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James Dale Dixon

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Sunday, December 6, 1936
Died: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephens Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
his grandson's memorial, the Carter Robertson Charitable Foundation at First Financial Bank
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

James Dale Dixon, 78, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, surrounded by family at his home in Weatherford.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephens Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford with interment: at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Dixon family suggests contributions to his grandson's memorial, the Carter Robertson Charitable Foundation at First Financial Bank.

Dean L. Gilley

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, September 15, 1922
Died: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Greenwood Community Cemetery, 3199 Greenwood Cut-Off Road, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Dean L. Gilley, 92, of Weatherford, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Graveside service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Greenwood Community Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Galbreaith Pickard.
Mr. Gilley was born Sept. 15, 1922 in Springtown to Merzy Dean and Maggie Lafayette Gilley. He was a Navy veteran, retired meat cutter for Winn Dixie and enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and farming. Gilley was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Morgan; brother, Gene Gilley; and sister Loretta Carney.

Mary "Happy" McKee

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, September 14, 1925
Died: 
Friday, January 16, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Santa Fe Baptist Church, 1502 Santa Fe Dr., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Mary "Happy" McKee, 89, of Weatherford died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
Funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Santa Fe Baptist Church, 1502 Santa Fe Dr., Weatherford, with interment at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. McKee was born Sept. 14, 1925 to Carl Osvill and Mabel Jewel Potter McKee. She grew up on a cotton farm and rode a mule to deliver water to the workers, which is how she got the nickname "Happy Jack.” She was a member of Santa Fe Baptist Church and was an active member of Parker County Gospel Singers.
Survivors include many nieces, nephews and friends.

Elva Nash Scarbrough

January 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, June 24, 1922
Died: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Services: 
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Elva Nash Scarbrough, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Johnson Cemetery.

Sharon Ann Deam Melton

January 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, February 10, 1949
Died: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-48

Sharon Ann Deam Melton, 65, of The Colony died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.
Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. Melton was born Feb. 10, 1949 to Phillip Henry and Mildred Ioma Bradley Deam in Fort Worth.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Ricky.
Survivors include her daughter, Angi Charles and husband, Bubba; grandchildren, Randall Jenkins, Garrett Jenkins, Kris Jenkins, Morgan Charles, Mindy Charles and D.J. Charles; great-grandchildren, Brooke Jenkins and Gambit Beal; brother, Brad Deam and wife, Paula; niece, Ashley Deam; and a host of family and friends.

Anna Lee Morton Taylor

January 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, September 27, 1941
Died: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Services: 
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 15:00
Location: 
Victory Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangments.

Anna Lee Morton Taylor, 73, of Weatherford died Jan. 15, 2015. Memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at Victory Baptist Church.
Mrs. Morton was born Sept. 27, 1941 in Brownfield to RC and Lee Morton. She graduated from Wellman High School in 1960 and was a graduate of Texas Tech University in 1963. She married Clinton Taylor in 1971. She was a retired school teacher and hospital dietitian.

John James Koenig Sr.

January 15, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, June 10, 1933
Died: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Services: 
Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Holland Lake Nursing Center, 1201 Holland Lake Dr., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Huntington’s Disease Society of America www.hdsa.org
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

John James Koenig Sr., 81, of Weatherford, died Jan. 13, 2015 holding the hand of Betty, his bride of 61 years. Memorial service is set for Sunday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. at Holland Lake Nursing Center, 1201 Holland Lake Dr., Weatherford.

Galen Burdell Leach

January 15, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Galen Burdell Leach died Jan. 14, 2015. A military memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 17 at Northside Baptist Church in Weatherford.
As a World War Two Navy veteran he saw 10 major battles. He leaves behind his wife of 69 1/2 years, Missie Leach; three brothers; one sister; daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Roger Collins, Allison and Phil Vandagriff and Judy and Ken Kimmes; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson Erin Riley Collins, son-in-law Darrel Sturdevant, two brothers and two sisters.
Donations may be made to Luke’s Wings or Alzheimers Association.

Wanda Louise Guess Snow

January 15, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
Hill Cemetery Association, c/o 1st National Bank, Weatherford, TX
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Wanda Louise Guess Snow, of Millsap, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. Visitation is set for Friday, Jan 16 from 6–8 p.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Funeral is set for Saturday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. with burial at Hill Cemetery in rural Parker County. Memorial contributions may be made to Hill Cemetery Association, c/o 1st National Bank, Weatherford, TX.

Quida Gayle Conlin

January 15, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, September 8, 1945
Died: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Quida Gayle Conlin, 69, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.
Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Mrs. Conlin was born Sept. 8, 1945 in Houston to Sammie and Margaret Williamson.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Michael G. Conlin; son, Bryan Conlin and wife, Brenda; grandsons, Michael Graham Conlin III, Samuel Keith Conlin and Adam Cameron Conlin; brothers, Hershel Williamson and wife, Helene and Dwayne Williamson and wife, Lori; sister-in-law, Ann Williamson; several nieces and nephews.

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