Archive - Obituary
July 2nd, 2012
Marilyn Smith, 89, passed away June 27, 2012 in Yukon, Oklahoma. She was born on July 12, 1922 to Warren James Lewis and Margaret Nadine. After the death of her father, she was adopted by her step-father Hugh F. Sears. Marilyn graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1940. After high school, she attended Hills Business University to become a secretary. Marilyn was employed by Tinker Field Air Force Base where she worked for 3 years as supervisor of supplies. Marilyn married George A Smith June 2, 1945 and they were married for 67 years. George served in the Air Force at that time.
Amarillo â€“ Ilene Carter, 84, of Amarillo died June 29, 2012. A memorial service was held Sunday, July 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Schooler Funeral Home, Brentwood Chapel 4100 S. Georgia, Amarillo, with Pastor Mike Nuthman of Hillside Christian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.
Kenneth Ray Boydston, 79, died Wednesday June 27 in Carlsbad, NM. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 2 at Westlawn Memorial Park in Borger with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church officiating.
Kenneth was born in Bend, Texas to Eugene V. Boydston and Thelma Kay Smith Boydston.
In 1953 he began his service in the Army.
He lived in Borger for 55 years working in the oil and gas industry as a pumper for Panhandle Producers.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Vernon, TX.
Damon Lynn McClellan, 36, of Clute, Texas, passed away on June 26, 2012, in Houston, Texas. He was born in Borger, Texas, to James and Sandra McClellan on June 19, 1976.
He is survived by his loving parents, Jimmy and Sandra McClellan, of Arlington, TX; his sister Heather McClellan Castillo and his nephew Vince Castillo of Arlington; his dearly loved family, fiancĂ© Patricia Delafosse and stepchildren Kinney Mouton, Kevon Keys, and Kamryn Carter of Clute; and numerous extended family members and friends.
Bob Wells Sr., 78, of Borger, passed away, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Borger, TX.
Robert Harley Wells Sr. was born, Wednesday, January 31, 1934 in Perryton, TX to Glenn and Lillian (Cook) Wells. Mr. Wells was a maintenance supervisor for the Comico Fertilizer plant.
Mr. Wells is preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Janie Wells.
Sidney R. Brandon, 87, of Amarillo (formerly of Fritch & Borger) passed away in Amarillo on Monday, June 25,2012 Services will be Thursday, June 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel at the Minton-Chatwell Funeral Home in Borger, with Jake Minton of Borger officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. There will be a visitation, Wednesday, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors in Borger.
Steven Lee Rhodes, 48, of Fritch, died Tuesday June 19, 2012, in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Friday at First Assembly of God Church in Fritch with Rev. Herlin Royce Summers of McKinney and Pastor Justin Unwin officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Gaenell Brawley, 88, of Stinnett, passed from this life into the next on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at BSA Hospice in Amarillo, TX.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 â€“ 8:00 pm on Friday, June 22nd at Brown Funeral Directors located at 206 West First Street in Borger, TX.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, June 23rd at Stinnett Cemetery with Mrs. Connie Freriks officiating.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Alan Jones, Mark Jones, Greg Jones, Nathan Graves, Aron Graves, Doug Brown and Cade Brawley.
FRITCH - Terri Dawn Strickland, 52, died Monday, June 18, in Fritch.
Services will be Thursday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fritch Church of Christ, with Richard Kasko officiating. Interment will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery at . Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Terri was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, to Don and Sue Hartranft. She was married to Randy Strickland on April 7, 1989 in Fritch, TX. She has been in the Fritch area for 24 years. She and Randy are the owners of Shirts Happen in Fritch.
Catheron Upson, 84, of Borger, died Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Borger.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Shawn Dunigan of Fellowship Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the â€śGarden of Loveâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.