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Charles Edward "Chuck" Katlic

August 4, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, January 8, 1923
Died: 
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 Ball St., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund or American Legion Post 163 Flag Fund
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Charles Edward "Chuck" Katlic, Jr., 91, of Weatherford died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
Funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 Ball St., Weatherford with interment at Whitt Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the American Legion Hall, 200 Cartwright Park Rd., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund or American Legion Post 163 Flag Fund.
Charles Edward Katlic, Jr. was born Jan. 8, 1923 to Charles A. and Mary Novak Katlic in Millersville, Md. He served in the United States Army as a sergeant during World War II, fighting valiantly in the Battle of the Bulge. Katlic was a life member of VFW, American Legion, Combat Infrantrymen's Assoc., D.A.V., and 99th Division Assoc. He served two terms as president of Trinity Lutheran Church. He worked for the U.S. Coast Guard as chief supply officer.
Katlic volunteered for most of his life with the VFW and American Legion and was instrumental in dedicating many veterans parks and decorating with flags on all military holidays. One of his proudest days was in 2013 when the street leading to the American Legion Hall was renamed in his honor as Chuck Katlic Lane.
He was preceded in death by three sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Ola Katlic; daughter, Charlene Ella Rowles and husband, Thomas; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Marge Lucas, Evelyn Lam and James Katlic; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Jordan Paredes

August 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, June 20, 1998
Died: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-481

Jordan Paredes, 16, of Weatherford died suddenly Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Funeral service is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford with interment at Tin Top Cemetery, Weatherford.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Jordan Ricardo Paredes was born June 20, 1998 to Damien Paredes and Amanda Cooper in Fort Worth. He was the oldest of six. Jordan would have been a junior at Weatherford High School. He was an organ donor.
He was preceded in death by great-grandmother, Ruth Morgan; great-grandmother Patricia Winfrey; great-uncle, Raymond Koopman; great-grandparents, John and Pauline Brown; great-grandfather, Genaro Paredes; and great-grandparents, Sue and Gene Miller.
Survivors include his father, Damien Paredes and second mother, Jennifer Carroll; mother, Amanda Cooper and step-father, Aaron Davis; siblings, Chance, Breanna, Abram, Caden and Austin; grandparents, Pamela Brown, Ric Paredes, Wanda Cooper, Joseph Allen Cooper, II, Clint and Sharon Carroll; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.

Billy Ray Beene

August 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, February 20, 1933
Died: 
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Billy Ray Beene, 81, of Weatherford died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at his home.
Funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford with interment at East Greenwood Cemetery
Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Billy Ray Beene was born Feb. 20, 1933 to William A. and Bertha Crella Beene in Weatherford. He was a football coach for several high schools and loved to play golf with friends. His friends nicknamed him "short and loud" because when he was out, people knew he was around. Billy was an active member of First Baptist Church of Weatherford for many years.
Billy was preceded in death by his little girl, Sheri Campbell Beene.
Survivors include his sons, William Ray Beene and Russell Douglas Beene; grandchildren, Meri and Melina Campbell and Robert Beene; favorite cousin, Tommy Chilcutt; and many other family members and friends.

Robert Dale Byrd

August 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, July 24, 1960
Died: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Services: 
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Long Creek Cemetery in Hood County
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Robert Dale Byrd, 54, of Weatherford died Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4 at Long Creek Cemetery in Hood County.
Robert Dale Byrd was born July 24, 1960 to B.J. and Jo Ann Hicks Byrd in Henrietta. He was a longtime member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was a missionary. He owned his own bookkeeping business for the last 10 years. He was a DJ for an internet radio station, and computers and music were his world.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, B.J. Byrd.
Survivors include his mother, Jo Ann Byrd; brother, Larry Byrd and Sara Byrd; nephews, Larry Byrd, Jr. and wife, Jennifer, and James Byrd and wife, Malissa; great-nephew, Calvin; great-nieces, Jayden and Reagan; and many local and internet friends.

Loyd Dale Hamilton

August 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, October 8, 1926
Died: 
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Services: 
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery
Memorials may be made to: 
Lemley Cemetery Association or the Shriners Hospital
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Loyd Dale Hamilton, 87, of Weatherford, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 in a local nursing facility.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 in the East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 at the funeral home. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hamilton was born Oct. 8, 1926 and was a resident of Weatherford most of his life. He was retired as owner of L&E Enterprises, former salesman for Hamilton Tires, a member of the Disciples of Christ Church, Masonic Lodge, Moslah Shrine, active in the DeMolay Program and he was a U.S. Army veteran. He loved children and helped many people get accepted to the Shriners Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evalyn Hamilton; father, Charles Hamilton; mother, Ether Hamilton; step-mother, Florene Hamilton; sister, Pauline Hamilton; and brothers, Gifford Hamilton, Elwood Hamilton and Marshall Hamilton.
He is survived by brothers, Billy Hamilton of Pottsboro and Gary Hamilton and wife Sherry of Bedford; sisters-in-law, Grace Hamilton Johnson of Abilene and Jo Sneed of Weatherford; niece and caregiver, Charlene McLeod and husband Maurice, of Abilene; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to the Lemley Cemetery Association or the Shriners Hospital.

Braxton Paige Caner

July 30, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, March 8, 1999
Died: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
New River Fellowship, 3252 Interstate 20 Frontage Rd Hudson Oaks
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Funeral service for Braxton Caner, 15, Aledo High School student, will be held at the New River Fellowship Church in Hudson Oaks Saturday, Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Caner died July 29, 2014.

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Joyce Mae Brown

July 28, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, February 24, 1932
Died: 
Friday, July 25, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Azle
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Joyce Mae Brown, 82, died Friday, July 25, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home Chapel in Azle.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Brown was born Feb. 24, 1932, to Edmond and Olivia Phillips in St. Landry Parish, La. For the last seven years, she resided with her daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Thomas Jackson, in Azle.
She had the opportunity to travel the world with her family and husband, Sydney Brown, of over 20 years. Joyce was one of 13 children. Her passion was spending time with family and reunions were an annual celebration.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney Brown; her son, Jack Johnson; brothers, Jessie, Donald and Matthew; and sisters, Gloria, Mable and Rosalie Phillips.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Thomas Jackson; grandchildren, Kraig Gillis, Carrie Baker, Jessie Johnson and Luke Johnson; eight great-grandchildren who fondly called her "GG"; and sisters, Isabelle Armond, Irene Scallon, Vera Chauncey, Geraldine Darbonne, Peggy Barker and Mary Feig.

Winburn Lee (Bud) Barber

July 25, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, March 9, 1914
Died: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Services: 
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family requestsd donations be made to the charity or association of choice.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Winburn Lee (Bud) Barber of the Greenwood Community died Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born and died in a Parker County farm house – 100 years four months and 15 days apart.
Funeral service will be held at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. with interment in the Greenwood Community cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Galbreaith Pickard.
In lieu of flowers the family requestsd donations be made to the charity or association of choice.
Mr. Barber was born March 9, 1914 during the first administration of Woodrow Wilson – four months before the outbreak of World War I. He lived in Parker County all his life except for time spent in Europe during World War II. Barber was a staff sergeant in the 80th Infantry (Blue Ridge) Division in General George S. Patton’s 3rd Army – across France and Germany – with a small detour through the Ardennes Forest of Belgium and Luxembourg.
He married Myrle Wilkins of Poolville Dec. 27, 1941 and enjoyed 38 years of married life before her death in January 1980.
Barber graduated from Weatherford High School class of 1931, Weatherford College, and Texas A&M class of 1946. He was an educator who taught at Greenwood School during the 1930s, was director of the Parker County Vocational School (for returning WWII veterans), and taught vocational agriculture (FFA) for 20 years at Weatherford High School where he retired in 1975.
Barber was a member of South Main St. Church of Christ in Weatherford where he faithfully served as an elder for 26 years.

Grace E. Jones

July 23, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, January 10, 1923
Died: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 09:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Grace E. Jones, 91, died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Graveside service is set for 9 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at Azleland Memorial Park, under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jones was born to Purl and Dorothy Gause Jan. 10,1923 in Noble County, Ind., where most of her life was spent with husband, George "Bill" Jones who preceded her in death in 2005.
After spending her working career in Indiana supporting a farming operation and working for General Electric Co. for 35 years, they retired to Azle, where they enjoyed the fellowship of friends, family and church activities. Jones was also preceded in death by brothers, George Gause and Burl Gause.
She is survived by children, Phillip Jones and wife, Margaret, Karen Richter and husband, Richard, and Kevin Jones and wife, Lyn; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and brother, Murray Gause.

Maggie Curtis

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, December 7, 1932
Died: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
South Main Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Maggie Curtis, 80, of Weatherford died Sunday, July 20. Funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at South Main Church of Christ with interment in Curtis Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home.
Mrs. Curtis was born in Houston Sept. 7, 1933 to Raymond and Jessie Brock. As a lifelong resident of Weatherford she found her greatest joys in being a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and reading, but above all else she loved Jesus Christ and His church. She found a loving extended family in the South Main Church of Christ where she was a member for most of her life.
Maggie was preceded in death by her husband Joe of 50 years. She is survived by her three children, Jan Westbrook and her husband Wesley, Kathy Chandler, and Joe Curtis and his wife Maria; one brother, Tom Brock; and one sister, Jessica Ray; grandchildren, Leslie McMillen and husband Matthew, Jamie Chandler, Kiki Robbirds and husband Robbie, Bethany Castleberry, Robbie Williams and Lori Chandler; great-grandchildren Harrison, Jonah, Addison and Kaleb and many dear friends.

Sports Calendar

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

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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