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Imogene Pharo

January 3, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Saturday, January 25, 1913
Died: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 306 Palo Pinto St., Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Curtis Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Pharo family suggests contributions in Imogene's memory to Meals on Wheels, First Baptist Church of Weatherford or The Texas Pythian Home for Children.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Imogene PharoImogene PharoImogene Pharo, 98, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Fort Worth.

Imogene Wallace Pharo was born Jan. 25, 1913, in Fairview, daughter of the late A.D. and Emma Knight Wallace. She graduated from Millsap High School and began a career in nursing.

Imogene later became an LVN through the Weatherford College Program. She married Thomas Jarvis Pharo on Dec. 18, 1932, and they began their life together. Imogene and Tom worked closely together to build their business, Pharo and James Grocery and Market.

She had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Weatherford since 1932 and was a loving and caring Christian. Imogene loved music, playing the organ and was a member of the church bell choir. She sang with the Sensational Senior Singers of the Senior Center. Imogene was singing up until her stroke in November.

She and Tom were king and queen at the Sr. Center where they were active until Tom's death in 2000. Imogene loved painting, sewing, flowers, tree, birds and working in her yard. She taught Sunday School for many years at the church, working with young girls, including Girl Scouts. Imogene was also a mentor to those desiring to become nurses. Many doctors and friends were always treated to date-loaf candy she made each Christmas.

Imogene was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Thomas Jarvis Pharo, a Weatherford native, on Dec. 3, 2000; her parents; brother, Aubrey Wallace; sister, Clyde Roquemore; son-in-law, Idys Waynne Cox.

Survivors: Son, Thomas Jarvis Pharo Jr. and wife, Inez, of Colo.; daughter, Darla Cox of San Antonio; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Elisabeth Pharo; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 306 Palo Pinto St., Weatherford. Interment: Curtis Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 3 at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.

Memorials: In lieu of usual remembrances, the Pharo family suggests contributions in Imogene's memory to Meals on Wheels; First Baptist Church of Weatherford; or The Texas Pythian Home for Children.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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