Archive - Obituary
March 23rd, 2012
Gloria â€śJaniceâ€ť Newman, 70, of Borger, died Thursday, March 22, 2012, in Amarillo.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March, 24, 2012 at the Church of Christ at Borger with Mr. Denny Snead, Pastor officiating, and Pastor Terry Stegall of Newlife church in Dalhart assisting. Interment will follow in the Garden of Hope at Westlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
LIBERAL, KS â€“ Roxanne Redman, 66, Liberal, KS, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita, KS.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Miller Chapel with Rev. Rex Petty presiding. Interment will be in the Liberal Cemetery.
Borger â€“ Carolyn Marie Finchum, 65, died Tuesday, March 20 in Brownfield, Texas.
Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at Westlawn Memorial Park with Jake Minton and Sharmain Westmoreland officiating.
Interment is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Carolyn was born in San Diego, CA and lived 20 years in Borger before moving to Amarillo.
She was preceded in death by her mother Jennie Gammill, her step-father Francis Davis Gammill and her father O. C. Finchum, Jr.
Dr. Frank Brown, 91, of Borger, passed away March 19, 2012.
Dr. Frank Foster Brown was born Oct. 20, 1920, in Mineral Wells, TX, to Alma Hitt and Ethel Mae (Yow) Brown. He married Mary Faith Oakes in Borger, TX, on Feb. 9, 1969.
Dr. Brown served in the Air Force May 1942. He was honorably discharged shortly after the war was over. He flew as a right waist gunner for 30 missions over France. He went to school in Chicago and became an optometrist and worked in Borger and Spearman from 1950 until June 1996.
He loved Sugar his beloved dog and Callie the marvelous calico cat.
RET. SSGT James Ray Langley, Sr., died March 18, 2012.
He was born July 3, 1935, and did 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, including two tours to Vietnam.
He was preceded in death by his wife Sylvia, daughter Annetta, son James Ray Langley, Jr., and great-grandson Dominick.
Survivors include his granddaughter Lea Brown and husband SPC Eric Brown, and great-grandson Matthew Langley.
Eugene M. Phillips, age 81, of Panhandle, died on Friday, March 16, 2012.
A Celebration of Life will be on Tuesday, March 21, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Panhandle, with the Rev. Mark Urquhart and grandson Zack Esgar officiating. Arrangements will be handled by Minton Chatwell Funeral Home.
Mr. Phillips was born in Amarillo, Texas on November 24, 1930 to parents James C. and Ruth Phillips; moving to Borger, Texas the same year where he grew up, graduating from Borger High School in 1948.
Amanda Lynn Butler, 33, died March 15, 2012 in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ted Wilson, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Calvin Dean Taylor, 73, of Borger, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Amarillo. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Church of Christ at Borger with Mr. Denny Sneed, Minister officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mr. Taylor was a lifetime resident of Borger and a member of the Church of Christ at Borger. He was a field foreman for Texaco before retiring. He was married to Billye Conner August I, 1985 in Borger.
Calvin was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Raymond.
Jimmie Savage, 81, of Amarillo, passed away, Sunday, March 11, 2012.
Jimmie Elijah Savage was born August 29, 1930 in Paducah, TX to Elijah and Lillie (Burns) Savage. He married Rachel McCool on August 16, 1952 in Clovis, NM. He was an Instrument Man for Phillips Petroleum for 37 years. Jimmie was chairman for the Union, a lifetime member of the Borger Elks Lodge and coached the Borger Colt League for ten years. Rachel and Jimmie were longtime residents of Borger for over fifty years.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Guy and sister-in-law, Lois Savage.
Judy Kay Rasco, 58, of Fritch, passed away, Saturday, March 10, 2012.
Judy Kay (Truly) Rasco was born Thursday, March 12, 1953 in Dallas, TX to Robert and Melba (Jenkins) Truly. She married Rodger Rasco on March 25, 1976 in McKinney, TX. She was Director of Cosmetology at Frank Phillips College for ten years.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Melba Truly and her husband, Rodger Rasco.