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Harley Cox

January 13, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Tuesday, May 21, 1918
Died: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6-8 PM, Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: 
Parker County Meals on Wheels
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Harley Carlesley Cox, 92, of Weatherford, passed away January 12, 2011 in a local nursing facility. Born May 21, 1918 in Dalhart, Texas he was a long time resident of Parker County. Harley was an employee for Bell Helicopter where he retired as an inspector, a member of North Side Baptist Church and the Phoenix Lodge #275. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid dancer. Harley is preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Agatha Cox and his sister, Viola Cannon. Survivors include: wife, Patricia Cox of Weatherford, daughter, Frances Cox Berkley and husband Eugene of Weatherford; brother, Onnie Leo Cox and wife Bobbie of Killeen; three grandchildren Eddie, Vickie and Ricky Berkley; five great grandchildren; three nephews and one niece.

Roxie Duke

January 12, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Died: 
Monday, January 10, 2011
Services: 
Friday, January 14, 2011 - 11:30
Location: 
Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Roxie Bernice Duke, 93, passed away Monday, January 10, 2011 in Arlington.

Services: Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 14, at Greenwood Cemetery of Weatherford.

Bernice was born in Santo, Texas, to J. E. and Roxie Lee Bankhead. Bernice was a graduate of the University of North Texas at Denton. She and her family lived in Levelland, Andrews and then Brownfield, Texas, where she taught English for many years. Bernice later moved to Mineral Wells where she resided for several years before moving to Arlington, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack Fulgham, and then Edward Duke. Bernice’s sister and brother also preceded her in death.

Lessie Strickland

January 12, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Sunday, June 29, 1930
Died: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Services: 
Friday, January 14, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 pm Thursday. Interment in Memory Gardens.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Lessie Marie Strickland, 80, of Weatherford, died Tuesday, January 11, 2011 in a Stephenville hospital. Mrs. Strickland was born June 29, 1930 in Parker County where she was a life long resident until moving to Stephenville in 2008. Marie was a billing clerk, a homemaker and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She enjoyed her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Strickland is preceded in death by her husband Travis Strickland, parents, Clarence and Estelle Blackerby and brother, Edwin Blackerby.

Gabriele Holman

January 10, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Tuesday, December 21, 1948
Died: 
Friday, January 7, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 - 17:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6-8 PM, Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
To share the love and passion Sonia had for Ikard Elementary and the students; the family is asking for memorials to be made in her memory payable to Ikard Elementary, c/o Tom Holman, Sr., 114 E. Rentz St. Weatherford, Texas 76086. Galbreaith Pickard in charge of arrangements
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Gabriele Sonia Holman, 62, of Weatherford passed away Friday, January 7, 2011 in the Weatherford hospital.
Born December 21, 1948 in Schweinfurt, Germany, Sonia was a long time resident of Parker County. She was a homemaker and a teacher at Ikard Elementary. Sonia loved working for the school and enjoyed teaching her students.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Anita Haas Nicholson. Sonia is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Tom, Sr.; daughters, Debra Free and husband Billy of Jasper Georgia and Kimberly Smith of Georgia; step daughters, Desarae Holman of Greensboro, NC and Star Elaine; son, Thomas Wayne Holman, Jr.; eight grandchildren, Doug, Christopher, Ryan, Emily, Travis, Brittny, Cheyenne and Dalton.

Alvin Fay

January 6, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Tuesday, January 27, 1970
Died: 
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, January 8, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
New Hope Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Alvin FayAlvin Fay, age 40, of El Paso, died Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in
a Fort Worth Hospital. Born June 27, 1970 in San Angelo, a resident of San Angelo area before moving to El Paso. He was a restaurant cook and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by parents, Owen and Ruby Fay and sisters,Mary Jones and Dorothy Williams.
Survivors:
Sisters – Tedra Fay of Weatherford
Carol Fay of Fort Worth
Mary Fay of Weatherford
Alice Fay of Springfield, Illinois
Debbie Lewis of Springfield, Illinois
Betty Pitts of San Angelo
Brothers – Maurice Fay of Weatherford
Charles Fay of San Angelo

Reverend Charles Thomas

January 5, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Thursday, January 1, 1920
Died: 
Monday, January 3, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Bethel United Methodist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Bethel Cemetery, next door to the church. Visitation: One hour prior to the funeral at the church.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Benevelent Program at Bethel UMC, a program Rev. Thomas established a few years ago to help those in need.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Reverend Charles Wesley Thomas, 90, flew peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Monday, Jan. 3, 2011.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethel United Methodist Church, 3196 Bethel Road, Weatherford. Charles Thomas
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Benevelent Program at Bethel UMC, a program Rev. Thomas established a few years ago to help those in need.

Doyle Young

January 5, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Thursday, February 7, 1935
Died: 
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Greenwood Community Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 PM, Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Flowers are welcome; other memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation 5429 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy Ste 250 Dallas, TX 75240 or the Gideon’s Po Box 140800 Nashville, Tennessee 37214-0800. Galbreaith Pickard in charge of arrangements.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Doyle Wayne Young, 75, of Weatherford passed away Saturday January 1, 2011 in the local hospital. He was born February 7, 1935 in Lynn County, Texas to Dillard L. and Ida Mae Hodo Young. Doyle was a retired industrial mechanic, a member of the Assembly of God Church in Weatherford and the Gideon’s. Mr. Young loved to fly planes. To share his love of flying, and teach others to fly multi wing - multi engine aircraft, he studied many hours to become an instructor. He married the love of his life, Beverly Robinett, October 12, 1957 in Kalgary, Texas. Doyle is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Beverly; daughters, Jill Baltz and husband Steve of Terrell and Jan Robins and husband Marlin of Bastrop; son Jack Young of Gladewater; sister, Rena Johnson of Godley; brother, D.L.

David Noland

January 5, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Friday, February 1, 1952
Died: 
Sunday, January 2, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 at White’s Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to First Baptist Church of Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

David NolandDavid NolandDavid Alan Noland of Weatherford, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2011. He was 58.

David was born on February 1, 1952 in Greybull, Wyoming. He grew up in Weatherford where he graduated from Weatherford High School in 1970. He received the Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1974.

After graduation he began work in finance and appraisals. He held positions at First National Bank of Joshua and Mutual Bldg and Loan Association in Weatherford, and also other family-owned businesses before he started his own appraisal business, Noland and Associates. He was a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker.

Beverley Bobo

January 3, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Sunday, October 18, 1931
Died: 
Friday, December 31, 2010
Services: 
Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Beverley Ione Lackey Bobo, 79, passed away Friday, December 31, 2010.
Service: 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 6 at White's Azle Chapel.
Beverley Bobo
Beverley was born October 8, 1931 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Ted and Laverne Lackey. She had been a resident of Azle since 1957. Beverley was preceded in death by her grandson, Terry Glenn Bobo II in 1989; son, Irvin Harvey Bobo in 1996; husband, Lester Carl Bobo in 2001.

Pamela Cathey

January 3, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Sunday, January 28, 1951
Died: 
Monday, January 3, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 15:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be 6-8 PM, Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Pamela Cathey, age 59, of Weatherford, died early Monday morning, January 3, 2011 in a Fort Worth Hospital. Born June 28, 1951 in Knoxville, Indiana, a resident of Parker County for several years. She was a homemaker and a
Restaurant Manager.
Survivors:
Sons – Joseph Oesterle and wife Josephine of Weatherford
Phillip Oesterle of Commerce, Georgia
Steve Oesterle and wife, Stacy, of Commerce, Georgia
Sister – Claudia
Brother – Paul Nesbitt
6 Grandchildren – Jodi, Jenna, Jessica, Davidson, Riley and Madison

Funeral service will be held at 3 PM, Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in the
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be 6-8 PM, Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at the funeral home.

Sports Calendar

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

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