Sept. 27 Obituaries
Published: Monday, September 26th, 2005
Barbara Ford Services: 2 p.m. today at Central Christian Church in Portales. Mrs. Barbara Ford, 68 of Portales, died Sept. 23, 2005, at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Feb. 28, 1937, in New York, N.Y., to Julia and Harry MacNeil. She grew up in Long Island, Prescott, Ariz., and Albuquerque. She graduated from Highland High School in Albuquerque. She attended Texas Women’s University and the University of New Mexico, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education. She was married to Richard Merton Ford in Albuquerque on Sept. 5, 1958. In 1962, they moved to Los Alamos. She was the activities director of the Los Alamos Church of Christ Day-Out Program. She moved to Portales in 1996 and worked as an activities aide for what is now Heartland Continuing Care Center. She was a member of the Central Christian Church of Portales and the Beta Sigma Phi. Family members said she was a generous person who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, reading, crafts, and traveling. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband who died July 15, 1974. She is survived by two sons, Matthew Ford (and wife, Mary) of Dallas and Richard Ford of Terrell, Texas; a daughter Alexandra “Sandy” Floyd (Thane) of Portales; and five grandchildren, Jared, Jody Floyd, Jennifer, Charis and Aaron Ford. Allen Conner will officiate services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be sent to the American Diabetes Association, New Mexico Affiliate, Inc. 525 San Pedro NE Suite 101, Albuquerque, NM 87108. Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales. Christopher Eugene Baglien Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, at 21st Street Church of Christ. Christopher Eugene “Chris” Baglien, 48, of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Dec. 25, 1956, to Eugene and Anne White Baglien in Wimpole, England. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1975. He married Trudy Wiggins on March 15, 1980 in Clovis. He was a general sales manager for Hamilton Big Country Ford and was retired from the New Mexico Mounted Patrol, and a member of 21st Street Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife; a son, Jason Baglien; a daughter, Meagan Baglien; a brother, Nick Baglien (and wife, Sharon) of Clovis; two sisters, Amanda Poulin (Dave) of Clovis and Kym Beaulieu of Lakenheath, England; a nephew, Kevin Poulin; a niece, Kelsey Poulin; and a brother-in-law, Mark Shough (Mindy) and their children, Kelsi and Kirsti, all of Clovis. Mike Kennedy and Cecil Bunch will officiate. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Muffley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are John Duval, Tim Garner, Gary Hamilton, John Jones, John Nigreville and Stephen Whittington. Honorary Pallbearers are all the employees of Hamilton Auto Group. Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home. Kleinive Mitchell Campbell Services: Already been held. Kleinive Mitchell Campbell, 87, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was born to J.H. and Nancy (Hunt) Mitchell on April 23, 1.918, in Delhi, Okla. She was raised in Oklahoma. Her father was a Baptist minister. She attended school at Thomas, Okla., graduating in 1934. She married Hooper Campbell on July 25, 1938, in Guthrie, Okla. She attended Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee and Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in 1945. She worked as a teacher and a principal. She retired in 1972 as a social worker supervisor in Visalia, Calif. Family members said she enjoyed reading, writing, meeting people and traveling. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.H. and Nancy Campbell. She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Ann Stewart (and, husband Wes) of Poulsbo, Wash., and Pauline Baker (George) of Porterville, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Mark, Joel, Paul and Joy Baker, Hope Valines, Gene Michael and Jason Stover; five great-grandchildren, Daniel, Ben and Carmen Baker and Tyler and Hannah Valines; two sisters, Willene Lechtenberg (Bill) of Albuquerque and LaVerne Robbins of Portales. Memorials may be made to Lakey Manor Center (Baptist Village Retirement Center) in Oklahoma City, Okla. Arrangements are by Lockstone Funeral Home of Thomas.
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