Archive - Obituary
January 25th, 2012
AMARILLO â€“ Nell Robison Riggins, 94, died Jan. 23, 2012, in Amarillo, TX.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. W. Douglas Mills officiating.
Burial will be at Llano Cemetery by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors.
Nell was born on October 11, 1917 and went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2012. Nell graduated from Borger High School in 1935 and married her high school sweetheart Norman Robison.
They went on to have 5 children and lived in Borger and Stinnett, Texas.
AMARILLO â€“ John W. â€śJâ€ť French, 88, died Jan. 23, 2012, in Amarillo, TX.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday January 26, 2012 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Chaplain John Elser of Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center officiating, under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
J was born December 13, 1923 in Gillam, Louisiana to DeWitt and Myrtle Lea French. J served his country in WWII with the US Army as a medic. During his service, most of his time was spent in Europe.
AMARILLO â€“ Roger Alan Wilson, 66, died Jan. 22, 2012.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Trinity Fellowship Church, North Ministry Center, with Dwayne Hollis officiating. Arrangements by Cox Funeral Home.
Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Westlawn Cemetery, Fritch, TX. Arrangements by Cox Funeral Home.
Fritch - Tony Manzella, 19, of Fritch, died Monday, January 23, 2012 in Borger.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2012 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Borger with Rev. Don Poole of Saint John's Lutheran Church in Dumas officiating, and Rev. Steve Misch, Mission Ministry Facilitator assisting. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Tony will be available for viewing Wednesday at the funeral home in Borger.
James Randall â€śRandyâ€ť Galloway, 61, of Borger, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012.
No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Charles Henry Holland entered into rest on Friday, January 20, 2012 in Borger, TX.
Charles was born Wednesday, February 10, 1937 in Grant, OK to Walter and Francis Holland. He moved to Borger in 1956 from Hugo, OK and worked as a pumper in the oilfield. He married Anita June Brown on August 17, 1978 in Stinnett, TX.
He is preceded in death by his father, Walter â€śBuddyâ€ť Lee Holland; his mother, Vlamae Francis Guice; and step-brother, Jim Fuller.
Graveside services for Kathy Mills were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Antioch Christian Church Cemetery with viewing 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial was in Antioch Christian Church Cemetery. Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop, Newton, MS, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mills, 54, of Meridian, MS, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, in Meridian, MS.
She enjoyed the outdoors and played golf. She also enjoyed sewing and crafts. She loved her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father Norman Bauert.
Jerry Sanders, 82, of Stinnett, passed away, Thursday, January 19, 2012.
Jerry G. Sanders was born Friday, October, 25, 1929 in Crow, TX to Ruben and Alto Sanders. He was a cattle rancher and member of Riverview Baptist Church. He married Louise Yake on January 4, 1963 in Stinnett, TX.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Louise on August 21, 2011; one brother and one sister.
Doris A. Bland Zink, 83 a long time resident of the Spring Creek Community lost her fight with cancer on January 17, 2012 at 9:27 PM at her home, but won the ability to worship our Lord and Savior forever in the Kingdom of Heaven. Doris was born the first of three children on the 27th day of June 1928 in Fairfax, Oklahoma to Doyce A. â€śPeteâ€ť Bland and Mary Anna Eberle Bland. She grew up in the Shilder, Oklahoma area attending Grade School at Carter Nine and then attended High School at Shidler graduating in 1946. On June 20th, 1947 she married Clyde B.D. Zink in Winfield, Kansas.
Dr. Carroll Alan Burke was the only child of long time Phillips residents Coy and Dorothy Burke. Â
He was born in Borger on August 22, 1956 and was raised & educated in Phillips, TX. Â
He passed away in the ICU of Herman Memorial Hospital in Woodlands, TX from lung and infection complications on Monday, January 16, 2012. Â
He is survived by his Mother, Dorothy Burke, of Conroe, TX and his aunt, Annie Parker of Borger, TX.
After finishing high school in Phillips in 1974, Alan for about one and half years served as an ambulance attendant. Â