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January 6th, 2014

Juanita Comellia Ekstrand

January 6, 2014

Juanita Comellia Ekstrand, 90, died January
2 in Amarillo. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday
at Minton Memorial Chapel with Dr. Rick Cope of Sand
Springs, Oklahoma officiating. Burial will be in Highland
Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral
Directors of Borger.
Juanita was born April 29, 1923 in Wetumka, OK to Sewell
and Annie Rogers Thomason. She went to California during
World War II to help in the war effort. Juanita has lived in
Borger for 48 years before moving to Amarillo 10 years ago.
She was a member of 1st Baptist Church of Amarillo and had

Herschel Bryan Moffitt

January 6, 2014

Herschel Bryan Moffitt, 47, passed away
Wednesday, January 1, 2014.
Mr. Moffitt will lie in state at Minton Chatwell Funeral
Directors of Borger starting at noon on Sunday, January 5,
2014. Family will receive guests from 5-7 pm Monday at the
funeral home.
A funeral service will be held in Arkansas.
Herschel was born February 23, 1966 in Borger. He proudly
served in the United States Navy and was a graduate of
Phillips High School in 1985.
He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, B.W. Ralls,
Hubert Howard, Willard Moffitt; and grandmother, Alva Faye
Moffitt.

Michael Wayne Dudley

January 6, 2014

Michael Wayne Dudley, 56, passed away
Friday, December 27, 2013
Following Michael’s wishes there will be no services.
Since Michael had a love for animals his memory may be
honored with a gift to the local SPCA. He loved motorcycles.
He taught many young people how to ride, and about the dangers
involved. He instructed them in safety. He drove a truck
and did mechanic work. He did much for many people. He
will be dearly missed.
He was born August 21, 1957 in Lovell, Wyoming to Everett
and Gloria Dudley. Michael is preceded in death by

Georgie Lee Gillman

January 6, 2014

Georgie Lee Gillman, 89 died, Wednesday,
January 1, in Amarillo. Graveside Services will be at 10:30
a.m. at Highland Park Cemetery, in Borger, followed by a Memorial
Service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 4, at the Westcliff
Bible Church, in Amarillo with Rev. Ken Sheppard of Dallas,
and Dr. Stephen Waterhouse officiating. Arrangements
are by Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Georgie was born on March 4, 1924, in Hedley, TX, to
Sam and Alma Line. She married Johnny Gillman on July
25, 1943. Georgie was a resident of Borger from 1943 until

January 3rd

Alta Ruth Sibley Sebastian

January 3, 2014

Alta Ruth Sibley Sebastian, 90, passed
away Wednesday, January 1, 2014.
Graveside service will be 2 pm Saturday, January 4, 2014
at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton
Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Alta was born October 15, 1923 in Oklahoma to F.G. and
Ivy Morrow. She was a member Monroe Street Church of
Christ.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Jake
Sebastian, J.L. Sibley; daughter, Iva Ruth Sibley; son, Jimmie
Sibley; brother, Jimmie Frank Morrow; sisters, Flossie, Faye,
Dessie, Lois, and Lola.

Margaret Tignor Robbins Rector

January 3, 2014

Margaret Tignor Robbins Rector, 92,
of Amarillo, TX, died Sunday, Nov 24, 2013.
Memorial services will be at 10 AM, Saturday, Jan. 4,
2014, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by
Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.,
Amarillo, TX.
Margaret was born Jan.1, 1921, to an early pioneer Panhandle
family. She had one sister, Beryl Carss. She graduated
from Pampa High School and graduated from the University
of Texas with a BA degree in 1941. After moving back to
Pampa, she married Ray Robbins, who was the Pampa High

Georgie Lee Gillman

January 3, 2014

Georgie Lee Gillman, 89 died, Wednesday,
January 1, in Amarillo. Graveside Services will be at 10:30
a.m. at Highland Park Cemetery, in Borger, followed by a Memorial
Service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 4, at the Westcliff
Bible Church, in Amarillo with Rev. Ken Sheppard of Dallas,
and Dr. Stephen Waterhouse officiating. Arrangements
are by Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Georgie was born on March 4, 1924, in Hedley, TX, to
Sam and Alma Line. She married Johnny Gillman on July
25, 1943. Georgie was a resident of Borger from 1943 until

December 31st, 2013

Alton Wyatt Carpenter

December 31, 2013

Alton Wyatt Carpenter, 63, died December
28, 2013, in Amarillo, Texas
Services will be at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, January 3, 2014
at Living Water Christian Fellowship in Canyon with Shane
Nease, pastor, officiating. Graveside services will be at 4:00
P.M. on Friday at Shamrock Cemetery in Shamrock. The
family will receive friends on Thursday, January 2, 2014 from
6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Brooks Chapel.
Arrangements have been made by Brooks Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Shamrock Cemetery, Shamrock, TX
Alton Wyatt Carpenter went to be with Jesus on December

Tyson Fleming

December 31, 2013

Tyson Fleming, 29, of Borger, Texas, originally
from Fort Morgan, Colorado, passed away Saturday, December
21, 2013.
Tyson was born February 11, 1984 in Fort Morgan along
with his twin brother, Travis Lee, to Donna Stark and Dale
Fleming. He grew up and attended schools in Fort Morgan
and Brush, Colorado.
Tyson was always a hard worker; he loved helping his
grandparents, Tuffy and Billie Stark, out on the farm. Tyson
started working at the age of 16 with his dad and uncle doing
drywall where he became a pro quickly. He started working in

December 30th

Michael Lee Criswell

December 30, 2013

Michael Lee Criswell, 68, of Alvin, passed away Wednesday, December
25, 2013, in Alvin, Texas.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00p.m., Monday, December 30, 2013 at Forest
Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.
Michael was born May 18, 1945 in Paducah, Texas to Arthur Lee and Eddie Mae
Criswell. He worked for the City of Texas City in the Waste Water Treatment Department.
He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur Lee Criswell and Eddie Mae Frazier
Criswell. Also preceding him in death were two of his siblings Don and Wally
Criswell.

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