2-10 Obituaries

Thelma Lonita Hazen Thelma Lonita Hazen, 85, died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, in the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Santa Fe. She was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Sweetwater, Texas. Survivors include her sons Charles Knotts, James Hazen, Richard Hazen and Perry Hazen. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mosquero Community Church at Mosquero. Information: […]

Tucumcari mourns loss of Bettie Ditto

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Former Tucumcari Mayor Mary Mayfield called her �an icon.� Others knew her as �Mrs. Tucumcari.�� Margaret Elizabeth �Bettie� Ditto, a Tucumcari leader and city promoter for six decades, died on Saturday at age 91. She died of acute leukemia at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Texas, said Robert Ferguson, […]

Russell Lynn Hedgecock

Services: At 10 a. m. today at the First Baptist Church, San Jon. Russell “Russ” Lynn Hedgecock, 45, of Farmington died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, in Farmington. He was born Oct. 5, 1962 in San Diego, California to Charles and Patricia Terry Hedgecock. Mr. Hedgecock graduated from Farmington High and went on to West Texas […]

Charles Franklin Marshall

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Services: At 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Dunn Chapel in Tucumcari. Charles Franklin Marshall, 86, of Tucumcari died in Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007. Mr. Marshall was born Jan. 7, 1921 in Jean, Texas, the youngest son of Fred and Jewell Marshall. At age 3, Charles’s family moved from east Texas to […]

September 1984

Karen Lamb of San Jon was named Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s 1984 World Champion Steer Undecorator. … After 15 years of operating Third Street Grocery, Jim and Glenda Gentry sold to Charles and Joyce Watson of Albuquerque. …Lillian Redman, owner of the Blue Swallow Motel, was featured in National Geographic. … Girl Scout Troop No. […]

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, […]

Charles R. “Bob” Keele

Charles R. “Bob” Keele Services: None scheduled. Charles R. “Bob” Keele died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006 in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Keele was born In Lovell, Wy., in 1940. He lived for many years in Montana, where he was an electrician until he retired in 2002. In 2003, he and his wife, Joan, retired to Tucumcari […]

Nona Moore Lizut

Nona Moore Lizut, 81, died April 6, 2005 in Albuquerque. Lizut was the youngest of seven children born to Charles “Doc” Moore and Alba Smith in Quay. Her parents homesteaded in Dobson in 1919 and moved to Quay in 1921. Lizut graduated from Tucumcari High School and moved to Santa Fe and married Charles Price, […]