Archive - May 25, 2012
Roger Dee Montrose Sr., 57, of Borger died Wednesday May 23, 2012, in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Minton Memorial Chapel with Tim Hall of Grace Church officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Roger was born May 31, 1954 in Borger to William F. Montrose and Cordia May Romine Montrose. He was a Borger resident most of his life.
SKELLYTOWN â€“ William Franklin Moreland, 77, died May 23, 2012, in Borger, TX.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Skellytown, with Rev. Fines Marchman, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa, under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.
Mr. Moreland was born June 27, 1934 in Borger, where he attended school and graduated from Borger High School in 1952.
Sandra Kay Sowell Rodgers, formerly of Borger, passed away May 19, 2012 in Georgetown, TX.
She was born April 24, 1938 to JB and Minilee Sowell.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joe Dell Rodgers and daughter Abby Rodgers Hamilton.
She is survived by one son Jody and his wife, Karen, of Leander, TX and one sister, Wynell Sowell Farrish of Fayetteville, AR and two brother-in-laws, Chick and Troy Rodgers, and nieces and nephews.
No services are planned at this time.
Donations may be made to Scott & White Hospice, 2401 S. 31st St, Temple, TX 76508 in Sandraâ€™s name.
AMARILLO â€“ Shannon Pool, 36, passed away May 23, 2012.
Memorial Service will be 11:00 am Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Cox Funeral Home Benton Chapel.
Shannon was born in Plainview on November 14, 1975. She loved her children and her dogs.
As families across the country get ready to kick off the summer and honor our military heroes this Memorial Day weekend, local officials urge motorists to stay safe on the road during a time of year when drunk driving deaths typically increase.
Over Memorial Day weekend in 2011, 158 people were killed in drunk driving crashes nationwide.
A tip for safe driving over the holiday weekend and year-round is to plan a safe way home.
The time has come to purchase luminarias for this yearâ€™s Hutchinson County Relay For Life event.
Citizens are encouraged to honor a friend or loved one who is fighting a battle with cancer or remember someone who is lost with a American Cancer Society RFL of Hutchinson County Luminaria.
Luminarias may be purchased for a donation and will be featured in a special ceremony during Relay 2012, set for June 8 and 9, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., at Huber Park in Borger.
Every forgotten animal needs a good place to call home and someone to call family.
Coming up on Monday, June 2, 2012, Borger Animal Control and Troop 31 BSA will host â€śAll Pets in the Panhandleâ€ť as an Eagle Scout Project.
This event will take place in front of Wal-Mart in Borger.
Also, the North Shore Adoption Bus â€“ associated with North Shore Animal League and National Dog Mill Rescue - will be on hand.