Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituary: Raul Antonio Rodriguez

Raul Antonio Rodriguez

Church service for Raul Antonio Rodriguez, age 67, of Muleshoe, Texas, is scheduled for 11:00 AM, Friday, August 24, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Muleshoe. Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park. Raul died Monday, August 20, 2018 in Maple, Texas. He was born November 6, 1950 in Saucillo Chihuahua Mexico. He married Blanca Estela Burciaga in Portales, New Mexico on February 4, 1976.

Obituary: Taylor Ross Whitley

Taylor Ross Whitley

Taylor Ross Whitley, 38, passed away August 1, 2018. Taylor was born February 21, 1980 in Baytown, Texas, to Dennis and Lanette (Lemons) Whitley of Edna, TX. He attended Tarkington Elementary near Cleveland, TX, He also attended 2nd grade in Muleshoe, TX., and was a 1998 graduate of Sudan High School, Sudan, TX.
Taylor pursued excellence in everything he did. He was Valedictorian of his high school class and an outstanding athlete. He earned a scholarship to play football for Texas A&M University and was a three-year starter as an offensive lineman. He graduated from Texas A&M University, Class of 2002 and received his Master’s Degree in Sports Management from Texas A&M University.

Obituary: Miguel Alejandro “Lizard” Lopez

Miguel Alejandro “Lizard” Lopez

Funeral services for Miguel Alejandro “Lizard” Lopez, 10, of Causey, NM will be at 2:30 PM, Wed., Aug. 22, 2018 in the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel with Fr. Heriberto Mercado officiating, assisted by Kolby Tollett. Burial will follow in the Inez Cemetery with Israel Lopez, Johnny Lopez, Steven Lopez, Frank Lopez, Cecilia Reyna and Lupe Gonzalez serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Causey Fire Dept. The Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM, Tues., Aug. 21, 2018 in the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Public viewing will extend through 8:00 PM, Tues, Aug. 21, 2018.

Obituary: Nora Gonzales Avena

Nora Gonzales Avena of Muleshoe died Monday, July 16, 2018 at home. She was 59. She was born Aug. 25, 1958, in Muleshoe. Services will be held the 10th of August at 10 a.m. at the Catholic Church in Muleshoe, Texas.

Obituary: Linda White

Church service for Linda White, age 69, of Farwell, Texas, is scheduled for 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Lariat Church of Christ with Waymon Dowdy of Clovis, New Mexico officiating. Burial will be in Oklahoma Lane Cemetery.