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Nancy J. Johnson

June 13, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, November 10, 1934
Died: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Services: 
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Nancy J. Johnson, 79, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
Funeral service is set for 1 p.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at Tin Top Cemetery
Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Johnson was born Nov. 10, 1934 to Clarence and Grace Tracy Sr. in East St. Louis, Ill. She was a hard worker and had many jobs over the years including working at an insurance agency, a jewelry store, waitressing and on the assembly line at factories for Lasko and Behr of America. She lived in many places including Missouri, Illinois, Canada, Wyoming, Colorado and Florida.
Johnson was married to R. D. Johnson for 22 years. They spent many years traveling the world on cruise ships and abroad.
Survivors include her husband, R.D. Johnson; sons, George Wallace and wife, Sherrill, Scott Donnell, Jeff Donnell and Patrick Donnell; brothers and sisters; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

James Monroe Cac

June 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, September 22, 1945
Died: 
Friday, June 6, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

James Monroe Cacy, 68, died June 6, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at White's Azle Chapel. Interment at Dallas-Fort Worth Cemetery will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Mr. Cacy was born Sept. 22, 1945 in Dallas. He entered the United States Army in 1963. He served in the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1966 and served in the Army Reserves until 1969. Cacy returned to San Antonio and married Linda Vanderburg Nov. 14, 1966. He served in the American Legion for the past three years. He retired in 2011 from Plaza Medical Center after 25 years of service. He was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Cacy, and sister, Shirley Martin.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Linda Cacy; daughter, Sheila Howell and husband, Tim; son, Michael Cacy and wife, Andrea; granddaughters, Emily and Avery Howell; grandson, Landry Cacy; sisters, Lavelle Ivie, Linda Roberts and Kaye Leslie; brothers, Carroll Cacy and Steven Bickley; and other extended family members and friends.

Don Wright

June 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, November 23, 1947
Died: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Silver Creek United Methodist Church, 2200 Church Road, Azle, 76020
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Donnie "Don" Wright, 66, died Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Weatherford.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Silver Creek United Methodist Church, 2200 Church Road, Azle, 76020. Interment will be at Veal Station Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, 76086.
Mr. Wright was born Nov. 23, 1947, in Weatherford to Rev. Denzil and Ina Wright. The son of a Methodist minister, he attended many schools before graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1966. He served his country during the Vietnam era in the U.S. Air Force.
He married Linda Van Winkle July 14, 1972 in Alvarado. They raised two daughters in Weatherford. Don was a member of Silver Creek United Methodist Church.
He retired from Lockheed Martin after many years of service. After retiring, he was promoted Granddad for his four grandchildren. He spent his last years catering to his grandchildren's every wish.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Ina Faye England.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Linda Wright; daughters, Monica Boyd of Saginaw and Angie Romer and husband, Sean, of Azle; grandchildren, Terence Boyd, Makayla Boyd, Coby Romer and Carson Romer; brothers, Denzil Wright Jr. and wife, Jeri, Ronald Wright, Michael Wright and wife, Dee Dee, and Timothy Wright and partner, Philip Phifer; and many relatives and friends.

Mack Wayne Dobbins

June 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, April 8, 1933
Died: 
Friday, June 6, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Wiley Funeral Home-Granbury
Funeral Home: 
Wiley Funeral Home Granbury, 817-573-3000

Mack Wayne Dobbins, 81, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in Granbury. Service is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wiley Funeral Home with interment at Aledo Brown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury.
Mack Wayne Dobbins was born April 8, 1933. He was a Coleman native who attended schools in Fort Worth and Mansfield after relocating to Fort Worth at age seven. He graduated from Mansfield High School and worked for Leonard Brother Stores downtown Fort Worth. Jess Smith, his father-in-law, helped Mack get a job with Tesco where, after 39 years of service, he retired while residing in Aledo. He later moved to Pecan Plantation where he enjoyed a daily golf game. Mack was preceded in death by his father, L.D. Dobbins; his mother, Inez Dobbins; his wife, Jane Dobbins to whom he was married 39 years; and brother, Donald Dobbins.
 Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Margie Dobbins; daughters, Brenda Sheeley and husband, Danny and Deneise Stockon and husband, Jerry; brothers, Lynn Dobbins and Pat Dobbins; sister, Nelda Howton; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; and many step-children and step-grandchildren.

Oleane Downing Parten

June 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, September 7, 1922
Died: 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Services: 
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church, 221 W. Church St., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Weatherford Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Oleane Downing Parten, 91, died June 4, 2014 at her home in Weatherford.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, 221 W. Church St., Weatherford.
Interment is 3 p.m. Monday at Haven of Memories Memorial Park, Canton.
Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. Parten was born Sept. 7, 1922 in Henderson County to Jacob Esau and Gladys Oleane Sealy Anthony. She married Billy Frank Downing June 8, 1940. They were married for 50 years when he died in 1990. Most of her adult life was spent in Fort Worth. Oleane loved Jesus and loved doing His work through her church where she held many positions, including Sunday School teacher, youth leader, women's missionary leader, and deacon's wife. She volunteered for Harris Hospital in Fort Worth for many years, and chaired the volunteers. Upon Bill's retirement and after the three girls graduated from high school, they relocated to Weatherford, where she once again became very involved in church and community. On Dec. 14, 1991, Oleane married longtime friend, J.B. Parten and they continued to be actively involved in their church, First Baptist Church, Weatherford. She was always interested and involved in her children's, grandchildren's, and great-grandchildren's lives.

Eloise Roberts O'Donald

June 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, March 12, 1946
Died: 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Services: 
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 or the American Heart Assoc., 2630 W. Freeway, Suite 250, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Eloise Roberts O'Donald, 68,of Weatherford died Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
Service is set for 1 p.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment is in East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 or the American Heart Assoc., 2630 W. Freeway, Suite 250, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.
Mrs. O’Donald was born March 12, 1946 in Weatherford to Willie B. and Bessie Jewel Roberts. She married Jimmy O'Donald Nov. 4, 1973 in Weatherford.
She was a lifelong resident of Weatherford, graduating from Weatherford High School and attending Weatherford College as well as the University of North Texas. She worked as a secretary in administration for Weatherford ISD for 18 years and was a member of the Texas Educational Support Staff Association.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Jimmy O'Donald of Weatherford; daughter, Allison Moss and husband, Michael, of Stephenville; sons, Jeff O'Donald and wife, Kelly, of Aledo and Jim O'Donald and wife, Amber, of Weatherford; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Vito Romano of Branson, Mo.; sister, Mary R. Newman of Weatherford; and many other family members and friends.

Bobbie Evelyn Howarth

June 5, 2014 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Monday, June 2, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, TX 78249
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Bobbie Evelyn Howarth, 84, of Weatherford, died at her home Monday, June 2, 2014.
Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment is at 11 a.m. Monday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, TX 78249.
Mrs. Howarth was born in Aledo, the daughter of the late Henry Eugene and Eliza Jane King.
Bobbie, known by many as Evelyn, worked as the director for Dependent Youth Activities, where she mentored and cared for many children of military families. Prior to that, she was employed at Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood. She was also an active president in the Fort Hood NCO Wives Club and the Fort Hood Women's Bowling Association. Bobbie was a past member of the Church of Christ in Weatherford and the First Christian Church in Carbondale, Ill. She enjoyed traveling, dominoes, cooking, and mostly being with her grandkids and great-grandkids. She was known to everyone as MeMaw.
Bobbie was preceded in death by her sisters, Merle Jackson, Mildred Matthews, Verna Tillery, Ruth Richter and Alma Wolfe and brother, Elmer King.

Ralph Doyle Markum

June 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Monday, June 2, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 12:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Martha Fowler White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Ralph Doyle Markum, 83, died Monday, June 2, 2014. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 7 at noon at Ash Creek Cemetery under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mr. Markum lived in Texas most of his life, except for six years in Albuquerque, where he met and married Louise Steele in 1963. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September 2013. RD retired from General Dynamics in 1991. He was preceded in death by his parents, Haskell and Millie Markum. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Louise Markum; sisters, Dorthy Bruner and Geneva Nichols; sons, Daryll (Darla), Larry and Marc Markum; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Jo Ann Millwood

June 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 09:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home Azle, TX 76020

Jo Ann Millwood, 75, died Sunday, June 1, 2014 after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
Graveside service is set for 9 a.m. Thursday, June 5 at Ash Creek Cemetery.
 Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Jo Ann Millwoodwas born in 1939 in Spartanburg, S.C. and married Frank W. Millwood in 1958. They moved to Azle in 1963. She managed the Quik Sak in Azle for 35 years. She enjoyed going to garage sales, thrift shopping, caring for animals and loved spreading the word of Jesus Christ. Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents and nephew, Robbie Rhymer.
Survivors include husband, of 56 years, Frank W. Millwood retired USAF; son, Frank Millwood Jr. of Springtown; brother, Bobby Rhymer and wife, Joann; niece and nephew, Cathy Henson and Keith Rhymer of Spartanburg, S.C.; grandchildren, Dillon and Bricky Schafrick and their mother, Bridget of Azle; many other family members and friends.

Mary Agatha McClendon

May 30, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, June 27, 1927
Died: 
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Services: 
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Silver Creek United Methodist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Mary Agatha McClendon, 86, of Aledo, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in a Weatherford nursing center. Funeral was held at 11 a.m. Friday at Silver Creek United Methodist Church, with interment at Blue Bonnet Hills Cemetery.
Mrs. McClendon was born June 27, 1927 in Cresson to Alfred and Leona Massey. She was a member of Silver Creek United Methodist Church. She was a retired cook and restaurant owner and loved playing bingo. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. McClendon was preceded in death by her husband Clyde McClendon and a granddaughter.
Survivors include her daughters, Donna Hurley of Aledo, Betty McDaniel of Gatlinburg, Tenn., Renee Pitts of Rendon, and Gayle Cruz of Mineral Wells; son, Dudley McClendon of Keller; sister, Wanda Averett of Plano; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.

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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