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Norma Jean Richins

Norma Jean Richins, American judge. Member Order of the Eastern Star, Sage and Sand Extension Club (president 1994-1996).


  • Richins, Norma Jean was born on February 15, 1928 in Lordsburg, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of William Henry and Lillie Mae (Hanner) Helbig.

  • Education

    • Certified Teacher, New Mexico State University, 1946. Postgraduate, Western New Mexico University, 1948. Postgraduate, Eastern New Mexico University, 1989.


    • Program assistant United States Department Agriculture, Lordsburg, 1956-1957. Bookkeeper Richins Brothers, Inc., Animas, New Mexico, 1957-1988. Probate judge Hidalgo County Probate Court, Lordsburg, since 1993.

      Secretary board directors Commission on Aging, since 1997.


    • Author (song-music and words) I Don't Need You Anymore, Lover of Mine, 1987, (song-music) Arabian Camel Walk, 1990, (song-music and words) 100 Years of Glory, 1994.


    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.


    Member Order of the Eastern Star, Sage and Sand Extension Club (president 1994-1996).



    Writing music and words.


    • Married Clyde L. Richins, July 7, 1957. Children: C. Wesley, Donald W.
    • father: William Henry Helbig
    • mother: Lillie Mae (Hanner) Helbig
    • spouse: Clyde L. Richins
    • children: C. Wesley Richins
    • Donald W. Richins
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    Born February 15, 1928