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Sept. 17 Obituaries

Michael Dallas, 52

Michael B. Dallas, 52, of McFarland, Calif., died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, in Stanford, Calif.

He was born on Oct. 27, 1951, in Portales.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Donette; three children, Dewayla Glover (and husband, Gene), Darvin Dallas (Deanna) and Daniel Dallas (Jennifer); and two grandchildren, Glenn and Madison Dallas.

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. (PDT) Monday, in Bakersfield, Calif. Visitation will be from noon (PDT) until 4 p.m., Sunday at Autumn Oaks Funeral Home in Bakersfield, Calif.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael Dallas Memorial Fund, Citizens Business Bank, 300 W. Perkins Ave., McFarland, CA, 93250.

Arrangements are by Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary of Bakersfield, Calif.

Michelle Earwood, 29

Michelle Elaine Graham Earwood, 29, of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

She was born on March 1, 1975, in Vietnam.

She grew up in Vernal, Utah, and Rangely, Colo., where she graduated from high school and college at Colorado Northwestern Community College at the age of 16. She married Jessie Earwood on Sept. 19, 1995, in Clovis. She was a homemaker. She had a bachelor's degree in cultural anthropology and was working on a master's degree at Eastern New Mexico University. Family members said she loved the Lord of the Rings, reading, her family and children.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Elaine Graham.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Logan and Duncan Earwood, both of Clovis; two daughters, Sharlie and Danell Earwood, both of Clovis; her father, Roger Graham of Jenson, Utah; three sisters, Dion Jordan of Durango, Colo., Monique Lanser of Tulsa, Okla., and Linzy Sommers of Grand Junction, Colo.; her grandparents, Tommy and Elsie Combs of Grand Junction, Colo.; an aunt, Patti Turner (and husband, Doug) of Loveland, Colo.; her mother and father-in-law, Larry and Sandy Earwood of Portales; and a cousin-in-law, Vernon Earwood of Clovis.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at Muffley Funeral Home Chapel, 1430 Thornton in Clovis. Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.

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