LOVINGTON - Services for Raymunea "Rae" Bailey will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 29, at St. Thomas Catholic Church. The Rev. Leopold Gleissner will officiate.
Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Smith-Rogers Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bailey, 60, died Sunday, June 24, at Nor-Lea Hospital in Lovington. She was born Jan. 7, 1941, in Chupadera, Mexico. She married Russell Charles Bailey on May 11, 1975, in Carlsbad. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Bailey was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, the Moose Lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Mrs. Bailey is survived by three sons, Frank Gonzales of Dallas and Eddie Bailey and Charles Rick Bailey, both of Carlsbad; one daughter, Teresa Zacniewski of Lovington; three sisters, Anita Palma and Corina Leyva, both of Lovington, and Dorothy Reyna of Elk City, Okla.; one brother, Miguel Medina of Lovington; and four grandchildren.
Mrs. Bailey was also preceded in death by her parents and one sister
CARLSBAD - Services for Ruth J. Woollard of Carlsbad were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Kingsley Cemetery in Kingsley, Iowa, under the direction of Denton-Funchess Funeral Home.
The Rev. Paul Evans of Kingsley United Methodist Church officiated.
Mrs. Kingsley, 97, died Sunday, June 17, at Landsun Health Service Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1903 in Chicago.
She married James F. Wollard on Oct. 11, 1926 in Mott, Iowa.
Mrs. Wollard was active in teh Kingsley Methodist Church.
She is survived by her son, Robert Wollard of Lovington; a daughter, Elaine Hefner of Carlsbad; a sister, Ann Croker of Detroit; two grandsons; a granddaughter; a great-grandson and a great-granddaughter.
Mrs. Wollard's husband, James F. Wollard; a brother, Joseph M. Kolkema; and a sister, Mary Thomas preceded her in death.
Services for Thelma Bigham of Albuquerque are pending with Griffin Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bigham, 85, died Saturday, June 23, in Bosque Farms. She was born Feb., 22, 1916 in Texas.
Mrs. Griffin is survived by a son, Earl Bigham of Hobbs, and a daughter, Ann Ford of Bosque Farms.
Aurora R. Pena
Funeral Mass for Aurora R. Peņa of Hobbs will be held at 2 p.m. today at St. Helena Catholic Church under the direction of Calvary Memorial Funeral Home.
Father Pedro Valdez of Our Lady of Guadalupe will officiate.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m.-noon today at Calvary Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Peņa, 54, died Sunday, June 24, at Good Samaritan Village in Hobbs. She was born Dec., 2, 1946, in Carlsbad.
Mrs. Peņa moved to Hobbs from Charlotte, Texas. She was of the Catholic faith.
Mrs. Peņa was preceded in death by her father, Pablo Peņa in 1979.
She is survived by her mother, Agustina Peņa of Hobbs; a sister, Gracie Sosa of Hobbs; five brothers, Tony Peņa of Dulce, Oscar Peņa of Denver City, and Pablo Jr., Xavier and Henry Peņa, all of Hobbs; two aunts; an uncle; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions can be made to VistaCare Family Hospice.
John Henry Dukeminier
Graveside services for John Henry Dukeminier of Hobbs will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rice Cemetery in Rice, Texas, under the direction of Corley Funeral Home.
The Rev. Larry Thompson will officiate.
Dukeminier, 88, died Sunday, June 24, in Hobbs. He was born Jan. 22, 1913 in Rice.
Mr. Dukeminier was a member of First Baptist Church in Hobbs and the Disabled American Veterans. He was employed as a courier.
Mr. Dukeminier is survived by his wife, Esther Mae Dukeminier of Hobbs; a daughter, Gina Menefee of Weatherford; a grandson; two step-grandson; two granddaughters; one great-grandson; three great-granddaughters; and two cousins.
Charlotte F. Drennan
Services for Charlotte F. Drennan of Hobbs will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 25, at First Presbyterian Church in Hobbs. Lewis Wilkens will officiate.
Burial will follow at Prairie Haven Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Chapel of Hope Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Drennan, 73, died Thursday, June 21, at Lea Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 28, 1927, in Canyon, Texas. She married Calvin "Ozzie" Drennan on Sept. 30, 1956, in Hobbs. He preceded her in death in 1989.
Mrs. Drennan and her husband owned Drennan Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. in Hobbs for 43 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church for 50 years.
During World War II, she was a member of the USO at the U.S. Army Air Field in Hobbs.
Mrs. Drennan is survived by one son, Brett Drennan of Hobbs; one daughter, Kathleen Drennan of Hobbs; one sister, Elaine Cecil of Hobbs; and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Drennan was also preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Myrtle Fogerson; and one brother, Russell B. Fogerson.
Graveside services for Leon Edmond of Hobbs, and formerly of Amarillo, will be held at noon Monday, June 25, at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Amarillo. The Rev. J.W. Cook will officiate. Services are under the direction of Chapel of Hope Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the funeral home.
Mr. Edmond, 82, died Thursday, June 21, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 8, 1918, in Lone Oak, Texas. He married Betty Jane Edmond. She preceded him in death in March 1995.
Mr. Edmond lived in Amarillo for 50 years and in Hobbs for two years. He was a member of the teacher retirement system and a greyhound racing trainer.
Mr. Edmond served in the U.S. Army from 1942-45, landing with Gen. MacArthur in Italy and serving there for 11 months.
He is survived by a host of nephews and nieces, and many friends.
Mr. Edmond was also preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Robbie Hughes; one nephew; and three nieces.
Services for Leon Edmond of Hobbs are pending with Chapel of Hope Funeral Home.
Mr. Edmond, 82, died Thursday, June 21, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 8, 1918, in Lone Oaks, Texas.
Mr. Edmond is survived by one nephew and five nieces.
Mary L. Westwood
LOVINGTON - Memorial services for Mary Louise Westwood will be held at a later date under the direction of Smith-Rogers Funeral Home. Cremation will take place.
Mrs. Westwood, 84, died Thursday, June 21, at Lea Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 5, 1917, in Newcastle, Colo. She married James Valgean Westwood.
He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Westwood was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She is survived by one son, James Robert Westwood of Moab, Utah; two daughters, Norma Vejil of Lovington and Debra Horonzy of Iberia, Mo.; one sister, Irene Wilcox of Green River, Utah; two brothers, Lyle Davis of Moab and Raymond Davis of Colorado; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services for Ann Erwin, 58, of Hobbs will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Prairie Haven Chapel. Services are under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home.
The Rev. J. Gorton Smith will conduct the services, and burial will follow in Prairie Haven Memorial Park.
Mrs. Erwin died Saturday, June 16, at her home.
Mrs. Erwin was born Feb. 6, 1943, in Dallas.
She married Ed Erwin in March 1962 in Rockwell.
Mrs. Erwin was raised and educated in Gainesville, Texas. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Erwin was also a Realtor, having worked for First Equity and Professional Management Realty. She was past president and held many offices with the State Board of Realtors. She was also active in the Cancer Support Group.
Mrs. Erwin is survived by her husband of the home; her daughter, Lisa Fields, of Hobbs; a brother, Lamar Curtis Perry, of Tennessee; a sister, Lynn McCaulley, of Killeen, Texas; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces and cousins.
Mrs. Erwin was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Judith Thomas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the VistaCare Family Hospice, 1515 W. Calle Sur, Hobbs, N.M. 88240, or the Humane Society.
Bobby R. Kincaid Jr.
LONGVIEW, Texas - Services for Bobby Ray Kincaid Jr. of Longview will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 22, at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Longview. Dale Stone will officiate.
Burial will follow in New White Oak Cemetery.
Mr. Kincaid, 33, died Sunday, June 17. He was born Feb. 9, 1968, in Amarillo.
Mr. Kincaid was a graduate of Littlefield High School and was a truck driver for Zia Transport. He was a loving husband and daddy and a blessing to everyone's life he touched.
Mr. Kincaid is survived by his wife, Melissa Kincaid, of eight years; four sons, Brandon Kincaid, Sheldon Gray and Taylon Kincaid, all of Hobbs, and Justin Kincaid of Round Rock; one daughter, Shannon Kincaid of Hobbs; his father, Bobby Ray Kincaid Sr. of Hobbs; stepfather, Norman Brumm of Amarillo; three sisters, Lori Wilson of Wister, Okla., Cathi Kincaid and Angel Kincaid, both of Littlefield; two stepbrothers, Cliff Solley and Richard Gocher; three stepsisters, Christine Harris, Cherrie Schlosser and Carrie Schlosser, all of Littlefield; grandfather, Sid Perry of Dumas; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mr. Kincaid was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Brumm; one brother, Terry Kincaid; and one stepbrother, Gary Brumm, all of Amarillo.
L.L. "Buster" Boulter
DENVER CITY - Services for L.L. "Buster" Boulter of Denver City will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at Denver City Church of Christ. Skip Rodgers will officiate.
Burial will follow in Denver City Memorial Park under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home.
Mr. Boulter, 83, died Wednesday, June 20, at the Canterbury Villa Nursing Home in Denver City. He was born June 12, 1918, in Healdton, Okla. He married Mutt Boulter on Nov. 12, 1944, in Birmingham, Ark. She preceded him in death on March 8, 1999.
Mr. Boulter served in the Air Force in Africa during World War II. He moved to Denver City in 1937 and lived there until 1949, when he moved to Hobbs. He moved back to Denver City in 1957. He was a charter member of the Denver City Fire Department.
Mr. Boulter owned and operated Boulter Tire & Service from 1957-1964. He owned and operated North Main Grocery Store and Pick-N-Pay Grocery in Plains. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Mr. Boulter is survived by one son, Dale Boulter of Denver City; two brothers, Dee Boulter of Borger and Bob Boulter of Oklahoma City; one sister, Gene Shaw of Albuquerque; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.