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Avelina A. Green

September 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, December 29, 1941
Died: 
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Avelina A. Green

Mrs. Green was born December 29, 1941 in the Philippines. She was a homemaker, loved fishing and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.

Avelina is survived by; Special Friend Louis Sharp of Weatherford, son, Mario Alferes Reyes of the Philippines, nieces, Lita Bilsky of Arlington and Nina Harkness of Erie, PA.

Bob Park

September 8, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, May 2, 1935
Died: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Spring Creek Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Bob Park
Bob Park was born May 2, 1935 son of the late Curtis and Alleyne Voorhies Park in Weatherford. He graduated from Weatherford High School in 1953 where he excelled in football and was Class President. Bob attended Texas A&M and graduated from Sam Houston State University. He married the love of his life, Audrey McCrary in 1962. Bob was a long time automobile salesman. He was owner and operator of Bob Park Motor Company in Weatherford. Bob was a charter member of the Parker County Amateur Radio Club and a member of Phoenix Masonic Lodge #275. Bob was a Presbyterian.

Fay Loomis

September 8, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, June 3, 1915
Died: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
Community Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 8 to 11:30 a.m., Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Fay was born June 3, 1915 daughter of William L. and Cora Pearce Hoglan in Yell County, Arkansas. She was a long time resident of Parker County. Mrs. Loomis was an excellent carpenter and enjoyed gardening, crafts and quilting. For many years she also enjoyed teaching her Sunday School Class. Fay was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ned Frank and one grandson.

Survivors include daughters, Doris Jennings and husband Derrell of Weatherford, Janetta Loomis of Gustine; son, Ned F. Loomis, Jr. of Granbury; sisters, Mozelle, Velma and Charlene; brothers, Ed and Fred; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Betty Lee Williams Pope Southern

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, April 27, 1925
Died: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Agnes Independent Baptist Church, 350 Agnes North, Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Poolville Cemetery Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main Street, Springtown
Memorials may be made to: 
Agnes Independent Baptist Church or to a charity of your choice.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Betty Lee Williams Pope Southern

Betty was born April 27, 1925 to Thomas A. and Lessie Waters Moore in Poolville. She was a life time resident of Poolville. Her church, children and grandchildren were the highlight of her life. Betty served others through her nursing career as an LVN.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; her parents; two sisters and two brothers.

Survivors: son, Jimmy Williams and wife, Ellen, of Haltom City; daughter, Doris Williams of Poolville; son, Tommy Williams and wife, Alice, of Weatherford; brother, Foy Moore and wife, Ann, of Springtown; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; beloved dog, Mia; and many other family members, church family and friends.

Barbara June Dake

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 6, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Barbara June Dake
Barbara June Dake was born June 6, 1930, in Winters, daughter of the late Russell Moore and Willie Foster Burton. She married Roy Dake in 1950 in Wheeler and they began their life together. June was a member of The Gideons International and participated in prison ministries. She was a prolific published writer.

June had a servant's heart and was very good at helping those that were less fortunate as well as volunteering her time with a hospice group. She also taught Sunday school and was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church.

June was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Dake; a grandson, Joel Williams; a sister, Geraldine Barbee; and her parents.

Teresa Lynn Aimone Blackburn

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, September 4, 1956
Died: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 18:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
Parker County Library in Weatherford. The Library Gardens was one of Teresa's pet projects. As much as Teresa loved flowers, we know she is now surrounded by more beautiful flowers than ever found on earth.
Funeral Home: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.

Teresa Lynn Aimone Blackburn was born on Sept. 4, 1956, in Pekin, Ill., to Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Aimone. She married Claude Blackburn in 1993 at the Apostles Episcopal Church in Coppell.

Teresa attended Pekin Grade School and High School, was a member of the National Honor Society and Pekin Melody Maids, and participated in the Youth Group at St. John's Lutheran Church. After graduation she attended Marycrest College and studied nursing. After one year, she transferred to Northern Michigan University where she graduated with a degree in Botany and Horticulture. After graduation she attended DuPage Horticultural School in North Chicago to increase her knowledge of horticulture. Upon graduation, she became a DuPage Horticultural School faculty member.

James “Jim” Edward Conklin, Jr.

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, November 29, 1935
Died: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 11:30
Location: 
DFW National Cemetery with Cris Powell officiating
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 2-4 PM, Sunday, September 4, 2011 in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: 
Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund 1900 FM 51 North, Weatherford, Texas 76085.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

James “Jim” Edward Conklin, Jr.

He was born November 29, 1935 in Cornwall, New York to Mary I. and James Edward Conklin, Sr.

Jim joined the armed forces as a young man. He earned many Commendations throughout his career including a Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver Star and two Bronze Service Stars. He retired in the mid 1970’s after more than 22 years of service.

Jim, known as Pop by his grandchildren, was in the “Senior Circle” and enjoyed playing bingo at the Senior Center in Weatherford. Most recently, he attended church at Calvary Baptist. Jim is preceded in death by his parents and in 2002 his brother William Everett Conklin.

Lieutenant Patrick Harbold

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, September 14, 1962
Died: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 10:30
Location: 
Willow Park Baptist Church, 129 South Ranch House Road, Aledo
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
Baylor Neuro-Oncology Foundation, C/O Karen Fink, M.D.Ph.D., 3600 Gaston Ave, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75246.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Lieutenant Patrick Harbold
Patrick James Harbold was born Sept. 14, 1962, in Toul-Rosières, France, son of Edward Ellsworth Harbold and Francoise Gabrielle Marie Clanet. Pat graduated from Mineral Wells High School in 1981. After graduation, Pat joined the fire service and had served as an EMT since 1984. He started with Weatherford Fire Dept. in December 1988. Pat owned and operated H & F Communications and HJP Enterprises. In his spare time, Pat enjoyed hunting and boating.

Robert L. Schreiber

August 31, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, October 29, 1935
Died: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Northside Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Annetta Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 pm Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Robert L. Schreiber

Robert was born October 29, 1935 in Omaha, Nebraska.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Florence (Higgerson) Schreiber and Joseph C. Schreiber, sister, Jeanette Marlin and brother, John J. Schreiber. Robert was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife of 53 years, Sue Schreiber, son, Lyndel Schreiber and wife Jeannette of Willard, Missouri; Kevin Schreiber of Fort Worth, grandson, Ryan Schreiber, granddaughters, Kari Schreiber and Savannah Schreiber; step granddaughter, Rachel Graves; step grandson, Travis Graves, step great grandson, Wyatt Slavens.

Gertie Dean Gaston

August 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Monday, August 29, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Gertie Dean Gaston
Mrs. Gaston lived in Azle over 40 years and worked close to 20 of those years at Quick Wash. She lived a life loved by many, she was so very kind with a heart of gold. Mrs. Gaston was preceded in death by her parents; two loving sisters, Faye and Pauline.

Survivors: daughter, Patty Valliere and husband, Danny; grandchildren, Amanda Richardson and husband, David Mikulwicz, Jeremy Richardson and wife, Angie; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Zoie and Jadon; and a host of family and friends.

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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