Myrtle Maye Pollard, 87
Myrtle “Myrt” Pollard, 87, of Clovis died Dec. 15, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
She was born on Oct. 1, 1916, in Cameron, Texas, to Ira Lee and Eula Mae Dotson Pascal.
She married Joe Wesley Pollard in March 1933, in Cameron, Texas. She moved to Clovis on March 11, 1943. She worked for the Pullman Company until the company closed. She held various jobs as a cashier, homemaker and owner/operator of Myrts Country Kitchen in Clovis. She was a member of Patterson Chapel CME Church where she served on the Usher Board, was in the choir and helped get the parking lot caliched, dining room tables and shrubbery out front.
She is preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Myrtle Pollard Barber; her parents; two sisters, Margaret P. Smith and Lovie Crews; and a brother, Ira Lee Pascal.
Survivors include four sons, J.W. Pollard of Amarillo, Bruce Pollard (and wife, Joyce) of Clovis, Pascol L. Pollard of Portales and Bernard Pollard of Los Angeles, Calif.; a daughter, Ira Loraine Woodruff (Harvey Sr.) of Inglewood, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Bishop W. Charles Green and the Rev. Eric Bell will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Mission Garden of Memories in Clovis.
Pallbearers will be Bruce, J.W., Pascol, Wayne, Bernard and Andre Pollard, Theron Lumzy and Harvey Woodruff.
Honorary pallbearers are John Martin, Robert J. Robinson, Wesley Lumzy, Oscar Rose, Robert Shaw, Harvey Woodruff Sr. and Leroy Green.
Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.
Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Patterson Chapel CME Church in Clovis.
Eulah Spencer, 91
Eulah Eunice Spencer, 91, of Taiban died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003, at Kingman Regional Medical Center in Kingman, Ariz.
She was born on April 17, 1912, in Daysboro, Wolf County, Ky., to Morgan and Mary Elizabeth Cruey Spencer.
She made her home in Wolf County until 1918 when the family moved to Floyd. The family later made their home in Elida, until moving to the ranch south of Taiban in 1938. She worked with her family on the ranch for many years. She made her home at the Pecos Valley Care Center for several years before moving to Kingman in August 2003.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Willie Marion Spencer, Andrew Campbell Spencer, Martin Luther Spencer and Woodie Willard Spencer; and three sisters, Bertha Alice Cussack, Sarah Ellen Vancleve, and Nina Rebecca Spencer.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Margaret Spencer of Kingman; and several nieces and nephews, including Dr. Cruey Spencer of Kingman.
Burial will be at Elida Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Chavez Funeral Home of Fort Sumner.
Services are at 10 a.m. Saturday at Chavez Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Sumner.