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August 22nd, 2012

Alma Marie Mowery

August 22, 2012

Alma Marie Mowery, 85, died Friday August 17, 2012 in Willcox, Arizona. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Stinnett Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Tom Lapacka, Pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Borger officiating. Local arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Funeral services were held Monday in Willcox, AZ.

August 20th

Josephine Willerton

August 20, 2012

Josephine Willerton, 91, of Los Alamos, NM (long-time Borger resident), died Friday, August 17, 2012.
Josephine Louise Hill was born June 7, 1921, in Cherryvale, KS, to Harold and Grace Hill. She met her future husband W. R. “Mike” Willerton while attending Ponca City Junior College. They married June 1, 1942, the day of her graduation from Oklahoma A&M. While her husband served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, she worked in a lab for Continental Oil, developing airplane fuels. They moved to Borger in 1946. Her husband worked in the Phillips refinery for 37 years. He died in 1986.

Chelsea Villezcas

August 20, 2012

Chelsea Villezcas, 21, died Thursday, August 16, 2012 in Hutchinson County.
Funeral services are 2:00 p.m., Monday, at Keeler Baptist Church with Randy Bartley, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Westlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Chelsea was born October 5, 1990 in Borger to Robert Thomas and Rhonda Hodges. She was a graduate of Borger High School and was a loving mother, wife, daughter and granddaughter.

August 16th

James "Jim" Bryan

August 16, 2012

James “Jim” Bryan, 81, of Amarillo, TX (formerly of Fritch, TX) passed away, Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
James Riley Bryan was born Saturday, November 8, 1930 in Guymon, OK to Riley and Leah (Gott) Bryan. He married Ileana “Liany” Grillasca on June 18, 1955 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. James served his country as a member of the United States Army. He was a member of Lions Club and a Baptist.
Mr. Bryan is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Nadean Lister

August 16, 2012

FORT WORTH -- Nadean Lister, 97, went to be with her Lord, her beloved husband, Olie, and her six brothers and sisters Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, with her family by her side.
Celebration of life: Based on Nadean's wishes, there will be no memorial service. Her life will be celebrated with the memories we all have.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to a favorite charity.

August 15th

James Ernest (Jim) Main

August 15, 2012

James E. Main (86) died on Saturday, August 11, 2012 in Amarillo, Texas. He was born August 19, 1925 in Oklahoma City, OK to Francis E. Main and Hazel Tyner Main. James was just 8 days away from his 87th birthday.
James (Jim) Main married Dorothy Joan (Dot) Steele in Oklahoma City on August 17, 1946. Dorothy (born September 28, 1927) was the daughter of Milan G. Steele and Edith Wyant Steele. Jim was preceded in death by Dot on August 17, 2010.

August 14th

Levi Cox

August 14, 2012

Levi Cox, 36, of Fritch, passed away, Saturday, August 11, 2012.
Levi David Cox was born July 19, 1976 in Borger, TX to Walter and Patti (Simmons) Cox. Mr. Cox was employed by D & D Amusement.
Mr. Cox is preceded in death by his father, Walter David Cox.

Roseylee Kathryn Palmer

August 14, 2012

Roseylee Kathryn Palmer, 88, of Mt. Ida, Arkansas, died Tuesday, August 7, 2012. She was born September 27, 1923 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to the late Jeremiah and Arizona Steen. She was an avid motorcyclist, rode a Harley until she was 80 years old, and was a gifted painter. She was an Art Professor for 30 years at Frank Phillips College in Borger, Texas.
Roseylee is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and seven brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son, Jerry Palmer and wife Phyllis of Mt. Ida, Arkansas.
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August 3rd

John Dickinson

August 3, 2012

John Dickinson, 58, died July 29, 2012.
Mr. Dickinson was born March 25, 1954, and lived in this area for all of his life. He moved to Mora, N.M. Six years ago. He loved to fish and create things, loved to trap animals, and enjoyed wildlife.
He is preceded in death by his parents Edna and Bill Dickinson and his wife Candy Dickinson in 2007.

August 2nd

Michael Jeffrey Gieseking

August 2, 2012

Michael Jeffrey Gieseking, 58 of Borger died July 29th in Borger. Memorial Service will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the Riverview Baptist Fellowship Hall with Scott Wallace, Associate Pastor officiating. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Michael was born on November 29, 1953 in Dayton, Ohio to Millard and Enid Gieseking. He came to Borger in 2009. He served in the US Army as a Sgt. Ten years.

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