Archive - Obituary
June 14th, 2011
John Whitfield, 57, of Fritch, passed away, Sunday, June 12, 2011.
John Whitfield was born Friday, May 7, 1954 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Billy Joe and Patricia (Caldwell) Whitfield. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Stinnett and a member of the Meredith Gun Club & the NRA.
He is preceded in death by his father and a brother Steven Michael Whitfield
Survivors include his mother, Pat; 2 daughters, Jessica Garrett & Lance, Macheal Leasure & Brandon; 2 sons, Marc Blackwell, Ty Whitfield; 2 brothers, Darryll Whitfield, Joey Whitfield and 8 grandchildren.
David A. Parker, 65, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Borger. Interment will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Herbert â€śPeteâ€ť Collins, 83, of Borger, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011.
Herbert Glen â€śPeteâ€ť Collins was born Sunday, December 11, 1927 in Clarita, OK to James and Martha (Caine) Collins. He married Daphine Griffin on July 8, 1949 in Coalgate, OK. He was the owner of Collins Well Service. He served his country in WWII as a member of the United States Navy.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son, Edward Lewis â€śEddieâ€ť Collins; and ten siblings.
Clair Lusk, 86, of Borger, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011.
Clair Pauline (Lacefield) Lusk was born Friday, June, 5, 1925 in Hancock County, Kentucky to John and Callie (Phillips) Lacefield. She was a homemaker and volunteered for the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Billy Ray Lusk; a granddaughter, Leann Vaughn in 1995 and 12 brothers and sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Vaughn Lusk and wife Kaci of Borger, TX and Rodney Vaughn and wife Teri of Borger, TX; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren,
R.S. â€śSidâ€ť Newberry, 86, of Fritch, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011.
Raymond Sidney Newberry was born Tuesday, January 1, 1925 in Denoya, OK to Homer and Lillie (Meier) Newberry. He married Ada Stringer on October 9, 1945 in Borger, TX. Before retiring, he was a heavy equipment operator for Natural Gas Pipeline. He served his country in the US Army as a private during WWII.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother Marrion Newberry.
Denver Cornelius, 85, of Borger, passed away Sunday June 12, 2011.
Denver Cornelius, Jr. was born August 13, 1925, to Denver & Carrie (Scott) Cornelius in Franklin, TX. He was a printer by trade. He married Kathleen Garrett in 1949.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Orvill Cornelius of Borger, 2 sisters, Evelyn Ricks of Huntsville and Sara Salter of Gladewater.
PANHANDLE - Anna â€śAnnâ€ť Marie Looten Lindsey, 84, died Saturday, June 11, 2011, in Amarillo.
Rosary Service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church and funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Panhandle with Father Mieczyslaw Przepiora officiating. Interment will be in St. Maryâ€™s Catholic Cemetery in Groom under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.
Maurine Brown, 93, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, June 08, 2011.
Maurine (Haney) Brown was born Tuesday, March 26, 1918 in Burleson, TX to Homer & Lela (Norwood) Haney. Mrs. Brown, along with her husband, Thomas Everett (Tom) Brown were charter members of Bunavista Baptist Church where she remained a member. She and her husband were directors of the Young Peoples Department for more than twenty-five years. She was a Sunday School teacher, G.A. teacher, played the piano for church and was a member of the church choir.
E. W. â€śRuntâ€ť Vassar, 81, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace Fellowship Church with George Young, son-in-law and Rev. Tim Hall, assistant pastor, officiating. Interment will be in â€śThe Garden of Beatitudesâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mr. Vassar was born on June 9, 1929. He married Elba Simpson on July 28, 1951, in Cushing, Okla. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a supervisor at Phillips Refinery.
PANHANDLE - Joe Cassidy of Panhandle, 81, died Monday, May 23, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Lewis Holland, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.