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Paul Rosier

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Paul Rosier, 73, of Azle died Sunday, July 13, 2014.
No services are planned at this time.
Survivors include his sons, Mike and Joe Roiser; sister, Amanda Truesdale; and eight grandchildren.

Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr.

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr., 84, of Arlington, died at his home Friday, July 11, 2014.
Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 2:15 p.m. with full military honors in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Mr. Howarth was born in Clifton Heights, Pa., the son of the late Samuel Curlett and Milly Howarth. Sam (known by many as Nunny) moved with his family from Pennsylvania to Lewes, Del. in 1936 and graduated from Lewes High School in 1947. He enlisted in the United States Army that year and was stationed in Korea with the Army Security Agency during the Korean War. Howarth served his country honorably for 20-plus years, retiring as a first sergeant in 1968.

Betty Ann Phillips

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
The church building fund of St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road; Weatherford Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane; or Freedom House, 1149 Fort Worth Hwy., all in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Betty Ann Phillips, 80, of Weatherford died July 11, 2014.
Memorial Mass is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford.
Visitation and rosary is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, make donations to the church building fund of St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road; Weatherford Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane; or Freedom House, 1149 Fort Worth Hwy., all in Weatherford.
Mrs. Phillips loved playing bridge, traveling (especially cruises), reading and looking at the flowers in her garden. She also loved cooking and entertaining, and was well-known for her parties. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.
She was predeceased by son, Andy Phillips.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dr. Robert E. Phillips; children, Vicki Phillips of Dallas, Kathleen and James Chadick of Hempstead, Stephen Phillips of Ponder, Valerie Phillips of Hermitage, Tenn., Amy Phillips of Dallas, and Mark Phillips of Arlington; grandchildren, Coertney Chadick of San Diego, Calif., Zack Chadick of Redwood City, Calif., Jordan Chadick of Hempstead, and Ben Phillips of Plano; sister, Pauline McMurrey of Fort Worth; and a plethora of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Alan Dwayne Plumley

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, February 3, 1949
Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Alan Dwayne Plumley, 65, died July 11, 2014 with his family by his side.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Monday at White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle with interment in Azleland Memorial Park, 850 N. Cardinal Rd., Azle.
Dwayne was born Feb. 3, 1949 in Bastrop, La. to Willie O'dell and Esther Estelle Mayo Plumley.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Claud Dell Plumley; sister, Glenda Plumley; and son, Alan Plumley, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Cleida Plumley; granddaughter, Ashley Plumley and her son, Aiden Landry Plumley; and granddaughter, Kendra Plumley; brother, James Albert Plumley; sisters, Joyce Ann Snyder and Barbara Ruth McGee; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Darlene Pickle

July 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, October 12, 1940
Died: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Winscott Road Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
Winscott Road Funeral Home 1001 Winscott Road Benbrook, TX

Darlene Pickle, 73, died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Winscott Road Funeral Home, 1001 Winscott Road, Benbrook.
Mrs. Pickle was born Oct. 12, 1940, in Hobbs, N.M. She was a warranty clerk in the automotive industry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Opal Pittman; and husband, James Pickle.
Survivors include her daughter, Dana Johnson of Azle; son, James Pickle of Weatherford; granddaughters, Shanna Anderson (Eric), and Jamie Johnston; great-grandchildren, Lila, Chloe, Lily, Trent, Kurt, and Little Eric; brothers, Gary Pittman and Johnny Pittman; sister, Carolyn King; and best friends, Linda Blackwell and Terri Clary.

Suzanne Roberts Brown

July 8, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, December 10, 1953
Died: 
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Services: 
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
North Side Baptist Church Music Ministry, 910 N. Main St., Weatherford, Texas 76086
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Suzanne Roberts Brown of Weatherford died July 6, 2014, after a courageous 50-year battle with Type 1 Diabetes and all the many complications associated with the debilitating disease.
Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Friday at North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St., Weatherford.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Brown family suggests contributions in Suzanne's memory to North Side Baptist Church Music Ministry, 910 N. Main St., Weatherford, Texas 76086.
Mrs. Brown was born in Nocona Dec. 10, 1953, the daughter of Wylie and Adeline (Letz) Roberts. She moved to Kaufman in 1963 and graduated from Kaufman High School in 1972. Brown attended Tyler Junior College for one year and transferred to Texas Woman's University in Denton where she earned her bachelor's degree in nursing. She worked for 30 years as a dedicated nurse in Weatherford, and All Saints and Harris Methodist hospitals in Fort Worth.
Brown married Jerry Wayne Brown May 30, 1975 in Kaufman. They made their home in Weatherford, where their son, Matthew Wesley was born. The family enjoyed skiing and a variety of other vacations. Suzanne especially enjoyed visiting and traveling with a group of life long girlfriends from her school days dubbed the "sisterchicks."

Billy House

July 8, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, August 5, 1932
Died: 
Monday, July 7, 2014
Services: 
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Azle Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Billy House, 81, died Monday, July 7, 2014 in Fort Worth.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday at Azle Church of Christ, 336 Northwest Pkwy., Azle. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jones Cemetery in Utopia. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Mr. House was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Colorado City to Willie T. and Frances Moore House. He resided in Odessa for 20 years, attending Odessa High School. He served in the US Army for two years. Billy and wife, Neva, have lived in Azle for 38 years. He was a truck driver for 42 years, retiring from Roadway Express in September 1994. House said he was tired of driving trucks and pulling trailers. Shortly after retiring, his wife bought a 5th wheel RV. So, he continued to drive a truck and pull a trailer. He enjoyed traveling, especially to national parks and to Canada. Most of all he enjoyed time with his family. House loved attending church and being with his church family and friends.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Doris and brother-in-law, Ross Payne and Adelle and brother-in-law, Cliff Leek; brother-in-law, "Bud" Bizzell; and son-in-law, Pat Kasper.

Neva Lou Shull Wood

July 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, August 15, 1935
Died: 
Monday, June 30, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 01:00
Location: 
Birdville Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Birdville Baptist Church Park Maintenance Fund, 3141 Carson St., Haltom City, 76117
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Neva Lou Shull Wood, 78, died Monday, June 30, 2014.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Birdville Baptist Church, 3141 Carson St., Haltom City, 76117 with interment at Zion Hill Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to service time Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Birdville Baptist Church Park Maintenance Fund, 3141 Carson St., Haltom City, 76117.
Mrs. Wood was born Aug. 15, 1935, to Harold and Gladys Stevens Shull in Grandfield, Okla. Neva's twin, Reva Sue, lived only seven weeks after their birth. The family moved to Texas in 1942, where Neva graduated from Arlington High School.
She married Cebern Riley Wood Jr. Dec. 20, 1952, and lived in Arlington, Weatherford, and Milton, Fla., before settling back in Fort Worth.
Specializing in creating beautiful surroundings, Neva's greatest joy was providing a loving environment as wife, mom and MeMom. She used her God-given abilities to host and cook for many lifelong friends in her home.
A talented artist and creative crafter, Neva worked in various floral shops and a craft store. She spread love through the joy of the teddy bear and was a member of The Bear Patrol, Texas Guild of Bear Artists and a Fenton Collectors group.
A member of the Sojourner S.S. Class at Birdville Baptist Church, Neva was active in the choir and the VBS ministry.

Danny L. Havens

July 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Havens, Danny-WEB.jpg
Born: 
Sunday, May 3, 1964
Died: 
Monday, June 30, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 11:30
Location: 
Greenwood Chapel
Funeral Home: 
GREENWOOD CHAPEL 
Greenwood Funerals-Cremation 
3100 White Settlement Rd.,

Danny L. Havens, 50, of Willow Park died Monday, June 30, 2014, in Dallas surrounded by his family.
Funeral is set for 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Greenwood Chapel with interment in Greenwood Memorial Park.
Donations may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society of Fort Worth.
Mr. Havens was born May 3, 1964 in Fort Worth. He was employed by General Motors and loved to play golf and travel with his family.
 Havens was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Robert S. Wooten Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Valerie Havens; daughter, Haley Havens; son, Jake Havens; parents, George and Dorothy Havens; brother, Alan Havens; mother-in-law, Bobbie Wooten; brother-in-law, David Wooten and wife, Pam; nieces and nephews; numerous other family members; and friends.

David Johnson

June 30, 2014 by Phil Major

David Johnson photo-WEB.jpg
Born: 
Monday, June 2, 1947
Died: 
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Services: 
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 13:55
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

David Johnson, 67, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at his home in Azle.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
David Allen Johnson was born June 2, 1947, in Arkansas, son of the late George and Lillie Ensley Johnson. He owned and operated David and Son Aledo Automotive for more than 20 years and later drove a truck. David and Dana married in Weatherford Oct. 3, 2003 and moved to Azle about eight years ago.
Johnson was preceded in death by his sisters, Shirley and Marie.
Survivors include his wife, Dana Johnson of Azle; children, Jennifer Gossett and husband, Kelly, of Dennis, and David Johnson II and wife, Robin, of Azle; grandchildren, Shadrach, Titus, Joseph, Andrew, Savannah, Autumn, David III, and Lila; brothers, Bobby Johnson and wife, Marie, of Angola, Ind., and Leslie Johnson of Arkansas; step-children, Shanna Anderson and Jamie Johnston; and a host of family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

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

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

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

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