Archive - Jul 2013
JoElla Long, 76 of Fritch, Texas passed away July 17, 2013 in her home. Born Sept. 27, 1936 in Sayre, Oklahoma to Alfred â€śHokeâ€ť Halford and Sarah â€śTinnieâ€ť Elizabeth (Jones). JoElla was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and good friend to many.
In a continuing rash of vandalism across Borger, the Hutchinson County Veteran's Memorial at Huber Park was damaged as large segments of marble across the top of the monument were removed and shattered.
Zee's Summer Sweets was broken into and is offering a $300.00 reward for information on who is responsible.
Mickey Wright is enjoying the day in the rain.
Mary Jo Bruce Lilley of Mead, OK passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at her home at the age of 85. Mary was born February 19, 1928 in Pueblo, Colorado to Frank P. Bruce and Melrose (Mansker) Bruce. Her family moved to Bryan County in 1930 where she has lived ever since. She attended school in Mead and Durant. She married Calvin â€śGeneâ€ť Lilley in Durant in January of 1946. Mary was a member of the Mead Baptist Church and liked going to the Mead Senior Center. She also enjoyed jewelry, garage sales and cooking.
Mr. John Shuman McKinley, 84, of Rumford, ME. , passed away, Sunday, July 14, 2013 in Borger. John S. McKinley was born December 13, 1928 in Maxwell, N.M. to Joe William and Emily Caroline (Shuman) McKinley. He married Barbara Moore on December 1, 1951 in Boston, MA. He is preceded in death by his Parents, wife Barbara McKinley, and a sister Dorothy Audrain. Survivors include two sons: Gregory and wife Cynthia McKinley of Marietta, GA. and Burt and wife Diane McKinley of Stonington, CT., brother: Joe McKinley of Alamogordo, NM. two sisters: Ruth and husband Waun Audrain of Fritch, TX.
Paul Geyer Aleskin passed away unexpectedly July 3, 2013 in Borger Texas. He was 61 years old. Family and friends will gather in Austin, Texas the first weekend in August to remember Paul. Condolences can be sent to Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors at mintonchatwell.com
The First Place Winners of the Phillips High School Reunion Golf Tournament was JJ Jones, Jeff Hart, Cooper Jones and Mike Spradling.
Thella Jones, 99, from Freer, Texas, was called away July 10th, 2013.
Ignacio M. Herrera Sr., 71 of Borger died Sunday July 7th in Borger. Rosary will be said 7:00 pm Friday at Minton Memorial Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am Saturday at St. John's Catholic Church with Father Richard Zanetti officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton
Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.