Archive - Obituary
April 14th, 2012
Troy Laster, 46, of Stinnett, passed away, Thursday, April 12, 2012.
Troy Dee Laster was born May 13, 1965 in Borger, TX to Jerry Laster and Gail (Davis) Ray. He was a stocker and meat cutter for Market Square in Stinnett, TX. Troy was a member of Safari Club International and North West Hunters Association. He was an avid hunter and expert marksman.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents.
Etta Mae West, 78, of Borger, passed away, Thursday, April 12, 2012.
Etta Mae (Smith) West was born January 21, 1934 in Stillwell, OK to Maniard and Jessie (Cole) Smith. She was a homemaker. Etta Mae married Lloyd Lavon West on December 15, 1951.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Linda Davis; her son, Steve; and her brother, Woodrow.
Thomas Leon Edmonds, passed away Friday, April 6, 2012 in Amarillo,Texas.
Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Borger, Texas, on Thursday, April 12 at 2:00PM. Funeral arrangements are by Brown Funeral Directors of Borger, TX.
Tom was born on May 10, 1932 in Borger, Texas to Flora Love and Cline Azel Edmonds. He grew up in the Gulf Camp and graduated Valedictorian from Borger High School.
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.