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Leslie Galbreaith Zeller

November 12, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, December 21, 1962
Died: 
Monday, November 10, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Spring Creek Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

Leslie Galbreaith Zeller, 51, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at her home. Graveside memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Spring Creek Cemetery.

Zeller was born Dec. 21, 1962 in Weatherford to Jimmie Galbreaith and Sandra McKnight Galbreaith.
Survivors include her son, Justin Shae Lowry of Weatherford; daughter, Jayme McIlveene of Arlington; sister, Stacy Kay Short of Argyle; brother, Scotty Galbreaith of Weatherford, five grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Kristen Buschman Hicks

November 11, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, May 4, 1959
Died: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Aledo United Methodist Church, 100 Pecan St.
Memorials may be made to: 
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra-Children Program, 330 E. Fourth St., #200, Fort Worth, Texas 76121; or The Clay and Kristen Hicks First Nighters Scholarship at TCU, TCU Box 297044, Fort Worth 76129

Kristen Buschman Hicks, 55, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Aledo United Methodist Church, 100 Pecan St.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra-Children Program, 330 E. Fourth St., #200, Fort Worth, Texas 76121; or The Clay and Kristen Hicks First Nighters Scholarship at TCU, TCU Box 297044, Fort Worth 76129.

Robert Earl (Bob) Wright Jr.

November 11, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Bethel United Methodist Church, 3196 Bethel Rd.
Memorials may be made to: 
Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675 or the Bethel United Methodist Benevolence Fund
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Robert Earl (Bob) Wright Jr., SFC US Army (ret.), 73, of Weatherford died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. He will be honored with a full military funeral Thursday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, 3196 Bethel Rd. with interment in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation is 12:30-2 p.m.
Memorials may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, Kansas 66675 or the Bethel United Methodist Benevolence Fund.
Mr. Wright met Betty Thomas in Weatherford in 1963 while attending Weatherford College. They married March 6, 1964, and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in March.

Arthur "Bud" Bouchard

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, April 25, 1942
Died: 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Poolville Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Arthur "Bud" Bouchard, 72, of Burleson died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Poolville Cemetery.
Arthur Willard Bouchard was born April 25, 1942 to Arthur and Elizabeth Bouchard in Ogdensburg, N.Y. He was a Christian, having accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior years ago.
He worked at Fox Electric in Arlington. He also loved hunting and was excellent at woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Sheila Bouchard.

Ralphia Lee Gibson

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, October 21, 1928
Died: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
South Park Cemetery in Pearland
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Ralphia Lee Gibson, 86, of Weatherford, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Weatherford.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at South Park Cemetery in Pearland.
Mrs. Gibson was born Oct. 21, 1928 in Hempstead to the late Robert Martin Haining and Oma Tena Edwards Haining. She married Henry Owen “Mickey” Gibson, Sr. Nov. 1, 1946 in Houston, and they raised four children. She attended Hempstead High School.
Gibson was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years Dec. 8, 2010; a daughter, Sharon Tena Greer; and a grandson, Travis Owen Gibson.

Jerry Don Tanner

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, November 10, 1939
Died: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church, 910 N Main, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Gideons International
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 North Elm St, Weatherford

Jerry Don Tanner, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at North Side Baptist Church, 910 N Main, Weatherford. Internment is at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 North Elm St, Weatherford.
Mr. Tanner was born in the same house as his mother on the T.S. Carroll family farm in Parker County Nov. 10, 1939, the son of Mary Beth Carroll and William Noah Tanner. He attended Fox School, Millsap, and graduated from Weatherford High School in 1958. He also attended Weatherford College. He married Sandra Jo Hasley Oct. 7, 1961 and they recently celebrated their 53rd anniversary.

Gary Don McFerrin

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, February 18, 1948
Died: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Gary Don McFerrin, 66 of Azle, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Weatherford. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. McFerrin was born Feb. 18, 1948 in Weatherford to Walton E. and Robbie Elizabeth McFerrin. He was a pianist, a sales consultant for Dallas Piano and an artist.
He is survived by his mother, Robbie McFerrin of Weatherford; sister-in-law, Maryonna McFerrin of Weatherford; niece, Lisa Mehrhoff and husband Rick of Weatherford; nephew, Jack McFerrin and wife Sheila of Delta, Colo.; and aunts, Peggy McFerrin of Hillsboro and Doris Tyre.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Wade "Skip" Boyles Jr.

November 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, March 1, 1962
Died: 
Monday, November 3, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 15:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles St., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Wade "Skip" Boyles Jr., 52, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in Weatherford.
Memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Boyles family suggests consideration of contributions to the Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles St., Weatherford.

Nettie Mae Fincher

November 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, February 24, 1927
Died: 
Monday, November 3, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Nettie Mae Fincher, 87, of Weatherford died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at a local care center.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m. Thursday at East Greenwood Cemetery, at the corner of Front and N. Rusk St. in Weatherford. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Nettie Mae Clark was born Feb. 24, 1927 to Louis Lubey and Laura Jackson Clark in Liberty County. She married Clifton Fincher April 19, 1946 in Atoka, Okla. and they raised four children. Mrs. Clark worked for many years as a seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Clifton; and her daughter, Linda Morrison on April 12, 2011.

Travis Cockerham

October 31, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, February 6, 1926
Died: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:30
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Travis Cockerham, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.
Service is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in White's Azle Chapel with interment at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Waurika (Okla.) Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mr. Cockerham was born Feb. 6, 1926 in Fort Worth to Butler Monroe and Mary Welch Cockerham. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Valerie; and grandchild Conner.
Survivors include his sons, Terry Cockerham and wife, Janet and Jerry Cockerham; daughter, Sherri Coffee and husband, Larry;  eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brothers, Sterling and Bill; and sister, Peggy.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, January 29

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Stephenville. 7th Grade B 5:00 pm, C 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade at MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Stephenville Henderson Junior High. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 30

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8:00 pm. *District Game

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

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

Saturday, January 31

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Centennial/Everman (Light) at Aledo High School, B 12:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 3

  • Aledo Bearcats at Everman, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Everman, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8 pm. *District Game

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

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

Friday, February 6

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Crowley, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8:00 pm. *District Game

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

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

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