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Walter Franklin Watkins

September 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, June 10, 1919
Died: 
Monday, September 10, 2012
Services: 
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Road.
Memorials may be made to: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Road.

Walter Franklin Watkins was born June 10, 1919 in Hamilton.

Walter moved to Dallas for work after high school. There he met Geraldine, his wife of 50 years, who served by his side in their church and community. Walter was a plumber/pipefitter by trade.

Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine, and daughter, Lynn.

Survivors include his sister, Louise Peterson of Dallas; son, Mike Watkins and wife Lanelle of Garland; son, Scott Watkins and wife Regina of Willow Park; 4 grandchildren, Todd Watkins and wife, Janie, Russell Watkins and wife, Dawn, Kendall Watkins and Tressa Watkins; and 4 great-grandchildren, Kylie Garretson, Finley Watkins, Tyler Watkins, and Sawyer Watkins.

Eddie Ray Marshall

September 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, December 19, 1946
Died: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: New Hope Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Eddie Ray Marshall

Eddie was born December 19, 1946, in Fort Worth, to Edward and Lois Marshall. He attended Azle schools until joining the United States Army, where he honorably served his country in the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War. After leaving the service, Eddie was a truck driver and more recently a tractor and trailer mechanic. He always enjoyed restoring old cars.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his sister, Carol Mathes and husband, Dwayne; sons, Kevin and Charles Marshall; nieces, D'Ann White and husband, Daniel, Carissa Widner and husband, Will; four grandchildren; seven great-nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Ella Maxine "Figgie" Gilley

September 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Services: 
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Prairie Mound Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ella Maxine "Figgie" Gilley

Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie E. Gilley Sr., and son, Leslie E. Gilley Jr.

Survivors include her sons, Larry Brooks and wife, Debbie, Lynn Gilley and wife, Regina; daughter, Patsy Watson and husband, Don; brother, Sonny Boydstun; sister, Irma Hawkins; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and good friend, Ira Walker.

Tennee Rae Williams

September 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, July 30, 1929
Died: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Boyd Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Tennee Rae Williams

Tennee was born July 30, 1929 in Oklahoma to Jack and Maggie Read. She was a long time resident of Springtown. She loved to cook, attend church, garden, and be with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George; and twin sister.

Survivors include her sons, Kenneth Williams and wife Sherry of Burleson, and Jackie Bob Williams and wife, Mitzi of Springtown; brother, Jackie Moine Read and wife Janice of Boyd; sister, Shirley Garrett and husband Clyde of Springtown; grandchildren, Michelle, Kristy, Ashley, Shae, Jason; and seven great grandchildren.

James Mercer Bulger

September 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, June 17, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Services: 
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 15:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

James was born on June 17, 1930 in Lakeland, Florida. Jim was the son of the late Albert and Annie Bulger of Lakeland, Florida. He was a Baptist and a member of Gene Wells Seeker II Sunday School Class at the "Church at the Mall" in Lakeland.

He married Mary Elizabeth Cooper (Libby) June 12, 1952 in Lakeland, Florida. Jim was in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. After serving three years he worked for Rust Engineering, Frank Murphy Construction and traveled the world for Dorr-Oliver Engineering. He retired from Dorr-Oliver after 33 years.

Jim was preceded in death by both parents, five sisters, two brothers, and most recently his beloved and wonderful son, Mike Bulger, also from Lakeland, FL.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Libby Bulger; son, Pat Bulger and wife, Carole of Lakeland, FL; daughter, Sandi Dickenson and husband, Ronny of Springtown, TX; daughter-in-law, Melody Bulger of Lakeland, FL; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

Judy Goodwin

September 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 11, 1951
Died: 
Monday, September 3, 2012
Services: 
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Friendship Baptist Church, 801 Friendship Road, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Clark Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Judy Goodwin

Judy Goodwin was born Aug. 11, 1951, in Fort Worth, daughter of the late William Otis and Minniealice Keen Clark. She married Jimmy Goodwin in Fort Worth on Aug. 17, 1985, at Rosen Heights Baptist Church, and they began their life together. Judy made her career as a secretary for Stratoflex Corporation for 25 years and later retired from Valpak of Fort Worth after 11 years of service. She graduated with the class of 1969 from Northside High School and attended Weatherford College.

Her daughter, Destiny, was her life and loved to spend time with her and the Texas Girls' Choir. She was also an avid shopper and collected glassware and crystal. Judy was a member of Friendship Baptist Church for 11 years.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Larry Clark.

Survivors: Husband of 27 years, Jimmy Goodwin of Weatherford; daughter, Destiny Kenas of Weatherford; brothers, Gerald Clark of Lake Worth and William Morris Clark and wife, Toni, of Weatherford; sister, Glenda Clark of Teague; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of loving family and friends.

Sharron L. Montgomery

August 31, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Sharron was a long time resident of Parker County. She loved horses and taking care of them. She was a retired Tarrant County deputy sheriff with more than 15 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack; and a brother.

Survivors include sons Wade Montgomery, of Denton, Jack Montgomery, wife, Susan, of Boyd; sisters, Mary Harper, of Houston and Donna
Tilley, of Texas City; brother, Edward Matthews of Houston; grandchildren, Matthew, Hailey, Jessica, and Olivia; and many friends and acquaintances.

Joe Owen Divido, Jr.

August 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 22, 1941
Died: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Central Community Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made in Joe's name to the American Heart Association, 2630 W. Freeway, Ste 250, Fort Worth, TX. 76102
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Joe was born April 22, 1941 in Nanty Glo, Pa. to Joseph and Faye Divido. He was a longtime resident of Azle. Joe loved to restore old pedal cars and riding his motorcycle.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Annetta; and a sister.

Survivors: sons, Russell Grizzard and wife, Dede of Granbury, Scott Grizzard and wife, Amanda of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special friends, Nga Brito-Rodriquez and Scott Draper.

Joseph Hershel Dalton

August 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, September 13, 1913
Died: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Services: 
Friday, August 31, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
at First Baptist Church of Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Joseph Hershel Dalton

Hershel Dalton was born September 13, 1913 to R.L. and Mary Bailey Dalton in Authon. He was the youngest of nine children.

Beginning in the early 1940s, he owned and operated Dalton's Grocery for many years in several locations in Weatherford. In 1962, Hershel began building homes, a career that would take throughout much of the remainder of his life. He liked to play dominoes but especially loved to read his Bible. Hershel was a member of First Baptist Church of Weatherford for more than 20 years.

Hershel was preceded in death by his wives, Mae Dalton in 1960 and Lois Dalton in 2009; and six siblings.

Survivors include his son, Bobby Dalton and wife, Marlene, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Karen Dalton of Phoenix, Ariz., Kathy Dalton of Hudson Oaks, and Bryan Dalton of Fort Worth; great-grandchildren, Timothy, Joe and Erin; sisters, Opal Bowden of Weatherford and Hazel Coalson of Millsap; family friend, Gail Blair; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Joe Owen Divido, Jr.

August 29, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 22, 1941
Died: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Central Community Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made in Joe's name to the American Heart Association, 2630 W. Freeway, Ste 250, Fort Worth, TX. 76102
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Joe was born April 22, 1941 in Nanty Glo, Pa. to Joseph and Faye Divido. He was a longtime resident of Azle. Joe loved to restore old pedal cars and riding his motorcycle. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Annetta; and a sister.

Survivors include his sons, Russell Grizzard and wife, Dede of Granbury, Scott Grizzard and wife, Amanda of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special friends, Nga Brito-Rodriquez and Scott Draper.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

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.

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