Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituary: Jack Wesley Barber

Jack Wesley Barber

Jack Wesley Barber was born July 16, 1958 to Bud and Shirley Barber in Muleshoe Texas. Jack was raised by his grandparents Whit and Dora Barber and his parents Bud and Mary Barber. Jack went to heaven on March 18, 2019.

Death Notice: Henry William Graves Jr


Graveside Service for Henry William Graves Jr., age 63, of Amarillo, Texas, is scheduled for 3:00 PM, Friday, March 1, 2019 at Bailey County Cemetery in Muleshoe, Texas with Joe Champouillon of Muleshoe officiating. Henry died Sunday, February 24, 2019 in Amarillo. He was born October 14, 1955 in Farwell, Texas to Henry and Eloice (Washington) Graves Sr. He married Margo Trulove in Amarillo in 1977.

Obitary: Nunzio J. Cogliandro, Jr.

Nunzio J. Cogliandro, Jr., 68, of Canyon passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Amarillo. Graveside services were held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 25, 2019 at Dreamland Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Brooks Chapel from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Directors of Canyon.
Nunzio was born on July 15, 1950 in Japan to Nunzio Joseph Cogliandro, Sr. and Susie Wakashro Cogliandro. He received his bachelor’s degree in business from West Texas State University and worked for Xcel Energy at Tolk Station for more than thirty years.
Nunzio was a car enthusiast and really enjoyed trying his hand at technology. He also loved spending time with his granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his son, Ricky Cogliandro and wife, Lori; his daughter, Laura Cogliandro; two granddaughters, Kara and Avery; a sister, Catherine; two brothers, Antonio M. and wife, Maritza, and Michael; and many nieces and nephews.

Death Notice: Sally Helen Bara

Church Service for Sally Helen Bara, age 65, of Muleshoe, Texas, is scheduled for 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Muleshoe with Father Heriberto Mercado of Muleshoe officiating. Rosary will be said at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel in Muleshoe. Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park. Sally died Saturday, February 16, 2019 in Muleshoe. She was born January 11, 1954 in Roswell, New Mexico to Elfin Z. and Mary Louise (Barrera) Garcia. She married Ray Bara in Muleshoe on June 5, 1975.

Death Notice: Marie Goforth

Church Service for Marie Goforth, age 90, of Hobbs, New Mexico, is scheduled for 2:00 PM, Friday, February 15, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Springlake, Texas with Jay Abernathy of Lubbock, Texas officiating. Burial will be in Earth Memorial Cemetery. Marie died Sunday, February 10, 2019 in Hobbs. She was born June 7, 1928 in Paducah, Texas to Roy Lee and Joe Lee (Goss) Truelock. Online condolences may be made at