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Wanda Guiles Ballow

January 3, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Wednesday, December 19, 1934
Died: 
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Services: 
Sunday, January 2, 2011 - 16:27
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation was from 6-8 PM, Saturday, January 1, 2011 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, Tarrant County Chapter, 101 Summit Avenue, Suite #300, Fort Worth, Texas 7610
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Wanda Guiles Ballow, age 76, of Weatherford, died Thursday morning, December 30, 2010 in a local nursing home. Born December 19, 1934 in Weatherford, where she had lived all her life. She was a homemaker, retired Dental Assistant and Dental Lab Technician for Dr. McIntosh and Dr. Wester.
Wanda was a 1952 graduate of Weatherford High School, member of the Baptist Church and she loved antiques. She was preceded in death by her husband,
W. J. “Dub” Ballow and parents, Hollis and Ruthel Guiles

Survivors
Three Daughters – Vickie Slagle and husband, Tim of Aledo
Jacque Patterson of Aledo
Tammie Ballow of Weatherford

Three Sisters – Beverly Vestal of Weatherford
Janet Haley of Austin

JoElla Hedge

December 30, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Thursday, December 9, 1937
Died: 
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Services: 
Monday, January 3, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

JoEJoElla Hedgella Hedge passed away Thursday, December 30, 2010 in Fort Worth.
Service: 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 3 at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
JoElla was born to Walter and Georgia Muriel Rankin December 9, 1937 in Fort Worth. She was a longtime resident of Azle. JoElla was a nurse for 44 years, loved to take care of others and was a daddy's girl. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ernest; and sister, Judy.

Charles Hamilton

December 29, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Monday, May 7, 1923
Died: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Services: 
Monday, January 3, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Burial: East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Charles Wall Hamilton, 87, a long time Weatherford resident, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 221 West Church St., Weatherford. Charles Hamilton
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to First Baptist Church of Weatherford Memorial Fund.
Charles was born May 7, 1923, son of the late James and Bertha Wall Hamilton in Grapevine.

Wilene White

December 29, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Monday, December 20, 1926
Died: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Services: 
Friday, December 31, 2010 - 11:00
Location: 
Zion Hill Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be 5-7 pm, Thursday, December 30, 2010 at the Galbreaith Pickard 913 North Elm, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Weatherford – Wilene Layne White, 84, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 28 2010, in Weatherford.

Rusty Arnold

December 28, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Sunday, June 4, 1978
Died: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Services: 
Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
Springtown High School Football Stadium
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made through the Rusty Arnold Benefit at www.rustyarnoldbenefit.com or any Pinnacle Bank Branch

Rusty Gene Arnold, 32, of Springtown, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2010 surrounded by his family and friends. Services will be held ThursdayRusty Arnold December 30, 2010 at the Springtown High School football stadium. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made through the Rusty Arnold Benefit at www.rustyarnoldbenefit.com or any Pinnacle Bank Branch.

Paul Melson

December 28, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Wednesday, March 5, 1941
Died: 
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Services: 
Friday, December 31, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in East Greenwood Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Paul Melson, Jr. age 69, of Weatherford, died Sunday evening, December 26, 2010 in an Arlington Hospital. Born March 5, 1941 in Weatherford, Texas,
where he had lived all his life. He was a retired machinist from Manasco, member of the Presbyterian Church and he loved fishing, reading, gardening
and spending time with his grandchildren. He also received great joy from his two cats. Paul was preceded in death by a daughter, Marianne Melson, sisters,
Jean Wiggs Feemster Andrews, Jimmie Wiggs Dollar and a brother, Alton Wiggs.

Survivors:
Daughters – LeOnna Gallucci and husband, Patrick of Keller
Melissa Lane and husband, Colin of Euless
Son – Mitch Melson and wife, Kristy, of Woodland Park, Colorado
8 Grandchildren
1 Great Grandchild

Jake Jackson

December 28, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Monday, May 3, 1915
Died: 
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Services: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephen's Catholic Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Oakland Cemetery, Weatherford. Visitation and Rosary: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

J.C. "Jake" Jackson, 95, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in Fort Worth.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford. Jake Jackson
J. C. "Jake" Jackson was born May 3, 1915, near Earl's Switch in Parker County. He was the son of Stonewall and Willy Huston Shelby Jackson. Jake attended Weatherford High School.
Jake Jackson served in World War II from February 1942 until November 1945. His service assignments included Galveston where he served with the 20th Air Force in a radar unit. In 1945 he was ordered to the South Pacific where he was stationed on Iwo Jima. He received several citations, including two bronze stars.

Jerry Herringer

December 27, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Saturday, August 4, 1951
Died: 
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Services: 
Monday, December 27, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6-8 PM, Sunday in the chapel at Galbreaith Pickard. Interment in East Greenwood Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Jerry Lynn Herringer, 59, of Weatherford went home to be with his Mom and Dad on Thursday, December 23, 2010. Born August 4, 1951 in Odessa, Texas to Henry E. and Lora Lee Herringer, Jerry was a resident of Parker County for most of his life. He was a welder for Weatherford International and later a truck driver for Stroud Oil, a member of the Church of God, an avid hunter and fisherman. Jerry was a high school football star with numerous scholarship offers, but decided to forgo college and join the United States Navy. While in the Navy, Jerry served in the UDT (Underwater Demolition Team) After fulfilling his five year commitment in the Navy, he graduated from Weatherford Junior College with an Applied Science degree.

Anne Gomez

December 27, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Died: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Services: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Aledo United Methodist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials may be made to Aledo United Methodist Church, 100 Pecan St., Aledo, TX 76008.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Anne Oakley Gomez, 78, wife, mother, artist, and servant, returned home to her Lord Jesus on the evening of December 21, 2010 after a long battle with lung disease. She won her battle in the end.
Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at Aledo United Methodist Church.
Anne Gomez
Anne Gomez graduated TCU (1959) with Bachelor’s Degrees in Art and Language. She was an accomplished artist in stained glass and paint. With a deep love for horses, she rode since her youth. Married 45 years she was the mother of three sons and one daughter. Her daughter, Ana Carolina Gomez preceded her into the kingdom in 2009. She is home now and she will be highly honored and greatly missed.

Charlotte Roquemore

December 21, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Wednesday, December 22, 1920
Died: 
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Services: 
Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation was Friday from 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home. Burial was held at Memory Gardens Memorial Park.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Charlotte Roquemore, 90, passed away Thursday, December 16, 2010.
Charlotte was born February 22, 1920 in Williams Port Maury, Tennessee to Francis Ophelia and Arch Hughes Region. She was a retired telephone operator of 35 years with AT&T and a resident of Weatherford for over 60 years. Her husband, Newell Manual Roquemore, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son, Steven Demar Roquemore of Prosper, TX; daughter-in-law, Guadalupe G. Robbins also of Prosper; brother, Earl Region of Fort Worth; nieces, Tommie Coalson of Garner, Norma Hamilton of Odessa and Theda Beauchamp of Fort Worth and a nephew, Bill Jordan of Weatherford.

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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