Melrose, June 25
Burton, Hazel, 72, of Corona, Jul. 8
Bush, Loreli, 66, of Texico, Sept. 24

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Cadena, Michell Dianna, 44, of Roswell, Sept. 25
Calton, Clytie Lynn Stapp, 91, of Portales, Jan. 26
Cantwell, Tim, 47, of Roswell and formerly of Portales, Aug. 14
Carlson, Peggy L., 54, of Clovis, Aug. 8.
Carson, Berna, 46, of Portland, Ore., Dec. 16
Carter, Alva, 68, of Portales, Nov. 20
Carter, H.D., 81, of Portales, June 8
Chaddick, A.J., 74, of Los Lunas, May 3
Chambers, Anna Belle, 97, of Portales, Dec. 5
Chapman, Don, 69, of Portales, Jul. 7
Chavez, Alejandra, 72, of Portales, Jan. 12
Chavez, Mary, 74, of Fort Sumner, Oct. 5
Cheney, Annie, 80, of Portales, Jan. 4
Chitwood, Andrew ‘Andy,’ 98, of Clovis, Feb. 6
Christian, Mary Frances, 91, formerly of Melrose, Dec. 25
Chumbley, Juanita, 91, of Huntsville., Texas, Jan. 13
Coates, Edward, 78, of Clovis, Dec. 18
Coddington, Ricky S., 49, of Lubbock, Texas, Feb. 13
Cole, Dolores, 46, of Clovis, June 6
Cooper, Miller, 59, of Clovis, Nov. 18
Corbett, Julia Elizabeth, 88, of Portales, April 29
Cordova, Pedro O., 49, of Mosquero, NM, Oct. 8
Cortese, Joseph, 67, of San Juan Capistrano, Ca and formerly of Fort Sumner, Nov. 6
Coslett, Bernice, 86, of Portales, Dec. 3
Coslett, Stephen, 54, of Clovis, March 13
Cox, Eunice, 77, of Albuquerque, Nov. 11
Creamer, Marvin “Skeet,” Creamer, 69, of Lubbock, Jan. 14
Crook, Donald, 74, of Clovis, June 16
Crowley, James R. “Pete”, 77, of Farmington, April 23
Crume, Jason Douglas, 34, of Farwell, Sept. 11
Dahlstrom, Kerstin, 84, of Lubbock, Dec. 27

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Dallas, Sammie Lee, 91, of Midland, Texas and formerly of Portales, May 30
Dannheim, Lorine D., 87, of Farwell, Texas, April 10
Davidson, Dick, 80, of Roswell, March 7
Davis, Bessie Mae, 94, of Oklahoma City, OK, formerly of Eastern NM, Oct. 19
Davis, Cecil M., 76, of Albuquerque and formerly of eastern New Mexico, Aug. 8
Davis, Marguette S., 89, of Portales, Jan. 9
Dial, D.C., 94, of Portales, Aug. 9
Dictson, Irene, 81, of Portales, May 13
Ditto, Margaret “Bettie,” Elizabeth Lins, 91, of Tucumcari, Jan. 5
Doane, Robert LeRoy, 103, of Denham Springs, La. And formerly of Clovis, Aug. 7
Dodgin, Zona, 90, of Portales, Jan. 18
Dominguez, Donna “Higgins”, 83, of Portales, May 8
Duncan, T.Z., 91, of Portales, Jul. 24
Dunlap, Larry, 67, of Brewster, Kan., June 13
Duran, Pauline G., 40, of Portales, Jan. 4

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Earnest, James, M., 75, of Melrose, Sept. 11
Eddleman, Yolanda, 81, of Gallup and formerly of Las Cruces, Nov. 8
Edwards, Eileen, 74, of Portales, Jul. 25
Ellers Jr., John J., 48, of Portales, Feb. 8
Elliot, Raymon Eugene, 78, of Clovis, May 17
Encinias, Louise A., 55, of Albuquerque, Feb. 19
Evans, Dora Dean, 85, of Roswell and formerly of Clovis and Portales, May 25

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Fambrough, Preston Lee, 74, of Hobbs, Sept. 18
Fear, Diana, 54, of Artesia, Oct. 19
Ferrel, Wilma, 85, of Portales, Sept. 20
Field, Mary Christine, 88, of Dora, Oct. 16
Fisher, Glenda, 76, of Clovis, June 2
Flores, Richard, 55, of Portales, Nov. 10
Floyd, John, 78, of Amarillo and formerly of Clovis, Sept. 23
Fontenot, Tyler, 17, of Clovis, June 2
Forbes, Berwyn Slaten, 88, of Little John, Colo., Jan. 6
Foster, Sallie, 68, of Clovis, Jan. 21
Fox, Lois, 83, of Portales, Dec. 27
Francis, Evelyn, 90, formerly of Clovis, Jul. 20
Franco Jr., Rafael, 67, of Muleshoe, Oct. 16
Fraze, Sharen, 64, of Lubbock, Texas, Feb. 29
Frazier, Norvell, 70, of Bedford, Texas, Nov. 8
Freeman, K. Sharon Marie, infant, of Portales, Feb. 1
Freeman, Travis Coty, 19, of Portales, Feb. 7
Fuller, Lenore, 102, of Causey, Feb. 22

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Galban, Manuel, 65, of Clovis, June 17
Gallegos, William Onesimo, infant, of Portales, Sept. 29
Garcia, Albert, 69, of Clovis, Aug. 7
Garcia, Rafael M., 79, of Willard, Feb. 12
Gates, Melvin Monroe Jr., 72, of Clovis, Feb. 20
Gentry, Delta Marie, 88, of Portales, April 2
Gerber, Violet, 77, of Portales, Feb. 22
Germany, Jimmie Jack, 72, of Prescatt, Ariz., Oct. 13
Gilbert, Lewis, 59, of Clovis, Sept. 29
Gilham, Albert N., “Chick,” 94, of Clovis, May 22
Glenn, Buna, 77, of Elida, March 5
Goddard, Josephine, 95, of Ada, Okla., April 5
Goldman, Jerry Ray, 65, of Colorado, Jan. 6
Gonzales, Jerry, 55, of Portales, June 27
Gonzales, Michelle, 31, of Albuquerque and formerly of Portales, Dec. 14
Gonzales, Rumaldo, 97, of Fort Sumner, Jan. 16
Gorrell, Dexter, 77, of Portales, Feb. 4
Gowdy, Viola, 85, of Quay and Roosevelt counties, Feb. 17
Granados, Adela, 41, of Portales, Aug. 18
Grant, Mae “Sally,” 85, of Clovis, Feb. 25
Gregg, William Jr., 81, of Portales, Nov. 12
Gregory, Bertha, 84, of Portales, May 18
Gresham, Charlie Belle, 93, of Portales, Feb. 6
Grimes, Bobby, 74, of Portales, Nov. 14
Gunn, Naomia, 82, of Forrest, Dec. 31

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Hahn, Betty Jean, 74, of Portales, Jan. 26
Hahn, Mary, 76, of Portales, Dec. 2
Hall, Oneida “Neen,” 96, of Portales, Jan. 10
Hamilton, Mildred, 95, of Clovis, Oct. 30
Harriman, Lola, 91, of Clovis and formerly of Portales, Sept. 22
Harris, Lt. Col. (Ret) Lowell “Harry,” 86, of Annapolis., Md., Jan. 6
Harvey, Letta, 90, of Portales, Oct. 7
Harwell, Moreen, 80, of Artesia, Nov. 19
Haseloff, Joe, 49, of Farwell, June 2
Haskew, Billie, 91, of Portales, Feb. 3
Haun, Esther, 83, of Erwin, Texas, Nov. 14
Hays, Michele, 45, of Lubbock and formerly of Portales, May 12
Healy, John, 55, of Portales, Jul. 16
Hendershot, Merline, 83, of Luvington and formerly of Melrose, Sept. 21
Hill, John Davis, 90, of Amarillo and formerly of Portales, Feb. 3
Hinger, Willie Terrell, 101, of Lubbock, Jan. 14
Holland, Barbara Jo, 69, of Tucumcari, April 20
Honeycutt, Joan, 81, of Clovis, Jul. 1
Hughes, Wilma, 82, of Farwell, Texas, Sept. 4
Hutchins, Hubert, 81, of Portales, Dec. 25
Hyatt, R.C., 80, of Roswell, Nov. 4

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Inge, Danny, 41, of Dora, March 11

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James, Elizabeth, 94, of Portales and Clovis, Nov. 2
Jaramillo, Larry Dale, 41, of Edgewood, Sept. 8
Jeffries, James, 85, of Portales, Nov. 29
Jones, Elmer, 96, of Portales, Nov. 17
Jones, Jennie, 87, of Alexandria, Dec. 28
Jones, Martha M., 86, of Clovis, May 22
Jonsson, Sigrid, 68, of Portales, Jul. 31

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Keene, Gary G., 76, of El Paso, Tx., April 7

Kennedy, Jeane, 83, of Clovis, March 30
Kent, Blanch, 78, of Portales, June 6

Kenyon, Joshua, 27, of Fort Sumner, June 1
King, Gerald, 64, of Clovis, May 26
Kraus,
Effie Lenore Steinmetz , 99, of Mesa, Ariz. and formerly of Clovis,
Jan. 20Kremenak, Vincent, 91, of Spokane, Wash., Sept. 13

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Landry, Robert, 93, of Portales, Aug. 27
Laney, Omer Lee, 91, formerly of Curry County, Aug. 26
Leach, Veda, 80, of Portales, Oct. 23
Lee, Norma Rae, 66, of Enid, Okla., Jan. 12
Lehman, Katie, 93, of Aurora, Colo. And formerly of Portales, Jul. 18
Levacy, Winston, 80, of Portales, Aug. 25
Little, Lena Jewell, 90, of Clovis, April 1
Litwiller, Dennis Scott, 44, of Muleshoe, Jan. 24
Lockwood, Joyce, 80, of Clovis, Nov. 22
Lopez, Gilbert Lorenzo Jr., 32, of Clovis, Jul. 24
Luce, Opal, 80, of Portales, Feb. 19
Lucero, Benny, 51, of Portales, April 14
Lynde, Jacqueline, 80, of Portland, Ore., Nov. 15

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Madden, Profetiza, 53, of Provo, Utah formerly of Portales, Sept. 14
Madrid, Dolores, 82, of Portales, Oct. 26
Maes, Mary, 65, of Fort Sumner, Jan. 2
Maestas, Mattthew, 47, of Clovis, Feb. 6
Magness, Lessie Nina “Dickie,” 97, of Farwell and formerly of Elmbrook Estates, Nov. 30
Magness, Velma Irene Staggs, 97, of Farwell, Texas, Feb. 7
Magnusson, John, 67, of Portales, Sept. 24
Maingo, James C., 91, of Amarillo and formerly of Clovis, Jan. 5
Manquero, Armando, 69, of Portales, Jul. 16
Marchman, Emily, 91, of Murfreeboro, Tenn. And formerly of Portales, Dec. 9
Marez, Marcella, 78, of Orange, Calif. and formerly of Clovis, June 25
Marquis, Sara, 56, of Weatherford, Okla., March 20
Martin, Frances, 93, of Portales, Nov. 16
Massey, Larry Dwayne, 60, of Lubbock, Texas, Feb. 4
Mathis, Bob, 61, of Floyd, March 1
Matthews, John A., 75, of Clovis, Aug. 15
McAlister, Floyd, 64, of Portales, Aug. 13
McCrary, Patricia A., 59, of Woodbridge, Va., April 13
McGuyer, Nannie, 95, of Portales, Oct. 10
McPherson Nancy F., 76, of Clovis, Feb. 14
McPherson, Peggy, 67, of Portales, April 29
Medley, Vicky, 48, of Portales, May 15
Meeks, Leonard, 49, of Portales, Oct. 16
Merrill, Peggy, 78, of Phoenix and formerly of Clovis, Aug. 24
Miller, Bernice, 95, formerly of Bellview, March 13
Miller, Carol H., 78, of Portales, May 6
Miller, Nina Sarah, 88, of Los Alamos, Jan. 14
Montague, Hazel, 83, of Portales, Jul. 22
Moon, Duward, 61, of Portales, March 31
Moore, Susan Frances, 43, of Garrison, Mont., and formerly of Clovis, Aug. 5
Morgan, Joan, 77, of Portales, May 22
Moss, Lewis, 73, of Amarillo, Dec. 20
Murray, Florence, 100, of Clovis, Dec. 17

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Nance, James, 73, of Farwell, Jul. 5
Nation, Marie, 88, of Ranchvale and formerly of Portales, May 31
Needham, Bonnie, 60, of Portales, Dec. 13
Newson, Evelyn, 99, of Clovis, Oct. 6
Norris, Mildred, 98, of Clovis, Aug. 29
Northcutt, Pam, 64, of Broadview, Feb. 7
Nutt, Lee F., 72, of Clovis, April 19

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Olguin, Ramon, 77, of Clovis, June 5
Ornelas-Gutierrez, Miguel, 25, of Portales, Oct. 19
Ornellas, Jerry, 72, of Portales, March 14
Ortega, Veronica Marie, 53, of Portales, Aug. 25

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Padilla, Angelina, 62, of Portales, Jul. 23
Paiz, Eumelia, 99, of Portales, June 17
Parker, Alva, 93, of Farmington and formerly from Portales, Nov. 24
Payen, Juan, 96, of Portales, Sept. 29
Pena, Celedon, 58, of Portales, April 30
Peterson, Donald, 60, of Farmington, Feb. 17
Petree, Kerre Lee, 31, of Lubbock, Aug. 17
Peugh, Myrtle, 84, of Boerne, Tex., formerly of Clovis, Dec. 14
Phillips, Georgia Johnson, 90, of Amarillo, March 5
Pieratt, Margaret, 34, of Flower Mound, Tex., Nov. 21
Pierce, Susan K., of Clovis, May 13
Potter, Jack Lee, 73, of Slaton, Texas, Feb. 6
Powell, Reba, 89, of Portales, Jul. 12
Pro, Marjorie, 77, of Roseville, Calif. and formerly of Clovis, March 5
Purcell, William “Bill,” 85, of Portales, Aug. 6
Purcell. Dorothy, 86, of Amarillo and formerly of Floyd, Sept. 16
Putzier-Keith-Golda, 90, of Portales, Oct. 23

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Rasmussen, Kenneth Weare, 85, of Albuquerque, Aug. 4
Ray, Margaret A., 67, of Portales, May 25
Rea, Linton Melvin, 63, of Colorado Springs, March 3
Reeves, Richard, 56, of Lafayette, La, March 23
Richardson, Geneva, 77, of Clovis, May 12
Riedel, Charlotte, 67, of Portales, Dec. 4
Roach, Caylon, 39, of Clovis, Oct. 17
Robbins, Charlene, 74, of Midland, Texas, Oct. 7
Roberson, Elizabeth, 68, of Cadiz, Ky., Nov. 20
Roberts, Johnnie, 75, of Clovis, Jul. 22
Rodgers, Raymond H., 85, of Clovis, May 1
Rodman, Paul Edgar, 78, of Tryon, Okla., and formerly of Clovis, Aug. 14
Rodriguez, Maria, 72, of Portales, Sept. 3
Rogers, Evelyn , 82, of Portales, Feb. 4
Rogers, James Marvin, 64, of Auburn, Kan. Jan. 10
Rohrbough, Patricia, 70, of Portales, Sept. 23
Root, Edwin “Ed,” 71, of Clovis, Dec. 28
Rowland, Betty, 77, of Floyd, Jul. 18
Russell, Haven, infant, of Portales, June 18
Russell, Ralph Darrel, 71, of Portales, Jan. 17

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Sabia, Susie, 69, of Clovis, Nov. 20
Sanchez, Gregoria, 82, of Clovis, Sept. 16
Sanders, Elbert A., 88, of Clovis, March 10
Sanders, Marvin, 79, of Portales, Dec. 14
Santillanes, Priscilla, 66, of Portales, Dec. 13
Schumpert, Ruth, 91, of Portales, Nov. 17
Seales, Charlene, 66, of Portales, Sept. 3
Sechrest, Thomas James, 86, of Hickory, NC, Nov. 20
Seefeld, Lloyd, 54, of Portales, June 27
Segura, Marilla, 56, of Clovis, Dec. 17
Sena, Emijedio, 20, of Carlsbad, Aug. 18
Shannon, Helen, 91, of Irvine, Calif. and formerly from Portales, Nov. 21
Shauf, Stefan, 16, of West Monroe, La., Jan. 19
Shaw, Carolyn, 68, of Elida, Jul. 18
Shaw, Charles Francis (Frank), 91, of Conroe, Texas, May 10
Sherburne, Leon, 72, of Portales, March 11
Simpson, Jimmy W., 63, of Portales, Feb. 7
Sisneros, Connie Bachicha, 65, of Portales, Jan. 13
Smith, Andrew Jr., 81, of Portales, Oct. 7
Smith, Coy, 66, of Orland, Calif., March 17
Smith, Lucy, 81, of Muleshoe, May 28
Smith, Neva Marie, 93, of Wolfforth, Texas and formerly of Clovis, Jan. 7
Smith, Richard E., 85, of Portales, April 23
Sotelo, Arnold Jr., 36, of Portales, Sept. 22
Standford, Jaenene, 78, of Portales, March 3
Stanford, Melvin, 83, of Floyd, April 2
Stanley, Vester “Sonny,” 66, of Lubbock, May 21
Stephenson, Clifton “C.J.,” 91, of Clovis, April 30
Stewart, M. Buren, 92, of Albuquerque, Oct. 9
Still, Wilma, 81, of Monument, Colo., Dec. 20
Stoddard, Emma, 86, of Portales, Aug. 15
Stokes, Aleen, 91, of Portales, Dec. 23
Strange, F. Wade, 71, of Roswell, March 12
Strange, Troy, 64, of Clovis, June 2
Stroud, Ray, 75, of Portales formerly of Muleshoe, June 29
Stubbs, Sally Ida, 90, of Hugo, Okla. and formerly of Portales, Aug. 28

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Talkington, Earl Eugene, 86, of Muleshoe, Jan. 18
Tarango, Nicanora, 81, of Portales, Feb. 25
Taylor, Charlie Newton, 78, of Portales, Aug. 4
Terry, H.R., 70, of Portales, Oct. 4
Terry, Opal, 88, of Portales, Nov. 6
Thompson, Glen Ray, 93, of Clovis, May 5
Tidwell, R.W., 74, of Portales, Dec. 26
Tolson, Katie “Evie,” 75, of Clovis, Feb. 1
Tomlinson, Rebecca, 22, of Portales, June 2
Toombs, Clifford, 69, of Portales, Nov. 22
Townsend, Mytrice, 84, of Clovis, Feb. 12
Townsend, Richard, 74, of Clovis and Ruidoso, June 14
Traughber, Hazel, 86, of Farwell, and formerly of Portales, May 24
True, Lula, 93, of Clovis, Nov. 26
Truelock, Edith M., 75, of Portales, Sept. 12
Tunnell, Thomas F., 82, of Los Lunas and formerly of Clovis, Feb. 26
Turner, Orville Lynn, 62, of Portales, Feb. 11

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Upton, Peggy, 79, of Mankato, Minn. and formerly of House, Jul. 1

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Vance, Conrad, 51, of Fort Sumner, Oct. 8
Vasquez, Martha, 64, of Roswell and formerly of Portales, May 12

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Walker, Daryl Dewayne, 37, of Portales, Sept. 30
Walker, Herbert Leon, 80, of Aspermont, Texas, Aug. 6
Walker, Mary Jo, 75, of Portales, March 22
Wall, Doris L., 78, of Portales, March 13
Wall, Jeneva, 79, of Clovis, May 1
Washington, Larry, 60, of Ruidoso and formerly of Floyd, Jul. 12
Weems, Ruth, 81, of Portales, Jul. 2
West, Asa Tyson, 24, of Mount Vernon, Texas, March 4
West, Mary Bridges, 95, formerly of Portales and Clovis, March 17
Wheaton, Roy E., 80, of Boston, Mass., and formerly of Portales, May 18
White, Benjamin, 58, of Belen, Dec. 15
Wikerson, James Sr., 88, of Portales , March 15
Wilkerson, Preston, 56, of Portales, Aug. 8
Williams, Annie, 96, of Clovis, May 30
Wilson, Alan Dwayne, 50, of Lubbock, Jan. 6
Winegeart, Bobby, 33, of Clovis, Nov. 27
Winkles, Patricia Ann Burford, 63, of Shallowater, Texas, Feb. 8
Wolf, Barbara K., 80, of Crossroads, Jan. 17
Wolf, Barbara, 80, of Crossroads, NM, Jan 07
Wood, Mary, 70, of Cayton, Utah, Oct. 16
Woodburn, Alvin, 89, of Hagerman, April 12
Woods, Earl, 47, of Portales, Oct. 19
Workman, Timothy, 71, of Amarillo, formerly of Clovis, Oct. 8
Wright, Betty Jo, 79, of Roswell, Jul. 12
Wright, Ned, 86, of Clovis, Sept. 14
Wynne, Ruth, 64, of Amarillo, Sept. 17

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Yarbrough, Sylvia Olivia, 68, of Midland, Sept. 15

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Zahn, Richard, 83, of Portales, Dec. 6