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Kinard, Paul

Paul Kinard

Services: Have been held.

Paul A. Kinard, 76, of Clovis, died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

He was born on April 20, 1928, in Claude, Texas, to Alman A. and Emma Pauline Grundy Kinard.

He married Billy Jean Beckham on March 4, 1952, in Memphis, Texas. He was the director of guidance for Clovis Public Schools and manager of Furrow’s Home Lumber in Clovis. He earned a masters degree from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. He developed the night school classes at Clovis High School, which is now New Horizons. He taught in a one room school house in Colorado and farmed. Family members said he loved fishing, golfing and P.R.C.A. bull riding.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; two brothers, Joe Miles Kinard and Jack Kinard; and a sister, Frances Bruce.

Survivors include two daughters, Zella Furrow (and husband, Raymond) and Lesley Johnson (Mike), all of Clovis; five grandchildren, Cade Foster (Cheri), Brian Foster (Nicole), Mollie Furrow, Tracy Ladd (Brett) and Jay Brian Johnson; four great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Jacob Foster and Erica and Emily Ladd; a brother, Donald Kinard (Nancy) of Dallas; numerous nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Virginia Morris of Clovis.

The family will be at 101 Hummingbird.

Herbert Bergstrom will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.

Visitation is scheduled from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Muffley Funeral Home in Clovis.

Pallbearers are Tony Jones, Ronnie Brooks, Joe Hawkins, Jerry Cryer, Brett Ladd and Weldon Killough.

Honorary pallbearers are Floyd Davis, Richard Sullinger, Dean Kilmer, Carroll Graham, retired educators and the Daylight Donut Coffee Group.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.