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Judy Buckland

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 29, 1958
Died: 
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Services: 
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Brock Cemetery. At Judy's request, there will be no visitation.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Judy Buckland was born April 29, 1958, in Owenton, Ky., daughter of the late Granville and Carolyn Ferguson. She graduated from Owenton High School with the class of 1976 and furthered her education at Georgetown College, where she received a Bachelor's degree. Judy married Steve Buckland in 1979 in Marcus, Ky., and they were blessed with three girls. Judy and Steve moved to Weatherford in 2005 and she became very active at First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and started the Women's Ministry. She was also the VBS director and worked VBS for several years.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Teresa.

Alford David Farrell

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, August 1, 1929
Died: 
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Alford David Farrell

Alford David Farrell was born August 1, 1929, son of the late William and Althea Jones Farrell in Whites Chapel. He was a long time resident of Springtown. Mr. Farrell honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was employed for 43 years at General Dynamics.

Alford loved to complete projects and tinker around his work shop. Livestock and gardening were a very important part of his life.

Alford was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a sister.

Jerry Ben Smiley

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories

Jerry Ben Smiley: Jerry Smiley was born May 7, 1938, son of the late Sam and Mary Griffin Smiley in San Angelo. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot and was a retired Captain for American Airlines.Jerry was preceded in death by his son-in-law, George Shockley. Survivors: wife, Mary Smiley; daughter, Sheryl Shockley; sons, Robert Smiley and Jerry Don Smiley; step-son, Charles Bogard; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Liah Diane Riddle

May 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 2, 1963
Died: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Services: 
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m. - 12 noon Monday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, Springtown

Liah Diane Riddle: Liah Diane Riddle was born April 2, 1963 to Frederick & Donna Wagoner Peckler in Bellflower, California. She was a longtime resident of Springtown. Liah was an avid hunter and wonderful cook. She loved to crochet and fish. Her animals were the delight of her life. Liah was preceded in death by one brother. Survivors: husband, Nez Riddle, of Springtown; sisters, Nelva, Kim, Salina and Cindy; brothers, Cliff, Gene, Tracy, Richard, Don and Ed; parents, David and Donna, Fred and Artie; special pets, Harley, Abby, Paula and Lucky; numerous friends and acquaintances.

Virginia Ann Witherspoon

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, July 8, 1929
Died: 
Friday, April 29, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Couts Memorial United Methodist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Couts Memorial United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Virginia Ann Witherspoon

The daughter of Ruby and Orville Milburn, she was born in Parker County on July 8, 1929, and was a graduate of Weatherford High School, Weatherford College and North Texas State University, from which she received her master's degree in education.

Ann enjoyed 50 years of marriage to William O. "Bill" Witherspoon, which was blessed by four sons - Mike (Debbie), Mark (Brenda), Tommy and John. Bill and John preceded her in death. She taught school for eight years in Jacksboro and worked 21 years in Weatherford as a teacher, coordinator and counselor. She helped design and implement the WISD Elementary Guidance and Counseling Program in four schools.

Danny Joe Piper

April 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 2, 1966
Died: 
Monday, April 25, 2011
Services: 
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Pecan Valley Mental Health and Mental Retardation. The local facility website accepts donations on line at www.pvmhmr.org.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Danny Joe Piper was born Feb. 2, 1966, in Odessa, son of Joe and Charlene Bennett Piper. He attended Garner School for eight years and graduated from Peaster High School. Danny obtained his agricultural business degree from Tarleton State University. He was a proud member of FFA.

Survivors: Daughter, Danielle Piper; father, Joe Piper and wife, Margie; mother, Charlene Durham; stepfather, Donald Durham; sister, Tammy Gilbreath; stepbrothers and stepsisters; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and close friend, Loraine.

Phyllis Jean Hoy

April 26, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, April 8, 1937
Died: 
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Annetta Cemetery to follow. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard.
Memorials may be made to: 
Center of Hope or Parker Paws.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Phyllis Jean Hoy

Phyllis was born April 8, 1937 in Washington, PA to John and Hilda Krocker.

Phyllis was a loving wife of 55 years, a grandmother of four, aunt of to 27 nieces and nephews and dear friend of many. She was an active member of the Extension Homemakers club of Lake Weatherford and a dedicated parent in many of her children’s activities as they were growing up.

Betty Lou Clark

April 25, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, December 28, 1929
Died: 
Friday, April 22, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Betty Lou Clark

Betty was born December 28, 1929 in Jacksonville, Florida to Harold W. and Myrtle R. Hopkins Thomas. She was a longtime resident of Boyd, was very active in her church and a true Christian. Betty was an accomplished oil painter. She loved sewing, flowers and especially her family.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; a son; a brother and her husband.

Survivors: sons, Frank Clark and wife, Sharlotte of Paradise and James G. Clark (Debra) of Texarkana; sister, Sue Morrison and husband, Leon of Fla; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; special friend, Billie Lambert; also numerous friends and acquaintances.

Casey Denman

April 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 7, 1979
Died: 
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Services: 
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Dennis, 7600 FM 1189, Lipan
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Buckner Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Casey Denman

Casey Don Denman was born Feb. 7, 1979, in Fort Worth, son of Don and Pam Denman. He graduated from Keller High School in 1997. Casey loved his children and was an excellent father. He was an avid roper and enjoyed working around his place.
Survivors:children, Cole, McKenzie and Cooper;parents, Don and Pam Denman of Dennis; sister, Jodi Dawn Horton and husband, Todd; grandmother, Betty Treadway of Dennis; uncle, Joe Denman and wife, Delana of Brock; aunt, Susan Westbrook of Dennis; niece, Alex; nephew, Cal; and numerous other family and friends.

Dr. Joseph Anthony Aimone

April 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, April 13, 1929
Died: 
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Other Arrangements: 
To light a candle of hope in remembrance of Dr. Aimone or to sign the guestbook go to www.hendersonfuneralcare.com.
Memorials may be made to: 
The family asks that donations be made to TAPS, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554 or Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th Street, Pekin, IL 61554 or St. Joseph’s School, 300 S. 6th St.
Funeral Home: 
Services in care of Henderson Funeral Home, Pekin.

Dr. Joseph Anthony Aimone'

Dr. Aimone was born April 13, 1929 in Pekin, IL to Joseph James and Loraine (Piro) Aimone. He married JoAnn Johnson of Grafton, North Dakota on July 5, 1952.

Dr. Aimone attended Pekin Grade Schools and graduated from PCHS in 1946 where he was active in music, theater and the track team. He was a recipient of the Bausch and Lomb Science Award. He graduated from Bradley University in 1948 and the University Of Illinois College Of Dentistry in 1952. He served in the United States Navy. He was on active duty for 2 years, served 9 years in the reserves and was in the Illinois National Guard for 3 years.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, November 25

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Timbercreek at Aledo High School, B 1:30 p.m., A 12:00 p.m., JV 1:30 p.m., and Varsity 3:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Birdville at Aledo High School, Freshmen 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m.

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

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