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February 4th

Emily Suzanne Purcell

February 4, 2014

Emily Suzanne Purcell, 23 of Borger died Monday Feb. 3rd in Amarillo.
Celebration of Life Services will be 4:00 pm Thursday at Grace Church with Pastor Tim
Hall officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton
Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Emily was born January 24, 1991 in Borger to Kenny and Melissa Ramsey Purcell. She
graduated from Borger High School in 2009 where she played basketball and sang in the
choir. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Borger and was big into arts and crafts.

January 27th

Dona Blanche Burgess

January 27, 2014

This tribute recognizes a quiet hero, our precious mama
and nanny, Dona Blanche Burgess, who passed on to glory
to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, January 2,
2014, in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Blanche and her husband Leonard, who preceded her
in death on January 14, 1984, were long-time residents of
Hutchinson County. They were married July 28, 1941.
Leonard served under Patton in World War II. When
the war finally ended, Blanche and Leonard rode a 1936
Harley from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to Dumas, Texas.
Because it was December, Leonard tried to get his wife

January 24th

Leroy E. DeAguero

January 24, 2014

Leroy E. DeAguero, 63, of Stinnett died Saturday, January 4, 2014 in Stinnett.
Leroy was born in Springer, NM on April 1, 1950. He moved to Stinnett in 1994. Leroy
worked for Rice Construction for seven years. He will be missed.
He is survived by his companion Rita Maxine Klotz, of Stinnett; and son Paul Joe of Pasadena.

Wanda Fay Purvis

January 24, 2014

Wanda Fay Purvis, 86, went to be with her
Lord and Savior Wednesday, January 22, 2014.
Funeral service will be 2 pm Saturday, January 25,
2014 in the Minton Memorial Chapel under the direction
of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. In lieu
of flowers her memory may be honored with a gift to the
American Diabetes Association, 8008 Slide Road, Suite
12-A, Lubbock, Texas, 79424 or the Wounded Warrior
Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Wanda was born May 7, 1927 in Oklahoma to Memory
Obie and Floy Mae Harkins. She was a member of Cadet

Naomi Lee Wright

January 24, 2014

Naomi Lee Wright, 81, passed away Wednesday,
January 22, 2014.
Funeral service will be 10 am Saturday, January 25, 2014
in the Minton Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Westlawn
Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell
Funeral Directors of Borger.
Naomi was born July 8, 1932 in Eldorado, Oklahoma
to WC and Margie Caldwell. Her life revolved around her
grandkids. She would travel all over to be with her grandkids
her favorite thing was to take them fishing. Naomi was always
up for going to garage sales.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Troy Lee

January 23rd

Naomi Lee Wright

January 23, 2014

Naomi Lee Wright, 81, passed away Wednesday,
January 22, 2014.
Funeral service will be 10 am Saturday, January 25, 2014
in the Minton Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Westlawn
Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell
Funeral Directors of Borger.
Naomi was born July 8, 1932 in Eldorado, Oklahoma
to WC and Margie Caldwell. Her life revolved around her
grandkids. She would travel all over to be with her grandkids
her favorite thing was to take them fishing. Naomi was always
up for going to garage sales.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Troy Lee

Vicki L. Baker

January 23, 2014

Vicki L. Baker, 65, of Weatherford, TX, passed
away, Sunday, January 19, 2014 in Fort Worth, TX.
Vicki L. Baker was born February 23, 1948 in Borger to
Kenneth and Juanita (Knight) Bell. She was retired from the
Federal Government in the Criminal Justice Department.
Mrs. Baker is preceded in death by her father Kenneth
Bell.
Survivors include a son David Aaron and wife Chesley
Baker of Fayetteville, NC, daughter Amy Lynn and husband
Christopher Bonnett of Weatherford, TX, mother Juanita Bell
of Midland, brother Ken R. and wife Becky Bell of Amarillo,

January 22nd

Vicki L. Baker

January 22, 2014

Vicki L. Baker, 65, of Weatherford, TX, passed
away, Sunday, January 19, 2014 in Fort Worth, TX.
Vicki L. Baker was born February 23, 1948 in Borger to
Kenneth and Juanita (Knight) Bell. She was retired from the
Federal Government in the Criminal Justice Department.
Mrs. Baker is preceded in death by her father Kenneth
Bell.
Survivors include a son David Aaron and wife Chesley
Baker of Fayetteville, NC, daughter Amy Lynn and husband
Christopher Bonnett of Weatherford, TX, mother Juanita Bell
of Midland, brother Ken R. and wife Becky Bell of Amarillo,

January 21st

Gayle Wright

January 21, 2014

Gayle Wright, 76, of Stinnett, was welcomed
home by the Lord on Monday, January 20, 2014. Gayle was
born August 15, 1937 in Amarillo, TX. She married Clarence
Wright in 1963 and he preceded her in death in 2008.
Services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday at the First United
Methodist Church of Stinnett with Rev.Rhonda Greenwood,
of Merkel, TX, and Rev. Donald Ward officiating. Burial will
follow in the Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton
Chatwell Funeral Home.
Gayle was a lifetime Hutchinson County resident where
she was a charter member of the First United Methodist

Frances Lavon (Pat) Cade

January 21, 2014

Our Mom, Frances Lavon (Pat) Cade,
took her journey home on January 16, 2014, just shy of her
95th birthday. She was born to William Arthur and Mary Margaret
(McLemore) Clark on March 25, 1919 in Frisco, Indiana.
She was married to Robert A. Cade.
Her final home was at Heritage Skilled Nursing Rehab
facility in Amarillo. Her family would like to thank the special,
loving staff that treated her with such respect and love
throughout her stay. The kindness the staff gave freely to her
family during Mom’s final days will always be remembered.

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