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Robert Earl (Bob) Wright Jr.

November 11, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Bethel United Methodist Church, 3196 Bethel Rd.
Memorials may be made to: 
Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675 or the Bethel United Methodist Benevolence Fund
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Robert Earl (Bob) Wright Jr., SFC US Army (ret.), 73, of Weatherford died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. He will be honored with a full military funeral Thursday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, 3196 Bethel Rd. with interment in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation is 12:30-2 p.m.
Memorials may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, Kansas 66675 or the Bethel United Methodist Benevolence Fund.
Mr. Wright met Betty Thomas in Weatherford in 1963 while attending Weatherford College. They married March 6, 1964, and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in March.

Arthur "Bud" Bouchard

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, April 25, 1942
Died: 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Poolville Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Arthur "Bud" Bouchard, 72, of Burleson died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Poolville Cemetery.
Arthur Willard Bouchard was born April 25, 1942 to Arthur and Elizabeth Bouchard in Ogdensburg, N.Y. He was a Christian, having accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior years ago.
He worked at Fox Electric in Arlington. He also loved hunting and was excellent at woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Sheila Bouchard.

Ralphia Lee Gibson

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, October 21, 1928
Died: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
South Park Cemetery in Pearland
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Ralphia Lee Gibson, 86, of Weatherford, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Weatherford.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at South Park Cemetery in Pearland.
Mrs. Gibson was born Oct. 21, 1928 in Hempstead to the late Robert Martin Haining and Oma Tena Edwards Haining. She married Henry Owen “Mickey” Gibson, Sr. Nov. 1, 1946 in Houston, and they raised four children. She attended Hempstead High School.
Gibson was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years Dec. 8, 2010; a daughter, Sharon Tena Greer; and a grandson, Travis Owen Gibson.

Jerry Don Tanner

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, November 10, 1939
Died: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church, 910 N Main, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Gideons International
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 North Elm St, Weatherford

Jerry Don Tanner, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at North Side Baptist Church, 910 N Main, Weatherford. Internment is at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 North Elm St, Weatherford.
Mr. Tanner was born in the same house as his mother on the T.S. Carroll family farm in Parker County Nov. 10, 1939, the son of Mary Beth Carroll and William Noah Tanner. He attended Fox School, Millsap, and graduated from Weatherford High School in 1958. He also attended Weatherford College. He married Sandra Jo Hasley Oct. 7, 1961 and they recently celebrated their 53rd anniversary.

Gary Don McFerrin

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, February 18, 1948
Died: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Gary Don McFerrin, 66 of Azle, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Weatherford. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. McFerrin was born Feb. 18, 1948 in Weatherford to Walton E. and Robbie Elizabeth McFerrin. He was a pianist, a sales consultant for Dallas Piano and an artist.
He is survived by his mother, Robbie McFerrin of Weatherford; sister-in-law, Maryonna McFerrin of Weatherford; niece, Lisa Mehrhoff and husband Rick of Weatherford; nephew, Jack McFerrin and wife Sheila of Delta, Colo.; and aunts, Peggy McFerrin of Hillsboro and Doris Tyre.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Wade "Skip" Boyles Jr.

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, March 1, 1962
Died: 
Monday, November 3, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 15:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles St., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Wade "Skip" Boyles Jr., 52, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Weatherford.
Memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Boyles family suggests consideration of contributions to the Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles St., Weatherford.

Nettie Mae Fincher

November 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, February 24, 1927
Died: 
Monday, November 3, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Nettie Mae Fincher, 87, of Weatherford died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at a local care center.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m. Thursday at East Greenwood Cemetery, at the corner of Front and N. Rusk St. in Weatherford. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Nettie Mae Clark was born Feb. 24, 1927 to Louis Lubey and Laura Jackson Clark in Liberty County. She married Clifton Fincher April 19, 1946 in Atoka, Okla. and they raised four children. Mrs. Clark worked for many years as a seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Clifton; and her daughter, Linda Morrison on April 12, 2011.

Travis Cockerham

October 31, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, February 6, 1926
Died: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:30
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Travis Cockerham, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.
Service is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in White's Azle Chapel with interment at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Waurika (Okla.) Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mr. Cockerham was born Feb. 6, 1926 in Fort Worth to Butler Monroe and Mary Welch Cockerham. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Valerie; and grandchild Conner.
Survivors include his sons, Terry Cockerham and wife, Janet and Jerry Cockerham; daughter, Sherri Coffee and husband, Larry;  eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brothers, Sterling and Bill; and sister, Peggy.

Major Jack C. Hawley

October 30, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Sunday, July 11, 1943
Died: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Major Jack C. Hawley, 71, of Willow Park died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation is from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home.
In lieu of usual remembrances the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

Timmy "Tim" Tincher

October 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel in Mineral Wells, 101 N. E. 4th Ave.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Mineral Wells

Timmy "Tim" Tincher, 56, of Fort Worth died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at a local hospital.
Funeral service is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in White's Chapel in Mineral Wells, 101 N. E. 4th Ave. with interment at Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells.
Visitation is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Timmy Eugene Tincher was born July 11, 1958 to Harold Dean and Ladonna Mae Taylor Tincher in Mineral Wells. He proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of Moose Lodge #1100 in Fort Worth. His passion was singing and making wonderful country music. He worked as an electrician in the construction industry.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ladonna; and brother, Ricky Tincher.

Sports Calendar

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

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.

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