Archive - Obituary
April 11th, 2012
Wanda Adkins, 87, of Borger, passed away, Sunday, April 8, 2012.
Wanda Lee (Rawls) Adkins was born Monday, November 24, 1924 in Hale Center, TX to James and Mattie (King) Rawls.
She married Eddie Douglas Adkins on May 30, 1948 in Lubbock, TX.
Wanda was very active in her churches, First Baptist Phillips and First Baptist Borger, as WMU President, GA Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher, Training Union Teacher and went on mission trips with the church.
Mona Marie Eshbach, 89, of Borger died Monday April 9th at Amarillo, Texas. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Jake Minton officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Sunset at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Borger â€“ Kenneth Leon Shira, 74, died Monday, April 9, 2012.
Services will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at First Church of the Nazarene in Borger, with Pastor Terry Porter officiating. Graveside services will be 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Cemetery in Memphis, Tx are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mr. Shira worked for many years at Pioneer Natural Gas as an operator.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Sue; two sons, Brent Lee Shira of Panhandle and Bobby Lynn Shira of Ft. Worth; one sister Betty Ellen Lee of Andrews; and 3 Grandchildren.
FRITCH - Beula Bell Nelson, 80, of Fritch, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at her home in Fritch.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012 in the â€śGarden Of Hopeâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park with Richard Kasko of the Fritch Church of Christ officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. Beula will lie in state Monday, April 9, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Elsie Owens Pickard, 87, of Borger, died April 5, 2012.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in Westlawn Memorial Park, with Pastor Les Sharp officiating. Arrangements are by Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Elsie was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Roger Mills County, Okla., to Richard and Martha Hay. She moved to Borger in 1947 and was employed in the grocery business. Later, she and her husband, Joe Owens, owned the Mrs. Bairdâ€™s Thrift Store. After retirement, she lovingly volunteered for many years at the hospital.
Agnes Louise Stover, 90, of Borger, died Friday April 6, 2012 in Borger.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Peacefully on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, Lucille A. LaPointe of International Falls passed away at the Falls Good Samaritan Center just short of her 92nd birthday.
Lucille was born in Holler, Minn., on Feb. 2, 1919, went to St. Thomas School and was proud to be one of the first graduating classes from the school.
She went on to business college to be a secretary. She worked at a few different positions in International Falls before she went to Phillips, Texas, where she was hired at the Phillips Petroleum Company.
Evelyn Hopper Dickerman, 92, previously of Borger, peacefully returned to our Father in heaven on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 in Tacoma, Washington. She lived in Borger for over 70 years before moving to Graham, Washington in 2009.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Bobby Bridges of Borger officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Good Shepherd at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Ross Sherman Josephson, age 97, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012 at the Countryside Nursing and Rehab Center in Pilot Point.
He was born Feb. 28, 1915, to Frank and Sella Josephson in Washburn, N.D. He graduated from North Dakota State University with a civil engineering degree. He was a maintenance supervisor for Phillips Petroleum for 38 years. He married Maxine Elizabeth Hill in Borger, Texas on April 15, 1945.
A graveside service for Syracuse, Kansas resident, Colleen Shedeck will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Coolidge Cemetery in Coolidge, Kansas with her daughter Vicki Wilson officiating.
Visitation for Mrs. Shedeck will be held from 10:00 AM until 12:00 noon on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Peacock Funeral Home.
Colleen was born July 23, 1922 at Coolidge, Kansas to Harry Lance and Ann L. (Laubach) Crittenden and passed away at the Holly Nursing Care Center in Holly, Colorado on April 4, 2012 at the age of 89.