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“R.I.P Brian you were an exceptionally well loved guy! Hold those gates open for me! Can't wait to see that smile and hear that laugh again! I forever...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna - manila, AR

“May your family find peace. ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Gail Walker - friend

“Praying! Watch over us all, Brian. We love you! We know he is in a better place. Rip Brian.. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Danielle - 2nd cousin

“I'm so sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.May GOD bless and keep you. ”
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Betty Sue Wright

“So sorry for the yall's loss, I know how much he will be missed, Noone will forget that smile, & hopefully when he see's his gramma Red hes got it...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Brenda G Manning

“sorry we didnt get to know you better after you grew up but hear alot about you from your grandpa paul he was so proud of you we all were but now...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: barbara and travis kennedy - AR

“Rest in Peace and watch over us ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Tammra Ellis - Manila High

“Ill never forget all the memories we shared!! Your a great person and i no ur going to be watching over us! You will never be forgotten! Rest in...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: savanah jones - Friend

“in our thoughts and prayers always,such a tremendous loss. ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: linda smith - friend

“Sorry for such a Great Loved One ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Annette Sipes - Friend

“I miss you and I love you ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Jared Hembrey - bestfriend

“Sorry for the loss ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Zach Cameron

“RIP Brian-thoughts and prayers for the family. ”
13 of 100+ | Posted by: K.Owen

“I will never forget you and all the memories we shared together! You will forever be in my heart. I love you Brian!This isn't goodbye, It's ill see...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Amber Smith - Classmate/Friend

“Im so sorry for the families lost. ”
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Chasity Sharp - Manila - Friend

“You will be missed by anyone who knew you - we all will miss your smile! You have always had a BIG heart-I love and miss you! ”
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Wilbanks - family

“I am going to miss you so much! I will never forget your senior year, how close we were. I was always by your side because I was scared because it...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Courtney Brymer - Manila, AR

“Praying for you. ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Beth Jolliff - friend/teacher

“Brian was a great young man you are all in my thoughts & prayers may god be with you all a this time & all the days to come with my deepest sympathy. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: cathy smith - friend

“From the first day I met you, I loved you. Youre adorable simple and the uncanny way you made me laugh. You were always so deteremined and loving and...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Bailee Eloise Griffin

“Thoughts and prayers. He will be missed by so many but he will always be in our hearts! Love, Tony,Melanie,Tanner & Chance ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Melanie Miller - friend

“So sadden by the passing of Brian ... our prayers go out to the Borden family... ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Rev & Mrs. James B.England - AR

“I love you Lil Brian. I am sure gonna miss you ”
23 of 100+ | Posted by: David Jones - cousin

“So very sorry for your lose of this fine young man. ”
24 of 100+ | Posted by: bnc3246@yahoo.com - friend

“R.I.P Lil Brian! ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Brandi Paredes (Sipes) - Friend

“Brian, you were a GREAT person! I am very Blessed to have gotten to known you! When I heard about this, I was thinking about the times we all spent...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Brandi Paredes (Sipes) - Ashville, AL

“Rest in peace Brian! You was a wonderful person, and you always knew how to make someones day. Your smile was wonderful, it cheered everyone up. You...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Belinda Hall - Friend

“You will be missed...Prayers to the borden family ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: A'lisa Davis - friend

“R.I.P. Brian Borden! You will be forever missed! Hard to belive that ur gone! My prayers are with the Borden family! ”
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Audrey Stone - Friend

“i am so sorry for ur lost rip brain u will be missed so much ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: gloria thurmond - blytheville, AR

“We love amd miss you brian. You will always be with us in our hearts. You always done anything to make anybody happy you where and always will be a...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Gavin Parker - manila, AR

“R.I.P. Brian, Sorry that it was your time to leave us here on this earth, but God was in need of a good angel. ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Annette Sipes - Friend

“I'm so very, very sorry to hear of this young loss. May God take each of u and surround u with his love and give u comfort and strength that each of...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Pam Cameron

“I am very sorry for your loss ”
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Morgan

“im so sorry for ur loss praying for u ”
35 of 100+ | Posted by: teresa henderson - friend

“Brian you left this earth way toooo sooon but I know that we will all strive toooo see you on the other side. Your family knows you are there with...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Pat Britton Mofield - Manila, AR

“My you find comfort in the Arms of the Lord. ”
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Kimberly Kelley

“Sorry for your loss praying for all ”
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Richard Key - Friend of Family

“May you remember all the good times you have shared with Brian and all the laughs and smiles from such a sweet man. We are so very sorry for your...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Toby and DeShawnna Doke - Trumann, AR

“Although I do not know the family, my heart is sadden to hear of a loss of this young man. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Pam Mangrum - Monette, AR

“You will be missed dearly! RIP Brian! ”
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Kaleigh Nichols - a friend

“Brian you were so much younger than me and I looked at you as a son. You have given me inspiration to smile through the good and bad. The 19 years...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelly Salzer - Manila, AR

“RIP Lil Brian! Your family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Marilyn Charlton

“Rest In Peace. You will be miss by a lot of people. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Glenn morehead

“Rest in peace. You will be miss by a lot of people. ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Glenn morehead - Blytheville, AR

“Prayers go out to his family! RIP Brian! You will be greatly missed! ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Wilbanks and Family

“May God bring you peace in this time of grief and I will keep the Borden family in my prayers. ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Amber Mays-Fraizer

“Brian was not a close friend of mine but his happy spirit filled the hallways of our high school. It was inspirational to see his smile. He was a...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Ally Porter - Manila, AR

“I'm so happy and grateful to know that I was able to have the relationship with you that I had. You meant so much to me. You will always be in my...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Mckenzie Clark

“Words will never begin to describe how much I'll miss you, Brian. I'm so grateful to have been able to have you in my life for all of these years....Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Coty Willyerd

“There are no words to express how wonderful a person Brian was. He was truly loved by all. He always knew how to make you smile and laugh even when...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Jordyn Burns

“brian i love you so much and will miss you so much you was a young special man who everybody love.. word can never express how i how feel about..i...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: kathy borden - aunt

“So sorry for your loss ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Jackie &Nana Karan Hill - Manila, AR

“Lil Brian was a great person he never let anyone down. He always found a way to make everyone laugh. I miss his smile i think he was the happiest...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Freeman - cousin

“I wasn't really close to Brian, but he's not someone that you could be around every day and not know. Everyone knew Brian, because he was the type of...Read More »
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Kayla Clapp

“I am so very sorry about your loss. I did not know Brian very well however, we did talk a little in school a few times and he was also my favorite...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Brandy Decker - Friends

“RIP brian I will never forget you. Even though we didnt hang out much work was always fun with you especially when it was "karaoke night" ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Courtney - Friend

“May you rest in peace and may those who shared your life find comfort in their memories that were shared with you. ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin and Barb Lewis - Friend

“We loved the passion for life that Brian showed. He had such a strong dedication and determination rarely seen in young people today. It was always a...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Johnny McCain, Shea Mccain, Charlie Smith

“my heart goes out to the family in their time of sorrow. ”
60 of 100+ | Posted by: molly misner - friend

“Rest in peace, man. You will be missed. ”
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Hannah Nicole Smith

“brian was a great person and will be missed. ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: debbie - friend

“You had a smile that could brighten anyone's day. You had the biggest heart. You cared about everyone and always knew exactly what to say to make...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Erica W. - Manila, AR - Friend

64 of 100+ | Posted by: Clint Sorrell - friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with You through this painful time. I love u all so much! ”
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Penny - cousin

“You will be miss ”
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Tammra - Manila, AR

“Sorry for your loss, that kind of tragedy shouldn't happen to no one. ”
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Billy Miller - Friend of Family

“Always in our hearts, thoughts, prayers, and memories. Forever loved and missed. Never going to forget that wonderful smile and positive attitude! ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Ashley Lambert & Briar Moore

“Thoughts and prayers to your family. You will always be in our hearts. We love and miss you! ”
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Lance Kilbreath and Jordyn Burns

“My prayers are with friends and family. Brian will forever be remembered & missed! ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Morgan Malone - Cousin

“Im so sorry for the familes lose! ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Kenneth - Friend

“RIP your safe with the angels now ”
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Robert Meacham - cousin

“brian man i love you so much and miss you more than ever. youll always be in my heart. rip bro, love always aj ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: aj borden - cousin

“Brian may you soar high with the eagles. May you watch over all the ones you left and have God send a special blanket of comfort to the ones you left...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Amber Harrison

“Love to you and Prays for you to everyone he has touched. Brian you will never be forgotten and always will be loved. Now may you RIP. ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Scotty Harrison - cousin

“may you rest in peace ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy rameriz-Allen - coworker

“i went to school Brian , he always had a smile on his face and a song in his heart, i will truly miss him. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Dreama Day - class mate

“You will be greatly missed!!! We love you!!! ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Kimberly Ann Griffin - a friend

“R.I.P Brian you will be missed by alot of people. ”
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Mikey Benham - Manila, AR

“Your memories and smile will live on forever Brian, there will never be another #3. You be good up there, Love you. ”
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Jordan Robertson

“May you rest in the arms of Jesus forever. ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: mary and randy murray - manila, AR

“Brian had a way about him of making anyone smile whether they knew him or not whether they wanted to or not! I don't think I have ever seen him...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Tiffany Dillon

“May he rest in peace ”
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Tifany Cathey

“Rip Brian you will be missed ”
84 of 100+ | Posted by: lisa benham - manila, AR

“you will never be forgotten rest in heaven ”
85 of 100+ | Posted by: misty thomas - friend

“prayers are with you all ”
86 of 100+ | Posted by: misty - blytheville, AR - friend

“..love you Brian! take care of us down here! prayers going.out for family and friends..we miss you so much! ”
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Jonna Dodd - jonesboro, AR

“Im sorry for your loss. Brian was a good man, but a great friend ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: josh henderson - friend

“Dear Family of Brian, the Manila High School Alumni send their deepest condolences to you at this difficult time. Our prayers are with you all. God...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Manila High School Alumni

90 of 100+ | Posted by: WAYNE BORDEN - SECOND COUSIN

“Rip Brian..you will truly be missed ”
91 of 100+ | Posted by: mary bridges - judsonia, AR

“Brian, I have nothing but good things to say about you. You are an amazing person and you will forever stay in my heart. Watch over us all. See you...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Nikki Bowman - friend

“Condolences to Brian's family, may he rest in peace and be forever remembered by the town of Manila whether it's Farmers Market, football, or for the...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Ashlynn S - Class of 2011

“RIP Brian I will miss you so much! Work will never be the same without you. Keep watch over us as we go through this tradgey. ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Courtney - Manila, AR - Friend

“i will never forget you lil brian. you were a great person. ”
95 of 100+ | Posted by: lakisha harkins - cousin

“I didn't know him all that well but what i knew of Brian, he was an amazing person & he will be missed... ”
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Elizabeth Conway

“R.I.P. Brian Borden you will be misssed dearly! <3 ”
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Melanie Copen - friend

“Every time I think of you, I think of you in Farmer's Market always smiling. I remember seeing you with Bailee all the time. I didn't know you well,...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelsen Watkins - Manila, AR

“a candle of your remembrance!! ”
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Josh Stacy - friend

“I can't even start to imagine your pain. No parent should have to go through this. God bless your hearts. Love and prayers going out for you all. ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: The Miller Family - none

To view Brian's video tribute, click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/326730

Brian Keith Borden, Jr., age 19 of Manila, passed from this life, Saturday August 11, 2012 at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, TN. Born at Blytheville, he was a lifelong area resident and a 2011 graduate of Manila High School. Brian excelled in all sports but his passion was football. He wore the number 3 jersey for the football Lions, playing running back, wide receiver, punt returner and kick returner. Brian was currently a sophomore at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Survivors include his parents;
Father, Brian Keith Borden, Sr. of Keiser
Mother and step-father, Mary and John Sipes of Manila

Paul G. Borden of Etowah
Amos and Debbie Lancaster of Manila

1 brother, Keith Wesley "Peewee" Arzo Sipes of Manila

3 sisters;
Addison Nicole Borden
Alexis Marie Borden
Holly LeAnn Borden, all of Keiser

Funeral Service will be 2pm Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Manila with Rev. David Fair officiating. Burial will follow in Garden Point Cemetery at Etowah under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 Wednesday evening at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila. Honorary pallbearers will include the 2011 Manila Lion Football Team. Guest register @www.HowardFuneralService.com

Funeral Home
Howard Funeral Service
201 E. 3rd Street Leachville, AR 72438
Tel. (870) 539-6357