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Johnie T. Harlin, Sr.

February 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Wednesday, September 1, 1915
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 13:00
Poolville Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Springtown, 817-220-7111

Johnie T. Harlin, Sr., 98, died Feb. 16, 2014 in Fort Worth.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at Poolville Cemetery. Visitation is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main, Springtown.
Mr. Harlin was born in Melissa Sept. 1, 1915 to Jesse J. Harlin and Molly Peebles Harlin. He was a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force where he served during World War II and the Korean War. During his long service he was awarded numerous medals, including the Purple Heart. He also retired as a diesel mechanic from Red Ball Freight.
Harlin married Estaleen Feb. 25, 1950. From an early age he loved farming and working in his garden. He was a member of the Springtown Church of Christ.
Harlin was preceded in death by his wife, Estaleen; daughter, Carol; and grandson, Jason.
Survivors include his children, John Harlin, Jr. and wife, Ann, Gayla Blevins and husband, Richard, and Joy Brantley and husband, Carl; grandchildren, Christopher, Christy, Brent, Jennifer, Julie, and Melaina; and numerous great-grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, and loved ones.

Sports Calendar

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.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

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