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Dr Elbert Montgomery “Buzzy” Borden Jr.

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Dr Elbert Montgomery “Buzzy” Borden Jr.

Birth
Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas, USA
Death
5 Jul 1984 (aged 75)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA Add to Map
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Gospel preacher listed in Preachers of Today, Vol. 1, 1952, 43.

E. M. Borden Jr., former minister of the Church of Christ in Wheeler, Texas, passed from this life at 1 a. m. July 5. He was in Methodist Hospital, Lubbock, Texas, at the time. Borden had served as minister of the Wheeler Church of Christ from 1955 to 1961. Services were held at Resthaven Memorial Chapel July 6 with Hilton Merritt of the South Pains Church of Christ officiating. He was assisted by Rick McCall, minister of the Monterey Church of Christ where Borden was a member. Borden was born in Batesville, Ark., Nov. 2, 1908. He married Elsie Howey April 26, 1933, in Clovis, New Mexico. He was the fourth generation of preachers and had preached in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa, Utah, and California. He was on the advisory board of Lubbock Christian College from its beginning. He held a doctorate degree in psychology. He was also on the national advisory council for the National Federation of Independent Businesses. He was a licensed Public Accountant. He was a member of President Reagan's Task Force. Borden is survived by his wife Elsie; a son Eli, of Hobbs, New Mexico; two daughters, Lou Cox of Smyer, Texas, and Fran Borden of Onionta, New York; two sisters, Nona McGill of Barstow, Calif., and Mary Swinney of San Diego, Calif.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. - Gospel Advocate, August 16, 1984, page 503.
Gospel preacher listed in Preachers of Today, Vol. 1, 1952, 43.

E. M. Borden Jr., former minister of the Church of Christ in Wheeler, Texas, passed from this life at 1 a. m. July 5. He was in Methodist Hospital, Lubbock, Texas, at the time. Borden had served as minister of the Wheeler Church of Christ from 1955 to 1961. Services were held at Resthaven Memorial Chapel July 6 with Hilton Merritt of the South Pains Church of Christ officiating. He was assisted by Rick McCall, minister of the Monterey Church of Christ where Borden was a member. Borden was born in Batesville, Ark., Nov. 2, 1908. He married Elsie Howey April 26, 1933, in Clovis, New Mexico. He was the fourth generation of preachers and had preached in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa, Utah, and California. He was on the advisory board of Lubbock Christian College from its beginning. He held a doctorate degree in psychology. He was also on the national advisory council for the National Federation of Independent Businesses. He was a licensed Public Accountant. He was a member of President Reagan's Task Force. Borden is survived by his wife Elsie; a son Eli, of Hobbs, New Mexico; two daughters, Lou Cox of Smyer, Texas, and Fran Borden of Onionta, New York; two sisters, Nona McGill of Barstow, Calif., and Mary Swinney of San Diego, Calif.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. - Gospel Advocate, August 16, 1984, page 503.

Gravesite Details

E. M. Borden, Jr. really was not a junior but they used Sr and Jr for accommodative purposes.



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