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January 17th, 2014

Mattie Cox

January 17, 2014

Mattie Cox, 83, of Borger passed away on Wednesday,
January 15, 2014 in Amarillo. Services will be 3:00 p.m.,
Saturday, January 18, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Borger,
with Dr. Jeff Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn
Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell
Funeral Directors.
Mattie was born on December 26, 1930, in Sentinel, Oklahoma
to Joseph and Mattie Bell Reed Thomas. She lived in
the Borger since 1948 where she was a member of the Calvary
Baptist Church. Mattie married Floyd Harold Cox on August

Melba Jean Gunn

January 17, 2014

Melba Jean Gunn, 82, died Tuesday January
14, 2014 in Amarillo. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m.
Saturday at Westlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Leonard Forsythe
of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are
under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of
Borger.
Melba was born June 30, 1931 to Johnathan and Edna Wilson
Torbett in Muldrow, Oklahoma. She came to Borger in
1936 where she later met and married E. L. “Buster” Gunn.
Melba was a member of Fairlanes Baptist Church and was
Past President of the B.P.O.E. Elkettes.

January 16th

Gene Meyer of Madill

January 16, 2014

Gene Meyer of Madill, OK, went to be with the lord on January 12, 2014.
Gene was born in Shilder, OK, with his twin brother Dene on October 15, 1934.
Gene is survived by his wife Ann of the home; daughter Gina Czechan of Jefferson City,
MO; grandson Dustin Czechan and wife Paige; great-grandson Remington Czechan; two stepchildren,
Melody and Dean; and two brothers, Dene and Albert of Borger; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Rosa Meyer; two brothers, Truman
and Walter; and one sister, Rosalie Heflin.

John Ray Thompson

January 16, 2014

John Ray Thompson, 70 of Fritch died January
3rd in Wichita Falls, Texas. Memorial services will be
10:00 am Saturday at Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger.
Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral
directors of Borger.
John was born October 30, 1943 in McKinney, Texas to
Harley Ray and Opal Horn Thompson. He was a disabled
veteran in the US Navy. He was a resident of Fritch for 29
years. He was an accomplished carpenter. He won an award
for over 1,000 hours volunteering at the Amarillo VA Hospital.
He loved making people’s days brighter at the VA Hospital.

Melba Jean Gunn

January 16, 2014

Melba Jean Gunn, 82, died Tuesday January
14, 2014 in Amarillo. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m.
Saturday at Westlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Leonard Forsythe
of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are
under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of
Borger.
Melba was born June 30, 1931 to Johnathan and Edna Wilson
Torbett in Muldrow, Oklahoma. She came to Borger in
1936 where she later met and married E. L. “Buster” Gunn.
Melba was a member of Fairlanes Baptist Church and was
Past President of the B.P.O.E. Elkettes.

Bobby Roy Hodges

January 16, 2014

Bobby Roy Hodges, 79 of Fritch died January
13, 2014 in Amarillo. Funeral services will be 10:00 am
Thursday January 16th at Fortress Baptist Church with Pastor
Mark England officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial
Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell
Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Bobby was born October 31, 1934 in Saint Jo, Texas to
John Mack and Zada Pearl Warner Hodges. He drove a truck
for Enron. He married Norma Jean Whitfield June 9, 1951 at
Olton, Texas. He loved to work in the yard and after his stroke
loved to do wood burning.

Rachael Danielle Stevens

January 16, 2014

Rachael Danielle Stevens, 28, passed A&M AgriLife Extension
away Saturday, January 11, 2014.
Funeral service will be held 2 pm Friday, January 17, 2014
at Celebration Family Church under the direction of Minton
Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. The family will receive
friends on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the
funeral home. The Tree of Life Memorial Foundation has
started a memorial fund for Rachael at Pantex Federal Credit
Union; please just notify the bank you are donating in Rachael’s
honor.
Rachael was a 2004 graduate of Borger High School. She

January 15th

Bobby Roy Hodges

January 15, 2014

Bobby Roy Hodges, 79 of Fritch died January
13, 2014 in Amarillo. Funeral services will be 10:00 am
Thursday January 16th at Fortress Baptist Church with Pastor
Mark England officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial
Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell
Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Bobby was born October 31, 1934 in Saint Jo, Texas to
John Mack and Zada Pearl Warner Hodges. He drove a truck
for Enron. He married Norma Jean Whitfield June 9, 1951 at
Olton, Texas. He loved to work in the yard and after his stroke
loved to do wood burning.

Rachael Danielle Stevens

January 15, 2014

Rachael Danielle Stevens, 28, passed
away Saturday, January 11, 2014.
Funeral service will be held 2 pm Friday, January 17, 2014
at Celebration Family Church under the direction of Minton
Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. The family will receive
friends on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the
funeral home. The Tree of Life Memorial Foundation has
started a memorial fund for Rachael at Pantex Federal Credit
Union; please just notify the bank you are donating in Rachael’s
honor.
Rachael was a 2004 graduate of Borger High School. She

January 14th

Michael Jack Dobbs

January 14, 2014

Michael Jack Dobbs, 36, passed away Saturday, January
11, 2014.
Funeral service will be held 11 am Wednesday, January
15, 2014 at Celebration Family Church. Burial will follow
in Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton
Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Michael was born November 16, 1977 in Amarillo, Texas
to Michael and Peggy Dobbs. He was a member of Celebration
Family Church and was a machinist for Hunting Titan in
Pampa.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Malcolm Nathan
Dobbs, Alta Mae Carpenter, Jack Carpenter; uncle, Charlie

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