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Mary Evelyn Fox

August 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Monday, December 31, 1928
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Friday, August 8, 2014 - 10:00
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Mary Evelyn Fox, 84, of Weatherford died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, surrounded by her family at a local hospital.
Funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Friday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at Hill Cemetery in Parker County. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mary Evelyn Phillips was born Aug. 31, 1929 to Pelham Bailey and Mary Carolyn Thomas Phillips in Millsap. She grew up in Millsap and graduated from Millsap High School. She met and married James "Jim" Fox March 18, 1951. She worked as an administrative assistant for the Department of Human Resources and retired from after many years of dedicated service. Mary loved to sew, cook, play piano and sing, but most of all she loved her family. She was a devoted Christian and was a lifelong member of Highway Church of Christ.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, James "Jim" Fox Feb. 18, 2014; daughter, Angie Jackson; and grandson, Justin David Fox.
Survivors include her sons, Gregory Fox and Michael Fox, of Weatherford; grandchildren, Phillip, Amy, Josh, Melissa, Bailee, Jeremiah, Sarah, and Jacob; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Opal Thornton; brothers, Orville Phillips and Cleo Phillips; brother-in-law, Charles Fox and wife, Jenette, of San Antonio; friend, Nancy Fox of McAllen; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of church family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

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

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

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