Funeral and services

A memorial service will be held for Ronald B. Hoff at 6 p.m., Thursday at the First Assembly of God Church at 524 South Monroe Street.

While always near, God saves from “afar”

Leonard Lauriault Our preacher, Harry Gipson, passed away recently and because he liked to encourage others with a good joke, his brother, who performed the funeral, repeated some of Harry’s favorite jokes, as did other family members. Having come from eastern Kentucky, one particular joke of which I’ve heard many variations, was about the wise […]

Former student’s funeral services part of tradition

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons You have learned that students are among the most special people in my life and that I treasure the bonds that have held us together throughout the years. Of course, the loss of any of them is felt very deeply and makes me more aware than ever of […]

Funeral gives chance to remember

By Debra Whittington “We know that we have passed from death until life, because we love the brethren…” 1 John 3:14 Funerals are known for being somber, tearful events where the departed loved-one’s life is remembered. How wonderful it is when the tears are replaced with laughter as stories are shared. That was the case […]

Tucumcari teacher killed in car accident

QCS staff Family, friends and students attended the funeral Tuesday for Kevin Severance, a freshman science teacher at Tucumcari High School. “Severance had only been teaching at Tucumcari High School for one semester,” said Dennis Roch, assistant superintendent. “Even with his short time at Tucumcari schools, Mr. Severance made a significant impact on students and […]

10-24 Passing through

krungm-krungapassingthrough.jpg

By QCS Staff Name: Tracy Hardy Where we found her: A garage sale on the 400 block of West High Street. Where was she going? Traveled from her home in Amarillo to attend a funeral. She stayed in Tucumcari an extra day to help her sister with a garage sale.. Where did she come from? […]

How will you be remembered

By Debra Whittington Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of […]

Tucumcari mourns loss of Bettie Ditto

1199868901-dittopowwowweb.jpg

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, […]

Phillip Foster

Services: At 7 p.m. Tuesday a rosary will be recited at Rix Funeral Chapel in Hereford, Texas. At 2 p.m. Wednesday a funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hereford. Philip Foster, 39, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas. He was born Aug. 19, […]

Mary Elizabeth Sandoval

Services: At 8:30 p.m.Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Friday funeral services will be held at St. Anne’s. Mary Elizabeth Sandoval, 26, of Las Cruces died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001, at Thomason Hospital in El Paso, Texas. She was born Feb. 6, 1981 in Tucumcari, […]