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Polly Brown

January 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, July 26, 1913
Died: 
Monday, January 17, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery
Memorials may be made to: 
North Side Baptist Church Building Fund
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Polly BrownPolly Brown, age 97, of Weatherford, died Monday afternoon, January 17, 2011 in a local nursing facility. Born July 26, 1913 in Gibtown, Texas, a resident of
Weatherford for many years. She was a homemaker, retired cook for the
Weatherford Independent School District and member of the North Side Baptist
Church. Polly loved crocheting, gardening, cooking, quilting and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Brown and a daughter,
Charlene Brown.

Survivors:
Daughter – Sandra Moss and husband, Ray of Weatherford
Sons – Charles Brown and wife, Frances of Weatherford
Donald Brown and wife, Sherry of Weatherford

Jimmy Dale Tillery

January 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, September 20, 1958
Died: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Services: 
Monday, January 24, 2011 - 16:01
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Jimmy Dale Tillery, age 52, of Mineral Wells, died Tuesday afternoon, January 18, 2011, in the Veterans Hospital in Dallas. Born September 20, 1958 in Amarillo, Texas, a resident of Weatherford and Mineral Wells for many years.
He was a Baptist, Marine Veteran and he will be dearly missed by all that knew him. Jimmy was preceded in death by his Mother, Hazel Louise Tillery in 1995.

Survivors:
Daughter – Sarah Tillery of Irving
Son - M. C. Tillery, Jr. of Irving
Father – M. C. Tillery, Sr. of Mineral Wells
Special person – Kim Tillery of Mineral Wells
Sister – Deborah Louise Barnett and husband, Greg of Carrollton
Half Brother – Johnny Lee Tillery of Little Rock
Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces

No service is planned at this time.

Patricia Kidd

January 17, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Thursday, October 5, 1961
Died: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Brock Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
nterment in Memory Gardens. Visitation 6-8 pm Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Patricia A. Kidd, 49, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011 in a Fort Worth hospital. Mrs. Kidd was born October 5, 1961 in Fairfield Alabama. She was a District Clerk Chief Deputy for 10 years with Parker County and a member of Greenwood Baptist Church where she was a member of the Praise team. Patricia loved spending quality time with her Aunts, Uncles, cousins and extended family from Birmingham Alabama and San Antonio. She is preceded in death by her father Robert Earl Bibby. Maternal grandparents, Raymond and Ruth Register and Paternal grandparents, Square David and Lillie Alm Bibby

Survivors:

Husband - Lenn Kidd of Weatherford

Mother – Frances Register Bibby

Sister – Rhonda Cooper and husband Bill

Brother in law – Roger Kidd and wife Sheree

Dempsey Stice

January 17, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Saturday, June 22, 1968
Died: 
Friday, January 14, 2011
Services: 
Monday, January 17, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
Trinity Bible Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 pm Sunday in the chapel at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Memory Gardens.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Dempsey Tagler Stice, 42, of Weatherford passed away Friday, January 14, 2011. Dempsey was born June 22, 1968 in Abilene, Tx to Orlano and Sonny Stice. Dempsey and his family moved to Weatherford as a small child and Weatherford remained his home. He graduated from Weatherford High School in 1985 and enlisted in the US Air Force where he served honorably. Dempsey returned home and his entrepreneurial spirit led to the opening of Stice Electronics, a successful company who served Weatherford for many years. Dempsey’s vision and drive did not stop there, he went on to form Stice Construction whose tremendous success led to many fine buildings being constructed and that will service as reminders of Dempsey’s vision for the community he loved.

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.

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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