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Braxton Paige Caner

July 30, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, March 8, 1999
Died: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
New River Fellowship, 3252 Interstate 20 Frontage Rd Hudson Oaks
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Funeral service for Braxton Caner, 15, Aledo High School student, will be held at the New River Fellowship Church in Hudson Oaks Saturday, Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Caner died July 29, 2014.

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Joyce Mae Brown

July 28, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, February 24, 1932
Died: 
Friday, July 25, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Azle
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Joyce Mae Brown, 82, died Friday, July 25, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home Chapel in Azle.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Brown was born Feb. 24, 1932, to Edmond and Olivia Phillips in St. Landry Parish, La. For the last seven years, she resided with her daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Thomas Jackson, in Azle.
She had the opportunity to travel the world with her family and husband, Sydney Brown, of over 20 years. Joyce was one of 13 children. Her passion was spending time with family and reunions were an annual celebration.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney Brown; her son, Jack Johnson; brothers, Jessie, Donald and Matthew; and sisters, Gloria, Mable and Rosalie Phillips.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Thomas Jackson; grandchildren, Kraig Gillis, Carrie Baker, Jessie Johnson and Luke Johnson; eight great-grandchildren who fondly called her "GG"; and sisters, Isabelle Armond, Irene Scallon, Vera Chauncey, Geraldine Darbonne, Peggy Barker and Mary Feig.

Winburn Lee (Bud) Barber

July 25, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, March 9, 1914
Died: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Services: 
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family requestsd donations be made to the charity or association of choice.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Winburn Lee (Bud) Barber of the Greenwood Community died Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born and died in a Parker County farm house – 100 years four months and 15 days apart.
Funeral service will be held at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. with interment in the Greenwood Community cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Galbreaith Pickard.
In lieu of flowers the family requestsd donations be made to the charity or association of choice.
Mr. Barber was born March 9, 1914 during the first administration of Woodrow Wilson – four months before the outbreak of World War I. He lived in Parker County all his life except for time spent in Europe during World War II. Barber was a staff sergeant in the 80th Infantry (Blue Ridge) Division in General George S. Patton’s 3rd Army – across France and Germany – with a small detour through the Ardennes Forest of Belgium and Luxembourg.
He married Myrle Wilkins of Poolville Dec. 27, 1941 and enjoyed 38 years of married life before her death in January 1980.
Barber graduated from Weatherford High School class of 1931, Weatherford College, and Texas A&M class of 1946. He was an educator who taught at Greenwood School during the 1930s, was director of the Parker County Vocational School (for returning WWII veterans), and taught vocational agriculture (FFA) for 20 years at Weatherford High School where he retired in 1975.
Barber was a member of South Main St. Church of Christ in Weatherford where he faithfully served as an elder for 26 years.

Grace E. Jones

July 23, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, January 10, 1923
Died: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 09:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Grace E. Jones, 91, died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Graveside service is set for 9 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at Azleland Memorial Park, under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jones was born to Purl and Dorothy Gause Jan. 10,1923 in Noble County, Ind., where most of her life was spent with husband, George "Bill" Jones who preceded her in death in 2005.
After spending her working career in Indiana supporting a farming operation and working for General Electric Co. for 35 years, they retired to Azle, where they enjoyed the fellowship of friends, family and church activities. Jones was also preceded in death by brothers, George Gause and Burl Gause.
She is survived by children, Phillip Jones and wife, Margaret, Karen Richter and husband, Richard, and Kevin Jones and wife, Lyn; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and brother, Murray Gause.

Maggie Curtis

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, December 7, 1932
Died: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
South Main Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Maggie Curtis, 80, of Weatherford died Sunday, July 20. Funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at South Main Church of Christ with interment in Curtis Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home.
Mrs. Curtis was born in Houston Sept. 7, 1933 to Raymond and Jessie Brock. As a lifelong resident of Weatherford she found her greatest joys in being a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and reading, but above all else she loved Jesus Christ and His church. She found a loving extended family in the South Main Church of Christ where she was a member for most of her life.
Maggie was preceded in death by her husband Joe of 50 years. She is survived by her three children, Jan Westbrook and her husband Wesley, Kathy Chandler, and Joe Curtis and his wife Maria; one brother, Tom Brock; and one sister, Jessica Ray; grandchildren, Leslie McMillen and husband Matthew, Jamie Chandler, Kiki Robbirds and husband Robbie, Bethany Castleberry, Robbie Williams and Lori Chandler; great-grandchildren Harrison, Jonah, Addison and Kaleb and many dear friends.

Charles M. Linehan

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, December 20, 1932
Died: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Charles M. Linehan, 81, of Weatherford died Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Thursday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment: Central Cemetery, Weatherford. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Charles Linehan was born Dec. 20, 1932, to Orbie and Winnie Linehan in what is now known as Springtown. He married Carla Ann Taylor Aug. 14, 1965. Charles served in the Texas National Guard and U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was an officer in the Grapevine Police Dept, CID, commander for the North Richland Hills Police Department and retired from the Tarrant County Sheriff's Dept. Charles was a member of First Baptist Church of Richland Hills.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Frank Linehan and Carol Linehan.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Carla Linehan; son, Hamp Linehan and wife, Cathy; grandsons, Charles Linehan, Christian Linehan and Andrew Linehan; great-aunt, Laveta Linehan; brothers, Hollis Linehan and wife, Barbara, Albert Linehan and wife, Barbara; sister, Shirley Hester and husband, Wilburn; and several nieces and nephews.

Lyndia Faye Bullock

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, October 23, 1947
Died: 
Friday, July 18, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Tin Top Cemetery, corner of Tin Top Rd. and Bethel Rd. in Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Lyndia Faye Bullock, 66, of Fort Worth died Friday, July 18, 2014 at home with her family.
Graveside service is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Tin Top Cemetery, corner of Tin Top Rd. and Bethel Rd. in Weatherford.
Visitation is from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Lyndia Faye Bullock was born Oct. 23, 1947 to Rudolph and Maudie Faye Sims Bullock in Texarkana, Ark. She attended Brewer High School. Lyndia had many careers, including being a successful business owner, before she found her true calling. She became a hair stylist in 1989 and loved working in Weatherford and Fort Worth.
Survivors include her father, Rudolph L. Bullock, Sr.; brother, Rudolph Bullock, Jr.; sister, Deborah Kepper; sons, Earl R. Mendenhall, Jr. and Ricky J. Mendenhall; grandchildren, Mandolin M. Mendenhall, Ashley N. Holder, Mesa B. Mendenhall and Prairey C. Mendenhall; great-granddaughter, Paislea E. Kana; and many other family members and friends.

James Henry Chandler

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, September 3, 1926
Died: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Azle, 817-444-3211

James Henry Chandler, 87, of Azle died Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
James Henry Chandler was born Sept. 3, 1926 to James Henry and Marie Antoinette Newton Chandler in Plainview. He lived in the Azle area for 62 years. James married Betty Bentley July 12, 1947 in Fort Worth, and they enjoyed many happy years together until her passing Jan. 28, 1993. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II. James was a small business owner and was known as the "TV Repair Man."
He was preceded in death by his wife; and sister, Oleta Weddle.
Survivors include his daughter, Linda Fergerson and husband, Ralph, of Azle; son, James Chandler, III and wife, Mary Elizabeth, of Palestine; grandchildren, David Fergerson, Cara Fergerson, Erica Michelle Chandler and James Chandler IV; seven great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

Paul Rosier

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Paul Rosier, 73, of Azle died Sunday, July 13, 2014.
No services are planned at this time.
Survivors include his sons, Mike and Joe Roiser; sister, Amanda Truesdale; and eight grandchildren.

Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr.

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr., 84, of Arlington, died at his home Friday, July 11, 2014.
Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 2:15 p.m. with full military honors in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Mr. Howarth was born in Clifton Heights, Pa., the son of the late Samuel Curlett and Milly Howarth. Sam (known by many as Nunny) moved with his family from Pennsylvania to Lewes, Del. in 1936 and graduated from Lewes High School in 1947. He enlisted in the United States Army that year and was stationed in Korea with the Army Security Agency during the Korean War. Howarth served his country honorably for 20-plus years, retiring as a first sergeant in 1968.

Sports Calendar

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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