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Pieper Adelaide Martinez

August 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, August 25, 2014
Died: 
Monday, August 25, 2014
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Pieper Adelaide Martinez, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Cleburne.
A service of remembrance will be held in White's Chapel of Memories Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
Pieper Adelaide Martinez was born Aug. 25, 2014, in Cleburne, the daughter of Anthony and Lauren Church Martinez.
She is survived by her parents, Anthony and Lauren Martinez of Weatherford; grandmother, Angie Balcar and husband, Mike, of Bridgeport; grandfather, Raymond Martinez and wife, Kathryn, of Irving; grandparents, Mike and Tammy Church of Weatherford; uncles, Cody Church of Arlington and Kyle Church and wife, Hannah, of Fort Worth; aunt, Isabella Martinez of Irving; great-grandparents, Ramon and Linda Martinez, Wayne and Daryn Fink of Plano, and Howard and Carolyn Gordon of Irving; and a host of family.

Carroll E. Fuller

August 25, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White’s Azle Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sadler Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Carroll E. Fuller died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 with his family by his side.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. at White’s Azle Funeral Home with interment Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sadler Cemetery.
Mr. Fuller was the son of Marion and Edith Fuller. He graduated from Lake Worth High School in 1956 and married his high school sweetheart, Alice Harmon, June 16, 1957 in Lake Worth. He worked in the steel fabrication field from 1956 until he retired from North Texas Steel in 2001. He was a resident of Springtown.
Survivors include the mother of his children, Alice Fuller; daughters, Vicki Frost and Bobbi Liserio; sons, Gerald Fuller and Darrell Fuller; sisters, Gloria West and Marion Mullennix; brother, Joe Fuller; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Blanche Pennington

August 25, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Funeral: 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 09:00
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Hwy, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home 130 Houston Ave Weatherford

Blanche Pennington, 90, passed died August 24, 2014.
Graveside service is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday at Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Hwy, Weatherford.
Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Mrs. Pennington was born July 22, 1924, the daughter of the late Tommie and Bertie Davis Crisco, in Bethlehem, Ark.
Survivors include her husband, Carl Pennington; brother, Buddy Crisco; sister, Ruby Graves; special nephew, Jim Crisco and wife, Deanna; special niece, Paula Mounts and husband, Jim; additional nieces, nephews, Celeste, Larry, Yvonne and Myron.

Donald Earl Pilgrim

August 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, March 10, 1948
Died: 
Monday, August 18, 2014
Funeral: 
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Donald Earl Pilgrim, age 66 of Poolville, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at his residence. Funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Friday at North Side Baptist Church with interment in Peaster Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Thursday at North Side Baptist Church.
Mr. Pilgrim was born March 10, 1948 in Mineral Wells. He was a retired vocational ag teacher at Peaster ISD, owner of Pilgrim Farm & Ranch, a member of Peaster Lions Club, and member of Authon Church of Christ. He loved farming and working with livestock. Pilgrim is preceded in death by his father Penix Pilgrim
He is survived by his wife, Linda Pilgrim of Poolville; sons, Cody Pilgrim and wife Jennifer of Peaster and Carson Pilgrim and wife Jackie of Whitt; mother, Lucille Pilgrim of Mineral Wells; sisters, Tricia Pilgrim of Mineral Wells and Nita Pennington of Palo Pinto; brothers, C.W. Pilgrim of Lindale and Terry Pilgrim of Mineral Wells; and grandchildren, Chloe, Josie, Hannah, Holton and Hollie.

Karolen Sue Justice-Seymour

August 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, February 13, 1944
Died: 
Monday, August 18, 2014
Location: 
Knell Mortuary, 308 W. Chestnut St., Carthage, Mo.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of local arrangements.

Karolen Sue Justice-Seymour, 70, of Weatherford died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Funeral services will be held at Knell Mortuary, 308 W. Chestnut St., Carthage, Mo.
She was born Feb. 13, 1944 in Diamond, Mo. to Luther and Minnie Jeans. She was the former owner of A-1 Miracle Towing in Fontana, Calif. and a former supervisor for Southwestern Bell Telecommunications. She was a member of Central Christian Church and she volunteered many hours to Manna Storehouse. She loved reading and gardening, and she was very close to her little dog Charlie, who went everywhere with her. She is preceded in death by her second husband.
She is survived by her daughters, Michiele Mize and Sherrie Bays of Weatherford; son, Jeffrey Johnson of Granby, Mo.; sisters, Frances Finley of Diamond, Mo., Helen Rupp of Purdy, Mo. and Joann Bradley of Ardmore, Okla.; brother, Johnnie Jeans of Ardmore; six grandchildren, Shawn, Natasha, Kirsten, Elizabeth, Michelle and Matthew; and three great grandchildren.

Gracie Smith

August 15, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, January 13, 1932
Died: 
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Funeral: 
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
New Hope Baptist Church, 782 New Hope Road, Boyd
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Gracie Smith, 82 died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.
Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Monday at New Hope Baptist Church, 782 New Hope Road, Boyd with interment at Pleasant Grove No. 2 Cemetery, Keeter. Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Mrs. Smith was born Jan. 13, 1932, in Monterrey, Mexico, daughter of the late Jose Lopez Hickman and Eva Montellano De Lopez. She was a longtime resident of the Azle area and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church for many years. She loved to cook, shop and be with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.H. "Buster" Smith; and sons, David "Rocky" Gaston, Terry Smith and Johnny Smith.
Survivors include her daughters, Cindy Gaston and Kay Walsh and her husband, Bob; sons, Bill Gaston and wife, Julie, Robert Gaston and wife, Norma, Michael Gaston, Rickey Gaston, Ronnie Gaston and wife, Karen, and Jerry Don Smith; daughter-in-law, Angie Helms; 28 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; sisters, Elba Wyche, Magadalena Lopez, Martha Funky and Teresa Lopez; and numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Bessie Lou Seaberry

August 15, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, June 18, 1923
Died: 
Friday, August 1, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Bessie Lou Seaberry, 91, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 in Azle.
Services were held Saturday, Aug. 2 at Ash Creek Baptist Church under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home. Burial followed in Ash Creek Cemetery.
Mrs. Seaberry was born June 18, 1923 in Parker County to the late Gussie Centennial and Bessie Woody Tucker. Lou and her five sisters, Marguerite, Maureen, Ruth, Martha, and her twin, Sue, were affectionately known as the "Tucker girls." These six sisters remained close their entire lives and shared their cooking, stories, joy and laughter with all who knew them. Lou, being the last direct descendent of Moses Tucker, one of the original homesteaders in Parker County, participated in the Silver Creek Heritage Society's historical dedication of the Tucker House in 2012.
She lived most of her life in Azle and Parker County. After graduating from Azle schools and attending TCU, she married John L. Seaberry. The couple raised their family in Azle and became active in school, community, and church life. After John's death in 1987, Lou, who many would describe as quiet and unassuming, became a strong, steadfast rock, never wavering in her faith. She continued throughout her life unselfishly giving to her family, her church and her community.
Seaberry was an accomplished pianist and served as Ash Creek Baptist Church's pianist for 17 years. She loved to sing in the choir, to play for children's choirs, VBS, and to go on mission trips.

Eunice Bernice Armstrong

August 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, September 10, 1928
Died: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Tin Top Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Eunice Bernice Armstrong, 85, died Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014 surrounded by her loved ones. Graveside service will be Saturday, Aug. 16 at Tin Top Cemetery at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel Friday, Aug. 15 from 6-8 p.m.
Mrs. Armstrong was born Sept. 10, 1928 in Waco to Frank and Pearl Preston. She moved to Tin Top on the Brazos River when she was a young child. She lived there till she married and moved to Sweetwater.Armstrong had five children. In 1965 she moved back to Weatherford. She worked as a gatherer and candler for a local egg farm. She also worked at Flamingos Café and the old Wanda’s Café for years.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister. She is survived by her children, Johnny Armstrong, Rose Hillger and husband Ronnie, Tommy Armstrong, Joy Gibson and husband Roy, and Molly Holland and husband Steve; family friend, Diana Reiser; sister; Rita Stockstill; brother, Charles Lee Preston; grandchildren, Tasha Mooney, Amber Madrid and husband Joe, Ronnie Hillger and Shannon Mercier, Dusty Ford and husband Chris, Ryan Armstrong and wife Serena, Colby Armstrong and wife Misty, Darlene Holland, Chad Holland, and Carisa Reiser; and great-grandchildren Madison Mooney, Dawson Mooney, Braylin Dodson, Aubrey Madrid, Weston Ford, Bailey Hillger, Colton Hillger, Alexis Mercier, Ashley Mercier, Tyler Armstrong, Ethan Armstrong, Hannah Landenberger, Makayla Landenberger, and Mackenzie Landenberger.

Sandra Dixon

August 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, February 21, 1938
Died: 
Monday, August 11, 2014
Funeral: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 18:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chape
Memorials may be made to: 
Weatherford Healthcare, 521 W. Seventh St. Weatherford, Texas 76086, Attn: admin. All donations will benefit the garden.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Sandra Dixon, 76, of Weatherford, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at Weatherford Healthcare Center.
A celebration of life will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Donations may be made to Weatherford Healthcare, 521 W. Seventh St. Weatherford, Texas 76086, Attn: admin. All donations will benefit the garden.
Mrs. Dixon was born Feb. 21, 1938 in Olney. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and loved making jewelry. Dixon was a retired hairdresser from Azle and a member of First Baptist Church Lakeside.
Dixon is survived by her son, Trev Dixon and wife Angela of Weatherford; stepdaughters, Karen Rester and Sharon Chatterton of North Richland Hills; brother, Gary Pigg and wife Doris of Greenville, S.C.; and three grandchildren, Shelby Kell, Shaye Kell and Brenden Dixon.

Jerry Don Morrow

August 11, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, November 12, 1944
Died: 
Friday, August 8, 2014
Funeral: 
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 10:15
Funeral Home: 
Whites Azle Funeral Home

Jerry Don Morrow, 69, of Weatherford died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.
Mr. Morrow was born Nov. 12, 1944 to R.E. and Vivian Morrow. He grew up in Bowie and graduated from Bowie High School. He recently retired from Triumph Industries. In his spare time, he enjoyed raising and showing dairy goats.
Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Ginger Morrow; children, Joel Morrow, Tommy Morrow and wife, Jamie, Cindy Bell and husband, Chad, and Karmen Wilkerson and husband, Tyler; eight grandchildren; and sister, Wanda Cook and husband, Jack.

Sports Calendar

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

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