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Betty Jane Pinter – November 2, 2017

Betty Jane Pinter, 81, of Amarillo passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017.
No services are scheduled.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Betty was born on October 17, 1936 in Peoria, Texas to James Thomas and Wilma Dossey.  She graduated from Abbott High School in 1955, Navarro Junior College in 1958 and Baylor University in 1964 with a BBA/Secondary Education degree.  She taught High School Business classes for 35 years, 33 at Borger High School.
She married Paul Edward Pinter on September 9, 1961 in Abbott, TX.  He proceeded her in death in 2012.
She enjoyed many hours on motorcycle and ski trips to New Mexico and Colorado with her immediate/Borger family.  She also enjoyed many hours with family/friends at Lake Meredith.
Survivors include son, Carl Pinter of Amarillo, TX and a sister, Linda Johnston of Crowley, TX.
The family would like to thank Dr. Wayne Paullus, Jr., NWTH SICU staff and BSA Hospice of the Southwest for their services.


  • Joann Posted November 4, 2017 9:12 am

    Carl, I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Rhonda McKeever Posted November 6, 2017 9:57 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Carl.

  • Melissa Witt Posted November 6, 2017 10:11 am

    To this day, I can not touch a calculator or keyboard without thinking of Mrs. Pinterest! She was an awesome teacher!

  • Rebecca Scott Prager Posted November 6, 2017 10:55 am

    Mrs. Pinter was one of my favorite teachers. So sorry for your loss.

  • Melissa Posted November 6, 2017 12:05 pm

    Awww prayers for your family. Mrs Pinter was my typing teacher in High School. RIP

  • Mona Fannon Posted November 6, 2017 12:36 pm

    I enjoyed teaching with Betty for many years at Borger High. She was a true professional and was blessed to have her as a dear friend! Prayers for the family!

  • Karen Sweigart Hagee Posted November 6, 2017 5:30 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I remember Mrs. Pinter from my days as a student at Borger High School.

  • julie Posted November 6, 2017 8:09 pm

    Sweetheart so sorry for your loss. Prayers for now and during those quiet times. I’m sure she loved her last days together with you.

  • Tracey Wellesley Morman Posted November 6, 2017 8:51 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Pinter was my typing teacher and I am so grateful for all she taught me. I was also fortunate to teach next door to her when I returned to BHS as a teacher.

  • Sharon McKinney Posted November 6, 2017 10:11 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear this. She was a sweet, sweet lady. My prayers are with you, Carl.

  • Jimmy & David Miller Posted November 7, 2017 11:30 am

    Carl, David and I are thinking about you your family during this hard Time..
    DAVID HAS alway talked so highly of your MOM as a teacher.
    Love you ,
    Jimmy & David Miller

  • Rusty Phares Posted November 7, 2017 7:30 pm

    She was an amazing teacher and I am truly blessed to have had her. Prayers for the family.

  • Mrs.Fisher Posted November 7, 2017 10:36 pm

    Mrs. Pinter was one of my favorite teachers at Borger High. Many good memories of her. She was a special lady!

  • Joyce Pinter Posted November 8, 2017 7:56 pm

    Dear Carl, Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful and beautiful person and will be missed. Much love to you in this time of loss. God bless you. Love, Joyce & Tony (Pinter) Mekhjian

  • Bill, Marsha, Jeff and Jarrett Johnston Posted November 9, 2017 5:36 pm

    Carl, we were so saddened to hear of your precious mother’s passing. She was a beautiful, kind and sweet lady. We so enjoyed being your neighbors in Meadowlark. Please keep in touch. Prayers for you and your family. God received an angel in your mother for sure! Love you!

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