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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

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.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

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.

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