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Cindy Clifton

February 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, August 20, 1942
Died: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Services: 
Friday, February 17, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
First United Methodist Church of Bridgeport.
Other Arrangements: 
Burial was at Thomas Cemetery. Reverend David Rucker officiated. Arrangements by Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

Cindy Clifton, of Bridgeport, Texas died Tuesday, February 14, 2012, in Fort Worth.
Cindy was born August 20, 1942 in Olney, Texas to Alice Bernice (Carrol) and Charles H. Clarida. She was an office manager at State Farm for ten years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and cooking for her family.

Survivors include: her husband, Ronnie; son Kyle Clifton and wife Lorrie of Aledo; daughters Kala Walsh and husband Paul and Kayce Keener and husband Bryan, all of Bridgeport; brother Ricky Clarida and wife Sharon; sisters Jan Taylor and husband Jim and Barbara Tiger and husband Pem; grandchildren Hayden, Hunter, Landrie, Logan, Tyler, and Taryn; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Barbara Jean "Jeanne" Hinkle Smith

February 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 25, 1943
Died: 
Friday, February 17, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery, Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 401 North Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Jeanne Smith

Barbara Jean "Jeanne" Hinkle Smith was born June 25, 1943, in Parker County, daughter of the late George Weldon Hinkle and Margaret Emma Britain Mullins. She loved to cook and was a caregiver to all. Jeanne was a jolly mother figure to everyone in her life. She was a life long resident of Springtown and attended Springtown High School.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Joe Dick Smith on Jan. 15, 2012; and her parents.

Survivors: Son, Brad Smith; grandson, Brandon Lee Smith, both of Springtown; sister, Bettie Jennings and husband, Kirk, of Springtown; nieces, Marsha Grounds and husband, Sean, of Azle and Kayla Garrett and husband, Casey, of Springtown; and a host of cousins, family and friends.

Jessie Lee Read Taylor

February 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, July 4, 1917
Died: 
Monday, February 20, 2012
Services: 
Friday, February 24, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Annis Chapel Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Jessie's name to Straydog, Inc., P.O. Box 1465, Gun Barrell City, Texas 75147, www.straydog.org.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Jessie Lee Read Taylor

Jessie was born in Paradise on July 4, 1917. She was the eldest and only surviving child of six born to John and Jane Read. The Reads are direct descendants of the pioneers who settled Paradise in the 1850s. Ms. Taylor, who always preferred and went by her first name Jessie, had a varied, and rewarding professional life which she blended with her various passions and hobbies. Jessie was a respected insurance sales executive, a waitress, and a landlord during her life. She was also a published poetess, photographer, seamstress, doll and stamp collector, gardener, amateur geologist, patriot, mother, wife and friend. Jessie was a member of the Ridglea Chapter of the Eastern Star, past member of the International Society of Poets, and active with the Poets of Tarrant County.

The family would like to thank Baylor Elder Health Care and related organizations for the loving care, guidance and treatment they provided to Jessie.

Family was Jessie's first passion. She had two daughters, seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Jessie was also close to her 15 nieces and nephews, and many great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews.

Survivors: Jessie survives in the memory of her loving family and the infinite number of individuals lucky enough to be her "extended family."

Delmar E. "Ole Hank" Sower

February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, February 6, 1934
Died: 
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 14:30
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Delmar E. "Ole Hank" Sower

Delmar was born February 6, 1934 in Minnesota to the late Leonard and Eloise Sower. "Ole Hank" honorably served his country in the United States Air Force from which he retired. He also retired from Lockheed after 23 years of service. "Ole Hank" was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriner's.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth Elaine in 1999; and two brothers.

Survivors include his daughter, Kim Wolf; son, Scott Sower; grandchildren, Paige and Bryson Wolf; and numerous loving friends.

Flossie Jayne Miller

February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, June 21, 1931
Died: 
Monday, February 20, 2012
Services: 
Friday, February 24, 2012 - 14:30
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Inurnment services will be held at a later date in Wichita Falls at Crestview Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: 
The family requests donations to the Community Hospice of Texas in lieu of flowers.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Flossie Jayne Miller

Flossie Jayne Norriss Miller of Azle, TX was born June 21, 1931 on the family farm in Montague County to TW Norriss Sr and Gertrude Davis. She graduated from Wichita Falls High School in 1948 and from Midwestern State University in 1952 with a BA in Business Administration where she was a cheerleader. She worked in the oil and gas industry in Wichita Falls and was President of the Desk and Derrick club. She met a handsome pilot named Hardin Miller and they married in 1961. She spent the next years raising her family, including serving as girl scout leader and horse show secretary. She returned to the business world in 1980 and completed 20 years of service as a sales coordinator with Leggett and Platt last October. She worked full time until succumbing to cancer on February 20, 2012 at home with her family. She loved feeding the wild deer in her yard and being outdoors riding her John Deere tractor.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Hardin Miller of Azle, brother, Tom Norriss and wife, Marie of Bowie, Texas, daughters, Jayne and Donna Miller, grandsons, Josh and Chris Miller of Arizona, grandaughters, Anne and Claire Stieg, 2 great grandchildren with 2 more on the way, numerous friends and extended family.

Ken G. Rutter

February 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, February 27, 1977
Died: 
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Arlington
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ken was born February 27, 1977 in California to Ronald Eugene and Maxine Kay Rice Rutter. He graduated from Brewer High School. Ken loved to play video games.

He was preceded in death by his father; and sister, Kristy Dawn Ritter.

Survivors: mother, Maxine Kay Scarbrough; half-brother, Ralph Rutter; grandmother, Bee A. Dodd; and numerous aunts and uncles. Survivors: mother, Maxine Kay Scarbrough; half-brother, Ralph Rutter; and grandmother, Bee A. Dodd.

Michael Don Lloyd

February 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, September 8, 1991
Died: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Michael Don Lloyd

Michael Don Lloyd was born September 8, 1991 son of Michael Mahaffey and Cheryl Lloyd in Bedford. He was a resident of Weatherford. Michael loved the outdoors, horses and was an avid reader. He had a great love for his family and never met a stranger. Michael had a very large and loving heart.

Survivors include mother, Cheryl Lloyd of Weatherford; father, Michael Mahaffey of Tennessee; brother, Wyatt Caudle of Seagoville; and numerous extended family members, friends and acquaintances.

Emma Christine Clark

February 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
Celebration of Life at Agnes Baptist Church, 350 Agnes North, Springtown. Pastor Doug Harris will officiate. A private family burial is set for a later date.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund or Missions Fund at Agnes Baptist Church, 350 Agnes North, Springtown, Texas 76082.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Chris Clark
Chris retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. in 2000 with 27 years of service as a communications technician in Corpus Christi and San Antonio.

Chris was a member of the South Texas Trail Riders Inc. and served as Secretary for over ten years. She was honored in 1990 to be chosen as Sweetheart of the trail ride. She also served on the advisory board and as a Director Emeritus and Life Member at the time of her passing. She received the Frank Hoch Memorial Award for outstanding service in 2004.
Chris was a Life Member of the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. since 1996 where she served on the Horse Show Committee.

Chris moved to the Springtown area in 2008 and joined Agnes Baptist Church in 2009. Chris loved her church family. She stayed involved by participating in the Senior Adults Learning Together(SALT) ministry and organized the door greeter ministry.

Chris was preceded in death by her father, John Thomas Hanson and her mother, Chloe Goff Pesek.

Survivors: Husband, Richard J. Clark III; sons, Jerry W. Honeycutt Jr., Marvin L. Honeycutt (Sandy); daughter, Valarie L. Buhidar (Edward); step-sons, R. John Clark IV (Teal), Thomas R. Clark (Charity); step-daughter, Rebecca Joyce Terry; sisters, Lenora Louise Whitson (Steve) and Bobbie Lois McMillan (Lee); 17 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends also survive Chris.

Martha Lou Williams

February 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Oakland Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Friday, February 17, at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Martha Lou Williams

Martha Lou Williams was born in Jacksboro, Texas, a resident of Fort Worth for many years. She was retired Vice President of Benson Enterprises and a member of the Baptist Church. Martha loved her pets, putting puzzles together and shopping.

Survivors include her loving companion, Ken Nelms of Fort Worth; sister Mary Benson of Weatherford; numerous nieces and nephews.

John Stanley Poynor

February 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, July 27, 1943
Died: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Internment will be in the Poe Prairie Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

John Stanley Poynor was born July 27, 1943 in Millsap, Texas, a resident of Weatherford and Parker County all his life. Stanley was a retired accountant and
member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his Mother, Opal King, Sister, Wanda Doane, Brother and sister-in-law Sammie and Ann Poynor, Bothers,Kenny Poynor and Steven Poynor.

Survivors include his wife, Nona Poynor, of Weatherford; daughters, Kelli Edwards and husband, Tim of Colleyville, Amy Poynor of Weatherford,Lori Whitsett of Colleyville; Sisters, Kathleen Eaheart of Plano, Modena King of Granbury, Mary Sears of Poolville; four grandchildren, Emily Edwards, Luke Edwards, Sophia Whitsett, Gray Whitsett

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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