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Troy Wetsel

January 12, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, January 26, 1933
Died: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Metropolitan Baptist Church in Lake Worth
Memorials may be made to: 
Veterans Association.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail

Troy Wetsel, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015.
Funeral service is set for noon Tuesday at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Lake Worth with interment at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Mr. Wetsel was born Jan. 26, 1933 in Ackerly to the late Joe Louis Wetsel and Hattie Elva Emfinger. He worked with Union Pacific Railroad for over 30 years. He loved to fish, play golf and card games, as well as softball in his younger years. He cherished his time with his family and close friends Calvin Helbring and Faye Owens.
Wetsel was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Hawthorne; and siblings, Mittie Danford, Alver Wetsel, Albert Wetsel, Junior Wetsel, Arlee Wetsel, Norene Flowers, Jessie Wetsel, and Ruth Stovall.

Terry Lynn “Dirty Bird” Young, Sr.

January 6, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, August 20, 1949
Died: 
Monday, January 5, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bridgeport
Funeral Home: 
Galbreiath Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Terry Lynn “Dirty Bird” Young, Sr., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 in a Fort Worth hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bridgeport.
Mr. Young was born Aug. 20, 1949 in Roswell, N.M. to Kennith and Maurine Young. He was a retired truck driver, a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church, one of Santa’s uniformed helpers. He was a hard worker, loved children and was a jokester. Terry is preceded in death by his father, Kennith Young and brother, Jerry Wayne Young

Billy Gibbs “Shack” Shackelford

January 6, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Thursday, June 16, 1932
Died: 
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Services: 
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Baker Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Billy Gibbs “Shack” Shackelford died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 9 at Baker Baptist Church. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment iis n Long Creek Cemetery.
Mr. Shackelford was born June 16, 1932 in Parker County. He and Margaret married Dec. 10, 1954. They were active, lifelong members of Baker Baptist Church. He worked at Acme Brick, Bond Feed Store and GISD as a bus driver while also owning and operating a dairy in Southern Parker County for 32 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Margaret Riddle Shackelford.

James Olan Daniel

January 6, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, September 9, 1914
Died: 
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 13:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

James Olan Daniel, 100, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, in Weatherford.
Funeral is set for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Visitation is from noon to service time Wednesday. Interment is in Memory Gardens of the Valley.
Mr. Daniel was born Sept. 9, 1914, in Palo Pinto County, the second of four children to the late Walter Echol and Matilda Ann Hill Daniel. He served with distinction in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and was honorably discharged after faithful service to his country. He made his career as an electrician and retired from General Dynamics after many dedicated years.
Daniel was a member of First Baptist Church of Weatherford for many years and was a Master Mason with Phoenix Lodge #275.

Mary McCawley

January 5, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Monday, January 5, 2015
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Mary McCawley, 93, of Weatherford died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.
A private service is planned.
Mrs. McCawley is survived by a daughter, Nancy Davis and husband, Mike.

Glenda J. Massey

January 5, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, May 31, 1944
Died: 
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Dennis, 7600 FM 1189
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Glenda J. Massey, 70, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Weatherford.
Memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 at First Baptist Church of Dennis, 7600 FM 1189.
Mrs. Massey was born May 31, 1944 in Graham and was a longtime resident of Weatherford. She worked for Lockheed-Martin in Fort Worth and retired after 25 years. She was preceded in death by her mother, Viola Price.

Margaret Turpin

January 5, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, February 25, 1927
Died: 
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Services: 
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Heritage Baptist Church on Hwy 51 North
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Turpin, 89, of Weatherford, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Heritage Baptist Church on Hwy 51 North.
Mrs. Turpin was born Feb. 27, 1925 to Jasper Newton and Vada Alice Daniel. She was a member of Rosen Heights Baptist Church in Fort Worth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lee Turpin, Sr.; son, Richard Lee Turpin, Jr.; sister, Ethel Louise Plumlee; brothers, Thomas Daniel and Edward Daniel; grandson, Edward (Buzzy) Turpin; and great-grandson; Colton Gage Goodman.

Waneta "GG" Gibson

December 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, August 4, 1929
Died: 
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Services: 
Friday, January 2, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Waneta "GG" Gibson, 85, of Weatherford died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, surrounded by family.
Funeral is set fort 10 a.m. Friday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 2 p.m. Saturday in Llano Cemetery, Amarillo. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Waneta "GG" Williams Gibson was born Aug. 4, 1929, in Collingsworth County, daughter of the late JB and Alice Phipps Williams. She loved to share her faith in Jesus and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Weatherford.
She was preceded in death by her husband, DC Gibson.

 Leia Reese Goldstein

December 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Died: 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

 Leia Reese Goldstein, an infant, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday in White's Azle Chapel. 
Leia was born Oct. 22, 2014 to James Allen and Taniva Kay Goldstein in Fort Worth.
Survivors include her parents, Taniva Kay and James Allen Goldstein of Fort Worth; sister, Taylor Claire Goldstein; grandparents, David and Donnette Ellis of Weatherford, James and Lonnie Stack of Fort Worth and Steve and Andrea Goldstein of Corpus Christi; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.         

Armour Blanche Townsend

December 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, April 18, 1922
Died: 
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Services: 
Monday, December 29, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Mineral Wells Chapel, 101 N. E. 4th Ave., Mineral Wells
Memorials may be made to: 
Meals On Wheels in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Mineral Wells, 940-325-3311

Armour Blanche Townsend, 92, of Weatherford died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 at home, with her family by her side.
Funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Monday at White's Mineral Wells Chapel, 101 N. E. 4th Ave., Mineral Wells with interment at Graford Cemetery.
The family suggests donations may be made to Meals On Wheels in Weatherford.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at UME Prep, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, September 11

  • AHS at Granbury

    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.

    JV, 6:30 p.m.

    9th A, 6:30 p.m.

    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Monterrey Tech Boragos at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

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