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Patricia Weckel

March 4, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Wednesday, March 11, 1953
Died: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Services: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 S. Lakeshore Drive, Hudson Oaks
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Patricia Weckel, 60, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, surrounded by family at her home in Aledo.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday, March 7 at Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 S. Lakeshore Drive, Hudson Oaks. Dr. John Thielepape will officiate. Interment is in Annetta Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Patricia Ione Hall Weckel was born March 11, 1953, in Santa Fe, N.M., to O.R. and Edna Ione Hall. Trisha, as she was known by most folks, grew up in Roswell, N.M. In her senior year in high school, the Hall family moved to Ogden, Utah, where she graduated from Ogden High. Upon graduation, Trisha attended SMU, Weber State University, and Utah State University before marrying Billy Weckel on Dec. 30, 1972.
She was a kind and loving Christian, an outstanding wife and a model mother and grandmother. She loved her nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Clear Fork Baptist Church. As a model pastor's wife, she was a friend to all, a person whose model taught many how to live the Christian life. Known as a person with an extraordinary prayer life, Trisha possessed and actively practiced a strong and courageous faith in God through Jesus Christ.
Trisha was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Fry; and a brother, Larry Hall.

Jennifer Sproles

March 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, November 19, 1973
Died: 
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Jennifer Danette Sproles, 40, died Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Chapel.
Jennifer was born Nov. 19, 1973 in Denton to Lynnette and Benny Sproles. She was a 1992 graduate of Azle High School.
Survivors include her parents, Benny and Lynnette Sproles; sisters, Kimberly Fowler and husband, Cortlan, and Stacy Baker; brother, Clinton Sproles and wife, Amy; and nieces and nephews, Lauren and Cullin Fowler, Hannah Baker, Patrick, Emily Grace and Parker Sproles.

Haley Scott

March 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, February 3, 1926
Died: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:00
Location: 
Soda Springs Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Haley Scott, 88, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Weatherford.
Graveside service is set for noon Tuesday in Soda Springs Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Haley Edward Scott was born Feb. 3, 1926, the first of two sons to the late Earl Daniel and Vera Scott. He was a licensed electrician for the city of Arlington and for many years in various locations around the state for the Texas A&M Extension Service. He retired after many dedicated and faithful years of service.
Haley had a colorful life. When he was very young, he worked on the 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, drove race cars and motorcycles, and rode in rodeos. He was a firefighter with the Mountain River Volunteer Fire Dept. For his years of service as president and training officer for the fire department, the substation for the Millsap Volunteer Fire Department was recently named for Haley and Joyce Scott.
Scott was very active in the Live Oak Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Scott, in 2003; a son, Steve Scott, in 2006; his parents; and brother, Purvis Scott.
Survivors include a son, Brad Scott and wife, Karen, of Millsap; daughters, Lezle' Ashcraft of Salesville and Serita Damico of Millsap; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; uncle, Sterling Scott and wife, Nita, of Arizona; and a host of loving friends.

Margaret Ann Swan

February 28, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, January 13, 1939
Died: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
Services: 
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Margaret Ann Swan, 75, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, surrounded by her family at her home.
Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment will be in Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Margaret Ann Britton was born Jan. 13, 1939, to Eugene Debbs and Mary Alice Wade Britton in Fort Worth. She was raised in Arlington and graduated high school in 1957. Margaret married James Swan June 21, 1957 in Arlington. They lived in many cities including Arlington, Dallas and Mesquite, before they moved to Lubbock where they lived until 1981. Margaret and James moved to Azle, Fort Worth and Santo before they settled in Weatherford in 1998. Margaret was a member of Southside Church of Christ in Springtown.
Her main interests were trying to live a Christian life, being a good wife and mother and always being kind to others. Margaret loved animals of all shapes and sizes and hurt terribly for their mistreatment as well as for abused children. She was a 4-H leader for a few years in Lubbock and loved working with kids. Margaret said, "My main accomplishment in life has been being a loving and faithful wife and mother."
The family would like to send a special thank-you to Covenant Hospice, especially Tori and Ena.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack Britton, and his wife, Nancy.

Henry Smith

February 26, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 15:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Henry Smith, 61, died unexpectedly at his home of natural causes Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at White's Azle Chapel.
Smith was born in Azle to the late Henry Thomas and Robbie Smith.
He was raised in Azle, went to Azle High School and had lots of friends in the area. He moved to Oklahoma in 2011, where he made more friends.
Survivors include sons, Leslie Smith and Thomas Smith III; daughter, Kamesha Smith; several grandchildren; and lots of loving friends.

Bill Young

February 24, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, October 15, 1945
Died: 
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home 130 Houston Avenue Weatherford, TX 76086

Bill Robert Young, 68, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Santo North Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mr. Young was born Oct. 15, 1945 in Midland to Alvin and Helen Young. He graduated from Midland Lee High School and West Texas State University, now West Texas A&M, with a bachelor's degree in psychology. While in college, Bill was involved in ROTC, which led him to serve in the U.S. Army after graduating. He served two years and rose to the rank of first lieutenant.
Young married Susan Lacey March 31, 1990 and they had two daughters. He supported his family by working as a QA engineer for General Dynamics, now Lockheed Martin. After dedicating many years to General Dynamics, Bill decided he would like to spend more time with his daughters and became a stay-at-home dad.
Continuing his legacy as a public servant, Bill served on the Hudson Oaks City council. Bill was a wonderful husband, father, son, brother and friend and showed many people the meaning of public service. He will be greatly missed.
Young was preceded in death by his father, Alvin Young, and brother, Ray Young.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Susan Young; daughters, Sarah Young and Rachel Young; mother, Helen Young; brother, Dan Young and wife, Mary; and several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Norma Lou Andrews Eskew

February 24, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Friday, August 5, 1932
Died: 
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Aledo-Brown Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Norma Lou Andrews Eskew, 81, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Aledo-Brown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, 76086.
Mrs. Eskew was born Aug. 5, 1932 in Marietta, Okla. to Roy and Dorothy Andrews. She and her family moved to Texas during her childhood where she attended Trimble Tech High School. There, she met the love of her life, Bill E. Eskew. After Norma and Bill graduated high school, they married in January 1951. Bill joined the U.S. Marine Corps and Norma followed him wherever he was stationed. They had two children and moved to Aledo in 1966.
Norma liked being outdoors, working in her yard, and cooking. She also enjoyed taking family trips to the ocean. But what she loved most was being surrounded by her family. Her family was her life and she loved them with all of her heart. She will be greatly missed.
Eskew was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Houston Andrews and Dorothy Hinton Tines Andrews; husband of 56 years, Bill E. Eskew; granddaughters, Amy Lou Carroll and Rachael Ann Eskew; and sister, Dorothy Jean Duncan.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan Eskew Wiley and husband, Jimmie Joe; son, Brinkley Earl Eskew, all of Aledo; brother, Roy T. Andrews and wife, Sherry, of Aledo; sisters, Carolyn K. Richeson and husband, Jimmy, of Benbrook, and Judy A. Wright and husband, Tom, of Marietta, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary Evelyn (Cline) Beauregard

February 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, March 9, 1924
Died: 
Friday, February 21, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, 101 N.E. 4th Ave., Mineral Wells
Memorials may be made to: 
The family requests that donations be made to the charity of your choice
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Mineral Wells, 940-325-3311

Mary Evelyn (Cline) Beauregard died Feb. 21, 2014 in Mineral Wells.
Graveside service is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sturdivant Cemetery in Mineral Wells. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 101 N.E. 4th Ave., Mineral Wells, 76067.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the charity of your choice.
Evelyn, as she preferred to be called, was born March 9, 1924 in Mineral Wells to Pearl Cordelia (Peters) Cline and Alvin Benjamin Cline. She married Joseph "Al" Beauregard Dec. 4, 1943 in Fort Worth. During their 68 years of marriage, they lived in Haverhill, Mass., Frankfort and Munich Germany, Lawton, Okla., and El Paso before settling down in Mineral Wells following retirement from the U.S. Army in 1966. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and loved to sing. She had a gentle, loving nature and always had a smile and a kind word for everyone she met. Being an only child, Evelyn always dreamed of having a large family. She and Al were blessed with eight children, four boys and four girls.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Al Beauregard, and sons, Stephen Beauregard and John Beauregard, all of Mineral Wells
Survivors include sons, Tom Beauregard of Fort Worth, Mike Beauregard and wife, Sunny, of Weatherford; daughters, Jo Franks and husband, Don of Enterprise, Ala., Jacque Van Dyke and husband, Donn of Sacramento, Cal., Pattie Peabody and husband, Danny, of Mineral Wells, Angela Lee and husband, Darrin, of Mineral Wells; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Frank Guerry

February 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, November 11, 1923
Died: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Services: 
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 10:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Frank Guerry, 90, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at his Weatherford residence.
Funeral is set for 10:30 a.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment is in Authon Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Guerry was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Olney to the late Irvin and Irene Tinker Guerry. He served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS North Carolina during World War II and in 1951 he married Margie Griffith, the mother of his two daughters. Frank later married the former Emma Jean Baze on Dec. 23, 1977. He retired from General Dynamics after a lengthy and dedicated career and was a member of Whitt Lodge #624.
Guerry was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Jean Baze; brothers, Randal Guerry and Elmo Guerry; a sister, Doris Tucker; and a step-son, Dan Baze.
Survivors include daughters, Dianne Guerry of Arlington, and Barbara McMahon of Chicago, Ill.; step-sons, Randy and Ricky Baze of Sherman; brother, Vernon Guerry and wife, Ruth, of Weatherford; sister, Frances Long; and a host of loving family and friends.

Michelle Dawn Rankin

February 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, May 7, 1973
Died: 
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Services: 
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 14:30
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Michelle Dawn Rankin, 40, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
Service is set for 2:30 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle. Interment is in Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home.
Rankin was born May 7, 1973 in Milford, Del. to Donald and Sally Rankin. She attended Azle High School and enjoyed being a CNA. Michelle had been the manager of several restaurants. She loved animals, especially her little Snuggle Bea,r and loved to be with people.
Survivors include her soul mate, Christopher Hyden; father, Don Rankin and wife, Cynthia; mother, Sally Rankin Martin and husband, Richard; brothers, Donald Rankin II, Jason Rankin, Matthew Rankin and significant other, Crystal Montez; sister, Sandy Rankin; stepbrother, Robert Grozier and wife, Sherry; faithful four-legged friend, Snuggle Bear; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

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

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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