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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.

Ellen J. Dearson

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, October 23, 1915
Died: 
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Funeral: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 09:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Ellen J. DearsonEllen J. Dearson
Emma Ellen Jones was born October 23, 1915 to the late Evans and Ruth Cunningham Jones in Mills County. She met and married Harmon Dee Dearson and they spent 69 wonderful years together. Ellen and Harmon owned a furniture store in San Angelo for many years. They also owned and maintained their farm there. Ellen and Harmon moved to the Weatherford area about fifteen years ago. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
       Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, Harmon Dee Dearson; her parents; daughter, Lenell Meyer; sisters, Ruby Jo Freeman and Vera Powell.
       Survivors: Son-in-law, Delbert Meyer of Weatherford; grandson, Carl Meyer and wife, Dawn, of Paradise; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Matthew Meyer; several great nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Pauline Cowan

May 13, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, August 26, 1914
Died: 
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Funeral: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Pauline CowanPauline Cowan
Pauline was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, William Eugene Cowan.
Survivors: son, Jack Cowan; daughter, Paula Cowan Asher; granddaughter, Elizabeth Asher; sister, Alice Anderson; and 3 nieces.

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.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

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