Archive - Obituary
July 9th, 2012
Lucille Parkhurst, 88, of Stinnett, passed away, Thursday, July 5, 2012 in Dumas, TX.
Mittice Lucille (Holland) Parkhurst was born Sunday, September 23, 1923 in Parks, TX to Hardy and Winnie (Welch) Holland. Mrs. Parkhurst was a homemaker. She married Clifford Perry Parkhurst on January 8, 1943 at the First Christian Church of Borger, TX.
Mrs. Parkhurst is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Clifford.
Services for Cleo McClellan, 75, will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia, Amarillo.
Cleo McClellan was born in Coleman, Texas on September 5, 1936 to Purvey and Essie Rams. Her Family moved to Borger when she was a year old.
Cleo graduated from Borger High School and attended Frank Phillips College. She married Johnny McClellan in Borger on January 18, 1958. Cleo worked for Phillips Petroleum Company and the City of Borger.
Virginia Mae Patterson, 84, of Fritch died Tuesday July 3, 2012, in Fritch.
Memorial services will be 11:00 am Friday July 6th at Minton Memorial Chapel. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Virginia was born February 7, 1928 in Missaukee County, Michigan. She was a housewife and loved to quilt. She had been a resident of Fritch for 32 years.
She is survived by her son Steven and wife Debbie Pollakowski of Borger. Grandchildren Reneeâ€™ Pollakowski Schwarz, Tonya Pollakowski Ledford and Darin Chilcote.
At 101 years of age, Dorothy Elizabeth Rhoads Stifle went to be with her Lord on June 29, 2012. Born in Willis, Oklahoma on February 17, 1911, she had lived in the Texas Panhandle since 1926. Donation was handled through Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Sandra Kay Tennell, 69, of Fritch, passed away, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Fritch, TX.
Sandra Kay (Findeisen) Tennell was born Wednesday, November 11, 1942 in Tulsa, OK. She married Alton Lee Tennell on April 13, 1978 in Stratford, TX. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Tennell is preceded in death by her great grandmother; her parents; and an aunt.
Mary Lou Grubbs was born in Kingfisher, OK on December 28, 1927 to Carless and Flora Turner. She passed away June 30, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband Neal Grubbs, her parents, sister Susan Turner and brothers Jimmy, Charles, Kenneth and Muriel Turner.
Her family moved from Oklahoma to Arizona where in 1944 she met and married the love of her life, Neal Grubbs. They married in Phoenix, Arizona and were married 63 years.
Kenneth Ray Herin, 73, of Borger, died Sunday, July 1, 2012 in Borger.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Kenneth Ray Herin was born May 10, 1939 in Clibet, Oklahoma to Ewing and Mattie (Turner) Herin. He grew up in Borger and was a Borger High School graduate in 1957. Kenneth joined the Navy March 7, 1961, and served his country until February 2, 1965.
David Eugene Huffine, 58, died Saturday, May 12, at his home at Peaceful Scout Camp in Elbert, Colo.
Memorial services were held at the Scout Ranch on Sunday, May 20. David was cremated and his ashes were scattered on his favorite spot on ranch on a hill overlooking the Peaceful Volley Scout Ranch.
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.