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Death Notice: Jovani Carrillo

Jovani Carrillo

Church Service for Jovani Carrillo, age 18, of Muleshoe, Texas, is scheduled for 11:00 AM, Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Church of God of the
First Born in Muleshoe with Ramon Mendoza of Muleshoe officiating. Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park. Jovani died Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas. He was born June 21, 2000 in Denver, Colorado to Ruben Carrillo and Yadira Cereceres.

Obituary: Raymond Floyd Davis

Raymond Floyd Davis, 96, of Denton passed away on Saturday April 6, 2019.
He was born on February 11, 1923 in Scurry County, TX to Raymond and Alabama (Floyd) Davis. He was the oldest of 11 children. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in Germany during World War II. He married Loyce Bradley on February 18, 1948 in Palestine, TX. She died on October 6, 2011.

Obituary: Barbara Barnett Puckett

Barbara Barnett Puckett

A memorial service will be held for Barbara Barnett Puckett on Thursday April 18, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Muleshoe Cowboy Fellowship, 710 East American Boulevard, Muleshoe, Texas with Pastor Steve Friskup officiating. Those wishing to join Barbara’s family and friends in celebrating her life are welcome to attend.

Former Editor Larry Thornton inducted into PPA Hall of Fame

Former Muleshoe Journal Editor Larry Thornton was honored Friday by the Panhandle Press Association.
Thornton, who died Nov. 14, was inducted into the Panhandle Press Association Hall of Fame at the 109th Annual Convention Hall of Fame Banquet.
His wife, Dianne Thornton, and kids, Jessica and Sean Thornton, were present to receive the plaque in his honor.
Thornton led the Muleshoe Journal as editor from 2005-16.
Under his leadership, the publication won multiple state and regional contest awards. The Kansas-native was an active member of the Panhandle Press Association and served as president in 2016-17.

Around Muleshoe

Caregiver Alliance Support Group
“Caring Hearts” Legacy of Love Hospice will be sponsoring a support group at TRINITY CHRISTIAN CENTER CHURCH, 1723 W. American BLVD. in Muleshoe, Texas. On April 9th from 6 to 7pm. Snacks will be provided.