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Jeffrey Don Hopper

October 13, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, December 19, 1974
Died: 
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Northside Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Jeffrey Don Hopper, 39, of Weatherford, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Memorial service is at 10 a.m. Monday at Northside Baptist Church. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hooper was born Dec. 19, 1974 in Fort Worth to Don and Linda Hopper. He was an oil field service tech for KSW Oil Field, loved hunting, fishing and spending time with family, having barbecues and doing for others.

Willie B. Brown

October 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, December 21, 1946
Died: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Willie B. Brown, 67, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at a Weatherford hospital.
Visitation will be Sunday Oct. 12 from 3-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 13 at the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Brown was born Dec. 21, 1946 in Weatherford to Henry and Dorothy Brown. He loved fishing and was a member of the Baptist church.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Brown of Weatherford; daughters, Terry Conner of Richardson, Erika Rameriz of Weatherford and Charlotte Brown of Weatherford; sons, Willie Brown, Jr. of Weatherford and Melvin Brown of Weatherford; sisters, Barbara Graham, Marion Smith, Shirley Madkin, Glenda Johnson and Ernestine McNamara; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

John F. Clouse, Jr.

October 8, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, December 30, 1941
Died: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Azle Church of Christ, 336 Northwest Parkway
Memorials may be made to: 
Christian Homes of Abilene, 1202 Estates Dr., Abilene, TX  79602
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

John F. Clouse, Jr.,72, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.
Service is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Azle Church of Christ, 336 Northwest Parkway with interment at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christian Homes of Abilene, 1202 Estates Dr., Abilene, TX  79602.
Mr. Clouse was born Dec. 30, 1941 in Dallas to the late J. Floyd and Helen McLemore Clouse. He graduated from Azle High School in 1960 and attended the University of North Texas, graduating in 1964. He married Earlene Slate in Springtown July 21, 1967.

Brandi Diane Dickey

October 7, 2014 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, June 6, 1981
Died: 
Friday, October 3, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at Wells Fargo Bank for future use by the Brandi Dickey School Playground Shade Foundation.

Brandi DickeyBrandi Diane Dickey, 33, of Azle died at home Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, after a strong fight with melanoma cancer.

Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St., Azle.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at Wells Fargo Bank for future use by the Brandi Dickey School Playground Shade Foundation.

Dickey, a lifelong area resident, was born June 6, 1981 in Fort Worth and graduated from Azle High School in 1999. She had a pure heart of gold, touching anyone's life she came into contact with. She always loved Port Aransas and had some of her fondest memories there.

James Nathan Hamlin

October 7, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, January 4, 1941
Died: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Other Arrangements: 
Private services will be held at a later date.

James Nathan Hamlin, 73, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at his residence in Millsap. Private services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Hamlin was born Jan. 4, 1941 in Cochran, Ga. to James and Trellie Hamlin. He was a retired pipeline instrumental technician. He loved repairing mechanical and electrical Devices.
Hamlin is survived by his wife, Opal Hamlin of Millsap; daughter, Gina Minyard and husband Jimmy of Pampa; son, Marke Hamlin and wife Lisa of Blanchard, Okla.; step-daughter, Tina Rebner and husband Robert of Watauga; step-son, Tony Vendetti and wife Carola of Watauga; five grandchildren, Dwight, Callie, Jaycee, Aaron, and Jared; and two great-grandchildren, Aaliyah and Hayden.

Janice Lennette "Netta"  McCoy

October 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, June 17, 1963
Died: 
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Services: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Azle Deer Cove, 101 S. Pearson Lane, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX  76020

Janice Lennette "Netta"  McCoy, 51, died at her home Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014.
Celebration of life is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Azle Deer Cove, 101 S. Pearson Lane, Azle.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, lungcancerresearchfoundation.org.
Mrs. McCoy was born June 17, 1963, the eldest of three sisters. Although her career was in aerospace, her hobbies were vast. She could change oil, paint and encaustic picture or even design and dig a Koi pond.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Jeri "BuBu" Brown.

Refugio "Cookie" Perez

October 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, September 5, 1937
Died: 
Friday, October 3, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Rd., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Refugio "Cookie" Perez, died Oct. 4, 2014.
Mass of Christian burial is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Rd., Weatherford with interment at 1 p.m. Friday in San Fernando Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and 6-8 p.m. with rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mr. Perez was born in Benavides Sept. 5, 1937 to Juan Manuel, Sr. and Maria Perez. He moved to San Antonio at age six and attended public schools. In 1978, he moved to Weatherford. He was employed by the Weatherford School District for 13 years.
Survivors include his siblings, Juan Perez, Arturo Perez, Minerva Leathem, Dalinda Bernal and Gracie Bocanegra.

Brad Phillips

October 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, August 26, 1969
Died: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Brownstone Chapel, 112 W. Oak, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Brad Phillips, 45, of Crowley died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at the Brownstone Chapel, 112 W. Oak, Weatherford with interment at Gooseneck Cemetery off Bunger Rd. in Graham.
Thomas Bradley Phillips was born Aug. 26, 1969 to Tommy and Marolyn Phillips in Fort Worth. He grew up in Crowley.
Phillips was a pitcher for the Texas Rangers baseball organization from 1989 to 1992. He went to work for Southwestern Bell in 2000 where he met Melissa Ann Howell. He and Melissa started dating in 2002 and married Aug. 26, 2006 and had many happy years together. In 2005, he became a member of "the Pipeline Family."
He was preceded in death by his father, Tommy Phillips.

James Roy Pickering

October 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, February 9, 1958
Died: 
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Brock Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel 913 N. Elm St. Weatherford

James Roy Pickering, 56. of Everman, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.in Fort Worth. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 in the Brock Cemetery.
Mr. Pickering was born Feb. 9, 1958 in Fort Worth. He worked for Southwest Beverage Company, was a Christian, liked to tinker in his workshop and was an avid reader. He served as a staff sergeant In the Air Force for six years and was honored as the Honor Man of Honor Flight during Basic Training.
Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Pickering of Brock; sisters, Karon Pickering of Biloxi and Gretchen Buchanan of Helotes; brother, David Pickering of Brock; several nieces and nephew and good friend, Frank Folbre.

Nolan Queen, Jr.

October 2, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Thursday, February 3, 1927
Died: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Services: 
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Nolan Queen, Jr., 87 of Weatherford died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.  Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6 in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel with interment in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Queen was born Feb. 3, 1927 to Nolan and Tempe Queen in Weatherford and was a lifetime resident. He served in the United States Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Rudyerd Bay where he was attached to the 3rd and 7th fleets in the Pacific theatre. He received his BBA and LLB from the University of Texas at Austin.  He returned to Weatherford to pursue his law practice.  He was a former county judge, criminal district attorney and county attorney for Parker County. He served as the city of Weatherford municipal judge. In 2003, he was honored by the State Bar of Texas for 50 years of legal services to the community and continued to provide legal services until his passing. He served 23 years on the board of trustees for the Parker County Hospital District. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Phoenix Lodge #275 of Weatherford, Veteran’s of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Lion’s Club and Rotary Clubs of Weatherford.
Queen was preceded in death by his daughter, Kelley Ann Queen; son, Nolan Queen III; niece, Tempe K. Dunn; and sisters, Maxine (Mickey) Tarleton and Nolyne Shumaker.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, October 21

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury 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.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury 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.

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

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    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 JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    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 vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall 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.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall 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.

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

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

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

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