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Joyce Slate

August 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 30, 1929
Died: 
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Services: 
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Cottondale Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, August 12th from 6 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Alz.org or mail to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., floor 17, Chicago, Ill. 60601.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown.

Joyce was born in Wise County to Alvin and Gladys Banks April 30, 1929. She was a long time resident of Paradise and an avid Bridge player, loving mother, and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earnest of 52 years; two brothers; and one sister.

Survivors: son, Steve Slate and wife, Nancy (Sam) of Decatur; brothers, Benny Banks, Dean Banks and wife, Shirley, Jerry Banks and wife, Joann; sister, Nona Rick and husband, Fred; grandchildren, Parker and Raena Slate; and long time loving caregiver, Margarita Valenzuela.

Tonya Martin

August 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 13, 1966
Died: 
Monday, August 6, 2012
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Tonya was born August 13, 1966 in Bridgeport, Texas.

Survivors: husband, Mike Martin of Springtown; two sons, Tony Lee Romines of Parksprings, Texas, Tracey Reed Romines of Springtown; parents, Barbara and John Reed of Parksprings, Texas; three grandchildren, Briley Romines, Braydon Romines, Oaklee Romines; and three step-daughters, Amy, Bethanie, and Julie.

Louise Clark

August 13, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
Vera Methodist Church in Vera, Texas.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Vera Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home in Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Louise was a long time resident of Olton, Texas. She was an avid homemaker, nurse, and loved cooking and square dancing. Louise served her country by sending her husband to serve in World War II and Korea. Her oldest son also served in Viet Nam.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Lorella Allen; husband, Louis; four brothers; and one sister.

Survivors include her daughter, Gayle Hankins and husband, Hayden of Azle; sons, Dwight Clark and wife, Sherian of Azle, Deryl Clark and wife, Linda of Abilene; sister, Loys Welch of Wichita Falls; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; special friend and roommate, Brenda Bryant; and numerous friends and acquaintances.

Randy John Bevis

August 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, March 9, 1959
Died: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Services: 
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
Trinity Bible Church
Other Arrangements: 
A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, August 10 at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

Randy John Bevis

Randy was a longtime resident of Parker County, and owner of Fort Worth Tree and Pest Specialists. He loved hunting and the great outdoors. Anyone who knew Randy knew there was always a joke to be told. He loved to laugh and make others laugh with him. He will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his wife Jamie, son Chris, daughters Megan and Shelby, as well as many other friends and family members.

Doris Helen Wood

August 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, November 21, 1933
Died: 
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Annetta Cemetery. Visitation: 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Doris Helen Wood

Doris was born in Weatherford, on November 21, 1933, to Forrest and Hazel Lindsay. She graduated from Weatherford High School and attended Weatherford College for two years.

She was a loving wife and mother and was married to J.C. Wood until his death in 2001. She had several wonderful friends from childhood and remained close friends until her death.

Survivors: Son, James Craig Wood; daughter, Janae Delynn Haghighi; son-in-law, Firouz Haghighi; grandchildren, Blake, Jayce, and Shelby Haghighi; and a host of loving friends.

Fred Olson Crowder

August 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, July 20, 1920
Died: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial: 2 p.m. Thursday, August 9, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Aledo. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Fred Olson Crowder

Fred was born July 20, 1920 to Clarence Carlene and Corra Estelle Walton Crowder in Lafayette, Tennessee. He was a gentle, loving father and husband who loved the Lord with all his heart.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Freda Burnette; sisters, Christine Robinson, Hilda Kemp and Hazel Cox.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Emma Helon Crowder; children, Sue Brown and husband, Bob, of Aledo, Randy Crowder of Alvarado and Roger Crowder and wife, Brenda of Alvarado; thirteen grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Ardella "Della" Inez Linhart

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, August 27, 1939
Died: 
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ardella "Della" Inez Linhart

Della was born August 27, 1939 near Delaplaine, Arkansas. She married Ed Clifton Linhart on August 30, 1939. They were married 66 years until his death on January 3, 2005. Della lived most of her life in Southern California. She loved plants of all kinds, but especially Roses and Iris. Most of her time was spent with her Church of Christ friends. She had been a member for 70 years. She and her husband moved to Texas in November 2004. Della went by the name of Della most of her life and was very active in arts and crafts, especially ceramics.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Rupert Towell; sisters, Wanda Decker, Nina Ballard, Thena Moore and Eula Kral.

Survivors: son, Eddie Linhart and wife, Claudia of Azle; daughters, Connie Merrick of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., and Brenda Gorman of Kansas City, KS; sister, Mae Young of Mission Viejo, Calif.; beloved grandchildren, Bill, Bonnie, Ryan, Steve and Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Logan, Gavin and Justin; beloved nieces, nephews, friends and church family.

Willie Ray Taylor

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, September 22, 1935
Died: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White’s Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Tin Top Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Willie Ray Taylor

Ray was born September 22, 1935, one of six children, to John Henry and Vera Aline Ramsey Taylor in Glen Rose. He served with distinction in the United States Navy and received his discharge after four years of honorable service. Ray made his career with Santa Fe Railway and retired after 42 dedicated years. He married Sandy in February 1981, and they enjoyed many great years together and traveled much of the world.

An RV adventurist, Ray considered himself a world traveler and even sailed a boat with his brother, Don, from Florida to Texas. He was also an accomplished musician and played the guitar and harmonica. Ray was a member of Horseshoe Bend Baptist Church.

The Taylor family wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to Delores and Bonnie for their graciousness.

Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Lee Taylor; his parents; a sister, Juanita Early; and a brother, Don Taylor.

Survivors include his children, Robert Anderson of Joshua, Kelly Hantz of Weatherford, and Darren Taylor and wife, Angie, of Willow Park; grandchildren, Brittany, Morgen, Kelsey, J.R., Luke and Dylan; great-grandchildren, Grace, Abagail and Jordan; brothers, Vernon Taylor and Jerry Taylor; sister, Teresea Adcock; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of loving family and friends.

Richard Wayne Alford

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Friday, July 27, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church in Alvarado. Reverend Wade Taylor will officiate. Honorary Pall Bearers will be his fellow Deacons and his Sunday school class, Pairs and Spares.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 5 at Clayton Kay-Vaughan Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home

Richard Wayne Alford

Wayne was born in Mineral Wells to Charles Knowles and Maxine Harris Alford. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Wayne was a loving husband and a faithful servant of the Lord.

He was preceded in death by his father; and his step-father, Robert Alford.

Survivors include his loving wife, Ruby Alford; sons, Michael and wife, Larissa Alford of California, David Alford of Ft. Worth; grandson, Ron Sikes; mother, Maxine Alford of Willow Park; brother, Charles Alford of Clear Lake; sister, Jasmine (Cymbe) Walston of Indiana; and his church family.

Mildred Plumlee Harris Leach

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, December 13, 1915
Died: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Services: 
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Mildred Plumlee Harris Leach

Mildred was born December 13, 1915 to Jack Jefferson and Darah V. Sandlin Plumlee in Springtown. She was a waitress for 60 years and was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. Mildred was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and the Weatherford College Exes.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Earl Harris in 1979 and S. C. Leach in 2002; brothers, J. D. Plumlee and Louis Plumlee; and sister, Nina Plumlee Rhoten.

Survivors: Nieces, Carolyn Rhoten Tate, Sandra Rhoten Santos, Brenda Plumlee Reed, Mary Nell Harris McConathy, Peggy Harris Bradley, Betty Harris Ruminer and Mary Bob Berkley; nephews, Bill F. Harris and Derrel Berkley; step-sons, Gary Leach and wife, Martha and Jim Leach and wife, Shirley; step-daughters, Shirlene Knight and husband, Bill; seven step-grandchildren; and many mores nieces and nephews and church family and friends.

Sports Calendar

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.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH 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 Stephenville Henderson JH;
    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.

Friday, November 7

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

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