H. Davis Dies in Veterans Hospital
 
   Relatives from roaring Springs attended funeral services for H.
Davis, longtime resident of Portales, N. M., Sunday, Nov. 17.
He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Davis of Roaring Springs.
   Mr. Davis, 76, died at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 1968, in the
Veterans Hospital in Amarillo.  He was born in Iredell, Texas, Aug. 26,
1892, and lived in the Roaring Springs area in the late 1920's and
early '30s during which time he worked for the Matadors.  He was a
World War I veteran and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
   Funeral services were held at the Immanuel Baptist Church and
burial was in the Portales Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, the former Thelma Othella Reeves, of
Portales; a son, H. L. Jr., of Lovington, N. M.; a daughter, Mrs. Othella
Faye Wright of St. Louis, Mo.; three brothrs, Lee of Cleburne, Joe of
Carlsbad, N. M., and Earnest Davis of Roaring Springs; five sisters,
Kate Goodnight of San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Bessie Saulcy of Hereford,
Mrs Maldie Forest of Lubbock, Mrs. Allie Lawrence of Atoka, Okla.,
and Mr. Gracie Lee Ballard of Arkansas.
   Those attending the funeral from Roaring Springs included Mrs.
Jimmie McCleskey, Mrs. James Smith, Mrs. L. A Mullins and C. W. Davis.