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Lawrence Lee "Larry" Castleberry

December 5, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Tuesday, November 30, 1943
Died: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Rd.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Larry Castleberry, 71, a resident of Willow Park since 1972, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, surrounded by family in Weatherford.
A celebration of life is planned at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Rd.
Lawrence Lee "Larry" Castleberry was born Nov. 30, 1943 in Vernon, the eldest of three children to the late Lawrence and Louie Jean Smith Castleberry. He graduated from Vernon High School with the class of 1962 and attended TCU on a track scholarship. Larry made his career in sales and retired after many years of dedicated service with McKesson Corporation as regional sales manager. He married the former Angela Dern in May 1964 and they reared Jill, Jon, and Kris.

Jackson Edgar Stockstill

December 2, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, July 11, 1945
Died: 
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Fosters Home Stephenville or The ALS Association (alsa.org), P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Jackson Edgar Stockstill, 69, of Gordon, formerly of Weatherford, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 in the comfort of his residence surrounded by his family. Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford with interment in Russell Chapel Cemetery, Gordon. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard.

Diann Stewart

December 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, April 21, 1947
Died: 
Monday, December 1, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St. Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Diann Stewart, 67, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St, Azle, under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home. Visitation is from 1 p.m. to service time Wednesday at the church.
Mrs. Stewart was born April 21, 1947 in Fort Worth, daughter of the late William Atlas Carter and Doris Davis. She graduated from Azle High School with the class of 1965. She lived in the Azle area her entire life and managed the Beall’s Department Store for many years. She was baptized at Ash Creek Baptist Church. She had two dogs that she dearly loved.
Stewart was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Stewart; her parents; and a sister, Vickie Timms.

Betty Louise Renfro Clark

December 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, August 13, 1928
Died: 
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:00
Location: 
new Azle Library community room
Memorials may be made to: 
Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter, 2630 West Freeway, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Betty Louise Renfro Clark, 86, died Sunday morning, Nov. 30, 2014.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the new Azle Library in the community room from noon-3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter, 2630 West Freeway, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
Mrs. Clark was born Aug.13, 1928 to Lottie and Bill Renfro in Caddo, Okla. Her intelligence, integrity, generosity and capability shined in her 13 years as a licensed vocational nurse and her love of numerous mothers and their babies she cared for, her leading role in building Clark’s Precision Machine & Tool, many hours given in service to charity, and the great kindness and love she bestowed upon her family.

Naomi Bostick King

November 25, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, November 17, 1924
Died: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Services: 
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:30
Location: 
Heartland Funeral Home Chapel

Naomi Bostick King, 90, of May died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, surrounded by her daughters. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 24 in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the May Cemetery.
Mrs. King was born Nov. 17, 1924 in Mineral Wells. She was the only daughter among seven brothers, so she quickly acquired the nickname “Sissy.” The family moved frequently when she was a child so she attended many schools. She last attended Amon Carter High School in Fort Worth.
During her working career, she worked for some time at the Fort Worth Stockyards during its heyday.

Richard Paul "Dick" Stults

November 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:15
Location: 
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Azle Christian Church, 117 Church St.
Memorials may be made to: 
Azle Christian Church
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Richard Paul "Dick" Stults, 70, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 with his family by his side.
Graveside service is set for 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Azle Christian Church, 117 Church St. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Azle Christian Church.

Timothy Walker

November 19, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, May 5, 1962
Died: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Brazos Trails Cowboy Church, 300 Sharla Smelley Rd., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Brazos Trails Cowboy Church, Building Fund, 300 Sharla Smelley Rd., Weatherford, 76088
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Timothy Walker, 52, of Weatherford, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Brazos Trails Cowboy Church, 300 Sharla Smelley Rd., Weatherford, with Pastor Dave Wills officiating.
Contributions can be made to the Brazos Trails Cowboy Church, Building Fund, 300 Sharla Smelley Rd., Weatherford, 76088.
Mr. Walker was born May 5, 1962 in Abilene and was a lifelong Texas resident. He had a long career as a master diesel technician and joined the Marines after high school. He loved to fish, especially on the Texas Gulf coast. He was preceded in death by a brother, Tate Walker.

Ronald Jared Pinkerton

November 19, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, September 28, 1932
Died: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 221 Church St.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Ronald Jared Pinkerton, 82, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Weatherford.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 221 Church St. with interment at 2 p.m. in Grove Hill Memorial Park, 3920 Samuell Blvd., Dallas. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Ronald Jared Pinkerton was born Sept. 28, 1932 in Dallas. He made his career as a firefighter with the Dallas Fire Dept. and retired after 35 years of dedicated service. He married the former Norma Faye White April 18, 1953, and they shared 59 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Faye Pinkerton; and a son, Nickie Jared Pinkerton.

Billye Marie Simons

November 19, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Wednesday, April 16, 1930
Died: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Billye Marie Simons, 84, of Weatherford, died Sunday, November 16, 2014. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel with interment in Curtis Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard.
Mrs. Simons was born April 16, 1930 in Westbrook to Claude and Mildred Sweatt. She graduated from Odessa High School in 1946. She married Melvin Simons Dec. 7, 1948. They owned and operated M&B Transport for 18 years. She was a member of Hilltop Baptist Church in Weatherford for 42 years.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Deb Sweatt.

Kenneth Edward “Buddy” Carr

November 19, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, September 2, 1955
Died: 
Monday, November 17, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 15:00
Location: 
Harberger Hill Community Center.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth Edward “Buddy” Carr, 59, of Weatherford, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 at Harberger Hill Community Center.
Mr. Carr was born Sept. 2, 1955 in Elmira, N.Y. He was a member of Harvest Rain Church, was a poet laureate, and loved to write poetry, play the guitar and sing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Alice Carr; and sister, Sharon Venable.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Vallarie Carr; daughter, Lisa Lester and husband Rusty; sons, Cliff Carr and wife Erin, and Kenny Carr; sister, Gail Withers and husband Clifton; brother, Cliff Carr and wife Theresa; four grandchildren, Jacob Carr, Rachel Lester, Addison Carr, and Kate Netsch; great- granddaughter, Haley Riley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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