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January 3rd, 2013

John J. Walker

January 3, 2013

John J. Walker, 88, a resident of Borger from 1945-2008, died December 29, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas, where he lived with his son. His wife, Helen Walker, preceded him in death on November 19, 2012.
Born in Ben Wheeler, Texas, on March 13, 1924, to John Henry Walker and Maude Howell Walker, John was one of 11 siblings who helped his parents earn their living as farmers in Ben Wheeler.

Leonard C. Deskin

January 3, 2013

Leonard C. Deskin died December 31 in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church, officiating.
Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Julia Bird Williams

January 3, 2013

Julia Bird Williams, 96, of Borger died Sunday, December 30, 2012.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ with Lindell Brown and Pastor Harry Williams presiding. Interment will be at the Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Julia is preceded in death by her parents; and Aunt Ruth Waites.

Jay Harstead

January 3, 2013

FRITCH - Jay Harstead, 40, of Fritch, died January 1, 2013 in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10:00 AM Friday, January 4, 2013, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa, with Rev. Danny Courtney, pastor of First Baptist Church of Fritch, officiating. Cremation will follow under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.
Mr. Harstead was born March 4, 1972 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and was a longtime resident of Borger and Amarillo before moving to Fritch with his life partner, Brett.

January 2nd

Asker “Gube” Raymond Harp

January 2, 2013

FRITCH - Asker “Gube” Raymond Harp, 90, of Fritch died Monday, December 31, 2012 in Amarillo. Graveside Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Stinnett Cemetery with Rev. Leonard Forsythe officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Asker was born on April 4, 1921 in Warner, Oklahoma to Willam Rosco and Clara Ethel (Porter) Harp. Asker served his country in the Army Air Corp in World War II.

Asker “Gube” Raymond Harp

January 2, 2013

FRITCH - Asker “Gube” Raymond Harp, 90, of Fritch died Monday, December 31, 2012 in Amarillo. Graveside Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Stinnett Cemetery with Rev. Leonard Forsythe officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Asker was born on April 4, 1921 in Warner, Oklahoma to Willam Rosco and Clara Ethel (Porter) Harp. Asker served his country in the Army Air Corp in World War II.

Rickey Martin Wood

January 2, 2013

Rickey Martin Wood, 57, of Fritch died Friday Dec. 28, 2012, in Fritch.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday at Fritch Church of Christ with Richard Kasko officiating.
Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Rickey was born May 27, 1955, in Borger. He retired from Chevron Phillips as a heavy equipment operator.
He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and the NRA. He loved watching football, playing golf and going to the gun range.

December 31st, 2012

Barney Lee Tubbs

December 31, 2012

Barney Lee Tubbs, 84, died December 29 in Borger. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Jeff Hutchison, officiating. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Warner Memorial Cemetery in Warner, OK under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Rickey Martin Wood

December 31, 2012

Rickey Martin Wood, 57 of Fritch died Friday December 28th in Fritch. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday at Fritch Church of Christ with Richard Kasko officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

Rickey was born May 27, 1955 at Borger. He retired from Chevron Phillips as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and the NRA. He loved watching football, playing golf and going to the gun range.

December 28th

Dorothy Reeves

December 28, 2012

Funeral services for Dorothy Reeves, 88, of Lamesa ,will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church Chapel in Lamesa with Chris Powell officiating.
Burial will follow in Lamesa Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held on Friday, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mrs. Reeves died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Lubbock.
She was born on April 5, 1924 in Marquette County, Mich. to Rudolph and Alina (Peterson) Johnson. Dorothy married Thomas Cecil Reeves on Nov. 9, 1945.
He preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 2003.

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