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Lonnie Venable

April 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 15:00
First United Methodist Church of Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Lonnie Venable died Saturday, April 12, 2014 after a three year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church of Azle.
Mr. Venable and his family moved to Azle in 1975. He worked with the Azle Youth Association in their early years as a board member and as a baseball/softball umpire with his son, Cary. He also held several leadership positions of First United Methodist Church of Azle. He retired from Parker-Hannifin in 2010. He was owner of Tri County Dog Training where he shared his love of dog training.
Venable was preceded in death by his parents and stepfather.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Donna Hale Venable; children, Connie Roach and husband, Darrell, and Cary Venable and wife, Tammie; brother, Claude Venable; grandchildren, Trey, Hollyann, Amanda, Sara, Jared, and Jacob; and great-grandchild, Braeden.

Sports Calendar

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

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

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