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Stephen Earl "Stuffy" Self
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1912
Death: Mar. 31, 2005

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Melrose Cemetery in Melrose.

Stephen Earl “Stuffy” Self, 92, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas.

He was born on June 22, 1912, in Boswell, Okla., to Richard and Mary Self.

He married Opal Farrar on Nov. 25,1946. He came to Melrose in 1928 and worked for various ranches and on oil rigs. He served in World War II from 1941 until 1945 in the Aleutian Islands and in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and has many medals and ribbons. He was the manager of a grain elevator in Clovis from 1950 to 1966 and remained a consultant for several years. He served on the draft board. His retirement years were spent in supervising farming and ranching interests. He was a member of 16th and Pile Church of Christ in Clovis.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; three brothers, Homer, Edgar and Ned; and a sister, Nora.
Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

Joan Clayton will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Melrose Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd funeral Home of Clovis.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Francis Self (1860 - 1937)
  Mary Elizabeth Newberry Self (1873 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Opal Farrar (1910 - 1999)
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer Tolbert Self (1893 - 1987)*
  Lora Self Pickens (1894 - 1982)*
  Homer Self (1897 - 1948)*
  Stephen Earl "Stuffy" Self (1912 - 2005)
  Leola Turner (1925 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery
Melrose
Curry County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Apr 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10712151
Stephen Earl Stuffy Self
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- frankye
 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
Mr. Stuffy: My father (Earl Teel) bought a half-section from you in 1949. I remember you then, a tall, strong man, who hoisted cross-ties up on his shoulder. There was a beautiful lady with you who was your wife, Opal. That was a long time ago in life, th...(Read more)
- SM NONA (David)
 Added: Aug. 7, 2011

- Mary Lou Hanson
 Added: Jun. 2, 2010
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