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Alton Wyatt Carpenter

December 31, 2013

Alton Wyatt Carpenter, 63, died December
28, 2013, in Amarillo, Texas
Services will be at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, January 3, 2014
at Living Water Christian Fellowship in Canyon with Shane
Nease, pastor, officiating. Graveside services will be at 4:00
P.M. on Friday at Shamrock Cemetery in Shamrock. The
family will receive friends on Thursday, January 2, 2014 from
6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Brooks Chapel.
Arrangements have been made by Brooks Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Shamrock Cemetery, Shamrock, TX
Alton Wyatt Carpenter went to be with Jesus on December

Tyson Fleming

December 31, 2013

Tyson Fleming, 29, of Borger, Texas, originally
from Fort Morgan, Colorado, passed away Saturday, December
21, 2013.
Tyson was born February 11, 1984 in Fort Morgan along
with his twin brother, Travis Lee, to Donna Stark and Dale
Fleming. He grew up and attended schools in Fort Morgan
and Brush, Colorado.
Tyson was always a hard worker; he loved helping his
grandparents, Tuffy and Billie Stark, out on the farm. Tyson
started working at the age of 16 with his dad and uncle doing
drywall where he became a pro quickly. He started working in

December 30th

Michael Lee Criswell

December 30, 2013

Michael Lee Criswell, 68, of Alvin, passed away Wednesday, December
25, 2013, in Alvin, Texas.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00p.m., Monday, December 30, 2013 at Forest
Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.
Michael was born May 18, 1945 in Paducah, Texas to Arthur Lee and Eddie Mae
Criswell. He worked for the City of Texas City in the Waste Water Treatment Department.
He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur Lee Criswell and Eddie Mae Frazier
Criswell. Also preceding him in death were two of his siblings Don and Wally
Criswell.

December 27th

Oteka Bernard Watts

December 27, 2013

Oteka Bernard Watts
(April 3, 1932 - December 21, 2013)
Services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, December
27, 2013 in the First Baptist Church in Memphis
with Rev. Daniel Downey and Rev. Johnnie Snider,
officiating.
Private family interment will be at Fairview Cemetery
in Memphis.
Viewing and visitation for Mrs. Watts will be on
Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 pm and
then Friday starting at 9:00 am at the funeral home.
Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of Memphis.
Mrs. Watts was born April 3, 1932 in Memphis, Texas to Glen Sam and Annie May Gardenhire

December 24th

Former Borger resident slain; baby taken

December 24, 2013

Adriana Lisa Perez, 31, of Pampa, is being held at Gray County Jail and is under investigation for capital murder for the slaying of Leslie Heredia Perez, 23, of Shamrock, formerly of Borger, who was found dead in her home Monday evening.

According to Sr. Trooper Daniel Hawthorne of the Texas Department of Public Safety, authorities received an emergency call about an injured person at 7:28 p.m. Monday. When authories arrived, they found Heredia Perez deceased and they became aware that her 2-week old daughter, Abcde Perez, was missing.

Marshal Guy (Bud) Anderson

December 24, 2013

Marshal Guy (Bud) Anderson went home to be with the Lord on 23 December 2013 at 0752 AM.
Born February 20 1923. He died in a veterans nursing home in Florence Colorado. He was 90 years old.
Marshal married Betty Lemon in 1946 and just had their 67th anniversary.
He moved to Borger Texas in 1936 and worked for Phillips Petroleum, Continental Oil, and retired from Texas Oil & Gas in 1986. He worked in the Oil field for 55 years.
He is survived by his wife Betty Anderson, two sons David and Don Anderson, 8 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.

Leslie Heredia Perez

December 24, 2013

Leslie Heredia Perez, 23, passed away Monday, December 23, 2013 in Shamrock.
Funeral service will be 2 pm Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Grace Church. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
She is survived by her husband, Juan Perez; daugher, Abcde Nicole Perez both of Shamrock; father, Alfonso Heredia; mother, Ana Rodriquez of Shamrock; brothers, Alfonso Heredia, Jr. of Pampa, Julio Heredia of Borger; sisters, Nily Heredia of Lubbock, Erika Heredia of Monahans; and several uncles and aunts.

Survivor drops lawsuit against Batson, foundation

December 24, 2013

The lone survivor of an Aug. 12 car crash that killed five “Texas” musical drama employees has dropped his lawsuit against the party’s host and the foundation that produces the show.
In a document filed in 108th District Court, cast member Timothy Johnson abandoned his lawsuit accusing Batson, his cattle company and the foundation of negligence in their roles as hosts of a party at the Coldwater Ranch in Sherman County celebrating the end of the 2013 season. Authorities have said alcohol was a factor in the deadly crash.

Carlos Escobar, Sr.

December 24, 2013

Carlos Escobar Sr. 77, of Borger died Saturday
December 21st in Borger. Funeral services will be 2:00
pm Thursday, December 26th at Grace Church. Burial
will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under
the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of
Borger.
Carlos was born September 4, 1936 in Mexico to
Francisco and Delores Hernandez Escobar. He married
Lorenza Ortiz in Mexico. He worked in construction
and lived here for 28 years.
He is survived by sons Rito of Enid, OK, Carlos Jr of Tulsa, OK, Ramon of Amarillo,

December 23rd

Mr. Glenn Forseth

December 23, 2013

Mr. Glenn Forseth 94, resident of Bartlesville and former resident of
Borger, died at 4:58 AM Thursday.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Monday in the Redeemer Lutheran
Church under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
Glenn Julian Forseth is survived by two sons, Eric Forseth and his wife
Debbie of Borger, Texas, Roger Hoh and his wife Nancy of Houston, Texas, two
daughters, Mary Forseth of Phoenix, Arizona, Shirley Hoh of Oregon, four grandchildren,
Michael Forseth of Amarillo, Texas, Erin Gibson of Borger, Texas, Kristen

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