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Rebecca "Becky" Clawson Betlewicz

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, November 14, 1962
Died: 
Monday, April 15, 2013
Funeral: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Gardens of Memory, Comanche
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's funeral Home

Becky was born Nov. 14, 1962 in Amarillo to Danney and Paulette Clawson. After graduating from Brewer High School in 1980, Becky worked in the corporate world for many years. At her passing, she was employed by Expanco, a job she dearly loved because it gave her the opportunity to serve others. Becky was an organ donor.
In 2006, she married the love of her life, Rob Betlewicz. They resided in the Aledo area.
Becky was the past Madam President of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 5617, White Settlement.
She excelled at many things, but she especially loved to cook. Family was very important to her and she currently was the "Madam President" of the Clawson family reunion. Becky livened up any gathering with her sharp wit and playful personality. She was much loved and will be greatly missed.
Becky was preceded in death by all of her grandparents; and her best friend and beloved cousin, Randy Clements.
Survivors: Husband, Rob Betlewicz of Aledo; two sons, Gary Doyle and Brian Doyle; daughter, Allison Doyle; parents, Danney and Paulette Clawson of Aledo; two brothers, Barry Clawson and wife, Tracey, of Cresson and Brian Clawson and wife, Pam, of White Settlement; step-son, Joey Betlewicz of New York; and a very large and beloved extended family.

Wendy White Bellenger

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, September 10, 1964
Died: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
Grace First Presbyterian
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Bellenger family suggests contributions in Wendy's memory to the Wendy White Bellenger TCU Scholarship Fund or Wendy White Bellenger Gall Bladder Cancer Research Fund at M.D. Anderson. Contributions should be sent to PlainsCapital Bank, attention: Sheri Fergason, 1001 Santa Fe Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Wendy White BellengerWendy White Bellenger
Wendy White Bellenger was born Sept. 10, 1964, in Weatherford, the first of four children to Bob and Carolynn White. Wendy was the fourth generation of the White family to work at the family funeral home and just recently received her funeral director's license. Prior to the funeral industry, she worked in the Southlake-Carroll ISD at Johnson Elementary School, where she taught physical education for many years. Wendy also had a career in banking as an executive assistant.
Wendy graduated from Weatherford High School with the class of 1982 and then TCU, where she was a member of Alpha Phi.
Wendy married Dana Bellenger on Sept. 1, 1984, and they had two children, Zack and Rachel. She was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church Grapevine.
Wendy was preceded in death by her brother, Wynn Douglas White; sister, Laura White; paternal grandparents, Ford and Grace White; and maternal grandfather, Hubert Moore.
Survivors: Husband, Dana Bellenger of Weatherford; son, Zack Bellenger of Fort Worth; daughter, Rachel Bellenger of College Station; parents, Bob and Carolynn White of Weatherford; sister, Anita White of Weatherford; grandmother, Irma Moore of Weatherford; aunt, Kay White Vincent of Fort Worth; numerous cousins; and a host of loving family and friends.

Christine Wooley

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, April 19, 1941
Died: 
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Funeral: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Flamingo Road Church of Christ
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Christine WooleyChristine Wooley
Christine Wooley was born April 19, 1941, in Weatherford, daughter of the late Lawrance Edward and Florence Elizabeth McGuire Baker. She was a longtime activity director for nursing homes and a member of the church of Christ.
Survivors: Christine leaves her husband of 23 years, Edwin Leon Wooley; daughters, Lisa Jacobs and Lorretta L. Vorhees; a son, Herman Lee Swinner Jr.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe and Bill Baker; and a host of loving friends.

David Allen Wolf

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, March 8, 1954
Died: 
Friday, April 5, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
Millsap Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday with Rosary starting at 6 P.M. at White's Funeral Home. Interment: Fairview Cemetery in Millsap
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

David Allen WolfDavid Allen Wolf
David was born March 8, 1954 to Ralph and Nell Wolf. He was married 20 years to his loving wife, Lynnette. David was a graduate of Azle High School and attended Ranger Jr. College and the University of North Texas, where he earned his Master's Degree in Education. He was a principal for thirty years until he had to retire because of his illness. David's love for his job created an atmosphere that was conducive to learning. He not only stressed the importance of education, but because of his personality he had a way with his students and teachers that put them at ease, and they all thought that each one of them was his favorite. The schools that he touched were Perrin, Hubbard, Lake Worth, Alvord and Millsap.
His love for his family was apparent, there was always a vacation being planned to the beach, ski slopes, or just a weekend away to the Hill Country. David was an avid Ranger and Texas Longhorn fan and many weekends spent with family watching them on Television. He was the best PaPa ever, and was a big influence in their young lives, that will leave a lasting impression on them. David was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Nell Wolf; and brother, Ronnie.

Mike Williams

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Tuesday, January 22, 1963
Died: 
Friday, April 5, 2013
Funeral: 
Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 16:00
Location: 
Outreach of Love
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Mike WilliamsMike Williams
Mike Williams was born Jan. 22, 1963, in Illinois, son of the late Rayburne Joseph and Leona Catherine Seafeldt Williams. Mike married his high school sweetheart, the former Dona Shewmake, on June 12, 1989, and they began their life together. Before Mike got sick, he made his career as a steak cook and worked for many years at Cattle Baron Steakhouse, where he cooked for celebrities such as Porter Wagoner and Moe Bandy. Mike's hobby was working with wood and he also loved country music.
Mike graduated with the class of 1981 from Azle High School.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Francis Newberry; and a sister, Catherine Newberry.
Survivors: Wife, Dona Williams of Azle; son, John Williams and wife, Shannon, of Azle; daughter, Brook Williams of Azle; grandchildren, Nevaeh, Bryleah, Keegan, Ricky, and Makayla; brother, Gary Newberry; sisters, Debbie Schwarz, Pamela Wamsher and Mary Newberry; sisters-in-law, Claytha Bartlett and husband,Butch of Azle,and Gena Dolen and husband, Billy of Azle; mother-in-law, Carol Shewmake (Bam); numerous nieces and nephews.

Norma Jean Ware

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, September 30, 1931
Died: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Funeral: 
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 10:30
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Norma Jean WareNorma Jean Ware
Norma was born on September 30, 1931 to the late Claude and Helen Tuggle Culberhouse in Lipan. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by her family and friends. Norma was a long time member of South Main Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, William Gregory Ware; parents, Claude and Helen Culberhouse; and brother, Jackie Culberhouse.
Survivors: Daughter, Paula Mae Williams; son, Bill Ware and wife, Nancy; granddaughters, Crisha and Kellie; great-grandchildren, Madison, Julian and Karmin; sister, Claudette Bellon and husband, Jim; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Linda Baker-Varney

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, October 23, 1943
Died: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda's honor to the Rocky Mountain MS Center, an organization working to improve the lives of people with MS and their families through care, education and research
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Linda Baker-VarneyLinda Baker-Varney
Born in Altoona, PA on October 23rd, 1943 as Ermalinda Christina DeVincens, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who touched the hearts of all who knew her with her generous and warm heart and smile. Linda's strength, courage, love, and unwavering faith are a true inspiration.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Americo and Mary DeVincens; and her nephew, John DeVincens, Junior.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; her son, Steven Baker and his wife, Melinda; and grandchildren, Dalton and Kamryn; daughter, Carla Baker-Kunkle and her husband, Tom; son, Scott Baker and his wife, Anna; and grandchildren, Joseph and Cecilia; brother, John DeVincens and his wife, Kathy; nieces, Jill and Chrissy; and nephew, Doug.

Eufemio E. Valtierra

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, March 20, 1993
Died: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephens Catholic Church
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Eufemio E. ValtierraEufemio E. Valtierra
Eufemio was born in Santo, Texas on March 20, 1933 to Narciso and Bernabe Valtierra. Raised in Weatherford, he worked at General Dynamics and later started Valtierra Cleaning, a carpet cleaning business still operated by his daughter and her husband. Among several things, Eufemio was a veteran, an avid golfer, a Knights of Columbus member, and enjoyed numerous other activities but he took most pride in being a father and grandfather.
Surviving “Da Da” are his daughter, Michel Kinder and her husband, Matt and their daughters Maddi, Brittany Jimenez and husband, Jory, and Christin Schimmelbusch. He will be remembered as a doting and loving grandfather who would do anything for them. Eufemio also will be remembered by sisters, Julia Willingham and Simona Kelican, and brothers, Juan and Diego Valtierra and wife Angela, and German Valtierra and wife, Katherine. Also surviving are a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins as well as many friends made throughout his life in Weatherford.

Billie Faye Ure

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Sunday, March 9, 1930
Died: 
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Funeral: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Billie Faye UreBillie Faye Ure
Billie Faye Ure was born March 9, 1930 in Mankins, daughter of the late William Harrison Reed and Tennie Lou Pyles Reed. She was active in Parker County Women and was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Weatherford where she served as President of the Christian Sunday School Class.
Faye was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Ure; sisters, Lyda Cox of Fort Worth and Katie Halbert of Whitney; brother, King H. Reed of Electra.
Survivors: Nieces, Leann Cox Adams and husband, Bob, of Fort Worth and Lou Halbert Adams and husband, Jack, of Whitney; nephews, Bill Halbert and wife, Theresa, of Whitney, Lonnie Halbert and wife, Barbara, of Walnut Springs, and Gary Reed and wife, Jan, of Electra.

Alta Faye Teague

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Funeral: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 10:30
Location: 
Fireside Room at North Side Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Alta Faye TeagueAlta Faye Teague
Alta was the second youngest of seven children. She was very active in the community doing charitable work. Alta was a member of the North Side Baptist Church in Weatherford for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerry Thomas; a brother; two sisters; grandson, Jerry Dean Thomas III.
Survivors: sons, Jerry Thomas, Jody Thomas and wife, Dorothy, Jackie Thomas, Justin Thomas and James Thomas; daughter, Jerretta Caffey; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna Gray, Faye Murphy; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of loving family and friends

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