Archive - Obituary
Helen Lee Farbro of Borger, Texas passed away on December 10, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. She was born on December 19, 1924 in Kansas to Blanch Garretson and Charles Miller.
As a first-team All-State defensive basketball stalwart in 1942, she led the Borger High Redbirds to capture the schoolâ€™s first team-sport state championship.
Lorena Lee â€śLoriâ€ť Wilson Groover, 59, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS.
She was born Oct. 2, 1953, in Groom, TX, the daughter of E. W. and Lois (Allen) Wilson.
She was raised and attended grade school in Fritch, TX. She graduated high school in Dallas, TX. She has been a longtime Liberal area resident moving to Turpin, OK in 1990.
She was employed at Kingâ€™s Restaurant as a waitress for 23 years and worked for National Beef Packing Co. for 2 Â˝ years in data processing before she became unable to work.
James (Jim) Leroy Richardson, 65, of Amarillo, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Amarillo. A memorial service was held Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Stinnett, Texas, with Pastor Tim Hall officiating.
Jim was born Oct. 17, 1948, in Kansas City, Mo., to Harold and Nancy Kates.
Clinton Larry Eddins, 41, of Amarillo, died Friday Dec. 7, 2012, in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Leonard Forsythe officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral directors of Borger.
Clinton was born Nov. 8, 1971, in Borger. He attended Borger schools. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frances and L. G. Fanshier and an uncle LeRoy Fanshier.
Velma Attebery Simpkins, 81, of Borger, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in Borger.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at the Bunavista Baptist Church with Conny Moore of Borger officiating, and Tommy Batson of Stinnett assisting. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Paula Ann Howard Schaffer, 63, passed away on November 30, 2012 surrounded by family.
Private services will be held. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Paula was born February 28, 1949 in Borger, Tx.
She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Allen â€śBudâ€ť Howard and mother, Luvinia â€śGeeâ€ť Howard.
Pamela Janice Russell, 51, of Borger, died Friday, Nov. 30, 201,2 in Borger.
A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the Church of Christ at Borger with Mr. Denny Sneed officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
August L. Speegle, 92, of Borger, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in Borger, Texas. No services are scheduled.
August was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Wellington, Texas, to Oliver and Pearl Speegle. He married Clyda Mae Packard on Nov. 23, 1946. They were married 62 years before she preceded him in death in 2009. He had been a Borger area resident for most of his life. He retired from the Phillips Copolymer Plant where he worked for over 35 years. He enjoyed working on cars as a hobby.
Sherman â€“ Graveside services for Robert â€śBobâ€ť Dean Deffibaugh 88, of Sherman will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Cedarlawn Memorial Park with Bill Mayes officiating. Mr. Deffibaugh passed away Sunday, December 2, at Texoma Medical Center. Waldo Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Bob was born November 27, 1924 in Caney, KS to Otis M. and Maybelle (Hixon) Deffibaugh.
Connie Vandergriff Maynard
Born Aug. 4, 1964, Died Nov. 18, 2012
Survived by big brother Terry Hollingsworth, sister Donna Davis, younger sister Audrey Russell, and younger brother Albert Jr.
Connie had two boys, Joseph Harley and Joshua David.
Grandchildren Joseph Jr., William, and Shaylee Marie.
Connie was a fun, loving, caring person. She would give you the shirt off her back if you needed it. She took after her mom on the fact that she didnâ€™t know a stranger. She loved everyone.
Memorial services will be at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Fellowship Baptist Church.