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Del Evenson

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, October 4, 1943
Died: 
Friday, November 2, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
A Veteran's inurnment service is pending.
Memorials may be made to: 
VFW Post 2137 in Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Del Evenson

Delano J. Evenson was born October 4, 1943 in Austin, Minn., the first son of George and Olga Evenson.

He graduated High School in Fertile, Iowa. He honorably served six years in the United States Navy, including a tour in Vietnam. Del retired from the United States Dept. of Agriculture in Omaha and in Fort Worth.

He has lived in Azle since 1980, and was All State Team Quartermaster at VFW Post 2137 and active with other local Veterans organzations for many years. He didn't like legistation from the bench; only three days to celebrate America; Veterans Day, Memorial Day and July 4th. Don't forget about it the other 362 days.

Del was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers.

Del is survived by his wife, Kathy; daughter, Kimberley Jo; two step-daughters;two granddaughters; three grandsons; brother, Marlin; sisters, Dixie and Judy; and many nieces and nephews.

Mary Frances Sells

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, January 13, 1931
Died: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Road.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Poolville Cemetery. Visitation: 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home, Weatherford

Mary Frances Sells
Mary was born January 13, 1931 to the late Marvin and Ruby Brooks in Paducah. She was a long time resident of Willow Park. She loved being a homemaker, grandmother and friend.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert R. Sells.

Survivors include her sons, Monty Sells of Willow Park, Scott Sells and wife, Teresa of Fort Worth; brothers, M. H. Brooks of Colorado and Doug Brooks of Colorado; grandchildren, Whitney Sells Paschal and husband, Shawn, Drew Sells and wife, Courtney, Samantha Sells and Zachary Sells; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Elan, and Eli Paschal; also, numerous friends and acquaintances.

W. Vernon Sisk

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 16, 1941
Died: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
Jaybird Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

W. Vernon Sisk

Vernon was born August 16, 1941, the second of four children, to the late Earnest Ace and Ella Mae Sisk in Parker County. He worked in construction for more than 50 years. Vernon was a resident of Parker, Tarrant and Wise Counties his entire life. He liked to fish and attend car races. Vernon honorably served his country in the United States Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie "Jody" Latham Sisk; brother, Earnest Alvoid Sisk; sons, Jody Lynn Sisk and Ricky Sisk, Sr; and his parents.

Survivors include grandchildren, Ricky Sisk, Jr. and wife, Ashley of Azle, Cody Sisk of Granbury and Amber Sisk of Azle; great-grandchildren, Caisen Lynn Sisk, Trevor William Sisk, and one on the way; brothers, Lloyd Sisk and wife, Francis of Springtwon and Roy Sisk and wife, Myrna of Lakeside; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of loving friends

Evelyn Margarette Clements

November 2, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, December 19, 1921
Died: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Travel Through Time Tearoom, 1490 E. Reno Rd., Azle, TX 76020.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Evelyn Margarette Clements

Evelyn was born December 19, 1921 in Fort Worth to the late Monroe Olyce and Margaret Melvina Tucker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Clements; daughter, Adrian Clements; grandson, Lance Temple Masters; and granddaughter, Ann Marie Masters.

Survivors include daughters, Irene Masters and husband, Raymond, Lana Britt and husband, Richard and Gwen Lee and husband, Dave, Jamie Maldonado and husband, Rene; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of loving friends.

Larry Drew Tapp

November 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, January 12, 1940
Died: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
LaJunta Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
American Heart Association, 2630 W. Freeway, Suite 250, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Larry Drew Tapp

Larry was born January 12, 1940 to Leonard and Ruby Tapp in Fort Worth. He had a passion for fishing, hunting, cooking and being with his family. Larry attended the LaJunta Baptist Church. He was loved by everyone who knew him and will be greatly missed.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Raymond and Don Tapp.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Penny Tapp of Azle; son, Derreck Tapp of Mechanicsville, Va.; daughters, Pamela (sister) Lane and husband, Robert, Tina Nelson, both of Mechanicsville, Va., and Kimberely Waller and husband, Tod, of Orangevale, Calif.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Billy and Ray Tapp; sister, Erma Erwin; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of loving friends.

Dorothy Allene Bradford

October 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, June 16, 1926
Died: 
Friday, October 26, 2012
Services: 
Monday, October 29, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St. Azle, 76020
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Mt. Zion Cemtery, north of Ranger.
Memorials may be made to: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church or the Community Caring Center
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Dorothy Allene Bradford

Dorothy was born June, 16, 1926 the only daughter and second child of five. She loved to crochet and make friends. She never met a stranger. Working at the Community Caring Center two days a week the last three years was very important to her. Dorothy was a member of Ash Creek Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Bradford; and three brothers.

Survivors include her son, Wayne Bradford and wife, Jerre of Ranger; daughter, Nancy McClure and husband, Ed of Azle; granddaughters, Kelley Decker and husband, Jimmy of Tyler and Kayce Ladd and husband, Allen of Fort Worth and Crystal McClure of Seattle, Wash.; great-grandchildren, Taylor and Brady Decker of Tyler; brother, Ernie Stuard and wife, Jean of Burleson; sister-in-law, Sherry Stuard of Lake Worth; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Ray Kellum

October 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, March 1, 1926
Died: 
Monday, October 22, 2012
Services: 
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ray Kellum

Ray was born March 1, 1926, in Telephone to George and Lela Burch Kellum. He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. Ray had been a resident of Azle for the last 13 years. He retired from the city of Fort Worth where he was a mechanic.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Mike.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Virginia Kellum of Azle; son, Gary Kellum of Fort Worth; daughter, Jan Wasser and husband, Terry, of Azle; grandchildren, Cory Wasser and wife, Kayleigh, and Jared Wasser and wife, Heather; and great-grandchildren, Hunter, Fisher, Kensie and Kendal.

LeeRoy Green

October 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 5, 1942
Died: 
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
Veal's Station Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at White's Funeral Home, Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

LeeRoy Green
LeeRoy was born June 5, 1942 in Parker County to Jack and Lela Green. He lived in Springtown most of his life working a dairy farm and horse ranch for thirty plus years. LeeRoy was a loving family man and hard worker.

LeeRoy was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Green of Weatherford; son, Kenneth Green and wife, Jennifer of Weatherford; daughter, Eva Sitton and husband of Granbury; grandson, Robert Lee Sitton of Granbury; and granddaughter, Tiffany DJ Hau of Madison, Wisconsin.

Ann Connaway

October 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, August 14, 1938
Died: 
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
Oakland Cemetery, North Mill Street and Estel Street, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Ann Connaway

Anna Carol Connaway was born August 14, 1938, in Wichita, Kan., daughter of the late Warren William and Mildred Elsie Bennett. Among the achievements Ann was proud of was her association with the Weatherford YMCA as co-founder and the Tops N Texas Award presented by Shirley Temple Black in 1971. She was also band manager of the Sensations. Ann married Harmon Lee Connaway on August 1, 1960.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Rachel Orsak.

Survivors include her husband, Harmon Lee Connaway; sons, John Kent Connaway and James Kelly Davis; grandchildren, Jakob Kale Connaway and Kristan Lucas; great-grandchildren, Cash and Hudson Lucas; niece, Linda Ann Brown, all of Weatherford; nephews, Corky Connaway of Santo and Kevin Jordan of Weatherford; and a host of loving friends.

Ina Dell Leach Lunsford

October 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, February 13, 1923
Died: 
Friday, October 19, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Goshen Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 Monday at the Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Ina Dell Leach Lunsford

Ina was born February 13, 1923 in Hamilton County to John and Pearl Leach. She was a longtime resident of Parker County. Ina was an avid gardener, loved sewing and quilting; but the highlight of her life was the family, especially the grandchildren. She also enjoyed painting landscapes.

Ina was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee Roy; and a son, John Wayne.

Survivors include her daughters, Pearline Tillery and husband, Sam, of Weatherford, Judy Hazelton and husband, Bill, of Springtown; son, Howard Lunsford and wife, Jo, of Springtown; daughter-in-law, Kathy Lunsford of Arkansas; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and numerous friends and acquaintances.

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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