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Philip DiGiovanni

May 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Funeral: 
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
St. Stehpen's Catholic Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Philip DiGiovanniPhilip DiGiovanni
Philip was a kind and gentle person who will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Grace DiGiovanni.
Survivors: brother, Ralph DiGiovanni and wife, Melinda; aunt, Rosemarie Franzaroni and husband, George; and many cousins.

Anna Lee Christophe

May 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, August 26, 1918
Died: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Funeral: 
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
LaJunta Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Anna Lee ChristopheAnna Lee Christophe
Anna Lee was born August 26, 1918 in Bell County to Vince and Albina Dusek. She was a retired cake decorator for Winn Dixie. Anna had been a member of LaJunta Baptist Church since 1946. She married the love of her life, Frank Allen Christophe November 11, 1938. Anna was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers, Jim Dusek, William Dusek, Sr. and Jessie Alvin Dusek; and sister, Ella Petrek.
Survivors: son, Jimmy A. Christophe of Arlington; daughters, Linda Gay and husband, Bill of Azle, Sharlet McAnally of Azle; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and a host of loving family and friends.

Norma Bean

May 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, August 18, 1934
Died: 
Monday, May 13, 2013
Funeral: 
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Norma BeanNorma Bean
Norma LaVerne Burford Bean was born Aug. 18, 1934, in Overton, daughter of the late Jesse Perry and Cora LaVerne Johnson Burford. She married Aaron Eugene Bean in Laird Hill on Aug. 25, 1954, and they reared two daughters. Norma taught school for more than 30 years in Plaquemines Parish, La., at Boothville-Venice High School, Seaway Elementary, River Oaks Academy and Belle Chasse High School. As a member of Kappa Kappa Iota, Norma held various local offices before she was elected to statewide office. During her tenure, she was Louisiana state president of Kappa Kappa Iota.
Norma graduated with the class of 1952 from Leverett's Chapel High School and then attended Kilgore Junior College where she played in the Marching and Jazz Bands. After junior college, she graduated from Sam Houston State University. Norma attended Victory Baptist Church.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Cora Cecile Burford.

Theresa Ann Anderson

May 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Tuesday, June 28, 1960
Died: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Funeral: 
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 18:00
Location: 
Azle Central Park Pavilion
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Theresa AndersonTheresa Anderson
Theresa Ann was born June 28, 1960 in Alpena, Michigan to Gordon Glen and Rita Ann Anderson. She had been an employee at Motorola for several years. Theresa was preceded in death by her father in 2005. She enjoyed garage sales, quilting, extreme couponing and volunteering for the city clean up.
Theresa is survived by her loving family, Mother, Rita Anderson; sisters, Brenda Anderson and Donna Kimberly and husband, Lester; brothers, Robert "Rob" and David Anderson; eight nieces and nephews and numerous cousins.

Dennis Ray "Denny" Underwood Jr.

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, December 5, 1956
Died: 
Friday, April 26, 2013
Funeral: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Goshen Cemetery in Parker County.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Denny was born December 5, 1956 to Dennis Ray, Sr. and Nancy Brackin Underwood, in Fort Worth. After he graduated from Springtown High School, he worked as a foreman in the construction industry. Denny was an avid sportsman. He loved to fish and hunt as well as play bingo. Denny was a member of the Baptist church.
       He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Ray Underwood, Sr.
       Survivors: Longtime companion, Julie Maples of Pelican Bay; mother, Nancy Underwood of Fort Worth; sister, Susan Wood and husband Glenn, of Saginaw; son, John Daniel; daughter, Brettany; granddaughter, Torielle; several aunts and uncles; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Patricia Anne Trevino

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, March 25, 1976
Died: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Funeral: 
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
Aledo Church of Christ
Memorials may be made to: 
If desired, memorials may be made in Patricia's name to VPA (Vanguard - school for Autism) 4240 Sigma Road, Dallas, Texas 75244, c/o Nancy Uline (Art Program); Locks of Love; or the Humane Society
Funeral Home: 
Greenwood Funeral Home

Patricia Anne TrevinoPatricia Anne Trevino
Patricia was born March 25, 1976, in the Panama Canal Zone to Benito and Gloria Trevino. She was a multi-talented artist who worked in pottery, jewelry, beadwork, and lampworking. She was passionate in her support of locks of love, animal rescues, and autism awareness.
Survivors: Parents, Ben and Gloria Trevino; fiancée, Walter Kirk Davis; brothers, David J. Trevino and wife, Wendy, Robert J. Trevino and wife, Denise, Victor J. Trevino and wife, Melissa, Albert J. Trevino and wife, Lisa; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Joey Smith

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, November 8, 1950
Died: 
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Funeral: 
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Joenett "Joey" Pike Smith was born Nov. 8, 1950, in Fort Worth, daughter of the late William Joseph and Garnet Pearl Anderson Pike. She made her career with the City of Fort Worth Water Department for 25 dedicated years. Joey was an avid reader and had an infectious smile. She loved to go to family sporting events and had a servant's heart but she loved her children most of all. Joey attended Saginaw Park Baptist Church.
       Joey was preceded in death by her husband, Charles D. Smith; her parents; and step-son, Mike Smith.
       Survivors: Son, Albert "Buddy" Hewitt and wife, Carol, of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughters, Kerrie Kelly of Saginaw and Summer Pike-Smith of Springtown; grandchildren, Corey Smith, Caylee Smith, Joseph Kelly, and Kaitlyn Kelly; great-grandchildren, Braydon Smith, Trace Martin, Tamara Martin, Tate Smith, Jaxson Fortner, Jaiden Fortner, and Isaac Cook; sister, Mona Abshire and husband, James, of Newark; nieces, Jonna Curtis and Melissa Machado and husband, Michael; great-nephews, Anthony Machado and Nevin Machado; great-nieces, Shelby Miller, Sesely Curtis, and Savanna Curtis; daughter-in-law, Becky Smith; mother-in-law, Opal Smith; sister-in-law, Marquita Barron and husband, Steve; adopted family, Rhonda Threatt and Jordan Hicks; and a host of loving friends and extended family.

Geneva Jewel Gill

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Sunday, July 12, 1925
Died: 
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Funeral: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 12:30
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Geneva GillGeneva Gill
Geneva Jewel Gill, born July 12, 1925 in Marlin, TX. Geneva was preceded in death by her husband, Gordy M. Gill.
       Survivors: Children, Mildred Richey, Joyce Lamance, Wayne Gill and Judith Browning and one honoree, Coty Ree Lamance; 11 other grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 36 great-great-grandchildren

Patricia Ann Fowler

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, January 27, 1940
Died: 
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Funeral: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
Annetta Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Pat was born on January 27, 1940 to David Allen and Ruth Nobles in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She has lived in Annetta for several years. Pat spent 15 years working in sales for GTE in Irving. She attended Annetta Methodist church with her daughter.
       Survivors: Daughter, Tracy Thurman and husband, Lee, of Annetta, Tama Fowler of Weatherford and Sebrena Kimberley and husband, John of McKinney; son, Dean Fowler and wife, Josey, of Lake Worth; granddaughters, Meagan Fowler of Lake Worth, Tory Thurman of Annetta and Evelyn Fowler of Lake Worth; grandsons, Preston Thurman of Annetta and Johnny Kimberley of Allen.

Don Forrest Duffield

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, February 9, 1935
Died: 
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Funeral: 
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Contributions may be made to the St. Andrew's Memorial Fund, 917 Lamar St., Fort Worth, Texas 76102; Friends of the Weatherford Public Library, Box 162, Weatherford, Texas 76086; or the charity of choice.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Don Forrest DuffieldDon Forrest Duffield
Mr. Duffield was born Feb. 9, 1935, in Pauls Valley, Okla., to Forrest and Christine Bennett Duffield. He graduated from Pauls Valley High School in 1953 and from University of Oklahoma in 1957, with a BBA degree in finance. He attended the United States Navy officer candidate school in Newport, R.I. Active duty took him to San Diego, Calif., and he achieved the rank of commander during his long and successful career in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
       On April 11, 1958, in Vinita, Okla., Mr. Duffield married Carole Ann McMillan. After his tour of duty, he began a 44-year-career in the commercial banking industry. The Duffields moved to Weatherford in 1994, when Mr. Duffield joined First National Bank, where he served as president, CEO and vice chairman of the board for 11 years. Upon retirement from First National, he became a banking consultant for two years and left consulting to enjoy family and domestic and foreign travel.
       Mr. Duffield participated in many church and community activities as well as being active in the Texas Bankers Association, Kappa Alpha Order and National Bankers Association. He served as chairman of the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce and was a past president of the Weatherford Public Library board.
       Mr. Duffield was preceded in death by his parents.

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