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Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas


Winfred Dwain “Rooster” Nicholas, 91, entered Heaven’s doors on Sunday, September 5, 2021, in Borger, Texas.

He was born to Odis and Mildred Nicholas on July 2, 1930, in Caviness, Lamar County, Texas.

Mr. Nicholas worked as a welder and was a member of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.  He was a Master Mason of Unity No. 1242, Borger, Texas.

Mr. Nicholas proudly served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea during the Korean Conflict.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; and sisters, Sonja Assiter, Patsy Brown; and brother, Cyburn Nicholas.


Joy Christine “Bobbie” Nicholas, 91, entered Heaven’s doors on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, in Borger, Texas.

She was born to Winston and Sadie Young on October 28, 1929, in Goodlett, Hardeman County, Texas.

Bobbie was a gifted seamstress and beautician in Borger, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Norma Pettit, Mary Brown; brothers, Winston Young, Jr., and Alton Young.

Winfred and Joy were married August 17, 1963, in Borger, Texas.  Both were members of Eastside Baptist Church in Borger, Texas where they were both baptized.

They resided in Fritch, Texas. 

They are survived by nieces and nephews, Vance, Angie, Kaylee and Victor Brown all of Borger, Buster and Percilla (Nicholas) Newberry of Fritch, Chief, Sharon (Nicholas) and Chase Prock of Pampa, Teresa (Nicholas) Bodey of Borger, Taylor Bodey of Amarillo, Daniel ,Kim, and Halle Holjes of Fritch, Preston, Danna and Bandee Green of Duncan, Oklahoma, Kimmie Bell and Jaymee Bell of Edmond, Oklahoma, Paul, and Trisha Newberry of Amarillo, Davin and Daxton Holjes of Amarillo, Tristan McDaniel of Austin; sister-in-law, Martha Nicholas of Fritch; and caregiver, Kathy Tyre of Borger.

Pallbearers will be Davin Holjes, Daxton Holjes, Paul Newberry, Daniel Holjes, Victor Brown, and Preston Green.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Westlawn Memorial Park.

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September 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch (Texas)

Graveside Service
September 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Westlawn Memorial Park
8745 Hwy 136 S - 6 Miles West of Borger
Borger, TX 79007

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