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Gary Wayne Bunn

October 24, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, May 25, 1956
Died: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30
Location: 
Midway Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Disabled Veterans Fund at dva.gov
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Gary Wayne Bunn, 58, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, surrounded by family at a Dallas hospital.
Memorial service is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Midway Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Disabled Veterans Fund at dva.gov.
Gary Wayne Bunn was born May 25, 1956, in Big Spring, son of Wyndell Ray Bunn Sr. and Thelma Reese Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1976. Gary was a graduate of Amon Carter-Riverside High School and made his career as a chef with Riscky's Steakhouse. Due to ill health, Gary was forced to retire in the mid-1990s and fought a very valiant battle with his health for many years.

Shirley R. Caldwell

October 24, 2014 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Services: 
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Spring Creek Baptist Church in Weatherford

Shirley R. Caldwell, 85, a native of Hudson Oaks, died Oct. 22. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at Spring Creek Baptist Church in Weatherford. Son Jim Caldwell and the Rev. Steve McCaslin will officiate.
Mrs. Caldwell began her higher education at Wharton Junior College, where she reconnected with a childhood friend, Ray Caldwell. They were a perfect match even at the beginning; she was a cheerleader, and Ray, a football player. They eventually transferred to Southwest Texas State Teacher’s College (now known as Texas State University) where she worked for her tuition as a legal secretary. She was also elected as a Gallardian at STSTC, a contest based on popularity, beauty, and moral character.

Ethel Mae Ethridge

October 24, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, May 4, 1926
Died: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Fundamental Baptist Church, 433 N. Main Street, Springtown
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Ethel Mae Ethridge, 88, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Monday at the Fundamental Baptist Church, 433 N. Main Street, Springtown with interment at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ethridge was born to John Wesley and Nancy Elizabeth Goodnight Moree May 4, 1926 in Sulphur, Okla. She was a member of the Fundamental Baptist Church for many years. She dearly loved her family and spending time with them.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 58 years, J.R. Ethridge; son, Ricky Ethridge; two grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother.

Tuesday O'Riley Antonowicz

October 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, March 31, 1992
Died: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:30
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Tuesday O'Riley Antonowicz, 22, of Weatherford, died Saturday Oct. 18, 2014. Memorial service is set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Ray Sessums

October 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, November 2, 1926
Died: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Services: 
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Lake Worth Baptist Church, 4447 Hodgkins Road
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Ray Sessums died Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Dallas VA Community Center where he had resided for the last two years.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Friday at Lake Worth Baptist Church, 4447 Hodgkins Road with interment at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6-8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail.
Mr. Sessums was born Nov. 2, 1926 in Lovelady to Beulah Ivy and Grover C. Sessums. The family moved to Whitney in a covered wagon in 1936 and a few years later settled in Fort Worth.

Natalie Martinez

October 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, June 27, 1939
Died: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Natalie Martinez of Weatherford died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Fort Worth, with her family by her side.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Freddy Martinez, Christopher Galindo, Michael Flores, Joshua Spoon, Brandon Davidson and Joseph Martinez

Alda Birt "Birtie" Howard

October 16, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, October 10, 1922
Died: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Alzheimer's Association or the American Diabetes Association
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Alda Birt "Birtie" Howard, 92, of Weatherford died Oct. 12, 2014 in Weatherford.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20 at Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St., Weatherford with interment at East Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford.
Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
The family requests donations be made to either the Alzheimer's Association or the American Diabetes Association.

Betty Sue Wright

October 15, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Betty Sue Wright, 87, of Weatherford died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in Weatherford.
Funeral service is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at: Clark Cemetery, Weatherford. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Whites Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wright was born March 3, 1927 in Weatherford to the late William and Annie Mullinax Clark. She married Charles Robert Wright in Palo Pinto County and they raised three children. She has resided in Parker County all of her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband; sisters, Lorene Wilson and Lucille Knox; and brothers, Alvin Clark, Odis Clark, and Troy Clark.

Donnie Gene Roberson

October 14, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Saturday, November 24, 1956
Died: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 15:30
Location: 
Greenwood Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in his name in honor of Candy Thyer
Funeral Home: 
GREENWOOD CHAPEL
 Greenwood Funerals-Cremation
3100 White Settlement Rd., Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Donnie Gene Roberson, 57, of Aledo and a native of Fort Worth, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, from cancer surrounded by his family and friends.


Calvin Rex Walters

October 13, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Friday, October 1, 1943
Died: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Aledo Church of Christ, 201 FM 1187 South
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Calvin Rex Walters, 71, of Weatherford died Sunday morning, Oct. 12, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. His wife, LaRene, was at his side when he died.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Aledo Church of Christ, 201 FM 1187 South with interment at Aledo-Brown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mr. Walters was born in Fort Worth Oct. 1, 1943 to William Byrd and Wilma Tinker Walters. He lived for seven years in the Pythian Home, attended Weatherford High School, Weatherford College and graduated from Texas A & M University in 1967. He was a Christian man and was a member of the Aledo Church of Christ. He was employed at Integrated Interiors Inc. in Fort Worth for many years.

Sports Calendar

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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