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December 27th

Carolyn Ethel Duke Jones

December 27, 2012

Carolyn Ethel Duke Jones was born in Borger, Texas on December 1,1948 to Elbert and Mary Duke. She graduated from Borger High school in 1967 where she was a member of the Borger band. She was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church where she participated in the Young Woman’s AuxilIary. Carolyn passed away on December 22,2012 after a courageous battle with a brief illness with family at her side. Over the years, Carolyn has had many different jobs from child care provider to customer services representative and secretary, but the job she cherished most was that of wife, mother, and “grammy”.

Sherry La Sha Elliot

December 27, 2012

Sherry La Sha Elliot, 47, of Stinnett, Texas died, December 24, 2012 from complications of lung cancer.  Sherry was born in Dallas, Texas, April 24, 1965.  She traveled with her family & sister, living in Charleston, S C., Virginia Beach, VA, Pearl City, Hawaii, and Rogers, AK.  She moved to Hutchinson County, after the death of her Husband, in Lake Havasu, AZ.  She is survived by her Father, Norman E. Cook, of Borger, TX,  her Mother, Linda C.

Jenny Johnston

December 27, 2012

FRITCH - Jenny Johnston, 79, of Amarillo, formerly of Fritch, died Monday, December 24, 2012 in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Blain Shelton of Grace Church officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Betty Ann

December 27, 2012

Betty Ann was born on February 19, 1929 in Macon, Georgia, to William Russell and Ethel Gladys Grant, and passed from this life on Christmas Eve – December 24, 2012. She was 83. She has two brothers, David Russell and Charles Mullis Grant, both of Macon. She married Beale Barnard Denton on January 1, 1950, and they had six children, She has 23 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

December 21st

Charles Leon Jett

December 21, 2012

Charles Leon Jett passed away Dec. 18, in Rockport, Texas, at the age of 78. He was born on Jan. 8, 1934, to Joe P. and Nettie Jett in Chilicothe, Texas.
Charles is preceded in death by his parents Joe and Nettie Jett, brother Bill Jett, and brother Richard Jett.

Bonita Sue “GiGi” Sargent

December 21, 2012

Bonita Sue “GiGi” Sargent, 65, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Borger.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, of Bible Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Bonita was born on Oct. 22, 1947, to William and Rachel Francis in Pontiac, Mich. She is a member of Bible Baptist Church. She loved to bake, watch Court TV, flower beds, and her grandchildren. She loved her Makayla Bug.

December 17th

Jeffrey Scott Kay

December 17, 2012

Jeffrey Scott Kay, 58, of Borger died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Blain Shelton of Grace Church officiating. Viewing will be Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

B.F. “Ben” Nall

December 17, 2012

Paradise- B.F. “Ben” Nall, 83, a retired district welder, went to be with our Lord Thursday, December 13, 2012 in Paradise.
Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 15th at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport with burial in Cottondale Cemetery. No set visitation.
Rev. David George will officiate. Pallbearers include Carey Davis, Erik Larsen, Shawn Dockum, Brad Hayhurst, Dustin Hayhurst, and Brandon Simpson. Honorary pallbearers are the men of Cottondale Church of Christ.

Helen Lee Farbro

December 17, 2012

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 school’s first team-sport state championship.

December 12th

Lorena Lee “Lori” Wilson Groover

December 12, 2012

Lorena Lee “Lori” 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 King’s Restaurant as a waitress for 23 years and worked for National Beef Packing Co. for 2 ½ years in data processing before she became unable to work.

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