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Debra Lynn McIntire

_AllObitsLogo300Debra was born October 16, 1960 in Los Angeles, CA to Fredrick Franklin and Norma Jean (Rozell) McIntire. She was a cashier in various restaurants.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Jackie McIntire and James Arnold McIntire.

Debra is survived by a son Nick Arnold of TN. Daughter Christina McIntire of Salt Lake City, UT. Brothers Rick LaFosse of Borger and Larry McIntire of Littlerock, CA. Several grandchildren.

No services are scheduled. Arrangements are by Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

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Reggie Lee Barnett

_AllObitsLogo300Reggie Barnett was born June 1, 1943 in Hollis, Oklahoma to Earl and Elizabeth Marie (Brisco) Barnett. He was a Baptist, and had been a resident of Borger for seven years, moving from Amarillo. Reggie was also a master carpenter. He served his country in the United States Navy and was aboard the U.S.S. Hancock in the pacific during Vietnam. Reggie spent a lot
of time as a foreman in Saudi Arabia working for an oil and gas company.

Survivors include his wife Debbie Walker of the home; two brothers, Mike Plumlee of Houston, and Kenny Lynn Barnett of Borger.

Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

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Bob Fleenor

68314_memorial (1)Robert “Bob” Lee Fleenor was born September 16, 1944 in Borger, Texas to W.R. and Sylvia (Harmond) Fleenor. He was a resident of Fritch, but lived most of his life in Sunray. Bob was a carpenter, master electrician, and attended the Fritch Church of Christ. He was a family man. Bob married Nancy Adams on January 24, 1987 in Las Vegas, NV. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy and was in the Vietnam War. Bob earned the Vietnam service medal, two bronze stars, national service medal , and the Republic of Vietnam campaign medal. He also earned his Bachelor’s degree in industrial technology at West Texas State University.

Survivors include his wife Nancy of the home, his sister Lyndall Harvey of Fritch, his niece JonAnn Welch of Inez, TX, his nephew Robert Wade Harvey of Fritch, two great nieces, Jonna Pilapil and husband Patrick of Fritch, Brit Petit and husband Walter of Victoria, and many great-great nephews and nieces.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Hansford Cemetery in Spearman with Mr. Richard Kasko of the Fritch Church of Christ officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the funeral home in Borger. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

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Jerry George Cash

68375_memorialJerry was born October 12, 1934 in Amarillo to Cecil Fyfe Cash and George Homer Cash. He attended Amarillo High School and Graduated from Canadian High School in 1953. He received a scholarship to Clarendon Junior College for pole vaulting and then attended Amarillo College. Jerry served in the U. S. Army from 1956 until 1960 where he was stationed at the Niki Ajax Missile Unit in Hampton, Virginia.

Jerry married Patsy G. Hudson in December of 1956 just after getting his draft notice. After returning from the military he worked in commercial insurance and was relocated to Borger. He was employed by Phillips Petroleum Co. in September of 1986 and retired in 2012. Jerry umpired football and softball for 40 years, helped start the Tri City Youth football program and bowled with Patsy on mixed city bowling leagues from 1974 until 1999. He loved to hunt and fish especially with his grandson Chris Damon.

Jerry was preceded in death by his son in law Robert W. ”Bobby” Damon, Jr. his father Homer Cash, his mother Cecil Hodges, his stepdad Sam Hodges and his stepmother Gladys Cash.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Patsy, his son Mark Cash of McKinney, his two daughters Sheri Cash Garcia of Borger and Lisa Damon Boyd and her husband Eddie of Amarillo, five grandsons Chris Damon, Gabriel Garcia, Julian Garcia, David Boyd and Tanner Garcia, three granddaughters Addison Damon, Ashli Smoot and her husband Zack and Caroline Rogers and her husband Drew and his two sisters Sue Cash of Channing and Denise Berryman and her husband Jim of Amarillo.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Associate Pastor Reed Redus of 1st Baptist Church of Amarillo. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will be at 4607 Greenwich Place in Amarillo.

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Joe Barton Nivens

68415_memorialJoe Barton Nivens was born June 30, 1927 in Parnell, Texas to Allie Claude and Edna Eunice (Moore) Nivens. He entered into the United States Army April 7, 1946 and was involved in WW II. Joe was honorably discharged as a Sergeant September 22, 1947. He was also a member of the VFW Post 1789, American Legion Post 671, and was a Baptist. Joe was proud of his military service to his country. Joe worked in construction all over the world for various pipeline contractors and moved to Stinnett where he resided since 1960.

Survivors include two sons, Joe Nivens and wife Gail of Stinnett, Edward Nivens of Amarillo, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joe is preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Peggy Nivens, a brother LT Nivens, and a sister Josephine Nivens.

Funeral services will be 2:00p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Mike Kelley of Borger officiating. Burial will follow at the Stinnett Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Visitation will be from 5 to 7p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors in Borger.

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Allen Lloyd Reed

68422_memorialAllen Reed was born August 13, 1921 in Washington County, Arkansas near the community of Cane Hill. The son of Thomas Lloyd Reed and Sarah Dorcas Cox Reed, he was the fifth of seven children. His father died suddenly when Allen was just nine years old. Allen had to grow up quickly and along with his brothers assume responsibility for taking care of his family. He left home when he was a teenager to work on a farm in Kansas and later to a ranch in Oklahoma where he was isolated for weeks at a time tending cattle.

In 1945 he went to work for Phillips Petroleum Company. Also, that same year he married “the most beautiful” girl he had ever seen, Ruby Jo Thompson. He was an instrument man for Phillips Petroleum Company for 39 years, retiring in 1984. After his retirement he continued to be active working as the much loved delivery man for Fritch Drug. Allen was often teased about how frugal he was. Some people may say that he was overly frugal but his friends and family know that he was always the first one to offer help or a loan when it was needed. He had strong conservative opinions. His greatest wish was those he left behind would “make America great again”. Although Allen did not attend church he believed in God and was always ready to share his Pentecostal beliefs. Acts 2:38 was his favorite bible verse.

Allen was preceded in death by his parents, five siblings, and Ruby Jo.

Survivors include his four children: Larry Reed and wife Jimmie; Vickie Moore and husband Stan; Keith Reed and wife Ronda; Cindy Morgan and husband Dave. His grandchildren: Carrah Key Roy, Dustin Key, Memre Reed Culwell, Haven Reed, Shiloh Reed, Lyndsae Moore Benton, Robert Moore, Matthew Moore, Misty Ricks and Andrea Brown. Great-grandchildren: Olivia Benton, Greysen Culwell, Maclyn Culwell, Grant Reed, Maddok Reed, Lyndon Reed, Hadley Reed, Hudson Reed, Charlie Roy, Virginia Roy, Riley Brown, Ross Brown, Jeremy Ricks, and Jennifer Ricks. Also surviving is his sister, Grace Reed Brown of Springdale, Arkansas.

Funeral services will be 2:00p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Preacher Jimmy Gillmore of Riverview Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the “Garden of Love” at Westlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 to 8p.m. Monday at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors in Borger. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

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Larry Joe Nivens, Sr.

68439_memorialLarry was born September 25, 1943 in Dumas, Texas to Ruby Maranda (England) and L.T. Nivens. He was a hard worker and had a strong work ethic. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing and anything outdoors, but nothing brought more joy to his life than his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carolyn; son, Larry Joe Nivens, Jr.; and grandson, Brad Nivens.

Survivors include his beloved friend, Deborah and her son, Matt Hope and wife Crystal; daughters, Selina Corbin of Amarillo, Jean Powers and husband Mark of Amarillo, Elisha Nivens; 14 grandchildren, Stacy Nivens, Sabrina Robles, Mark Nivens and wife Janice, Melissa Nivens, Colt Nivens and wife Raelee, Chance Nivens, Chase Nivens, Laramie Nivens, Tommy Corbin, Timmy Corbin and wife Candace, Darin Corbin, Josh Gipson and wife Sarah, Matthew Gipson, Shelby Watson and husband Zach; 14 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.

Graveside service will be held 2 pm Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Westlawn Memorial Park with Pastor Kirk Coker officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

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Agustina Martinez

_AllObitsLogo300She was born August 28, 1926 in Durango, Mexico to Tereso and Sabina Fernandez Morales. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Tranquilino Martinez; 2 sons: Jesus Salomon and Elpidio Salomon; 2 brothers: Jamie Morales and Roberto Morales.

She is survived by 2 sons: Cecilio Salomon of Juarez, Mexico and Amado Martinez of Denver, Colorado; 4 daughters: Maria and husband John Roybal of Borger, Isela and husband Gerardo Vega of El Paso, Texas , Fransisea Salomon of Juarez, Mexico and Teresa and husband Antonio Teran of El Paso, Texas; 21 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Mrs. Martinez will lie in state at Brown’s Chapel of the Fountains Thursday from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Rosary will be held Thursday at 7:00 pm at Brown’s Chapel of the Fountains.

Services will be held Friday, July 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Johns Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Highland Park Cemetery.

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Victor “Vic” Wayne Mitchell

3788698Vic was born in Borger, Tx on March 19th,1962 to J.M. Mitchell and Lena Cannon Mitchell. He was the youngest of three siblings.

Vic married Becky Renae Crow the love of his life in Fritch, Tx on May 16th, 1981 and they had three children. Alicia, Garrett, and J.J.. Vic has seven grandsons, one granddaughter, and one other on the way.

Vic was an avid hunter, grilling extraordinaire, a prankster, life of the party, he never met a stranger, was strongly loyal to those he loved, always generous, and would go out of his way to help those in need. His favorite thing was to spend time with his friends and his family.

Even though he had to leave us, he will always stay with us through memories and his legacy of love, and in a very tangible way, by being a donor.

Vic was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Becky of their home; his daughter Alicia and her husband Chris Hopkins and grandsons Beau and Braden of Victoria, Texas ; his son Garrett and wife Sarah Mitchell, grandchildren Austin, Landon, Reagan and Deacon of Greeley, Colorado; his son Jerald “J.J.” and wife Christen Mitchell and grandsons Lucas and Cole of Nederland, Texas; his brother Randy Mitchell of Odessa, Texas; his sister Sharon Ingram of Yuma, Arizona; numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Brother-in-laws, Sister – in-laws, Nieces, Nephews and loyal friends.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at 10:00 AM and Brown’s Chapel in Fritch, followed by a service at noon. Burial will follow at Westlawn Cemetery, Borger.

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Thelma Gillean

3803429Thelma was born on May 27th, 1941 in Borger, Texas to Joseph W. Gillean and Montie A. (Gregg) Gillean. She graduated Borger High School and went on to West Texas University, where she graduated with a teachers certificate. This she did at the constant encouragement of her grandfather, Sam B. Gregg, who wanted her to be educated and independent. She did teach for awhile then later worked in private business. She spent most of her life in Borger, Texas, where she loved and supported her family and many friends. She was loved by all, especially her many cats, who she cared for always.

Survivors include cousins Rex Gregg, Louis and Debbie Gregg of Borger and many second cousins of Borger and Amarillo.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, uncles and aunts, a stillborn child- Larence David Carr, and her brother, Sammy Gillean.

Our heartfelt thanks to all her caregivers at the Amarillo Ctr. For Skilled Nursing, BSA hospital, Vibra hospital, and the sweet angels at Hospice of the Southwest. Also her good friend and roomy, Mary Lou.

She will lie in state at Brown’s Chapel of the Fountains Sunday, July 10 from 1:00pm-6:00pm and Monday, July 11 from 8:00am-5:00pm.

Graveside services will be held 10 am, Tuesday July 12, 2016 at the Claude Cemetery, Claude, Texas with Conny Moore, pastor at the Bunavista Baptist Church of Borger, Texas officiating.

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