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Pirtle Farms

Our Farm

5th Generation Family-Owned Business going into the 6th

Pirtle Farms has been in Roswell New Mexico since 1926. George Elbert Pirtle along with his father Thomas Jefferson Pirtle started Pirtle Farms along with his wife Sarah Helen Whitehead Pirtle and their children Darrell, George Thomas, Charlotte, and Joann Pirtle.


In 1946, after World War II, Darrell Pirtle returned as a Sergeant Paratrooper with the 82nd/101st  Airborne Division, he married his grade school sweetheart, Dora Fay Isler, at Tabernacle Baptists Church on December 7. He met Dora at the LF.D. school in 6th grade. Their 68 years of farming together has been full of hard work, perseverance, sorrow, but most of all joy and blessings. Darrell and Dora had a total of four children; Tretha, George, Paul, and Randy. George, Paul, and Randy would later carry on the legacy at Pirtle Farms.

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