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Yvonne Moore

September 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 5, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, September 17 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Annetta Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Yvonne was born February 5, 1930 to Ludie Bell and William Edward Williams in Clairette, Texas.
She was the first lady bus driver for the Aledo School District. She then became a teacher’s aide as she so enjoyed children. She was an active mother participating in scouts, sports and other activities. When their children were grown, she and her husband Jr. became foster parents.

Yvonne was preceded in death by a son, Steve Moore.

Survivors include her husband, William H. Moore “Jr.”; son, Ted Moore and wife, Carol; daughter, Pamela Cheryl Garcia; eight grandchildren, Shari Conger and her husband, Kirk, Sandy Moore, Tina Moore, Lucinda Erin Parker, Monica Parker, Jeff Moore and wife, Toni, Stephanie Carpenter and husband, Terry and Vanessa Parker; seventeen great grandchildren and a sister, Betty Joyce Bryant and her husband, Bill.

Katherine Jennings Beavers

September 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, March 23, 1949
Died: 
Monday, September 10, 2012
Services: 
Monday, September 17, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Opal Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial service: 2 p.m., Sunday, October 7 at Woodland West Church of Christ, 3101 West Park Row Drive in Arlington.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Kathy was born March 23, 1949 in Fort Worth spending her early childhood in Springtown before moving to Arlington. She retired after 25 years of service to County Government.

Kathy was devoted to her children and considered them the love of her life. Kathy loved animals, especially puppies and kittens. She was a Shih Tzu breeder but always found it difficult to give up the puppies.

Kathy was a faithful member of Woodland West Church of Christ in Arlington. The loving support given by the church throughout her three year struggle with cancer is greatly appreciated by Kathy's family. Also, a special thanks goes to Interlochen Health and Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care and support provided during Kathy's illness.

Kathy was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Charles Beavers.

Survivors include her parents, John and Oleta Jennings; son, Christopher Beavers; daughter, Amy Beavers; brother, Johnny Jennings and wife Marcia; niece, Josie; nephew, Jonathan; uncle, C A Isabell and wife Susie; and numerous friends and relatives.

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.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, February 26

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Jerry Durant Classic at Aledo, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson Tournament, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Grand Prairie Tournamnet, Time TBA.

Friday, February 27

  • Aledo Varsity at Burleson High Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black at Regional Preview at Rawls Golf Course, Lubbock.

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

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

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

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