Alta Mae Novotny

Alta Mae Novotny, 100, died February 23, 2014 in Borger. Services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with Rev. C. W. Parker, Odyssey Hospice chaplain, officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. Mrs. Novotny was born April 2, 1913 in Freemount, Missouri to John and Mary Smith. She met and married the love of her life, Adolph Novotny, in 1947. He preceded her in death in 2003. She worked at several jobs over the years, including working as a nurse’s assistant at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Great Bend, Kansas for over seven years. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters. Survivors included numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 – 7:30 PM on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 176, Skellytown, Texas 79080. Sign the on-line guest register at