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Cortney E. Gwynne

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Longtime State Farm Insurance Agent
Cortney Gwynne passed away peacefully at his home in Alamogordo on Dec. 21, 2008. He was born July 31, 1942 in Mason City, Iowa. He moved with his family to Artesia, NM as a young boy. He attended Artesia High School, where he was on the 1959 State Championship Football team. After marrying he moved to Alamogordo, where he was a State Farm agent for 35 years. He was also an NFL Official for 10 years. Cortney was known by his friends as someone who had a passion for old cars.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kerry Gwynne of Alamogordo; a brother, Kent Gwynne of Golden Valley, Ariz.; a sister, LaDonna Henington, of Carlsbad, NM; a son, Cory Gwynne, of San Diego, Calif.; a son and daughter-in-law Johnny and Andrea Gwynne, of Las Cruces, NM; a grandson, Travis Gwynne of Las Cruces, NM.
Cortney Gwynne was a lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association, American Society of Notaries, American Legion, and the Elks Club.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to Alamogordo Home Care/Hospice; 1859 Indian Wells Road; Alamogordo, NM 88310.
The Gwynne family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place locally at PCS.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 23, 2008 to Jan. 7, 2009
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