Obits 6/26

Margaret Coleman, 63
Margaret Fern Coleman, 63, of Farwell, a business owner, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at her home.
She was born Feb. 28, 1940, in Sundown, Texas, to Lewis and Hazel Matthews Lauhoff.
She graduated from high school in Floyd in 1959. She married Jim Coleman on April 30, 1960, in Portales. She worked for and owned City Cleaners for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a great-granddaughter.
Survivors include two sons, Ricky Coleman of Farwell and Troy Coleman of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; two daughters, Diana Baxter of Farwell and Sandy Adams of Clovis; four sisters, Mildred Williams and Stella Rogers, both of Bonham, Texas, Ethel Standefer of Floyd and Mary Wright of Tucumcari; a brother, Buddy Lauhoff of Amarillo; and 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Faith Christian Family Church in Clovis. The Rev. David Swann will officiate.
Cremation will take place.
Memorial contributions may be made to Vista Care.
Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis is handling arrangements.

Betty Farrell
Betty Lou Farrell,74, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, in Clovis.
She was born Oct. 11, 1928, Pine Bluff, Ark., to Arnold Hobson and Eula Strahn.
She married Charles Farrell in 1961 in Albuquerque. Family members said she enjoyed her family, birds and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Anna Mae Veazey.
Survivors include two sons, Dan Wolfe of Clovis and Larry Wolfe of Portales; and seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at The Chapel, 1500 N. Thornton St., in Clovis.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Humane Association of New Mexico, 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis is handling arrangements.

Tius Gibson III, 45
Tius Olney Gibson III, 45, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at his home.
Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.