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Elliott, Hall Obituaries (Nov. 3)


November 2, 2005

Harold “Bud” Elliott

Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Eastern New Mexico University Campus Union Ballroom.

Mr. Harold ‘Bud’ Elliott, 73, of Portales, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Lubbock Heart Hospital in Lubbock, Texas.

He was born Dec. 24, 1931, in Miami County, Kan. to Ellis Lucille and Harold Francis Elliott. He grew up in Drexel, Mo. and graduated from Drexel High School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Baker University. He later earned his Master’s Degree in School Administration from Wichita State University. He was the head football coach at ENMU for 11 seasons. He was the winningest head coach in the history of ENMU Greyhound football. He coached numerous athletes who went on to become professional athletes or coaches at high school and professional levels. He holds positions in the athletic halls of fame at Baker University and Southwestern. He was inducted into Eastern New Mexico’s Hall of Honors Oct. 1, 2005.

Family members said he loved football, traveling and meeting new people.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Elliott of Portales; son, David Elliott of Dallas, Texas; step-son, David Trepanier of Orange County, Calif.; daughters, Cindy Elliott (and husband Don) of Arlington, Texas, Janis Stein (Carl) of Corpus Christi, Texas, Sharon Saueressig (Tom) of Burlington, Kan. and Susan Mitchell (Charles) of Corpus Christi, Texas; step-daughter, Lisa Dellinger of Seal Beach, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Ann Henderson of Adrian, Mo. and Fran Fritts (Bob) of Millbrook, Ala.

Rev. Mary Sue Hull will officiate the service.

Contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, P.O. Box 14238, Albuquerque, N.M. 87191 or the American Heart Assoc. P.O. Box 90790, Albuquerque, N.M. 87199.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.

Mark Hall

Services: Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, 2005 at the Steed-Todd Chapel.

Mark Hall, 58, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

He was born May 10, 1947, in Clovis to L.S. and Jean Luna Hall.

He attended school in Clovis and Portales. He graduated from ENMU with a degree in business and accounting. He had been in real estate and bookkeeping and was also known as an expert welder and jack of all trades. He was a member of Central Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his father; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Luna and Mr. and Mrs. Malcom Hall.

Survivors include his mother, Jean Hall of Clovis; cousins, Jim Hall of Portales, Sabrina Pike of Los Lunas and Heber Stewart of Clovis; and uncle, Keith Hall of Clovis.

Cremation will take place and burial will be at Portales Cemetery at a later date.

Honorary pallbearers are Kevin Hall, Richard Hall, Dustin Hall, Morris Foster, Russ Fish, and Gary Lucas

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Christian Church in Clovis or the Christian Campus House in Portales.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.


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