Archive - Obituary
July 8th, 2014
Beth Miller, 89, of Amarillo, died Sunday, July 6, 2014.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Hansford Cemetery at Spearman. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mrs. Miller was born on July 17, 1924 in Delhi, Oklahoma to Zula and Edward Uptergrove. She owned and operated a beauty shop for over 35 years in Borger. Mrs. Miller was an officer in the order of the Eastern Star. She was a charter member of Keeler Baptist Church.
She married Joe C. Miller on Sept. 7, 1946 in Spearman.
Jim E. Wheeler, MD, 86 of Borger died July 3, 2014 in Borger. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9, at Minton Memorial Chapel with Mr. Denny Sneed of Church of Christ at Borger officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will receive friends at the Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8.
Glenda Gay Garrard, 75 of Borger died Sunday, July 6th in Borger. No services will be set. Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Glenda was born July 28, 1938 in Amherst, Texas to Hubert and Allie Taylor. She was a bar tender and cleaned houses. Loved to play cards and Bingo.
Glenda was preceded in death by her parents, brother David Taylor and a son Steve Taylor.
Lou Hatfield, 85 of Borger died on July 2 in Borger. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, at Faith Covenant Church with Pastor Les Sharp officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at the funeral home.
Smitty Shelton, 72, of Canyon died June 29, 2014.
Graveside Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Westlawn Cemetery with Pastor LaVon Thompson officiating. Arrangements were by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.
Smitty was born Jan. 10, 1942 in Higgins, Texas to C.W. and Annie Shelton. They moved to Borger in 1945. He graduated from Borger High School in 1960. He married Joyce Chapman on Aug. 15, 1963 in Borger.
Smitty worked for Phillips Petroleum for 29 years. They lived in Borger until 2008 when they moved to Canyon.
Alan Wayne Bates, 60, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Borger, Texas. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. His memory may be honored with a gift to Helping Hands, 517 W Jefferson St, Borger, TX, 79007, Rainbow Room, P.O. Box 1391, Borger, TX, 79008, or a charity of choice.
Services for Linda Jane Moore, of Borger, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Bunavista Baptist Church in Borger (Bunavista), TX, under direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger and Rev. James Greer, with special music by Andy Dietz. Pallbearers will be the deacons of Bunavista Baptist Church Burial will take place prior to the funeral services in a private family graveside service at Westlawn Memorial Park. She laid in state 5-8 p.m. Saturday evening and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday. The family received friends at 111 Lakeview in Borger.
William (Bill) Sprague, 87, of Austin, Texas passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Legend Oaks Health Care Facility in Kyle, Texas.
Effie Earls, 93, passed away Saturday, April2 6, 2014, in Dumas.
Effie was born on March 17, 1921 in Chelsea, Oklahoma to William Hurley and Odessa (Bee) Raymon. Effie was married to Pete Earls on July 12, 1958 in Borger, Texas.
Thomas M. Hooper, 81 of Borger, died Sunday, April 27th in Borger. Celebration of Life services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday April 30th at First Baptist Church in Borger with Rev. Andy Dietz, pastor of First Baptist Church of Groom officiating. Burial will be at 10:00 am Wednesday in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.