Archive - Mar 2013
Jean A. â€śJohnnyâ€ť Blommaert, 72, died Friday, March 8, 2013 in Amarillo. Rosary will be said Monday at 6:00 p.m. at Minton Memorial Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Church with Father Richard Zannetti officiating. Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Borger - Juanita Frances Puryear, 78, died Friday, March 8, 2013.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Southside Baptist Church in Borger. Interment will be held privately at Woodlawn Cemetery in Las Vegas, Nevada. Services entrusted to Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Juanita was born Sept. 3, 1934, in Clarksville, Texas, to Zelma and David Pollock. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Sanford Puryear; brothers, Marion Russell Pollock and Donald Wayne Scott; sister Linda Joyce Norton; and one step-great granddaughter.
Gladys Krug Williams, 87, died February 25, 2013.
She was born on July 27, 1926, in Wheeler County, Texas.
As a registered nurse, Gladys worked as the surgery floor supervisor at Golden Plains Hospital in Borger, TX. She retired in the late 1980â€™s. She loved reading, crafting, square dancing, and most of all flower gardening.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years Richard â€śSlimâ€ť Williams; sister, Mildred Young; and brother, Ralph Krug.
Rex Eakins, 88. of Borger. died Sunday March 10, 2013, in Amarillo.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 14, at Westlawn Memorial park Cemetery with Rocky Eakins officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Evergreen at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Rex was born April 30, 1924, at Hammon, Okla., to Fred and Noma Morris Eakins. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII. He was a retired truck driver.
Long time photographer, Don Rice, captured this beautiful sunset just outside of Borger. Whether it's snapping a picture of a building, a person, or a sunset, he always gets it just right.
The Kiwanis Club of Borger is excited to announce their 55th Annual Pancake Breakfast this year.
It will be held Saturday, April 6th from 6:00am until noon (for you late risers!). It will be at the Frank Phillips College cafeteria, and tickets are $6.00 for all you can eat pancakes with butter and syrup (sugar free option available. Bacon, sausage, coffee, milk, and orange juice will also be served.
Come out and enjoy this scrumptious event!
It might be spring break, but county athletes are still in action this week.
-Results from all three county schools participating in the Gruver and Panhandle track meets will be in Monday's edition of the BNH.
-Borger soccer will be in action on Monday and Tuesday. Girls will play on Monday, JV at 4:30 and Varsity at 6:30 against Randall. The boys will follow the same schedule on Tuesday evening.
-Borger baseball will be playing in 3 away games this week. They will play at Canyon on Tuesday at 1:00, at San Jacinto on Thursday at 1:00, and a double header in Hereford at 11:30a/1p.
Lois Juanita Mears of Fritch passed away on March 8, 2013; she was born on February 4, 1928 in Rogers, New Mexico to John and Susan Wise.
Mrs. Mears will be in state at Brown Chapel of the Fountains from 12:00 PM to 6 PM on Sunday, March 10, 2013 and Monday, March 11, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesdays, March 12, 2013, at First Southern Baptist Church in Fritch at 4:00 PM with Bro. Calvin Winters officiating with interment to follow in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery.
Minnie Ernesteen Gee Orr (Teenie)
September 2, 1920 â€“ March 8, 2013
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at Keeler Baptist Church in Borger with the Rev. Randy Bartley officiating, interment to follow in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery.
Kenneth Rex Riemer, 66, died Tuesday March 5 in Katy, Texas. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Grace Church with Senior Pastor Marshall Ford and Pastor Ricky Griffin of Trinity Fellowship in Amarillo officiating. Interment will follow at Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.