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Michelle Dian Praytor

July 25, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, August 31, 1961
Services: 
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church with Dr. George and Chaplain Mack Praytor officiating
Other Arrangements: 
. Interment will follow in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. Visitation: 6-8 PM, Monday, July 25, 2011 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society North Texas Region-Fort Worth
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Michelle Dian Praytor

Doris Marie Taylor

July 21, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, May 27, 1926
Died: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, July 23, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Reverend Forrest Bass will officiate. Interment: Brock Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Doris Marie Taylor was born May 27, 1926, in Abilene, the second of three children to the late Milton Jack and Clara Mae Sproles Osborn. She was a member of North Main Church of God.

Doris was preceded in death by her husbands, Andrew Billingsley Stanley and Lymon Doss Taylor; brother, James Osborn; and granddaughter, Tammy Denise Stanley.

Survivors: Sons, James Gaylon Stanley Sr. and wife, Kathy, of Grandview, Joe Clyde Taylor and Carey Lee Taylor, both of Weatherford; grandchildren, James "Jim" Stanley Jr. and wife, Sissy, of Alvarado, and Michele Ann Stanley Pulse; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends.

Jess E. Hall, Jr.

July 21, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Oakland Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 8 am to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Jess E. Hall, Jr.

Jess enlisted in the US Army Air Corps at the onset of World War II and flew in Canada and Alaska. Jess returned to Texas after the end of the war and entered into the oilfield business with his father and three brothers. In 1948 Jess founded Weatherford Oil Tool Co., which today is known as Weatherford International, a global company employing over 50,000 people. After retiring from the presidency of Weatherford Oil Tool, Jess founded Jess Hall's Seasoned Salt Co. in 1975.

Throughout his life Jess maintained an intense love for aviation and his family.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sheila Hall, and his brothers Dub, Elmer and John.

Alma Frances Greenfield-Evans

July 20, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Thursday, October 14, 1920
Died: 
Monday, July 18, 2011
Services: 
Sunday, July 24, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Aledo
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 23 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.   
Memorials may be made to: 
Parker County Committee on Aging. P.O. Box 817 Weatherford, TX 76086
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford

Frances EvansAlma Frances Greenfield – Evans, age 90, died Monday, July 18, 2011 in a Weatherford nursing center.

Ms. Greenfield – Evans was born October 14, 1920 in Aledo, and was a resident there until moving to Weatherford, where she resided until her death.

Frances was a member of the First Baptist Church of Aledo for 70-plus years, and during those years served as Sunday School Secretary, Librarian, Greeter, and the Designated Hugger for all, and she was a member of the “Joy Strummers.”

Bill Eastman

July 20, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Wednesday, April 23, 1930
Died: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Services: 
Friday, July 22, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Aledo Brown Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6-8 PM, Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Aledo Athletic Department
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford

Bill EastmanB. C. “Bill” Eastman, age 81, of Aledo, died Tuesday, July 19, 2011 in Fort Worth.

Bill was born April 23, 1930 in Aledo, where he had lived all his life. He was a retired office machine salesman and technician, caretaker for the Aledo Brown Cemetery, Veteran of the U. S. Air Force and member of the Aledo United Methodist Church. During his life he served as a member of the Aledo School Board, as an Aledo Volunteer Fireman, and on the board member of the Aledo Community Center.

Linda Boyett

July 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, September 6, 1941
Died: 
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Goshen Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Monday at White's Funeral Home in Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Springtown

Linda Boyett

Linda was born September 6, 1941 in Thalia, daughter of Richard and Fannie Shultz Johnson. She was a long time resident of North Texas. Linda enjoyed gardening and cooking. She was also an avid artist. The love of Linda's life was the Lord. Preceding Linda in death were her parents and one brother.

Following a two year battle with cancer, Linda is survived by her husband, Homer L. Boyett of Springtown; daughter, Tammy Boyett of Dallas; son, Chris Boyett and wife, Donzi of Springtown; grandchildren, Brady and Kelly; four sisters and one brother; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Garland Greenlee

July 15, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, November 6, 1934
Died: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Elliott Street Church of Christ in Breckenridge
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers his children request that you make donations to the Wayland Cemetery or the Elliott Street Church of Christ.

Garland Greenlee

Garland was born and raised in Breckenridge, Texas and was a proud member of the Buckaroo Class of 1953. He played on the State Championship Football Team in 1952 and 1953. After retiring from the automobile business he was employed by the Breckenridge ISD as a bus driver and after moving to Fort Worth to be close to his children he was employed by the Aledo ISD and the children lovingly called him Mr. G.

He married Maurene Nunley on May 5, 1956 after they met in a drug store in Abilene. They were married over 25 years and remained close friends until her death in 2004. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Treva June Greenlee Prather.

Opal Ethel Arterbury

July 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, January 17, 1926
Died: 
Friday, July 8, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Opal Ethel Arterbury

Opal, the daughter of the late John William and Verna White Gary was born January 17, 1926 in Stony. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband.

Survivors: sons, Donald, William, Glenn, Carl and Wayne; and a host of loving family and friends.

James Elmer Spencer

July 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, January 24, 1935
Died: 
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First United Methodist Church of Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

James Elmer Spencer

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.

Sports Calendar

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

Friday, January 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Maypearl at Aledo High School, A 4:00 pm and JV 5:30 pm.

Saturday, January 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua/Cleburne (Dark) at Cleburne, B 12:00 pm.

  • Aledo Soccer Alumni Game at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 12:00 pm and Bearcats 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 6

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

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

  • Aledo Bearcats at Boswell, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm.

Thursday, January 8

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Waxahachie 287 Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats vs The Colony at Waxahachie Tournament, 7:30 pm. January 9 & 10 opponenet and time TBA.

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

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Brewer Middle School. 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 9

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats 7th & 8th A at Azle Junior High School Tournament.

  • Aledo Bearcat JV at Keller Timber Creek Tourny

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

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