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James Ralph Loyd

September 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, September 20, 1935
Died: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Concord Cemetery, Hughes Springs. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ralph was born September 20, 1935 in Hughes Springs to Edgar and Myrtle Smith Loyd. He was a longtime resident of Azle. Ralph enjoyed his family, the outdoors and being with his friends at the coffee shop. He also liked to feed the wildlife around his home.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; a son; four brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors: wife of 52 years, Betty Loyd of Azle; daughter, Andrea Van Kleeck of Azle; grandchildren, Bethany Rogers and husband, Brad of Fort Worth, Justin, Lacey and Ethan; also numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Sibyl M. Thomas

September 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, October 4, 1919
Died: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 (All day)
Location: 
Willow Park
Other Arrangements: 
Internment: in Tyler following cremation.
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made to Aledo United Methodist Church or a charity of choice.
Funeral Home: 
Mount Olivet Funeral Home

Sibyl M. Thomas
Sibyl was born October 4, 1919 to Jack Meazell and Zelma Boughton Meazell in Sulphur Springs.
She married Dee Lee Thomas on June 5, 1939, in Love County, Oklahoma. After Dee Lee went to Europe in 1942, Sibyl went to work as an electrical assembler at North American Aircraft building B-24 bombers for the war effort. She became one of the first female supervisors at North American. After the war, she and Dee Lee moved to East Texas, where he was a school administrator at Gaston, then west Rusk County schools.

Cecil Carr

September 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, October 26, 1923
Died: 
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Bethel Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Cecil Carr was born October 26, 1923 in Eastland, Texas to Ernest and Effie Carr. Mr. Carr was a member of North Main Church of Christ, a retired farmer and a former salesman for Carter Ivy Hardware. He is preceded in death by his daughters, Janice Ellis and Joyce Sosebee.

Survivors: Wife, Alice Carr, son, Jeff Carr, sisters, Lorene Jenkins and Irene Jennings, three grandchildren, Jacob Ellis, Briana Reagan and Devon Sosebee, three great grandchildren, Kegan, Kaden and Kaylee.

Bobby Dale Finchum

September 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, October 31, 1943
Died: 
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Springtown Church of Christ., 316 Church St.,
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Jaybird Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home., 401 N. Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown.

Bobby Dale Finchum

Bobby was born October 31, 1943 in Childress to William S. Finchum and Mildred H. Russell. He was a long time resident of the Azle area. Bobby's greatest enjoyment came from his car lot and his family.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and two brothers.

SURVIVORS: spouse, Jackie Finchum of Cleburne; daughter, Lana Cobb and husband, Jason of Springtown; son, Jason Finchum and wife, Jennifer of Springtown; brother, Kenneth and wife, Teresa of CO; sister, Patsy Jouett
of Childress; eight granddaughters; one grandson.

Lillyanne Rose White

September 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, September 16, 2011
Died: 
Friday, September 16, 2011
Services: 
Monday, September 26, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Springtown Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Lillyanne was born September 16, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas to Laura Renee Lemmings and Tommy Joe White. Our precious angel, Lilly is gone but never forgotten. She is now in the arms of the angels.

Lilly was preceded in death by her grandmother, Melanie Sue Lemmings.

Survivors: parents, Laura Lemmings and Tommy White; sister, Jennifer White; brother, Wesley White; grandparents, Butch Lemmings and step-grandmother, Nina Lemmings; paternal grandparents, Thomas and Velvea Lynn White; great-grandmother, Georgia Wheeler; uncle, Joe Coffee; aunts, Lacy Lemmings and Cassie Rodecap; numerous great-aunts, uncles, and numerous cousins.

James Arthur Carter

September 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, November 3, 1926
Died: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery, Azle. Visitation: 12:00 to 12:30 P.M.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Jimmie was born November 3, 1926 in Azle the youngest child of Atlas and Beatrice Gipson Carter. He made his profession of faith as a young boy at Ash Creek Baptist Church in Azle. Jimmie graduated from Azle High School and honorably served his country in the Merchant Marines during World War II, traveling to many places. He enjoyed living at his lake front property on Lake Worth. Jimmie loved Fort Worth and knew it like the back of his hand. He enjoyed keeping up with the stock market, the Dallas Cowboys, golf and the TCU Horned Frogs. He had a quick-wit and sense of humor and it was a pleasure to be in his company.

Jimmie was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie in 2005; his parents; and brothers, W. A. and Allen Carter.

James Leo Brewer

September 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, September 24, 1958
Died: 
Monday, September 19, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rbie Threatt officiating
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in the Tin Top Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 PM, Thursday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

James Leo Brewer

James Brewer was born September 24, 1958 in Weatherford to Howard Paul and Virginia Ann Holbrook Brewer. James was a member of First Baptist Church and a long time employee of the Weatherford Post Office. He began working part time at the post office at age 19 while perusing his interest in automobiles as a salesman at a parts store. A short time later, James was hired as a full time rural route carrier with the post office and continued his love for cars on his off time. He always enjoyed going to Corpus Christi on deep sea fishing tours and spending time exploring the ocean.

James was preceded in death by his father Howard Paul Brewer, in 1992.

Shane Weston Cook

September 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, July 28, 1971
Died: 
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 10:30
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Jaybird Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Shane Weston Cook

Shane was born July 28, 1971 in Blackwell, Okla. He was a very young at heart 40 year old. Shane was loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors: Mother, Melba Simpson and her dear friend, Pat Blackstock; son, Weston Cook; sister, Melissa Anderberg and her husband, Bruce and their children, Lisa, Jeremy, Shawnna and Sledge; girlfriend, LaShea Rodden and her children, Devon and Nevaeh; aunt and uncle, Charlene and Bill Cook; and many friends and acquaintances.

John "Jack" Frank Brow

September 20, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, January 6, 1929
Died: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

John "Jack" Frank Brow
Jack was born January 6, 1929 in Fresno, Calif. to John Frank and Christine Rose Jones Brow. He was a longtime resident of Azle. Jack loved to watch sports on television especially the Dallas Cowboys. He also enjoyed shopping with his wife, Glenda. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and daughter, Judy Dixon.

Bryan Frailey

September 19, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, April 23, 1954
Died: 
Monday, September 12, 2011
Services: 
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 11:30
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, 401 North Main Street, Springtown.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park, Reno. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Frailey family suggests consideration of donations in Bryan's memory to the American Heart Association, Post Office Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75284-1125.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Bryan Cecil Frailey was born April 23, 1954, in Fort Worth, son of the late Harvey G. and Barbara Bell Frailey. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy and made his career as a custom painter. Bryan had a great sense of humor and left an impression on every life he touched. He was an outdoorsman and loved fishing and the Dallas Cowboys. He really appreciated a pretty yard and enjoyed working in his yard and sitting on the front porch. Roscoe, his faithful dog, was his buddy.

Bryan was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Dale Jett.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, March 12

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Abilene Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Boswell Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Richland Tournament, Times TBA.

Monday, March 16

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Orange at Brock High School Tournament at Canyon West Golf Course.

  • Aledo Bearcats JV vs. Joshua at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Joshua, 6:00 pm. *District Game.

Tuesday, March 17

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Lake Ridge JV Tournament at Mansfield National Golf Course.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Granbury, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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