Archive - 2013 - Obituary
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
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.
George Halbrook Yates, 94, died July 10, 2013 in Amarillo. Military graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
L.D. â€śBugsâ€ť Burney, 86, died July 7, 2013 in Amarillo. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Eternal Light Pentecostal Church with Pastor Willie Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Billy J. Fite, 77, died July 8, 2013 in Amarillo. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Fairlanes Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Burwash, Pastor officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Beverly Ann VanderMolen, 62 of Stinnett died Thursday July 4th at Amarillo. Funeral services will be 11:00 am July 9th at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, pastor Bible Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be at Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
"I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me." - Philippians 4:13
Pat Warren, 71, of Borger, Texas, was often heard quoting this verse to her family and friends. It was her favorite Scripture. Known as a generous woman who always had a listening ear for her family and friends (and the occasional stranger in the grocery store or airport), Pat was also a hard-working businesswoman. She spent her life working in insurance, including the last eight years as co-owner of Legacy Insurance Agency in Pampa, Texas.