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Evelyn Lewing Seay

March 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 9, 1949
Died: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
No service will be held.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Evelyn Lewing Seay

Evelyn was born February 9, 1949 to Luther Elvin and June Christian Lewing in Louisiana. She was a long time resident of Azle. Evelyn loved to be with her grandchildren and also enjoyed cooking.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters; and a brother.

Survivors include her children, Dennis Ray Turner, Douglas Edward Turner, Patricia Conley and husband, Joe, of Azle and Joe Jimenez of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Rachel Kirby, Levi Turner and Dalton Turner; daughter, Machelle Houston and friend, Elizabeth Craig.

John W. Eib, Jr.

March 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 11, 1923
Died: 
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Services: 
Friday, March 9, 2012 - 11:15
Location: 
Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

John W. Eib, Jr.

John W. Eib, Jr., was born in Marion, Indiana August 11, 1923, son of the late, John and Effie Eib. He was a long time resident of Weatherford. John served his country honorably in the US Army during WWII. One of his favorite past times was watching old WWII movies and he was an avid Solitaire player. The love of John's life was his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters and three daughters.

Survivors: spouse, Shirley Eib; five daughters, four sons, 20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother; and numerous friend and acquaintances.

Beverly Lenora Dutcher

March 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, April 9, 1934
Died: 
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in Azleland Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Beverly was born April 9, 1934, in Logan, Oklahoma, to the late Archie Burke and Nellie Daily. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Perry Dutcher and brother, Jack Daily.
Survivors: Son, Franklin Perry Dutcher Jr. and wife, Deana; daughters, Nell Halsey and husband, Chris, and Ann Allen and husband, Mike, all of Azle, and Frances Ellington and husband, Jeremy, of Austin; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert Daily and William Daily; sister, Darlene Folks.

Robert Earl "Bob" Edwards

March 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, February 6, 1926
Died: 
Friday, March 2, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Briar, 200 W N Woody Road, Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Bob was born February 6, 1926, the youngest of eight children, to the late Henry and Lou High Edwards in Berryville, Ark. He honorably served his country in the United States Army during World War II and later owned and operated Bob's Auto Repair for 25 years.

When he wasn't working, Bob loved to work with wood and camp and garden. He dearly loved his family and church family at First Baptist Church of Briar, where he was a member for 52 years and served as deacon for many years.
Bob was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 63 years, Idella, on Oct. 18, 2010; his parents; and seven siblings.

Survivors: Sons, Robert Edwards and wife, Betty, Billy Edwards and fiancee, Denise, all of Azle, Tony Edwards and wife, Connie, of Reno; daughters, Acqua Edwards of Azle and Kaye Kimball and husband, Randy, of Keller; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of loving family and friends.

Harry Lewis "Happy" Dawson

March 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, October 19, 1938
Died: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Aledo United Methodist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Private
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the Dawson family suggests memorials to Aledo United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 126, Aledo, TX 76008.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Harry Lewis "Happy" Dawson

Harry "Happy" Dawson was born October 19, 1938 son of the late, Ralph and Nell Hamer Dawson in Weatherford. His step-father was the late, Fred Carney.

Harry graduated from Peaster High School and then North Texas State University. He served with the US Army 25th Battallion Schofield Barracks, T. H., Hawaii. Harry worked in the federal sector with HUD, SBA and the General Services Administration. He served as an American Federation of Government Employees representative until his retirement.

Survivors include his college sweetheart, Jayne Hutsinger Dawson; children, Vanda Dawson Trietsch and Timothy Lewis Dawson; grandchildren, Gavin and Trevor Trietsch, Emily Dawson Breaux, Samantha Dawson; great-grandson, Aiden Breaux; step-sister, Sandra Carney Russell; treasured mother-in-law, Beth Huntsinger Calfee; brothers and sisters-in-law, who he loved as siblings, a dear aunt, Lucy Hamer Wiggins and Uncle Mac Hamer; and many loved cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Betty Ruth Lancaster

March 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, October 4, 1932
Died: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Services: 
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Azle, 1017 Boyd Road (730 North)
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Veal Station Cemetery Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Memorials may be made to: 
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Betty Ruth Lancaster

Betty was born on October 4, 1932, the oldest of three children, to Arthur Edward and Ruth Ethel Garland Stevenson in Waco. She was a long time resident of Azle. After suffering a stroke at the young age of 52, she took up and loved painting in spite of being partially paralized. Betty loved all kinds of flowers. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Azle for many years and loved the people there. Betty owned and operated the Little Dude Ranch Day Care Center.

She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Lancaster; her parents; and sister-in-law, Maureen Stevenson.

Survivors: Son, Steve Lancaster and wife, Melody, of Azle; grandchildren, Steven and Krysta Lancaster, of Azle, Michael Lancaster of Azle, Brandon Lancaster of Fort Worth, Shawna Lancaster of Azle and Colton Lancaster of Fort Worth; great-grandson, Zane Lancaster; brothers, E. E. Stevenson and wife, Jane, of Azle, and Howard Stevenson of San Antonio; daughter-in-law, Karen Lancaster of Fort Worth; former husband, Don Lancaster of Azle; many loving family members and friends.

Patricia Hazel Porter

February 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, July 4, 1941
Died: 
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Patricia Hazel Porter

Patricia Porter was born July 4, 1941, daughter of the late A.D. and Corabelle McGarry Preston, in Chicago, Ill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.

Patricia was preceded in death by husbands, Marshall Mitcham, John Reed and Elroy Weeks; grandchild, Cooper Jamison Mitcham; and brothers, Michael Preston and John Preston.

Survivors: Husband, Fred Porter of Granbury; children, Scott Mitcham and wife, Thelma, of Mineral Wells, Steve Mitcham and wife, Darlene, of Granbury, Luke Reed and wife, Kayla, of Granbury, and Karen Wheeler and husband, Gary, of Mineral Wells; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, A.D.Preston III and Daniel Preston; and sisters, Jacqueline Wortman and Jane Murray.

Halbert Allison "Tommy" Thompson

February 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, March 9, 1920
Died: 
Friday, February 24, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Grace First Presbyterian Church in Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: DFW National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Halbert Allison "Tommy" Thompson

Tommy was born March 9, 1920 in Azle the son of Zora and Grover Thompson. He graduated from Azle High School, where he was an All-State basketball player. Tommy attended Weatherford Jr. College and Texas Wesleyan University before enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corp in World War II. During World War II, he flew cargo planes in Asia over the Himalayan Mountains "The Hump" to supply the Chinese Army in its fight against the Japanese. Tommy ultimately attained the rank of Captain in the Air Corp. While stationed at Stout Field in Indiana, Tommy met his future wife, Elizabeth Ann Peirce, at a Bob Hope Show. They married within several months of that meeting, and remained together for 69 years. During the Korean War, Tommy served as a bomber pilot in the Strategic Air Command. After he was honorably discharged from the Air Corp, Tommy worked at Weatherford Oil Tool as a pilot and district manager. He later became a watchmaker and jeweler, and owned two jewelry stores in Weatherford and Granbury until his retirement.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Thompson; sons, James, Jerry and Mark Thompson; daughters-in-law, Beverly Thompson and Cathy Thompson; grandsons, Toby Thompson and wife, Jennifer and Michael Thompson; granddaughter, Christine Cherrett; and great-grandsons, Garrett and Hadden Thompson.

Elizabeth Alexandrine Bird Bundy

February 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, September 22, 1934
Died: 
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Grace First Presbyterian Church, 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford Texas
Other Arrangements: 
Per her request, attire is to be turquoise or any shade of blue, her favorite color. Family and Friends are invited to stop by the family home following the service.
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society, the Alzheimer’s Association, or to the Rose McGill Foundation at www.kappa.org/donation.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, TX

Elizabeth was born on September 22, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Gertrude Richards Bird and Captain Lee Garrison Bird and had one sister Adrienne Bird Jamieson. Her father’s Navy service took the family to Chicago, San Diego, and Philadelphia. She attended the University of Tulsa, graduating in 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She pledged Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority during her time there.

Following graduation, she began her teaching career, a Kindergarten teacher first in Michigan and then in Southern California. She met her future husband Clifford Bundy, a Chemical engineer, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church singles group in Redondo Beach, California. The couple raised one daughter.

The next years were filled with civic and neighborhood activities, including PTA, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church of Newport Beach, California, KKG Alumni House board for UCI, and the Mesa Verde Library along with yearly vacations to Kauai and Maui with her husband and daughter.

She purchased an interest in a London timeshare with her sister in 1991 and began making annual trips to the UK over the next 20 years.

Elizabeth will be remembered as a mother, teacher, and friend. She was a model of compassion and devotion to her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband Clifford Bundy.

Survivors include her daughter Lynelle; nieces Adrienne Jamieson White, husband Steve, and their son Erichson, and Brooke Jamieson White, husband Doug, and their son Clarke.

Kenneth C. Crowson

February 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 23, 1938
Died: 
Friday, February 24, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
Greenway Cemetery, Greenway, Ark.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Kenneth C. Crowson

Kenneth was born February 23, 1938 in Piggott, Ark. He fought a long hard battle with a lung disease. He resided in Azle, Texas with his wife of 50 years, Alice Crowson.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rita Gail; two brothers and his parents, Dallas and Dale Crowson.

Survivors include his wife, Alice Crowson; three sons; three daughters; sisters, Joyce Hunter and Marilyn Smith; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family would like to give special thanks to Encompass Home Health, Alpha Omega Hospice, nurses and doctors of Harris Methodist Northwest Hospital and a very special thanks to Dr. Morrison and staff for all the love shown to our dad during his illness, whom we loved and respected.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

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

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