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Ellis Edward Foster

August 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, April 2, 1933
Died: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Services: 
Monday, August 22, 2011 (All day)
Location: 
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Private Service.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 21, 2011 at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations may be made to Weatherford Little League, PO Box 941, Weatherford, TX 76086.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Ellis Edward Foster
Ellis Edward Foster
Ellis was born in Panora, Iowa April 2, 1933 the son of Alonzo Samuel and Julia Mae Foster. He was a 1951 graduate of Perry High School. Ellis was a long time resident of Weatherford. Ellis served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Postal Service for a combined total of more than 50 years. Mr. Foster was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, enjoyed baseball cards, bowling and coin collecting. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Vernon Foster.

Linda Kay Kirby

August 16, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, July 16, 1946
Died: 
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Azle Christian Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Linda Kay Kirby
Linda was born July 16, 1946 in Lubbock to the late Vincent and Ethel Giles Foy. Survivors: husband, Joe Kirby of Azle; son, Mike Kirby of Sunset; daughters, Kim Knight and Kristy Brantley both of Azle; grandchildren, Clayton Brantley and Trent Knight; brothers, Glen Foy, Bill Foy and David Foy; and other loving family members and friends.

Ouida Lois Maxwell

August 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 5, 1922
Died: 
Monday, August 15, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
Her family invites you to visit with them at White's Funeral Home 2 to 5 pm Saturday, August 20, 2011. No funeral service will be held. Inturnment will be at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Ouida Lois Maxwell

Gertrude English Gilley

August 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, February 16, 1919
Died: 
Friday, August 12, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Veal Station Cemetery Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Gertrude English Gilley

A native of Azle, Gertrude was born February 16, 1919 to E. E. and Winnie English in Commerce. Gertrude was preceded in death by her parents at a young age and was raised by her Aunt Bob, Aunt Alice and Uncle Jack English.
Gertrude was a graduate of Azle High School. She went on to graduate with a Bachelor's degree from Texas Women's College in Denton. Gertrude was a home economist for Lone Star Gas Company in Dallas for three years and she taught school for five years.

Roberta "Bobbie" Avila

August 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, June 29, 1925
Died: 
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Roberta "Bobbie" Avila

Bobbie was born June 29, 1925 to Francisco Leyva and Maria Garcia, in Wilmington, California. She was a long time resident of Central California. Bobbie was the mother of two sons, Eddie and Philip.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her son, Philip.

She leaves behind her son, Eddie; five grandchildren, Lisa, Steve, Tina, Erin and Tessa; many great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and other family members who all loved her dearly.

Mary Pat Harrod

August 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, November 24, 1954
Died: 
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at White's Chapel of Memories. Interment: Annetta Cemetery, Annetta, Texas
Memorials may be made to: 
the Audubon Society, 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, TX 75217
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Mary Pat was born November 24, 1954 in Quincy, Illinois, a daughter of J. Patrick and Mary Ellen Wheeler. She graduated from Canton Missouri High School and the College of St. Benedict/St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn. Mary Pat married Jimmy J. Harrod April 16, 1998. She worked as a CPA for many years before joining her husband at Harrod's Tree Service.

Survivors include husband, Jimmy Harrod; parents, Mary Ellen and Joe Clark and J. Patrick and Claire Wheeler of Canton, MO; brothers, Joe Wheeler and wife, Barbe of Tierra Verde, FL, Dan Wheeler and wife, Shelley of Blue Springs, MO; sister, Kathleen Faoro and husband, Mark of Pueblo, Colo.; step-son J.J. Harrod, Jr. of Springtown, Texas; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Barbara Cain

August 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 24, 1932
Died: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Services: 
Friday, August 12, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: private. Visitation: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home

Barbara Cain
Barbara was born June 24, 1932, in Shreveport, La., the daughter of O.C. and Nocal Frisbie. After the death of her husband, Harold R. Cain, she returned to Texas Wesleyan University and received a degree in mass communication-radio and TV. She then went to Denver, Colo., where she graduated from Denver Paralegal Institute. Upon returning to Fort Worth she passed the exams to become a certified legal assistant and worked for many years for J. Shelby Sharpe as his paralegal. She was a member of Christ Chapel.

Fred "Freddy" Czarnecki

August 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, October 26, 1940
Died: 
Monday, August 8, 2011
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Frederick Edward Czarnecki
Frederick Edward Czarnecki was born Oct. 26, 1940, son of the late John and Helen Wisnewski Czarnecki, in Milwaukee, Wis. Fred married the former Carol Ann Geyer in Milwaukee on June 2, 1962, and they began their life together. He made his career with Kohler and retired after 33 years of dedicated service. Fred also started the volunteer training program for the Fredonia Volunteer Fire Department, for which he was very proud. He also served the Fredonia Volunteer Fire Department as a firefighter and EMT. Additionally, Fred honorably served his country in the United States Army.

LaVerne Keller Horton

August 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, January 29, 1930
Died: 
Friday, July 29, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Spring Creek Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Spring Creek Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

. LaVerne was a born January 29, 1930 in Lamb County. She married Vernon R. Horton on July 29, 1950. LaVerne was long time resident of Parker County, a resident of the Spring Creek Community since August of 1959. She was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents, Winnie and Stratton Keller, husband Vernon Horton and three brothers.

Survivors: Son; Charlie Horton of Weatherford, daughter, Joanne Richardson and husband Derek of Van Buren, AR, sisters; Marie Thomas of Amarillo and Evelyn Jackson of Mineral Wells, five grandchildren; Darrell and Russell Childers, Jeff Horton, Emily Johnson and Leanne Harris, ten great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Anita Maxine Gordon

August 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, October 3, 1923
Died: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Services: 
Friday, August 5, 2011 - 16:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Venice Memorial Gardens, Venice, Fla. Visitation: 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Anita Maxine Gordon
Anita was born Oct. 3, 1923, daughter of the late Hughie Tierce and Naomi Horton Duncan, in Birmingham, Ala. She was a graduate of the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, and was very proud of the distinction of graduating Summa Cum Laude. Mrs. Gordon was a lifetime member of the National Education Association (NEA) and State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio, AARP and NARFE. She retired to Venice, Fla. where she was employed by the Manatee Community College as an instructor in the Widow-to-Widow program and did freelance writing.

She was a member of The Living Way Church in Willow Park. Mrs. Gordon was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert and her sister, Barbara.

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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