1-13 Obituaries

Wanda C. Tarpley Wanda C. Tarpley, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Albuquerque. She was born on Jan. 26, 1927 in Melrose. She is survived by her sister Ouida Lowrey. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the Center Street Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Information: 505-823-9400.

Wanda Lee Bradford 

Services: At noon Sunday memorial services will be at the Elks Lodge in Tucumcari. Wanda Lee Bradford, 73, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 in Dalhart, Texas. Wanda Lee Ratliff was born in Flagstaff, Ariz., to Skeets and Dora. A longtime resident of Tucumcari, she was a talented crafts-person, her family said. On Aug. 19, 1992 she […]

Doug Walker

Services: Graveside services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Doug Walker, 53, died at his residence in Tucumcari on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007.   Mr. Walker was born Nov. 13, 1953 in Tucumcari. He had been a Chef.   Surviving Mr. Walker are his mother, Wanda Walker of […]

Wanda Smith

 Wanda L. Smith Services: Graveside Funeral Services at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Wanda L. Smith, 79, died Thursday following an extended illness. The daughter of Fred and Mae Latham, Mrs. Smith was born March 1, 1927 in Paragould, Ark. She was married to David “Dee” Smith on Aug.13, 1947. […]

Seventh grader recognized for essay

Tucumcari seventh grader Desirae Evans was honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution for her state winning essay, “The Louisiana Purchase; Thomas Jefferson’s Presidential Legacy.” Evans was accompanied by her grandmother , Wanda Evans when she attended the 84th State Daughters of the American Revolution Conference in Carlsbad where she read her essay at […]