RSSArchive for July 18th, 2019

90th Birthday Celebration for George Ira Blackwell of the Holly Area

George Ira (Bud) Blackwell’s family celebrated his 90th birthday at the Holly Park this past Saturday, July 13th, 2019. Many family and friends (the majority from the Denver area) gathered to celebrate with a picnic, BBQ, cake and swimming. Bud’s great grandfather, Ira Eugene Blackwell was the first generation to start a homestead in Prower’s […]

Armilda Ruth Williams…December 3, 1937 – July 17, 2019

    A graveside celebration of life for former Lamar resident currently of Dalhart, Texas Armilda Ruth Williams affectionately known to many as Millie will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran’s Section with Pastor Rick Calvert officiating. A memorial service for Millie will be held […]

Melcher Appointed as Holly Mayor

Melcher Appointed as Holly Mayor

    Calvin Melcher’s lone application for Mayor of Holly was unanimously approved by the Holly Trustees during their board meeting on Wednesday, July 17th.  Melcher will serve the unfinished term of five months, replacing former Mayor Tony Garcia who resigned this past May.  He will be eligible for two full terms at the start […]

Lillian Emily Giles…April 3, 1923 – July 11, 2019

  Graveside Memorial Services for former longtime Lamar resident, currently of Mesa, Arizona, Emily Giles will be held a later date. Mrs. Giles was born on April 3, 1923 at Born Boyd, Oklahoma to Roy “Ross” and Anna Mae “Annie” Claybrook and passed away on July 11, 2019 at Gilbert, Arizona while under Hospice Care […]