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David Crow

December 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, March 29, 1953
Died: 
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Dicey Cemetery in Parker County
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

David Crow, 61, of Weatherford died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 in a local hospital.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 in Dicey Cemetery in Parker County.
Mr. Crow was born March 29, 1953 to Robert Bruce and Margaret Louise Greer Crow in Fort Worth. He was a longtime member of Clear Fork Baptist Church. He attended Azle High School.
He is survived by his son, Laramie Crow; brothers, Mike (Laurie) Crow and Andy Crow; niece, Hannah Crow; aunt, Ruth Wagnon and husband, Bob; and many cousins and friends.
 

Addie Simpson

December 8, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, February 16, 1920
Died: 
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Newberry Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Newberry Cemetery Association
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangement.

Addie Simpson, 94, of Weatherford, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 in the Newberry Cumberland Presbyterian Church with interment in the Newberry Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be sent to the Newberry Cemetery Association.

Paul Miles Baker

December 8, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, April 5, 1931
Died: 
Friday, December 5, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery, Corner of Front and N. Rusk Streets in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home 130 Houston Ave Weatherford

Paul Miles Baker, 83, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at his home of 62 years.
Graveside service is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Greenwood Cemetery, Corner of Front and N. Rusk Streets in Weatherford.
Mr. Baker was born in Meredosia, Ill. April 5, 1931. He retired from the United States Army and Army Reserves after 36 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Wanda Baker; daughters, Aletha Cates and husband, Robert, and Norma Reed and husband, Jerry; grandchildren, Jon Vandagriff, Sara Welch and Anna Hollingsworth; great-grandchildren, Sydney and Nathaniel Vandagriff and Collin and Brianna Welch; three nephews; and a sister-in-law..               

Nellie May Wood

December 8, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, September 27, 1945
Died: 
Friday, December 5, 2014
Services: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 09:55
Other Arrangements: 
A Celebration of Life Service was held at the Clear Fork Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
a favorite charity
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

Nellie May Wood, 69, a lifelong resident of Weatherford died Dec. 5, 2014 at Community Hospice Center in Fort Worth. A Celebration of Life Service was held at the Clear Fork Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favorite charity.

Colt Bruce

December 5, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Thursday, November 21, 1991
Died: 
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Services: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund, 101 Pro Rodeo Drive, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80919 or jccfinfo@prorodeo.com
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Colt Bruce, 23, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Weatherford.
Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Monday at Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St., Weatherford with interment at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Bruce family suggests consideration of contributions to Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund, 101 Pro Rodeo Drive, Colorado Springs, Colo. 80919 or jccfinfo@prorodeo.com.

Lawrence Lee "Larry" Castleberry

December 5, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Tuesday, November 30, 1943
Died: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Rd.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Larry Castleberry, 71, a resident of Willow Park since 1972, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, surrounded by family in Weatherford.
A celebration of life is planned at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Rd.
Lawrence Lee "Larry" Castleberry was born Nov. 30, 1943 in Vernon, the eldest of three children to the late Lawrence and Louie Jean Smith Castleberry. He graduated from Vernon High School with the class of 1962 and attended TCU on a track scholarship. Larry made his career in sales and retired after many years of dedicated service with McKesson Corporation as regional sales manager. He married the former Angela Dern in May 1964 and they reared Jill, Jon, and Kris.

Jackson Edgar Stockstill

December 2, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, July 11, 1945
Died: 
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Fosters Home Stephenville or The ALS Association (alsa.org), P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Jackson Edgar Stockstill, 69, of Gordon, formerly of Weatherford, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 in the comfort of his residence surrounded by his family. Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford with interment in Russell Chapel Cemetery, Gordon. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard.

Diann Stewart

December 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, April 21, 1947
Died: 
Monday, December 1, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St. Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Diann Stewart, 67, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St, Azle, under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home. Visitation is from 1 p.m. to service time Wednesday at the church.
Mrs. Stewart was born April 21, 1947 in Fort Worth, daughter of the late William Atlas Carter and Doris Davis. She graduated from Azle High School with the class of 1965. She lived in the Azle area her entire life and managed the Beall’s Department Store for many years. She was baptized at Ash Creek Baptist Church. She had two dogs that she dearly loved.
Stewart was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Stewart; her parents; and a sister, Vickie Timms.

Betty Louise Renfro Clark

December 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, August 13, 1928
Died: 
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:00
Location: 
new Azle Library community room
Memorials may be made to: 
Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter, 2630 West Freeway, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Betty Louise Renfro Clark, 86, died Sunday morning, Nov. 30, 2014.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the new Azle Library in the community room from noon-3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter, 2630 West Freeway, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
Mrs. Clark was born Aug.13, 1928 to Lottie and Bill Renfro in Caddo, Okla. Her intelligence, integrity, generosity and capability shined in her 13 years as a licensed vocational nurse and her love of numerous mothers and their babies she cared for, her leading role in building Clark’s Precision Machine & Tool, many hours given in service to charity, and the great kindness and love she bestowed upon her family.

Naomi Bostick King

November 25, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, November 17, 1924
Died: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Services: 
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:30
Location: 
Heartland Funeral Home Chapel

Naomi Bostick King, 90, of May died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, surrounded by her daughters. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 24 in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the May Cemetery.
Mrs. King was born Nov. 17, 1924 in Mineral Wells. She was the only daughter among seven brothers, so she quickly acquired the nickname “Sissy.” The family moved frequently when she was a child so she attended many schools. She last attended Amon Carter High School in Fort Worth.
During her working career, she worked for some time at the Fort Worth Stockyards during its heyday.

Sports Calendar

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

Friday, January 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Maypearl at Aledo High School, A 4:00 pm and JV 5:30 pm.

Saturday, January 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua/Cleburne (Dark) at Cleburne, B 12:00 pm.

  • Aledo Soccer Alumni Game at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 12:00 pm and Bearcats 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 6

  • Aledo Bearcats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Freshmen 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats at Boswell, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm.

Thursday, January 8

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Waxahachie 287 Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats vs The Colony at Waxahachie Tournament, 7:30 pm. January 9 & 10 opponenet and time TBA.

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Brewer. 7th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Brewer Middle School. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 9

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats 7th & 8th A at Azle Junior High School Tournament.

  • Aledo Bearcat JV at Keller Timber Creek Tourny

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Everman at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

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