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Shirley Edwards

May 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, March 1, 1935
Died: 
Monday, May 23, 2011
Services: 
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Santo
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Dobbs Valley Cemetery, Palo Pinto County. At Shirley's request, there will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to: 
The Edwards family requests consideration of donations, in lieu of usual remembrances, in Shirley's memory, to American Diabetes Association, Box 11454, Alexandria, Va. 22312.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Shirley Ann Chesnut Edwards was born March 1, 1935, at Chesnut Mountain, daughter of the late Dwight and Pearl Jones Chesnut. She married Tom Edwards in Santo in 1951 and they began their lives together, which would last 60 years. Shirley loved to work in her orchard and garden and was an animal lover. She reared her five children and was active at Live Oak Baptist Church until her health no longer permitted. Service to her Lord was top priority, followed very closely by her family.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Margene Ricke.

Virginia "Gerry" Jones

May 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, December 5, 1923
Died: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 10:30
Location: 
Birdville Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Bluebonnett Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Virginia "Gerry" Jones

Virginia was born Virginia G. Aday, December 5, 1923. She has called North Points her home for the past six years. Gerry was a long time Azle resident and was an active member of Silver Creek United Methodist Church in Azle. Since the passing of her husband, David, she has been a member of Birdville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; granddaughter, Dianna; and many other family members. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

Alice Mary Bennett Clark

May 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, March 18, 1926
Died: 
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
No formal service will be held.
Memorials may be made to: 
Contributions may be made in her name to the Friends of the Azle Memorial Library.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Alice Mary Bennett Clark

Alice was born March 18, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois to John and Lucille Bennett. She enjoyed dancing, reading, swimming, traveling and tending her rose garden. After marrying Roy Clark in 1947 Alice devoted her life to her family. Alice and Roy moved from Chicago to Midlothian, Illinois in 1954, where they lived happily together until 2004.

Alice raised her children with deep devotion and unending love. She taught them that kindness matters and and that family always comes first. Her honesty and independent nature lives on in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Alice leaves a legacy of tender love and many blessed happy memories.

Gerald "Jerry" Dean Torell

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, May 31, 1933
Died: 
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ash Creek Baptist Church Building Fund,300 South Stewart, Azle, TX 76020.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Gerald "Jerry" Dean Torell

Maxine Gray

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, August 3, 1928
Died: 
Friday, May 20, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 (All day)
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home.

Maxine Gray

Maxine was born August 3, 1928 in Waxahachie to Olin Price and Ada Josephine Lyler McKoy. She was a long time resident of Azle. Maxine loved her animals, books, children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her her parents; and her husband.

Survivors: three sons; one daughter; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Cleo Dell Gann

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, May 10, 1928
Died: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Services: 
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Rule Church of Christ
Other Arrangements: 
isitation is 10 am to noon at the church. Interment will follow at the Rule Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers please send donations in memory of Cleo to the charity of your choice or Autumn Hill Manor, 202 W. Rentz, Weatherford, TX 76086
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Cleo Dell Gann

Cleo was born May 10, 1928, the daughter of Roy Stephen and Okla Loraine Wilson in Rule, Texas. She married W.A. "Hub" Gann on October 12, 1945. Cleo was a life long member of the Rule Church of Christ. She was an amazing woman who loved God, her family, and friends. Cleo lived her faith each day, never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Her smile was so bright it lit up the the room and gave encouragement to everyone who saw it. Cleo was preceded in death by her parents; husband, "Hub"; five sisters, and one brother.

Ethel Ardenia Williamson

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, February 16, 1922
Died: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Services: 
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White’s Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Internment in Memory Gardens of the Valley Cemetery. Visitation is from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday at White’s Chapel of Memories.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Ethel Ardenia Williamson

Norma Jean Taff Helbing

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, February 2, 1939
Died: 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
No formal service is planned.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made in honor of Norma Jean to Community Hospice of Texas, Hospice House Downtown, 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76102
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Norma Jean Taff Helbing

Norma Jean was born February 2, 1939 in Montague County to August Corbin Taff and Blanche Eliza Abbott Taff. She graduated from Cozart Nursing School as an LVN.

Norma Jean was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; and one sister. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

Survivors include ex-husband, Calvin Helbing; son, Mike Darden both of Azle; daughters, Pam Crist and husband, Larry of Saginaw, Jacqueline Daniel and husband, Danny of Willow Park and Darla Parnell and husband, Jerry; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Claude L. Taff; several nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Mason Veyon Milstead

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, February 26, 1953
Died: 
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Services: 
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 2 to 4 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers donations may be made at Compass Bank in the "Mason Milstead Memorial Account" to help with family expenses.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Mason Veyon Milstead

Mason was born in Cleburne February 26, 1953, the son of Mary and Norman Milstead. At the age of 15 he started working on cars and every since then it has been his passion. He is preceded in death by his grandparents.

Survivors: Loving wife, Carrol Milstead; daughters, Cassie and Amanda Milstead, and Monica Parrott; six grandchildren; parents, Norman and Mary Milstead; and numerous siblings and numerous friends.

Cyril Floy "Sue" Austin

May 17, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, December 15, 1912
Died: 
Monday, May 16, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Nelson Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Cyril Floy"Sue" Austin

Sue was born December 15, 1912 in Parker County to Henry and Emma Jones Smith. She had lived in the community of Reno for many years.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred Austin; sons, Don and Woody Austin; sisters, Ray, Ruth, and Imogene.

Survivors: son, Ted Austin and wife, Cindy of Springtown; daughters, Mary Ann Austin and husband, Lloyd Bailey and Evelyn Graham all of Springtown; grandchildren, Ronnie Swant, Susan Skinner, Dana Miller, Kenneth Atchison, Beverly Bosma, Nick Austin, Teresa and Hayley Austin; nine great-grandchilderen; and three great-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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