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M. Donald "Doc" Swearingin

June 8, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, January 5, 1930
Died: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Services: 
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

M. Donald "Doc" Swearingin, 85, of Weatherford died Tuesday, June 2, 2015.
Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5 in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at East Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford.
Mr. Swearingin was born Jan. 5, 1930 in Weatherford. He married Christine Dec. 24, 1949 and they spent 61 happy years together and raised two wonderful sons. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company after 41 years as a repair tech.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Christine Swearingin; son, Donald Wayne, detective/chief of the Coppell Police Department; and one brother.

Dennis Roger Hinkle

June 8, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Friday, September 6, 1940
Died: 
Friday, June 5, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:30
Location: 
Aledo Brown Cemetery, Highway 1187 South
Funeral Home: 
Services in care of White's Funeral Home - Weatherford

Dennis Roger Hinkle, 74, of Aledo died Friday, June 5, 2015, in his home surrounded by his loved ones, after a short and unexpected battle with cancer.
Graveside service is set for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 9 in Aledo Brown Cemetery, Highway 1187 South.
Mr. Hinkle was born in Milton, W.V. Sept. 6, 1940 to Blemma Neal Hinkle and James Froud Hinkle. He grew up in Milton and attended Milton High School, where he was captain of the football team. He joined the United States Air Force, where he was a crew chief on a B-52, part of Strategic Air Command. While he worked in many fields over the years – oilfield, electrician, lumber mill – his favorite job was at Ace Hardware because he did it for fun.

James Charles "Jimmy" Eader

June 8, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, August 26, 1998
Died: 
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Services: 
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
Santa Fe Baptist Church, 1502 Santa Fe Drive
Funeral Home: 
Services in care of White's Funeral Home - Weatherford

James Charles "Jimmy" Eader, 16, of Weatherford died Thursday, June 4, 2015.
Funeral service wis set for 1 p.m. Monday, June 8 at Santa Fe Baptist Church, 1502 Santa Fe Drive, Weatherford with interment at Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Hwy., Weatherford. Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at the church.
Eader was born Aug. 26, 1998 in Jacksonville, Fla., son of James A. and Karen Kerfoot Eader.
Survivors include his parents; brothers, Johnny and Jacob Eader; sister, Kara Eader; grandmother, "Nanna", Connie Ramirez; grandfather, "Pop Pop", James A. Eader; and many other family members and friends.

Gary Lyle Byrd

June 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Thursday, June 3, 1943
Died: 
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 11:00
Funeral Home: 
White's

Gary Lyle Byrd, 71, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his loving family after a long battle from Frontotemporal Dementia or Pick's Disease.

Service: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at The First United Methodist Church of Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home. Inurnment: will be at a later date in Memory Gardens of the Valley.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Walk to End Alzheimer's/The Byrd Family Team. http://act.alz.org/goto/byrd.

Steve Gist

June 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Monday, May 1, 1950
Died: 
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Services: 
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 14:00
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Steve Gist, age 65, passed from this life, Thursday, May 28, 2015 at his residence. Steve was born May 1, 1950 in Springfield, MO to Marcus and Maureen Gist. He was formerly a Regional Manager for Petro Truck Stops. Steve was an Avid Horseman, Hunter, Fisherman, Award Winning Team Roper, just a True Cowboy. His greatest attribute was being a Loving Husband, Father, Grand Father, and Great Grand Father.

Totsie Dean Grisham Cook

June 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Monday, September 29, 1924
Died: 
Monday, May 18, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:31
Funeral Home: 
Galbreath-Pickard Funeral Home

Totsie Dean Grisham Cook entered into the presence of her Lord on Monday, May 18, 2015, at the age of 90. After a night and day of upper respiratory difficulties, she felt ill after dinner, suddenly became short of breath and suffered a fatal heart attack. After years of fighting diabetes and heart concerns, she longed to be with her husband of more than 71 years, who had passed away about nine months ago. Her longings were finally realized in that glad reunion!

Dora Mae Atteberry

June 1, 2015 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Friday, December 3, 1920
Died: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories

FORT WORTH -- Dora Mae Atteberry, 94, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, friend and longtime resident of Millsap, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment: Poe Prairie Cemetery. Visitation: 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at White's Funeral Home.

Kenneth Earl Alexander

May 21, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, October 26, 1927
Died: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
St. Jude Children’s Research, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, 800-822-6344
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth Earl Alexander, 87, of Weatherford died Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23 in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, 800-822-6344.

David Christian Rueter

May 21, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, September 12, 1960
Died: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
Bethesda United Methodist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

David Christian Rueter, 54, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at a Fort Worth hospital.Visitation will be at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel Friday May 22 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral ceremony will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 23 in the Bethesda United Methodist Church.
Mr. Rueter was born Sept. 12, 1960 in Arlington to John and Beverly Rueter. He was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church where he served as a lay minister and was active in many areas of ministry. He was an OSU alumni and an avid fan. He was a member of the Parker County Sportsman's Club, enjoyed hunting, and competitive marksmanship, but above all his life was centered in God and revolved around his family.

Jerry Lynn Mitchell

May 20, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, August 5, 1960
Died: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Services: 
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 13:00
Location: 
Woodland Park Cemetery, 2600 Hwy. 281 South, Mineral Wells
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Mineral Wells

Jerry Lynn Mitchell, 54, of Mineral Wells died Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Graveside service is set for 1 p.m. Friday at Woodland Park Cemetery.
Mr. Mitchell was born to J.W. Ratliff and Ora Mae Mitchell in Mineral Wells Aug. 5, 1960.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronnie Boyd; and sister, Delores Mahan.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Mitchell; daughters, Beatrice Howard and husband, Shane, and Martha Glover and husband, Roger; son, Jacob Richard and wife, Amanda; brothers, Gary Medlin and wife, Tresea, and Roy McGough and wife, Marilyn; sisters, LaVeda Christy and husband, Billy, Janie Vaughn and husband, Stanley, and Dixie Mitchell; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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