Windy Bethel

Windy Bethel, 87, of Fritch, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2011.Winford Junior “Windy” Bethel was born Sunday, June 8, 1924 in Wellington, TX to George and Ruth (Boshart) Bethel. He married Betty Jane Smith on June 20, 1947 at the First Assembly of God Church in Borger, TX. He served his country as a member of the United States Army serving from 1944 to 1946 in the New Guinea Conflict and receiving the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal and Bronze Arrowhead. He retired from CIG in 1988. He also was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. He loved his church family and the staff at The Plaza Restaurant.He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Betty Jane on September 3, 2005. Survivors include his son, Mr. Georg Bethel of Fritch, TX; two daughters, Linda Roden and husband Travis of Borger, TX and Kay Lynn Thomas and husband David of Kansas; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Friday, July 22, 2011 at the First Assembly of God Church in Borger, TX. Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Cemetery in Borger, TX.Mr. Bethel will lie in state at Brown Chapel of the Fountains in Borger, TX on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 8:00AM to 8:00PM and Thursday, July 21, 2011 from 8:00AM to 8:00PM.The family will be staying at 323 Mustang in Fritch, TX. The phone number is 806-857-2617. Mr. Georg’s email address is personal condolences to