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Amelia Elaine Jennings

February 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Died: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Amelia Elaine Jennings, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Burial is at Annetta Cemetery.
Jennings was born Jan. 5, 2014 to Namon and Amber Holland Jennings in Weatherford. Her mother graduated from Mabank High School, received her Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University and a Master's degree from Midwestern State University. She currently teaches Agriculture Science and is the Weatherford FFA Advisor at Weatherford High School. Amelia's father is a graduate of Bryson High School and received his Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University. He is currently working as an emissions technician. Namon and Amber married June 6, 2009.
Survivors include her parents, Namon and Amber Jennings; sister, Emilee Munchrath; maternal grandparents, Gary and Beverly Joseph of Benbrook and Mack Holland of Gun Barrel City; paternal grandparents, Ray and Linnette Jennings of Bryson; great-grandmothers, Jean Holland of Gun Barrel City and Mary Lawrence of Paragould, Ark.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Lawrence "Pete" Hunter

February 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4

Lawrence "Pete" Hunter, 89, died peacefully at home Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Graveside service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday in Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford.
Hunter had an amazing and full life, starting with serving in World War II, on the Oriental Odyssey, with the Air Group 2 as an ammunitions ordnance man. He then began a 32-year career in the Fort Worth Fire Dept. After retiring from the department, Pete became an entrepreneur, owning several businesses, then working and living on his ranch in Weatherford. He enjoyed golfing with his friends and fishing.
Survivors include his daughters, Mary Jane Wooten of Weatherford, Mae and Thomas Jones of Fort Worth and Gail Hunter of Fort Worth; sister, Curtis Louise "Sister" Hatfield; grandsons, Tony and wife, Dee Dee Harrington, and Brian and wife, Doris Harrington; granddaughters, Natalie and Ronnie Stanford and Sonya Killgo; as well as numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

White's Funeral Home
Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Carolyn Wilhoite Malon

February 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, June 26, 1957
Died: 
Friday, January 31, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment is in Memory Gardens of the Valley Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Carolyn Wilhoite Malone, 56, a resident of Weatherford since 1998, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, surrounded by family in Weatherford.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment is in Memory Gardens of the Valley Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Malone was born June 26, 1957, in Fort Worth, daughter of Fred Lyle and Marilyn Lissitte Hossmyer Wilhoite. She graduated from Haltom High with the class of 1975 and married James Malone in Fort Worth Sept. 11, 1989.
Malone loved to read her Bible and impressed upon her daughters, "This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it." She attended First Baptist Church of Weatherford.
Malone was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Billy Wilhoite.
Survivors include her husband of 24 years, James Malone; daughters, Hanna and Holly Malone, all of Weatherford, Heather Garcia and husband, Augustine, of San Antonio, and Haley Wilhoite of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Hunter, Hallie and Houston Melendez, and Cooper Roland, all of Weatherford, and Chloe, Simon and Citlali Garcia of San Antonio; mother, Marilyn Rankin of Fort Worth; sister, Mary Sanders of Poolville; brothers, Freddie Wilhoite of Fort Worth, Jimmy Wilhoite of Fort Worth, Jerry Wilhoite of Texas and David Wilhoite and wife, Sharon, of Arizona; and a host of loving family and friends.

Ellis Robert Ponthier

January 31, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, April 2, 1953
Died: 
Friday, January 31, 2014
Services: 
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 10:30
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Ellis Robert Ponthier, 60, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, January 31, 2014.
Memorial Service: 10:30 A.M. Monday in White's Azle Chapel.
Ellis was born April 2, 1953 in Big Springs to Ory Peter and Margaret Ann Ponthier. He married the love of his life, Norma Foster, March 31, 1995. Ellis honorably served his country in the United States Air Force, The Air Force Reserves and DCMA. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers.
Survivors: Loving wife, Norma Ponthier; children, Tara Ponthier of Azle, Kaylea Ponthier of Lake Worth, Nick Cage and wife, Kerry and Debra Dickinson and husband, Dustin; grandchildren, Leanne Hoadley, Logan Strawbridge, Logan Blair, Dillon Cage, Devon Dickinson and soon to arrive, Harper Dickinson; brother, Neilson Ponthier and wife, Kat; sister, Alicia Smith and husband, Doug; sister-in-law, Bonnie Ponthier.

Linda Sue Anderson

January 30, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, January 24, 1948
Died: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Gospel Gathering Fellowship Church, 7315 Silver Creek Road, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Linda Sue Anderson, 66, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.
Service is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gospel Gathering Fellowship Church, 7315 Silver Creek Road, Azle. Interment is in Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Linda was born Jan. 24, 1948 in Dalhart to William and Pearl Mae McMurry. She married the love of her life, Ron Anderson, Feb. 27, 1969 in Dalhart.
Survivors include her husband, Ron Anderson of Azle; daughter, Cinda Sackett and husband, Danny of Amarillo; sons, Richard Anderson of Azle and Steven Anderson and wife, Bobbi of Arlington; grandchildren, Nick Sackett and wife, Lauryn, Janetta Sackett, Lucas Anderson, Rylee Anderson, Aidan Anderson and Levi Sackett; great-grandchildren, Brooklynn Sackett and Noah Sackett; siblings, Billy McMurry, Patsy Vinson, and Blenda Pate; and a host of loving friends.

John Ashley White, III

January 28, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, December 1, 1960
Died: 
Friday, January 24, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 18:00
Location: 
New River Fellowship, 3252 E. I-20, Hudson Oaks, Texas 76087
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances a donation may be made in John's memory at First Financial Bank of Weatherford, 101 N. Main St., Weatherford, Texas 76086, 817-596-9621.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home of Weatherford is in charge of arrangements.

John Ashley White, III, 53, of Hudson Oaks died Jan. 24, 2014 in his home, surrounded by family and friends.
Memorial service is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at New River Fellowship, 3252 E. I-20, Hudson Oaks, Texas 76087, 817-341-7970.
In lieu of usual remembrances a donation may be made in John's memory at First Financial Bank of Weatherford, 101 N. Main St., Weatherford, Texas 76086, 817-596-9621.
John Ashley White, III was born Dec. 1, 1960 in Norfolk, Va. He was raised and graduated from high school in Warner Robins, Ga. He was a member of the class of 1979, and well known as a wonderful football player. John also played football at Jacksonville State College in Jacksonville, Ala. He joined the U.S. Air Force, which brought him to Texas where he fell in love with Connie, who became his beloved wife of 24 years. They had two beautiful children together. John later opened U.S. Steam and successfully ran the business for many years.
John was a loving and devoted husband and father. He loved coaching youth soccer in Weatherford. He also enjoyed playing golf with his buddies. He loved being at the lake and fishing with his family and friends. John and Connie have always opened their hearts and home to everyone that crossed their paths.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Cheryl Denise White and Allison White Rowe; and uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Olan Shepard, Jr.

James "Jack" Monroe Dodson

January 27, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, March 4, 1929
Died: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park in Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

James "Jack" Monroe Dodson, 84, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.
Graveside service is planned at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Azleland Memorial Park in Azle.
Jack was born March 4, 1929 to Ora and Ola Dodson in Fort Worth. He worked for the city of Fort Worth for 28 years and retired as a truck driver. He will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife, Katheryn Dodson; son, Kenneth Hoyt Dodson and wife, Malissa; grandchildren, Shirley Jolene Dodson, Frazer Keenan Dodson, and Carra Dodson; and great-grandson, Atticus Walker Dodson.

Carl H. "Tooter" Cash

January 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 13:00
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown, Texas, 817-523-7211

Carl H. "Tooter" Cash, 60, died Jan. 19, 2014.
Funeral service is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at White's Funeral Chapel in Azle. Visitation us 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home. Interment is in Springtown Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Cash; and children, Audra Collins and Carl Cash.
Arrangements are under the direction of White's Funeral Home, Springtown, Texas, 817-523-7211

Dan Dowd

January 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, September 4, 1958
Died: 
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Foundation, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan., 66675, in Dan's name.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle, TX 76020, 817-444-3211

Dan Dowd, 55, loving husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather, died Jan. 18, 2014 in Benbrook.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Foundation, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan., 66675, in Dan's name.
Mr. Dowd was born Sept. 4, 1958 in Stuttgart, Germany to Robert James and Rosemary Dowd. He grew up in California. He married the love of his life, Trish Hukill, July 11, 1992. Dan was an avid biker and had recently fulfilled his dream in opening Three D Motor Sports in Weatherford. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his loving wife of 22 years, Trish Dowd; children, Zach Goen, Danny Dowd, Meagan Lewis and husband, Wayne, and Randy Dowd and wife, Kristine; seven grandchildren; sisters, Debra Ethridge and husband, Robert and Sue Conti; three nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle, TX 76020, 817-444-3211

Annis Robertson

January 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, May 19, 1932
Died: 
Friday, January 17, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave. Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Annis' name to Neighbors to Neighbors, Shriners Hospital or The Alzheimer's Assoc.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main, Springtown, TX 76082

Annis Robertson, 81, di8ed Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 in Weatherford with her loving family by her side.
Service is at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave. Weatherford. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main, Springtown. Interment is at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Grand Prairie.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Annis' name to Neighbors to Neighbors, Shriners Hospital or The Alzheimer's Assoc.
Annis Robertson was born May 19, 1932. She was a volunteer for Neighbors to Neighbors for many years. Annis loved fishing, reading, cooking for her family, traveling and cats. She had a servant's heart and had done volunteer work with the Salvation Army. Annis was also awarded Woman of the Year in 2003 by the Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of the Springtown First United Methodist Church. Annis was preceded in death by her husband, James Robertson; her parents; and a daughter, Linda Robertson.
Survivors include her daughter, Cindy Goodson and husband, Barry of Springtown; son, Marvin Woods and wife, Michelle of Crowley; daughter, Sarah McGough and husband, Pete of Fruitvale; son, James Mitchell Robertson; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main, Springtown, TX 76082

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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