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Roy Billiot

December 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, June 24, 1943
Died: 
Monday, December 3, 2012
Services: 
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Funeral, 401 North Main St., Springtown
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral

Roy Peter Billiot was born June 24, 1943, in Houma, La., the baby of 13 children to the late Alfred and Victoria Matherne Billiot. He married the former Elma Verdin and they shared 44 years together. Roy made his career as a welder but his real joy was playing his guitar and singing at the senior center in Springtown.

Roy was preceded in death by his son, Randy Billiot; granddaughter, Olivia; great-grandson, Braxton; and his parents; and 12 brothers and sisters.

Stanley Dean "Waco" Scott

December 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, January 2, 1959
Died: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Services: 
Friday, December 7, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Stanley Dean "Waco" Scott
Stanley was born January 2, 1959 in Waco. He graduated from China Spring High School in 1977. He loved to fish, go camping and spending time with his friends. Stanley also liked to watch the Dallas Cowboys with his friends. He was employed all of his life at Millwright Local Union 1421.

Survivors include companion, Nancy Shearman and step-daughter, Johnnie Sue of Azle; father, William Scott and wife, Frances of Waco; Mother, Pattie Quinones and husband, Sam of Waco; sisters, Terry Dickey and husband, Matthew Gomez of Keller, Lisa Donley of Waco; brothers, Robbie, Michael and Terry Lee all of Waco; many nieces and nephews; two great-nephews and one great niece.

Ida Marie Knight

December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, September 8, 1934
Died: 
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Azle Christian Church, 117 Church Street, Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Private. Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.

Ida Marie Knight
Ida was born September 8, 1934 to Kirby and Gladys Simmons in Beaumont. She was a long time resident of Azle. Ida loved to sew, read and spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Azle Christian Church for many years.

Ida was preceded in death by her parents; and her only brother.

Survivors include her daughters, Judy Hart and husband, Gordon, of Arlington and Nancy Lavender and husband, Craig, of Azle; son, Stanley Knight and wife, Becky of Big Spring; grandchildren, Courtney, Megan, Brandon, Brad, Lindsay and Ali; great-grandchildren, Brianna, Brooklynn, Braxdon and Kasen; also numerous loved ones, friends and church family.

Rose Lawson Wilhite

December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, May 30, 1964
Died: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Saturday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Rose Lawson Wilhite

Rose was born May 30, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was known as Mama Rose to many young adults.

Survivors include loving husband, Jim Wilhite; sons, Mike Bukowski and Greg Wilhite; daughter, Jessica Carter; grandson, Marcus Bukowski; mother, Joann Mayo; sisters, Shelly Henderson and Terri Smith; brothers, Frank and Jim Mayo; son-in-law, Jeff Kayser and numerous loving friends.

Ada "Jean" Hemmingway Grimes

December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, November 3, 1946
Died: 
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ada "Jean" Hemmingway Grimes

Jean was born November 3, 1946, one of nine children, to Roy and Ora Turner Hemmingway in Mount Pleasant, Indiana. She met and married the love of her life, Bill, on July 3, 1964 and they began their lives together, raising three precious daughters. Jean was a long time resident of Azle. She was an avid bass fisherman and loved her family and her roses.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and one sister.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Bill Grimes; daughters, Barbara Cobb of Greenville, Sondra Negrete and Elton Gamage, of Azle and Lorrie Grimes of Arlington; six grandchildren, Ryan, Aaron, Dawson, Calvin, Savannah and Erika; one great-grandchild; one sister; three brothers; and Dobie "Fuzzy Face", long time companion.

Clarence Alva "C.A." Morrow Sr.

December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 13:30
Location: 
Knob Hill Tabernacle Church on Knob Hill Road
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. C.A. was a general contractor. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, David Morrow.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Clarence Alva "C.A." Morrow Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Georgie Morrow; sons, Clarence Alva "C.A." Morrow Jr. and Gilbert K. Morrow; stepdaughter, Bridget Morrow; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Johnny Frank Morrow; several nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Helen S. Rogers

December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Memorials may be made to: 
"In As Much" Food Pantry at Eagle Mountain United Methodist Church in Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Helen S. Rogers was a longtime registered nurse. She was in the first graduating class of registered nurses at the University of Texas in Galveston in 1950. Helen and her husband, Jimmy, established a Parkinson's support group at Eagle Mountain United Methodist Church, where they were both very active, longtime members. Helen and Jimmy were both very involved in the In As Much Food Pantry at Eagle Mountain UMC.

The family wishes to thank Jack's Place in Euless for providing the loving caring and nurturing for our mother in her final days.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Jackson, and her parents.

Survivors include children, Kathey Drennan, Douglas Rogers and wife, Lori, and Jeanne LaGrone; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Sally Attaway; brother, William Singleton and wife, Jane Ann; and many nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Ruben D. Zapata

December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, October 9, 1924
Died: 
Monday, December 3, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ruben D. Zapata
Ruben was born October 9, 1924 near Los Ebanos to the late Federico F. Zapata and Maria F. Zapata. He was the oldest of four boys. Ruben attended La Joya High School. When World War II broke out, Ruben was called to serve his country. He served in the United States Navy in the Pacific aboard the USS Calvert from 1943 to 1945 bringing relief supplies to Japan. When he returned, he attended the University of Houston. He married his wife, in Los Ebanos, Alicia M. Flores in 1949. They lived in Houston until 1954, when they returned to South Texas to settle in McAllen. Together they raised three children. Ruben worked as a television repairman for an appliance store until he was able to open his own shop in Mission. He retired in 1983 and he and his wife moved to "the farm" in Mission. They lived there until they moved back to McAllen in 1995. In 2008, they moved to Crowley's St. Francis Village. In 2010 they moved to Azle. They enjoyed traveling, he enjoyed his cattle and coffee buddies and walking.

Survivors include his wife, Alicia M. Zapata of Azle; son, Andy Zapata and wife, Genny of Azle; daughter, Nora Z. Montez and husband Fernando;son, Vito J. Zapata and wife, Karen; brothers, Ricardo and wife, Diane of Seattle, Wash., Reynaldo of Hollywood, Calif., Ramiro and wife, Mercedes of McAllen; one granddaughter; seven grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

William Bruce Rose

November 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, July 3, 1946
Died: 
Friday, November 23, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Ashcreek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St., Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Jaybird Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Memorials may be made to: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 300 S. Stewart Street, Azle, TX 76020 817-444-3219, or Alzheimer's Association of North Texas, 2630 W. Freeway, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102-9845
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

William Bruce Rose

Bruce was born on July 3, 1946, son of Billy A. and Velma Noah Rose, in Abilene. He met Barbara Sue Scaling, and they married in Fort Worth on July 31, 1969 and together they raised their two children. They spent their lives together riding motorcycles, hunting, skiing, camping, driving jeeps and vacationing in Lake City, Colorado every summer. Bruce was an active member of Ash Creek Baptist Church for many years and was very active in the community prior to his retirement from First Bank in Azle. He lived a full life filled with family, friends and fun and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Billy A. Rose of Abilene, who was killed in an accident when Bruce was 6. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Velma Springfield of Azle.

Survivors include his loving wife of 43 years, Barbara; daughter, Christi Read and husband, Randy, and their son, Daxen; son, Barry Rose and wife, Mindi, and their son, Briggs; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and loving friends.

Barbara Plowman

November 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 16, 1950
Died: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Services: 
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Castle Hills, 401 Beverly Rd, Azle, 76020
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Barbara Plowman

Barbara was born in Fort Worth June 16, 1950 to Charles and Betty Heffington Osborne. She was employed with Cooks Children's Hospital for 15 years. Barbara was a member of the First Baptist Church of Castle Hills in Azle.

She was preceded in death by her mother; and brother, Clinton Osborne.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Max Plowman of Fort Worth; son, Jonathan Plowman also of Fort Worth; daughters, Tracy Lange and husband, Tim of Saginaw, Joy Chapman and husband, Jason of Bedford and Lori Booterbaugh and husband, James of Fort Royal, Va.; grandchildren, Grace, Charlie, Grayson, Chloe, Colton, Conner, Richie, and Jordan; father, Charles Osborne; brother, Jack Osborne; and a host of loving family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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