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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

Mary Joan McLaughlin

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Funeral: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 15:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in her memory to the 20th Century Club, 321 S. Main St., Weatherford, 76086
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Mary Joan McLaughlinMary Joan McLaughlin
In 1972, Joanie married the love of her life, George Stokes, in Mineral Wells. She became a dedicated homemaker caring for everyone around her. She was an accomplished painter, loved to garden and do beautiful needlework. Joanie was involved in the community through memberships in the 20th Century Club, Weatherford Adopt a Country Road project, Weatherford Historical Preservation Committee, Weatherford Garden Club, and a supporter of the Pythian Home.
Joanie was preceded in death by her parents, Major Boston and Zelma Louise McLaughlin; sister, Clara Dobias; and brother, Taylor Jeff McLaughlin.
Survivors: husband, George Stokes of Weatherford; daughter, Paige Stokes of Fort Worth; son, Victor Craig Stokes and wife, Jennifer Lynn; brother, Tom McLaughlin and wife, Ann of Weatherford; grandchildren, Morgan Mikelle DeLaCruz; Kimber Rae Phillips and husband, William, Tyler Craig Stokes and wife, Kim, Michael Brian Stokes, and Brenden TJ Hall-Grassmann;

Natha Lee Shannon

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Friday, May 26, 1916
Died: 
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Funeral: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
Aledo United Methodist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Shannon family suggests contributions in Natha Lee's memory to the Building Fund at Aledo United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Natha Lee ShannonNatha Lee Shannon

Natha lee Shannon was born May 26, 1916, in Fort Worth, the first of three children born to the late John Alexander and Stella Leona Carter Hughes. Her hobbies included sewing and gardening and she was a former member of the Fort Worth Garden Club and United Methodist Women. Natha Lee became a member of Aledo United Methodist Church in 1959 and directed their choir for 32 years. She also sang in the choir until she was 92 years old.
Natha Lee graduated with the class of 1934 from W.C. Stripling High School.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Shannon; a son, Alan Shannon; a grandson, Sean Alan Shannon; her parents; and two brothers.
Survivors: Son, John Shannon and wife, Vicki, of Aledo; four granddaughters; one grandson; 11 great-grandchildren; and a loving church family.

Frances Irene Scott

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, October 8, 1930
Died: 
Friday, April 19, 2013
Funeral: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Frances Irene ScottFrances Irene Scott
Frances Irene Scott was born Oct. 8, 1931, in Chico, the fifth of seven children to the late Elzy Morris and Ethel Warner Kennedy. She moved to her ranch in Poolville in 1970, where she loved to tend to her cattle. Ranching was her true love.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents; and all of her siblings, A.Z. Kennedy, Clifton Kennedy, Lometa Earp, Bertha Hansen, Velma Ruth Kennedy, and Jimmy Kennedy.
Survivors: Lifetime friend, David Stultz of Poolville; children, Paul Triplett and wife, Carolyn, of Bowie, Roger Triplett and wife, Joyce, of Alvarado, Bruce Triplett of Poolville, Steven Triplett and wife, Cynthia, of Richland Hills, and Karen Herring and husband, Tom, of Poolville; grandchildren, Michelle, Roger Jr., Stephanie, Natasha, Daniel, Holly, and Ian Jules; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of loving family and friends.

Donna Roland

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, January 22, 1953
Died: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
Springtown Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 2 to 4 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral home
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Donna Sue RolandDonna Sue Roland
Donna Sue was born in Fort Worth to Jesse Lee and Gilma Jane Payne Tapp January 22, 1953. She was a very loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be missed by all who knew her. Donna Sue was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Ronnie Tapp.
Survivors: husband, of 17 years, Donald "Duck" Roland; children, Melissa Williams and husband, Ted, Greg Pitts and wife, Elizabeth, Tommy Pitts and wife, Kyra, Jeanetta Jentzen and husband, Levi; grandchildren, Kelsie, Shae and Chris Williams, Colby and Kaleb Pitts, Morgan Pitts, and Tucker Jentzen; brother, Lloyd Tapp and wife, Mary; brother, Yankee Dan Beldowski and wife, Karen; and a host of friends and family.

Rebecca Roberts

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, November 17, 1960
Died: 
Monday, April 15, 2013
Funeral: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 15:30
Location: 
Greenwood Funeral Home Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
Expressions of sympathy may be made in her name to the American Cancer Societ
Funeral Home: 
Greenwood Funeral Home

Rebecca Sue RobertsRebecca Sue Roberts
Rebecca was born on Nov. 17, 1960, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Her top priority was her boys. She dedicated her life to being the best mother that she could be. She pursued her education and was extremely proud of the fact that she graduated with a dual Bachelor's degree and a Master's of Accounting from the University of North Texas, all while battling cancer. At the time of her passing, she was happily employed with Hunt Oil.
 The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Asad Dean, Julie, and Elena of Texas Oncology, as well as Vitas Hospice for their outstanding care and compassion. 
 She was preceded in death by her father, Winston Henson.
 Survivors: Sons, Matthew Roberts and Samuel Roberts; brothers, Shawn and Wink Henson; mother, Helen Daughenbaugh.

Linda Reeder

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, June 8, 1950
Died: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Trinity Bible Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow at the Memory Gardens of the Valley Cemetery in Weatherford. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm Sunday at White's Funeral Home 130 Houston Ave. Weatherford, Texas.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Linda ReederLinda Reeder
Linda Joyce Reeder was born June 8, 1950 in Weatherford, Texas to the late Loran and Faye Casler Thomas. She married David Reeder and together they raised three children. Linda was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and daughter and will be missed by all who knew her.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, David Reeder of Weatherford; daughters, Cari Reeder of Weatherford, and Katie Reeder of Weatherford; son, Andrew Reeder of Weatherford; grandson, Colby Reeder; sister, Lora Loch of Weatherford; brother, Tommy Thomas of Denton; and several nieces and nephews and numerous other family and friends.

Francis (Ned) Pugh

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Funeral: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Reno
Memorials may be made to: 
The family request memorials to the Building Fund at Walnut Creek Baptist Church , 220 W. Reno Rd., Azle, 76020
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Francis (Ned) PughFrancis (Ned) Pugh
Ned was a long time resident of Reno, dairyman, former mayor, and councilman for several years. He was a long time member and deacon at Walnut Creek Baptist Church.
Survived by a son, James W. Pugh and wife, Carol of Reno; daughter, Jo Ann Hollingsworth and husband, Jerry of Reno; stepson, Jackie Watkins of Lake Worth; 21 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife, Mallie May Pugh, and wife Ina Pugh; parents, Jim and Mary Pugh; sisters, Addie Lou Trotter, Pairlee Hilburn, and Margaret McCracken; brothers, Harvey Pugh, and Caroll Pugh.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Azle Manor and staff for the care of our loved one. A special thanks to Celeste, Tiffany, Candise, Beth, and Donna for their special care.

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