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Russell Eric Justice

September 8, 2014 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Friday, September 5, 2014
Funeral: 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Couts United Methodist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Tarleton State University Development Office to be used for a choral scholarship
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Russell Eric Justice, 22, of Weatherford died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 following a brief illness.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Couts United Methodist Church with interment in Aledo Brown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, send donations to the Tarleton State University Development Office to be used for a choral scholarship.
Mr. Justice was born Sept. 17, 1991 in Fort Worth. He was a student at Tarleton State University, majoring in music education and minoring in theatre. He was a member of Mu Phi Epsilon and an Eagle Scout, and he loved musical theatre. He was preceded in death by his mother, Amy Justice and grandmother, Carol Draper.
Survivors include his father, Lisle Wayne Justice of Weatherford; sister, Kim Larsen and husband Tim of Fort Worth; brothers, Brad Justice and wife Jaclyn of Weatherford and Andrew Justice of Weatherford; paternal grandparents, James and Margaret Justice of Fort Worth and maternal grandparents, Lt. Col Derwin D. Draper (ret.) and wife Deanna of Crowley.



David L. Pearston

September 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, February 10, 1943
Died: 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Funeral: 
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:00
Location: 
Brownstone Chapel, 112 W. Oak St., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
American Diabetes Assoc. of N. Texas, 4100 Alpha Rd., Ste. 100, Dallas, Texas 75244
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

David L. Pearston, 71, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.
Memorial service is set for noon Monday at the Brownstone Chapel, 112 W. Oak St., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Assoc. of N. Texas, 4100 Alpha Rd., Ste. 100, Dallas, Texas 75244.
Mr. Pearston was born Feb. 10, 1943 to William Miles and Mable Lura Morgan Pearston in Pampa. He grew up and attended school in Skellytown. After graduating from high school Pearston enlisted in the United States Navy as a corpsman and received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism. Once discharged from the Navy he trained at the San Diego Police Academy and served as a San Diego police officer for 20 years, retiring as a sergeant. He obtained a master's degree in public administration from the National University.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Alyssah Freeman.
Survivors include his daughter, Dawn Freeman and husband, Mitch; son, Don Pearston; grandchildren, Hannah Morgan Freeman and Kai Leon Pearston; special friend, Dora Belew; special cousin, Joyce Huffman and husband, Jack; and many other extended family members and friends.

Bailey Goss Sullivan

September 4, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Tuesday, April 29, 1997
Died: 
Monday, September 1, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Springtown Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home 
Springtown, 817-220-7111

Bailey Goss Sullivan, 17, of the Aledo area, died Sept. 1, 2014, in an automobile accident as a passenger. 
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Springtown Church of Christ, 316 Church St., Springtown with interment at Springtown Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Springtown Church of Christ, P.O. Box 96, Springtown, Texas 76082 or the Aledo AdvoCats, P.O. Box 25, Aledo, Texas 76008.
Sullivan was born April 29, 1997, in Weatherford, the daughter of Christy Sullivan and Chea Goss and granddaughter of James (Sandy) and Barbara Sullivan of Springtown. She had just started her senior year at Aledo High School, where she was studying web technologies and interior design. She planned to go to college at Abilene Christian University.
Sullivan previously lived in Springtown with her grandparents for a number of years, attending and being baptized at the Springtown Church of Christ where she enjoyed many youth activities. She was a former student in Springtown for a number of years and had a great love for little children and animals and they loved her.
She is survived by her mother, Christy Sullivan; younger sister, Cara (NaeNae) Sullivan; and her father, Chea Goss and his wife Stacey; maternal grandparents, James (Sandy) and Barbara Sullivan, of Springtown; aunt and uncle Jackie and Linda Sullivan, aunt and uncle J.C.

Richard King

September 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, January 22, 1954
Died: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Funeral: 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 18:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Richard ‘Ricky’ King, 60, died Saturday, August 30, 2014.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Mr. King was born Jan. 22, 1954 was preceded in death by his parents, Richard King and Rose-Mary Moore King, and sister, Debra Perkins.
He is survived by his children, Christina Rose-Marie Martin and Richard Klye Lee King of Azle; grandson, Dakota Montana Green of Fort Carson Army Base, Colorado Springs; brothers and sisters, Kenneth King, Teresa Burch, Tina Luma, Rocky King, and Rose Goubeaux; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and special friend, Ronald Moore.

Marshal Wesley Hart

September 2, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, May 7, 1920
Died: 
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Funeral: 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
South Main Church of Christ, 201 S. Main St., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to a favorite charity.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Marshal Wesley Hart, 94, of Weatherford died Aug. 28, 2014.
Service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at South Main Church of Christ, 201 S. Main St., Weatherford with interment at East Greenwood Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to a favorite charity.
Mr. Hart was born May 7, 1920 and was a life-long resident of Parker County. He became the man of the house when his father died suddenly at an early age. Following a stint in the Army Air Corps, he returned home and married Corinne Morris. He began a career with what became the Brazos River Gas Co. and served as manager for more than 30 years. Hart was a member at the South Main Church of Christ where he served faithfully as a deacon.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Hart; mother, Effie Plumlee Hart; brother, Gordon Hart; first wife, Corrine Morris Hart; newborn, Freddie Hart; and second wife, Lorene Gwinn Hart. He is survived by one son, Dale Hart and wife, Lynette, of Hurst; one daughter, Marsha Hart Uselton and husband, Danny, of Weatherford; grandson, Bailey Hart and wife, Rachel, of Houston; five granddaughters, Emily Hart Warr and husband, Jeff, of Fort Worth, Cathryn Uselton Dunlap and husband, Kyle, of Levelland, Laura Uselton Deaver and husband, Brady, of Yukon, Okla., Natalie Uselton Bennet and husband, Brett, of Coahoma and Whitney Uselton of Weatherford; and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by Lorene's daughter, Twyla Castleschouldt; and her daughters, Amber and Marsha, as well as their families.

Vernelle Thomas

September 2, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, May 17, 1920
Died: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Funeral: 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 11:30
Location: 
Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, 5725 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances donations may be made to the Humane Society of North Texas or the Azle Animal Shelter.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Azle, 817-444-3211

Vernelle Thomas, 94, of Azle died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
Graveside service is 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, 5725 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville.
In lieu of usual remembrances donations may be made to the Humane Society of North Texas or the Azle Animal Shelter.
Mrs. Thomas was born May 17, 1920 to Harry Lee and Mamie Laticia Warren Thomas in Fort Worth. She graduated from Keller High School and attended Brantley Drawn Business School. She married Rembert Adam Thomas in March 1938. He died in 1992. She was a member of Desk and Derrick Club and worked for many years at Sinclair Oil Company.
Thomas was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Rembert Adam Thomas; her parents, Harry and Mamie Thomas; and brother, Charles Edward Thomas.
Survivors include her son, Jim Thomas and wife, Glenda, of Keller; daughter, Lassie Salitore and husband, Fred, of Azle; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

Pandra L. Teater

September 2, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Funeral: 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Pandra L. Teater, 27, died Aug. 31, 2014 in Waco.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Thursday at White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle, with interment at Azleland Memorial Park.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Ms. Teater was born Jan. 7, 1987 in Azle to A.W. Teater and Tina Louise Oliver Hunter and was raised in Azle. She was an Iraq war veteran and lived, worked and went to school in Waco attending Tarleton.
Survivors include her mother, Tina Hunter and husband, John of Waco; father, Arnold "A.W." Teater and wife, Maria of Azle; sisters, Tishe Sharp of Azle, Tanya Carter of Keller, Gilsila Voncken of Holland, Andrea Balcazar and Claudi Balcazar of Lima, Peru; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other family members and friends in the U.S., Europe and South America.      

Robert G. "Bob" McClung

September 2, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, August 1, 2014
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Azle, 817-444-3211

Robert G. "Bob" McClung, 88, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 in Azle following a battle with cancer.
Memorial service and inurnment will be held in DeKalb at a later date under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the American Cancer Society, or other charity of your choosing.
Mr. McClung was born and raised in DeKalb (Big Woods) and graduated from DeKalb High School in 1943. He was a cowboy in his younger days, having worked at Gallagher Ranch in San Antonio, Alisal Ranch in Solvang, Calif. and 6666 Ranch in Guthrie. He also tried his hand at bull riding and being a rodeo clown. He worked as an airplane mechanic. Bob retired from Raytheon after many years as a field engineer with the Hawk and Patriot missile systems. He was stationed in Korea, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Iran and Kuwait during his tenure with Raytheon.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Diana Felice Barclay McClung.

Pieper Adelaide Martinez

August 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, August 25, 2014
Died: 
Monday, August 25, 2014
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Pieper Adelaide Martinez, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Cleburne.
A service of remembrance will be held in White's Chapel of Memories Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
Pieper Adelaide Martinez was born Aug. 25, 2014, in Cleburne, the daughter of Anthony and Lauren Church Martinez.
She is survived by her parents, Anthony and Lauren Martinez of Weatherford; grandmother, Angie Balcar and husband, Mike, of Bridgeport; grandfather, Raymond Martinez and wife, Kathryn, of Irving; grandparents, Mike and Tammy Church of Weatherford; uncles, Cody Church of Arlington and Kyle Church and wife, Hannah, of Fort Worth; aunt, Isabella Martinez of Irving; great-grandparents, Ramon and Linda Martinez, Wayne and Daryn Fink of Plano, and Howard and Carolyn Gordon of Irving; and a host of family.

Carroll E. Fuller

August 25, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White’s Azle Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sadler Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Carroll E. Fuller died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 with his family by his side.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. at White’s Azle Funeral Home with interment Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sadler Cemetery.
Mr. Fuller was the son of Marion and Edith Fuller. He graduated from Lake Worth High School in 1956 and married his high school sweetheart, Alice Harmon, June 16, 1957 in Lake Worth. He worked in the steel fabrication field from 1956 until he retired from North Texas Steel in 2001. He was a resident of Springtown.
Survivors include the mother of his children, Alice Fuller; daughters, Vicki Frost and Bobbi Liserio; sons, Gerald Fuller and Darrell Fuller; sisters, Gloria West and Marion Mullennix; brother, Joe Fuller; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

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.

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