Archive - Jul 2012 - Obituary
At 101 years of age, Dorothy Elizabeth Rhoads Stifle went to be with her Lord on June 29, 2012. Born in Willis, Oklahoma on February 17, 1911, she had lived in the Texas Panhandle since 1926. Donation was handled through Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Sandra Kay Tennell, 69, of Fritch, passed away, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Fritch, TX.
Sandra Kay (Findeisen) Tennell was born Wednesday, November 11, 1942 in Tulsa, OK. She married Alton Lee Tennell on April 13, 1978 in Stratford, TX. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Tennell is preceded in death by her great grandmother; her parents; and an aunt.
Mary Lou Grubbs was born in Kingfisher, OK on December 28, 1927 to Carless and Flora Turner. She passed away June 30, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband Neal Grubbs, her parents, sister Susan Turner and brothers Jimmy, Charles, Kenneth and Muriel Turner.
Her family moved from Oklahoma to Arizona where in 1944 she met and married the love of her life, Neal Grubbs. They married in Phoenix, Arizona and were married 63 years.
Kenneth Ray Herin, 73, of Borger, died Sunday, July 1, 2012 in Borger.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Kenneth Ray Herin was born May 10, 1939 in Clibet, Oklahoma to Ewing and Mattie (Turner) Herin. He grew up in Borger and was a Borger High School graduate in 1957. Kenneth joined the Navy March 7, 1961, and served his country until February 2, 1965.
David Eugene Huffine, 58, died Saturday, May 12, at his home at Peaceful Scout Camp in Elbert, Colo.
Memorial services were held at the Scout Ranch on Sunday, May 20. David was cremated and his ashes were scattered on his favorite spot on ranch on a hill overlooking the Peaceful Volley Scout Ranch.
Marilyn Smith, 89, passed away June 27, 2012 in Yukon, Oklahoma. She was born on July 12, 1922 to Warren James Lewis and Margaret Nadine. After the death of her father, she was adopted by her step-father Hugh F. Sears. Marilyn graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1940. After high school, she attended Hills Business University to become a secretary. Marilyn was employed by Tinker Field Air Force Base where she worked for 3 years as supervisor of supplies. Marilyn married George A Smith June 2, 1945 and they were married for 67 years. George served in the Air Force at that time.
Amarillo â€“ Ilene Carter, 84, of Amarillo died June 29, 2012. A memorial service was held Sunday, July 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Schooler Funeral Home, Brentwood Chapel 4100 S. Georgia, Amarillo, with Pastor Mike Nuthman of Hillside Christian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.
Kenneth Ray Boydston, 79, died Wednesday June 27 in Carlsbad, NM. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 2 at Westlawn Memorial Park in Borger with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church officiating.
Kenneth was born in Bend, Texas to Eugene V. Boydston and Thelma Kay Smith Boydston.
In 1953 he began his service in the Army.
He lived in Borger for 55 years working in the oil and gas industry as a pumper for Panhandle Producers.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Vernon, TX.