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Charlie Keith Gibson

October 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, January 9, 1934
Died: 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Services: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Willow Park Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Charlie Keith Gibson, 80, of Weatherford, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in Fort Worth. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Willow Park Baptist Church with interment at East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Gibson was born Jan. 9, 1934 in Granbury to Clifford L and Virgie Lea Gibson. He was a retired cable repair technician for Southwestern Bell after 40 years of service. He was a member of Willow Park Baptist Church. He had previously served as a music director, youth director and deacon at various churches. He enjoyed fishing and playing golf with his brothers and friends. Gibson is preceded in death by his brother, C.L. Gibson.

Dorothy Fay Linehan

October 27, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, April 16, 1926
Died: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Central Cemetery, 4290 Old Agnes Road, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Dorothy Fay Linehan, 88, a longtime resident of Poolville, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, surrounded by family in Willow Park.
Graveside service is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday in Central Cemetery, 4290 Old Agnes Road, Weatherford. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.

Mary Cypert

October 27, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, June 10, 1950
Died: 
Friday, October 24, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Mary Cypert, 64, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at a Fort Worth hospital. Memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27 at the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Cypert was born June 10, 1950 in Waco. She volunteered at The Center of Hope and loved to cook for family and friends.
Sheis survived by her daughter, Lisa Herbin and husband Richard of Weatherford; and grandchildren, Dakota Herbin, Hunter Herbin and Sierra Herbin of Weatherford.

Thomas Daniel Riddle

October 27, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, October 24, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Thomas Daniel Riddle of Weatherford died Oct 24, 2014 after a long illness. Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at North Side Baptist Church. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
A retired minister of the sospel, Rev. Riddle served churches in Arkansas, Texas, Kansas and Washington for over 40 years. At the time of his death, he was a member of North Side Baptist Church. He received his education at Ouachita Baptist University, Hardin Simmons University and Southwestern Baptist Seminary of Fort Worth.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jo Cole Riddle; four sons, David L. Riddle, Darrel E. Riddle, Timothy W. Riddle, and John A. Riddle; daughter, Cheryl S. Riddle Lair; 10 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Gary Wayne Bunn

October 24, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, May 25, 1956
Died: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30
Location: 
Midway Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Disabled Veterans Fund at dva.gov
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Gary Wayne Bunn, 58, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, surrounded by family at a Dallas hospital.
Memorial service is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Midway Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Disabled Veterans Fund at dva.gov.
Gary Wayne Bunn was born May 25, 1956, in Big Spring, son of Wyndell Ray Bunn Sr. and Thelma Reese Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1976. Gary was a graduate of Amon Carter-Riverside High School and made his career as a chef with Riscky's Steakhouse. Due to ill health, Gary was forced to retire in the mid-1990s and fought a very valiant battle with his health for many years.

Shirley R. Caldwell

October 24, 2014 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Services: 
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Spring Creek Baptist Church in Weatherford

Shirley R. Caldwell, 85, a native of Hudson Oaks, died Oct. 22. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at Spring Creek Baptist Church in Weatherford. Son Jim Caldwell and the Rev. Steve McCaslin will officiate.
Mrs. Caldwell began her higher education at Wharton Junior College, where she reconnected with a childhood friend, Ray Caldwell. They were a perfect match even at the beginning; she was a cheerleader, and Ray, a football player. They eventually transferred to Southwest Texas State Teacher’s College (now known as Texas State University) where she worked for her tuition as a legal secretary. She was also elected as a Gallardian at STSTC, a contest based on popularity, beauty, and moral character.

Ethel Mae Ethridge

October 24, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, May 4, 1926
Died: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Fundamental Baptist Church, 433 N. Main Street, Springtown
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Ethel Mae Ethridge, 88, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Monday at the Fundamental Baptist Church, 433 N. Main Street, Springtown with interment at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ethridge was born to John Wesley and Nancy Elizabeth Goodnight Moree May 4, 1926 in Sulphur, Okla. She was a member of the Fundamental Baptist Church for many years. She dearly loved her family and spending time with them.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 58 years, J.R. Ethridge; son, Ricky Ethridge; two grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother.

Tuesday O'Riley Antonowicz

October 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, March 31, 1992
Died: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:30
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Tuesday O'Riley Antonowicz, 22, of Weatherford, died Saturday Oct. 18, 2014. Memorial service is set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Ray Sessums

October 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, November 2, 1926
Died: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Services: 
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Lake Worth Baptist Church, 4447 Hodgkins Road
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Ray Sessums died Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Dallas VA Community Center where he had resided for the last two years.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Friday at Lake Worth Baptist Church, 4447 Hodgkins Road with interment at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6-8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail.
Mr. Sessums was born Nov. 2, 1926 in Lovelady to Beulah Ivy and Grover C. Sessums. The family moved to Whitney in a covered wagon in 1936 and a few years later settled in Fort Worth.

Natalie Martinez

October 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, June 27, 1939
Died: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Natalie Martinez of Weatherford died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Fort Worth, with her family by her side.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Freddy Martinez, Christopher Galindo, Michael Flores, Joshua Spoon, Brandon Davidson and Joseph Martinez

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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