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Johnie T. Harlin, Sr.

February 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Wednesday, September 1, 1915
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
Poolville Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Springtown, 817-220-7111

Johnie T. Harlin, Sr., 98, died Feb. 16, 2014 in Fort Worth.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at Poolville Cemetery. Visitation is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main, Springtown.
Mr. Harlin was born in Melissa Sept. 1, 1915 to Jesse J. Harlin and Molly Peebles Harlin. He was a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force where he served during World War II and the Korean War. During his long service he was awarded numerous medals, including the Purple Heart. He also retired as a diesel mechanic from Red Ball Freight.
Harlin married Estaleen Feb. 25, 1950. From an early age he loved farming and working in his garden. He was a member of the Springtown Church of Christ.
Harlin was preceded in death by his wife, Estaleen; daughter, Carol; and grandson, Jason.
Survivors include his children, John Harlin, Jr. and wife, Ann, Gayla Blevins and husband, Richard, and Joy Brantley and husband, Carl; grandchildren, Christopher, Christy, Brent, Jennifer, Julie, and Melaina; and numerous great-grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, and loved ones.

Sports Calendar

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.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

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

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, March 12

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Abilene Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Boswell Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Richland Tournament, Times TBA.

Monday, March 16

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Orange at Brock High School Tournament at Canyon West Golf Course.

  • Aledo Bearcats JV vs. Joshua at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Joshua, 6:00 pm. *District Game.

Tuesday, March 17

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Lake Ridge JV Tournament at Mansfield National Golf Course.

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

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