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Gladys Dews Himes

July 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, May 5, 1920
Died: 
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Central Christian Church in Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Gladys was born May 5, 1920 in Garner, daughter of the late Fred and Dona Dews. She was a resident of Weatherford for 48 years. Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Himes in 1986.

Survivors: Daughters, Charlene Birdwell and husband, Don of Fort Worth, Glenda Grable and husband, V.W. of Weatherford; sister, Lois Creed of Burleson; grandchildren, Gina Frontino, Brad Grable, Lacy Hall, Kristi Bonnema, and Lezli Jacobs; and nine great-grandchildren.

Tommy Ray Torres

July 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, April 27, 1963
Died: 
Monday, July 4, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 14:30
Location: 
Curtis Cemetery in Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Tommy Ray Torres

Tommy Ray Torres was born April 27, 1963. He was a long-time resident of Fort Worth. Tommy was an avid movie goer, and a great volunteer for charity organizations. He was everything to his children. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, a son, and one brother.

Survivors include his children, Abby, Gabby and Crystal; sister, Teresa Gibson and husband, Dennis; brothers, Daniel Torres, Joey Baker and wife, Hope, and Thomas Grim and wife, Vanessa; one niece and nephews.

Lorene Springfield

July 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, May 1, 1927
Died: 
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Community Bible Fellowship
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle

Lorene Springfield

Lorene was born May 1, 1927 to Thomas Elbert and Annie Yoder Graves in Verden, Oklahoma. She was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Jesus and her family were her whole life. Lorene was most generous and loving to her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Purdy Hays and R. B. Springfield; five brothers; and two sisters.

Mary Sue Dolbin Lyons

July 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, July 12, 1922
Died: 
Friday, July 1, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Whites Funeral Home in Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: Tuesday, July 5 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Funeral Home: 
Whites Funeral Home in Azle

Mary Sue Dolbin Lyons

She was preceded in death by James Calvin Lyons, the father of her children; James Robert Lyons (wife Sandra), Luther Alan Lyons, and Dallas Sue Lyons. Surviving grandchildren are Lisa Lyons Daugherty (husband Daren), James Robert Lyons II (wife Brandi), Christopher Lee Lyons (partner Kyle), and Reesa Caitlin Lyons-Baker (fiance Jon). She is also survived by her much loved great grandchildren Whitney Diane Earley (husband Jake), Brooke Nicole Daugherty, Jami Rene Lyons, Christopher Calvin Lyons, Brandon Wayne Lyons and Shelbi Moorehead, along with numerous relatives in the Dallas area.

Royce Purefoy

July 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, May 17, 1944
Died: 
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church in Mineral Wells
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Whitt Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 pm Monday at White’s Funeral Home in Mineral Wells.
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home Mineral Wells

Royce was born on May 27, 1944 in Mineral Wells. He served in the Air Force reserves. He was a life-long resident of Mineral Wells.Along with his Dad, Royce built and operated the Dairy Mart until it was sold in 1970. He was co-publisher and editor of the Mineral Wells Reporter until it was sold to the Mineral Wells Index.Royce was a reporter for the Mineral Wells Index and a contributing reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for several years after selling the MW Reporter.

Royce is preceded in death by his parents, J. C. and Louise Purefoy.

Royce is survived by his brother, George Purefoy and wife, Debra; niece, Christal; all of Frisco, Texas; his aunt, Oneida Crounse of Mineral Wells; his uncle and aunt, Walter and Margaret Sears of Mount Vernon, Texas.

C.W. "William" Ward

June 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, September 16, 1928
Died: 
Monday, June 27, 2011
Services: 
Friday, July 1, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

C.W. "William" Ward

C.W. was born Sept. 16, 1928, in Springtown to Clarence L. and Iola
Williams Ward. He was a lifelong resident of Springtown. C.W. was a
home-spun humorist, affectionately known as "Poppy." He was the original owner of Ward Welding and Supply. He was one of the first members of the Springtown Fire Department.

C.W. was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Hazel.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Judy Phillips of Fort Worth and Patti Smith and
husband Steve of Kennedale; son, David Ward of Springtown; grandchildren, Michelle, Jacquelyn, Brett, Kelsey and Derek; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Dorothy Jean Vowell Fox

June 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, September 21, 1931
Died: 
Monday, June 27, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment is in Memory Gardens immediately following. Visitation is 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, at Galbreaith-Pickard
Memorials may be made to: 
Instead of flowers, you may make a donation to the charity of your choice.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

Dorothy Jean Vowell Fox

Dorothy Jean Vowell Fox was born on September 21, 1931 in Weatherford, Texas. Her childhood friends called her “Dorothy,” but after graduating high school as Valedictorian began using her middle name, “Jeanne.” She earned her Associate’s Degree at Weatherford Junior College and went on to varied careers as seamstress, secretary, and homemaker. Jeanne is most widely known as the head bookkeeper/front office manager of the Weatherford Democrat newspaper from 1972 to 1992.

Zane Mitchell Lynch

June 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 18, 1971
Died: 
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Crowley Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation was from 1:00 P.M. to 4 P.M. Wednesday, June 29 at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Zane Mitchell Lynch

ane was born in Fort Worth on June 18, 1971 to Jerry Lawrence and Elaine Will Lynch. He had been employed as customer service manager at Albertson's in Lake Worth, Weatherford, Saginaw, Cherry Lane and Azle area. Zane was preceded in death by his father; brother, Terry Carter; and his grandparents.

Survivors: Mother, Elaine Lynch of Azle; uncles, Joe and Robert Lynch and their familes; two nieces in Okla.; and many friends and acquaintances.

James Willie Greene, Jr.

June 27, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, December 24, 1938
Died: 
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Services: 
Friday, July 1, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Greenwood Cemetery, Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Memorials may be made to: 
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

James Willie Greene, Jr.

James Willie Greene, Jr. was born on December 24, 1938 at Pointe Pleasant, Town of Plaquemine, Parish of Iberville, Louisiana to Reverend James Willie and Julia Mitchell Greene, Sr. Jim accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 12 and was baptized in the Mississippi River by his father. As a testimony to God's grace and mercy, Jim remained active in the Church through stewardship, evangelism and bible study. Jim's life is a reflection of his love for Christ, family and his fellow man.

Foley Burtnett

June 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, June 19, 1955
Died: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Hilltop Family Church, 1227 Cottondale Road, Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Goshen Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hilltop Family Church.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the Burtnett family requests consideration of donations in Foley's memory to Cancer Care Services, 623 S. Henderson St., Fort Worth, Texas 76104.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Foley Burtnett

David Foley Burtnett was born June 19, 1955, in Fort Worth, the fourth of six children to Robert L. and Ethel May Broaddus Burtnett. He was a member of the Springtown High School class of 1973. Foley married the former Sharon Caroline Clugston in Springtown on Feb. 22, 1997, and they began their life together.

Foley loved hot rods and engines and could build or fix anything. He was a great person and had no enemies. Foley was a very patient and kind person and in the words of Sharon, "He was perfect."

Foley was a faithful member of Hilltop Family Church.

Foley was preceded in death by his father, Robert Louis Burtnett, and grandmother, Ethel May Broaddus.

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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