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Class of 1940


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Geneva Hall
  • Died 1988  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Nespelem WA

 Hudie C. Bagley
  • Died 1944?  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died in Plane Crash WWII

 Ethel Irene Mosley

  • Died N/A  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at N/A

Gordon Yeater, Jr.
  • Died 1959
  • Age 48  
  • Died at Oregon

Allie Fay Mosely Walls
  • Died  1973
  • Age  54  
  • Died at  Jal NM

T.C. Young
  • Died 1992 
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Andrews TX

Olen Lee Elliott
  • Died 1994
  • Age 72  
  • Died at Lovington  NM

R.L. Robinson
  •  Died 1995  
  • Age 73  
  • Died at Annapolis  MD

Kendall Houston
  • Died 1997 
  • Age 78 
  • Died at Lovington NM

Woodrow Grider
  • Died  1998  
  • Age  N/A  
  • Died at  Tahoka TX

Roy Carlton Jeter
  • Died 1999  
  • Age 76  
  • Died at Midland TX

James Lloyd "Shine" Grider
  • Died 2002
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Ft. Worth Texas

Sylvia Bailey-Brown Houston
  • Died 2002  
  • Age N/A 
  • Died at Odessa TX

Odis Pharr
  • Died 2002  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Arlington TX

Walter Anderson
  • Died 9/26/2006
  • Age 83  
  • Died at Kermit TX

Bill Zahn 
  • Died 2/14/2007
  • Age 86  
  • Died at Lovington NM

Henry Beasley Reeves 
  • Died 2/28/2015
  • Age 92  
  • Died at Livermore CA

Class of 1941

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William Brooks
  • Died N/A  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at N/A

Dorothy Faye Anderson

  • Died 1945  
  • Age 22  
  • Died at Jal NM

Kelly Foster Neville

  • Died 1974  
  • Age 50  
  • Died at N/A

Virginia Louise Burton Sousares

  • Died 1975 
  • Age 51  
  • Died at N/A

Thomas Winfrey Huggins
  • Died 1978 
  • Age 55  
  • Died at Texarkana TX

James L. "Lefty" Stephens
  • Died 1989 
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Portales NM

Catherine Pyeatt

  • Died 1991  
  • Age 67 
  • Died at Dallas TX

James Maurice Skipper
  • Died 1992  
  • Age 68  
  • Died at Houston TX

Jerome Donald Justis
  • Died 1995  
  • Age 74  
  • Died at Kosse TX

Audrie Burnice Johnson Parrott
  • Died 1996  
  • Age 74  
  • Died at Shreveport LA

Nada Ruth Buffington Baulch
  • Died 1998  
  • Age 74  
  • Died at Roswell NM

Doris Anderson Buffington McCoy

  • Died 1998  
  • Age 76  
  • Died at Abilene TX

Mary Lou Betty Burdett
  • Died 1999
  • Age 75  
  • Died at Mayhill NM

Brock Thomas
  • Died 1999  
  • Age 75  
  • Died at Globe AZ

G.W. "Tuffy" Carson
  • Died 2001  
  • Age 77  
  • Died at Hobbs NM

W.T. Peacock

  • Died 2002 
  • Age 78  
  • Died at Odessa TX

Joyce Brininstool Anderson

  • Died 2005  
  • Age 81  
  • Died at Kermit TX

Virginia Ellison Marlar

  • Died  10/27/2005  
  • Age 84  
  • Died at Laguna Hills CA

Lewis Richard Moore

  • Died 9/28/2008
  • Age 84
  • Died at San Angelo TX

John E. Post

  • Died 6/14/2016 
  • Age 93  
  • Died at Prescott AZ

Dorothy Jean Hefner Eaker

  • Died 4/6/2017 
  • Age 94  
  • Died at Jal NM

Moose Tabb
  • Died 11/28/2017 
  • Age 95  
  • Died at Lubbock TX

Class of 1942

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Billy Moore 
  • Died 4/2/1945
  • Age N/A  
  • Died in Okinawa
  • Burried at Kermit TX

Gladys Anderson Makepeace 
  • Died 1984  
  • Age 59  
  • Died at Snyder TX

Curtis Alin Howell

  • Died 1944
  • Age N/A  
  • Died in France, WWII

Richard Goodner
  • Died 1953 
  • Age 31  
  • Died at Jal NM

LaNora House Ray 
  • Died 1972  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at California

Roland Chance 
  • Died 1980  
  • Age 59  
  • Died at Jal NM

Edwin Hall Baird
  • Died 1991  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at N/A

Mashia H. Williams
  • Died 1993  
  • Age 70  
  • Died at El Paso TX

Wallace Reed
  • Died 1994  
  • Age 68  
  • Died at College Station TX

Cliff Boyd
  • Died 1994  
  • Age 68  
  • Died at Walnut Creek CA

Gail J. Ray
  • Died 1996  
  • Age 73  
  • Died at Artesia NM

Arthur Dyer
  • Died 1997 
  •  Age 74  
  • Died at Lovington NM

Bernice Kunce Hollis
  • Died 1998  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at N/A

Lois Mosley Harris

  • Died 2005 
  • Died  at Andrews TX

Bob Whitworth

  • Died 2009  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Hobbs NM

Marjorie Hefner Coffield

  • Died  10/2011  
  • Age 86  
  • Died at Littlerock  AR

Max Clampitt  

  • Died 8/26/2013
  • Age 88 
  • Died at Hobbs NM

Jack Ewin

  • Died  5/12/2016
  • Age 92 
  • Died at Farmington NM

Class of 1943

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Preston Chance 
  • Died 1947  
  • Age 22  
  • Died at Jal  NM

Henry Logue Byars

  • Died 1968  
  • Age 43  
  • Died at N/A



Frances Butler Stone 
  • Died  1978  
  • Age  N/A 
  • Died at  Jal NM

Benny Stephens
  • Died 1979
  • Age 52  
  • Died at Albuquerque NM

Ruben Shiplet
  • Died 1985  
  • Age 59  
  • Died at Tucumcari  NM

Jean Klepper Brininstool 
  • Died 1987  
  • Age 61  
  • Died at Jal  NM

Lester F. Hamlin 
  • Died 1989  
  • Age 65  
  • Died at Chickasha OK

Mack Myers 

  • Died 1992  
  • Age 67  
  • Died at Hobbs NM

Wilbur R. Stuart 

  • Died 1992  
  • Age 68  
  • Died at N/A

Erma Dyer Fry 

  • Died 1993
  • Age 68  
  • Died at Hobbs NM

Theodor Roessler, Jr. 

  • Died 1994 
  • Age 69  
  • Died at Alamogordo NM

Odis Joiner 

  • Died 1996  
  • Age 71  
  • Died at Kermit TX

Barbara Awalt White


  • Died 1998
  • Age 72  
  • Died at Midland TX

Carl Brininstool
 

  • Died 2003  
  • Age 78  
  • Died at Ft. Stockton TX

Betty Jo Smith 

  • Died 2003
  • Age 79  
  • Died at Albuquerque NM

James Finis Pyeatt 

  • Died  3/21/2003
  • Age 77  
  • Died at Salt Lake City UT

Lucille Zahn Henning 

  • Died 2004
  • Age 82
  • Died at Welaka FL

Victor Hugo Justis 

  • Died  1/31/2006
  • Age 82  
  • Died at Odessa TX

George Pethtel 

  • Died  7/22/2013
  • Age 87  
  • Died at Ventura CA

Ada Mae Hair Rosebrough 

  • Died 10/20/2015  
  • Age 89  
  • Died at Farmington NM

Class of 1944

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 Wayne Harris
  • Died N/A  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at N/A

Gene Rushe
  • Died  1978  
  • Age  52  
  • Died at  Jal NM

Norma Joan Conklin Myers
  • Died 1981  
  • Age 55  
  • Died at Jal NM

Bob Pender
  • Died  1989  
  • Age  63  
  • Died at  Dallas TX

James O. Bryan
  • Died 1998  
  • Age 74  
  • Died at Redding CA

Lena Mae Denny Hill 
  
  • Died 1999  
  • Age 72  
  • Died at Jal NM

Geraldine Armstrong Hamby
  • Died 9/10/2001
  • Age 74  
  • Died at Farmington NM

Robert Hadley
  • Died 2003  
  • Age 77  
  • Died at Glenwood Springs CO

Alma Smith Jones Frame
  • Died 2003  
  • Age 74  
  • Died at Leaky TX

Bill Brininstool
  • Died 10/28/2004
  • Age 78  
  • Died at Jal NM

Newton "Pete" Anderson 
  • Died 1/15/2008
  • Age 81  
  • Died at Bayfield CO

Nelda Rae Stewart Cox   
  • Died 1/1/2012
  • Age 85  
  • Died at Branson MO

Faye Wink Marts
  • Died 12/24/2012
  • Age 86  
  • Died at Montgomery TX

Class of 1945

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Bobby McClendon
  • Died  N/A  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Odessa TX

Jean Westbrook Chance
  • Died 1983 
  • Age 54  
  • Died at Houston TX

Deeon Hill Clough
  • Died 1997  
  • Age 69  
  • Died at Ranger TX

Dorophene Anderson
  • Died 1998  
  • Age 73  
  • Died at San Angelo TX

Ferrell Mosley
  • Died 7/10/1998
  • Age 72  
  • Died at Jal NM

Hubert Johnson
  • Died 2000  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Russellville AK

John W. Cunningham
  • Died 2002  
  • Age 75  
  • Died at Midland TX



Mary Martin Anderson
  • Died 3/6/2010
  • Age 81  
  • Died at Odessa TX

Clarice Gregg Cunningham
  • Died 1/7/2016  
  • Age 87  
  • Died at Midland TX

Class of 1946

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Leslie Smith
  • Died 1977  
  • Age 48  
  • Died at Ingram TX

Bessie Nell Moore Kelly
  • Died 1972  
  • Age 62  
  • Died at Odessa TX

Marvin Hall Page
  • Died 1992  
  • Age 68  
  • Died at Denver City TX

Betty Jean Stephens White
  • Died  8/22/2004  
  • Age 75  
  • Died at Hobbs NM

Lewis Curry

  • Died 2004  
  • Age 81  
  • Died at Simi Valley CA

Roy L. Pagan
  • Died 7/27/2005
  • Age 77  
  • Died at Jal NM

Myron Bennett Hallmark

  • Died 1/2008  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Andrews TX

Betty Sue Evins Merryman

  • Died 3/9/2012
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Jal NM

Bobby Ray Dyer

  • Died 11/5/2013
  • Age 86  
  • Died at Midland TX

Jimmie Stewart

  • Died 12/11/2013
  • Age NA  
  • Died at Stephenville TX

Delma Buffington Helton

  • Died 5/9/2014
  • Age 85  
  • Died at Katy TX

Class of 1947

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David Irvin Curry
  • Died 1954
  • Age 25
  • Died at Hereford TX

Walter Lee Andrews
  • Died 1982
  • Age 52
  • Died at Jal NM

Donald B. Gillit
  • Died 1997
  • Age 67
  • Died at El Paso TX

Johnie Lee Hagar Westbrook
  • Died 1992
  • Age 65
  • Died at Albuquerque NM

David Boyd

  • Died 1997
  • Age 67
  • Died at Bloomfield NM

James H. Curtis

  • Died N/A
  • Age N/A
  • Died at N/A

Betty Mosley Tankersley

  • Died 1999
  • Age 71
  • Died at Belton TX

Jack Palmer
  • Died 2004
  • Age 75
  • Died at Odessa TX

V.H. "Buddy" Westbrook
  • Died 2004
  • Age 74
  • Died at Hobbs NM

Edwin Doyce Cody
  • Died 2004
  • Age N/A
  • Died at Arizona

Ruth Lake Nelson
  • Died 2004
  • Age 77
  • Died at Carlsbad NM

Jewel Kay Childers Wallace

  • Died 2/19/2006
  • Age 76
  • Died at Jal NM

Naomi Robinson Peacock
  • Died 8/26/2008
  • Age 79
  • Died at Odessa TX

Larry L. King
  • Died  12/20/2012
  • Age 83
  • Died at Washington DC

Delward 'Bood' Reed
  • Died 1/28/2014
  • Age 85
  • Died at Minden NV

Billie Armstrong Dyer
  • Died 2/22/2016
  • Age 86
  • Died at Midland TX

Class of 1948

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Juanita Biddle
  • Died N/A  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at N/A

Juanita Johnson Melancon

  • Died 1973  
  • Age 41  
  • Died at Jal NM

Charles Pyeatt

  • Died 5/1985  
  • Age 55  
  • Died at Atlanta GA

Horace Anderson

  • Died 1994  
  • Age 64  
  • Died at Brownwood TX

Robert Lee Cooper

  • Died 1999  
  • Age 70 
  • Died at Akron OH

M.L. Moore

  • Died 1999  
  • Age 69  
  • Died at Corpus Christi TX

Leck Jones

  • Died 2001  
  • Age 73  
  • Died at Clovis NM

Lola Cody Kemper

  • Died 2002
  • Age 73  
  • Died at San Angelo TX

Norma Awalt Robinson

  • Died 2003  
  • Age 75  
  • Died at Midland TX

Charles Brown

  • Died 2008  
  • Age 75  
  • Died at Littleton CO

Wallace Cunningham

  • Died 8/3/2013  
  • Age 84  
  • Died at Odessa TX

James H. Jones

  • Died 4/24/2017
  • Age 85  
  • Died at Hobbs NM

Class of 1949

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Pete Flynn

  • Died N/A  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at N/A

Evelyn "Scooter" Robinson Welch

  • Died 1972  
  • Age 41  
  • Died at Odessa TX

Layvonne Anderson Holsey

  • Died 1989  
  • Age 57  
  • Died at Eldorado TX

Mary Ruth Padgett Wayland

  • Died 1991  
  • Age 59  
  • Died at Jal NM

Don W. Lindsey


  • Died 1992  
  • Age 62  
  • Died at El Paso TX

Sylvestia Sims

  • Died 1996
  • Age 65  
  • Died at Gardendale TX

Verna Mae Broom Kidd

  • Died 1999  
  • Age 68  
  • Died at Wheatfield IN

Herman Savoie


  • Died 2002 
  • Age 73  
  • Died at Buchanan Dam TX

Eleanor Ruth Boyd Salvo

  • Died 2002  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Santa Fe NM

Jacky Whitley Carr

  • Died 2004  
  • Age 74  
  • Died at Farmington NM

Imogene Bennett Kimler

  • Died 11/30/2005  
  • Age NA  
  • Died at Beckville TX

Betty Holsey Truly

  • Died 1/2006
  • Age 73  
  • Died at Louisville KY

Daphana Dyer Pearce

  • Died 11/26/2009
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Eunice NM

Clara Lightfoot McDonald

  • Died 5/27/2011  
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Lewisville TX

Wanda Stewart Harold

  • Died 9/8/2012
  • Age 81  
  • Died at Lebanon MO

Donnie R. Hefner

  • Died 11/20/2012
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Amarillo TX

Frank Embrey

  • Died 12/17/2012
  • Age N/A  
  • Died at Bristow OK

Travis Lenard

  • Died 8/9/2014
  • Age 82  
  • Died at Jal NM

George "Sonny" Davis

  • Died 3/27/2016
  • Age 84  
  • Died at Roswell NM