Miller, David

David F. Miller, 78, of Clovis, died Nov. 24, 2003, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Amarillo. He was born May 4, 1925, in Blanchard, Okla., to Lawrence Finise and Mabel Chloene Gay Miller. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a Seaman 1st Class. He came to Clovis in […]

Kos, Winnie Mae

Winnie Mae Kos Services: Have been held. Mrs. Winnie Mae Kos, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portales, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003. She was born on April 15, 1916, in Elida. She was orphaned as an infant and raised by her grandmother and other relatives. Family members said she was a vivacious, outgoing woman who […]

Chiles, Mary

Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mary Chiles, 83, of Clovis died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born in a small town in Kentucky on Sept. 28, 1921, to Albert and Rhea Morris. She married Albert Chiles on May 20, 1937, in Muleshoe. There are many words that […]

He’s the center of attention one last time

David Stevens “Corina Corina where you been so long “Corina Corina where you been so long “I ain’t had no lovin’ since you’ve been gone.” Joe Urioste loved to strum his guitar and sing that song. “He’d sit out on the porch and sing it,” said Judy Barela, one of his three daughters. “He’d get […]

Casillas, Joseph “Joe Bob”

JOSEPH CASILLAS Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at The Chapel, 1500 Thornton in Clovis.Joseph “Joe Bob” P. Casillas, 49, of Chandler, Ariz., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, in Chandler. He was born on Sept. 1, 1954, in Clovis, to John and Geneva Sparks Casillas. He worked for the Safeway Milk Plant for 22 years. Family members […]

Pruitt, John

John Pruitt Services: Have been held. Mr. John “Honest John” Pruitt, 77, of Clovis, a welder, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 2, 1927, in Foreman, Ark., to George and Rose Terrell Pruitt. He was well known as “Honest John.” He married Dorothy Cassidy […]