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Leila "Helen" Mackey

April 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, January 15, 1927
Died: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Leila "Helen" MackeyLeila "Helen" Mackey

Helen was born January 15, 1927 in Tunis, North Africa. She was a long time resident of Azle and a member of Ash Creek Baptist Church. Helen enjoyed being with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Doyle.
Survivors: daughters, Dorothy Lupton, of Decatur and Denise McNeal, of Azle; sons, Larry Mackey and wife, Karen and Ronnie Mackey, all of Azle; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; numerous friends and acquaintances.

Joseph “Joe” Brantley Wiley

April 20, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, February 14, 1925
Died: 
Monday, April 18, 2011
Services: 
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Aledo-Brown Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Joseph “Joe” Brantley WileyJoseph “Joe” Brantley Wiley

Joe was born February 14, 1925 to John Brantley and Mary Bell Wiley in Aledo, Texas.

Joe married his childhood sweetheart, Billie Grace Carver, on July 20, 1944. Joe was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Navy in the Pacific. He was attached to Task Force 31 as a member of the Tokyo Bay Occupation Force, participated in the initial landing and occupation of the Tokyo Bay area and the capture of the HIJMS Nagato, which symbolized the unconditional and complete surrender of the Japanese Navy. After retirement, Joe and his wife, Billie Grace moved to Mesa, Arizona and later to Forsyth, Missouri.

Pearl Marzelle Rich

April 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Services: 
Monday, April 18, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Central Cemetery, Parker County. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Pearl was born to Edgar and Willie Ellis in Weatherford. She grew up in the Central Community where she met and married her childhood sweetheart, Charles Rich. They were married for 62 years.

Marzelle retired from Container Corporation in the early 60's to pursue her energetic interests in gardening and her love of cooking. She had a "green thumb" and could make anything grow. A relaxing day for her was mowing the grass, tending her vegetable garden and flowers. She decided she had retired too early so she went to work for Tandy Co. After her second retirement, she attended TCC taking painting lessons to develop her innate artistic talents. She produced many beautiful works of art.

Edward J. Therens

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, May 19, 1924
Died: 
Friday, April 8, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 14:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Burial: 10:45 a.m. Thursday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Edward J. TherensEdward J. Therens
Edward John Therens was born May 19, 1924, in White Lake, S.D., son of the late Peter and Barbe Schon Therens. He was married to Janet Louis Wilson for 60 years and lived in Weatherford for 47 years.
He loved his family, he was a gentle man. He loved tinkering around his shed and building things. Loved to swim and tend to his garden.

Jack West

April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, October 7, 1960
Died: 
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Services: 
Monday, April 11, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephens Catholic Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Cemetery. Rosary: 5 to 5:30 P.M. and Visitation: 5:30 to 7 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Jack was born October 7, 1960 in Wichita Falls to Jack W. and Carolyn Williams West. He was a longtime resident of Springtown. Jack regularly read his bible and was a faithful believer in God. He was an avid fisherman and loved to watch his kids play sports. Jack was preceded in death by his father, Jack W. West.
Survivors: wife, Rebecca West of Springtown; sons, Jordon West of Charleston, SC., and Preston West of Springtown; daughters, Cassie West and Kaylie-Ann West both of Springtown; mother, Carolyn West of Springtown; brother, Sheldon West and wife, Espi of Aledo; sister, Gayla Shafer of Springtown; several nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friend.
Jack WestJack West

Ruby Lee Stephens Grizzard

April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, February 6, 1917
Died: 
Friday, April 8, 2011
Services: 
Monday, April 11, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 6 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ruby was born in Navarro County, February 6, 1917. She married her sweetheart, Odwin Grizzard in 1936. They were married for 55 years, until his death in 1991. they moved to Azle in 1953.
Odwin and Ruby were charter members of the Honey Do Sam's Camping Club for many years and had wonderful times with their dear friends. They were charter members of Azle Assembly of God Church.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the residents and staff of Eagle Crest Villa whom she dearly loved, Community Hospice in Burleson and Margaret Henson, her caregiver in her final days. Ruby was also preceded in death by her oldest son, Jimmy Grizzard.

Homer Rea Hodges

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, November 19, 1945
Died: 
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Homer Rea HodgesHomer Rea Hodges
Homer was born Nov. 19, 1945, to Homer and Callie Swiger Hodges Sr. in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a longtime resident of Azle. Homer was an avid dirt track race fan, genealogist and traveler. He honorably served his country in the United States Army. Homer was retired from BNSF Railroad.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Grady R. Gislar; grandmother, Phoeba Mae Williams; great-aunt, Clara D. Hill; and aunt, Clara Alice McKnight.

Norma Jean Barnes

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, April 8, 1928
Died: 
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Soda Springs Cemetery Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Norma Jean Barnes was born April 8, 1928, in Soda Springs, daughter of the late Arlie and Marie Grimes Ashley. She was a life time resident of Soda Springs and a life time member of the Millsap Garden Club. Norma Jean married William "Speck" Barnes on Dec. 14, 1946. Mrs. Barnes retired from the administration office of the Mineral Wells ISD. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William "Speck" Barnes in February 2011; and brothers, Howard Ashley and Burke Ashley.

John "Johnny" Hannigan

March 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, June 11, 1947
Died: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

John "Johnny" HanniganJohn "Johnny" HanniganJohnny was born June 11, 1947 in Detroit, Mich. to Patrick Wayne and Barbara Ellis Hannigan. He will be dearly missed by his family and all that knew him.
Survivors: wife of 40 years, Nancy Hannigan of Reno; brother-in-law, David Miller and wife, Cathy of Weatherford; sister, Kathy Hamilton; five nephews and one niece.

John Wayne Winford

March 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, March 9, 1936
Died: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Services: 
Friday, April 1, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

John Wayne WinfordJohn Wayne WinfordWayne was born March 9, 1936 in Clinton Okla. to John McGee and Marguerete Wright Winford.

He retired from HEB ISD and was a longtime member of Western Wheeler Camping Club. Wayne recently became a member of Normandale Baptist Church after being a longtime member of North Euless Baptist Church. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Barry Keith Winford.

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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