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Ewell Tuck

February 27, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, February 27, 2015
Services: 
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Azle Church of Christ, 336 NW Parkway
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Ewell Tuck, 88, died peacefully at his home in Azle Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Service is set for 10 a.m. Monday at the Azle Church of Christ, 336 NW Parkway with interment at 4 p.m. Monday at Wieland Cemetery in Hunt County. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mr. Tuck served his country with pride during World War Two with duty in the Philippines as a member of the 33rd Infantry. He worked on a ranch, in the oil fields, General Dynamics and as a masonry contractor. After retirement from masonry work, he worked for the Azle ISD for 10 years. He married Miss Mary Gaston and had one daughter, Carol. He was a faithful Christian and longtime member of the Azle Church of Christ.

George Robert Gaston

February 26, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, August 21, 1946
Died: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Elliot Hamil Funeral Home in Abilene
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of local arrangements.


George Robert Gaston, 68, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at his home in Weatherford. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford. Funeral is set for 11 am Saturday at Elliot Hamil Funeral Home in Abilene with interment in Elliot Hamil Garden of Memory.
Mr. Gaston was born Aug. 21, 1946 in Abilene. He retired from Lockheed Martin in December 2011 after 45 years of service. He was a cowboy at heart, he enjoyed team roping, being a rancher and cattleman and loved hunting. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pam Gaston and son, Chuck Gaston.

Bobby Joe Clark (B.J.)

February 26, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, July 15, 1928
Died: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Bobby Joe Clark (B.J.), 86 died Tuesday morning, Feb. 24, 2015, three months after his wife of 69 years, Betty Clark.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle with interment at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.

Kathy Kelly

February 26, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, April 16, 1958
Died: 
Friday, February 20, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Kathy Kelly, 56, of Weatherford, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 in Pampa. Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Ms. Kelly was born April 16, 1958. She grew up in the Amish community of Painesville, Ohio. She was a bus driver for WISD for several years before retiring in 2005.
Survivors include Tony Lee Kelly, Jr., and wife Jessica of Burnet, Travis Kelly and fiancé Shanna of Weatherford; grandchildren, Kyson Kelly and Travis Teague a new grandbaby will arrive around May.

J.C. (Joe) Fritts,

February 25, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, August 2, 1925
Died: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

J.C. (Joe) Fritts, 89, of Weatherford died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at his home.
Funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 3 p.m. Saturday in Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Mr. Fritts was born Aug. 2, 1925 in Comanche to Calvin and Edna Mae Fritts. He married Bettye Jo Smith Jan. 10, 1951 in Comanche. They have made Weatherford their home since 1952. He served honorably in the United States Army during World War Two, where he received a Purple Heart for his bravery. Frits retired from the Department of Public Safety where he worked as a License and Weight Patrolman. He was a Mason and a member of North Side Baptist Church.

Jesse Alvin Conner

February 25, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, June 10, 1954
Died: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Jesse Alvin Conner, 60, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at his residence in Reno. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Conner was born June 10, 1954 in Fort Worth to George Daniel and Virginia Bell Conner. He was owner of Jesse’s Radiator and Muffler, enjoyed fishing, loved people and would help anyone in need.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa of Reno; daughters, Tammy Bene of Haltom City and Mary Kay Wittting of Coloma, Mich.; sons, David Conner of Coloma, Mich., Kevin Parsons of Honolulu, Hawaii and John Parsons of Highland Park; sisters, Linda Murphy of Arkansas and Judie Davis of Kennedale; brothers, Jackey Conner of Arkansas and Tommy Conner of Mansfield; and 10 grandchildren.

Joy Dell Teague

February 25, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, June 2, 1930
Died: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Services: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Centerpoint Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangments.

Joy Dell Teague, 84, of Weatherford died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Graveside service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at Centerpoint Cemetery.
Mrs. Teague was born June 2, 1930. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Weatherford. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Ray and Rosa Mae Tucker, husband J.B. Teague, Jr. and brother, James Virgil Tucker.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Samford and husband, Ellis of Weatherford; son, John Teague of Weatherford; four sisters; Jeanell Welch and husband Thayer of Weatherford, Doris Kinback of Weatherford, Corky Hyatt of Weatherford, and Mary Parsons and husband Walt of Weatherford; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Mary Katheryn "Kat" Dodson

February 24, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, November 5, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Services: 
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Mary Katheryn "Kat" Dodson, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.
Graveside service is set for 2 p.m. Friday at Azleland Memorial Park under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dodson was born Nov. 5, 1930 in Paducah to Hayden and Lorene Stone. She enjoyed crocheting and working with ceramics. She retired from Jordan's Restaurant after 40 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Monroe Dodson in 2014.

James Vernon Parris

February 24, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, March 31, 1964
Died: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Johnson Cemetery, Dennis
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Frwy., Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 800-227-2345
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

James Vernon Parris, “Vernon,” 50, died peacefully at his home in Dennis Feb. 22, 2015 surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Graveside service is to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 in the Johnson Cemetery, Dennis.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Liam Curry

February 24, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Services: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Moncrief Cancer Institute, 400 Magnolia, Fort Worth, TX  76104, Attn: Valerie Oxford, 817-288-9800
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Liam Curry died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford with interment at Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home with rosary beginning at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Moncrief Cancer Institute, 400 Magnolia, Fort Worth, TX  76104, Attn: Valerie Oxford, 817-288-9800.
Mr. Curry honorably served his country in the United States Navy for six years. He was married to Kim Ash Curry, and they had four children, three grandsons and three granddaughters. He also worked for Saulsbury Industries as a crane operator for eight years. He was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, February 26

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Jerry Durant Classic at Aledo, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson Tournament, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Grand Prairie Tournamnet, Time TBA.

Friday, February 27

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black at Regional Preview at Rawls Golf Course, Lubbock.

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

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