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Leo Weldon "Butch" Tiberghien III

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, November 18, 1943
Died: 
Monday, January 14, 2013
Funeral: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Butch's memory to any Masonic Lodge or the Texas Pythian Home in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Leo Weldon (Butch) Tiberghien IIILeo Weldon (Butch) Tiberghien III
Butch was born Nov. 18, 1943, in Yuma, Ariz., to the late Leo Weldon II and Erma Neal Borden Tiberghien. He was raised in Weatherford and attended Weatherford High School and the Allen Military Academy. Upon graduation, Butch joined the United States Air Force and served honorably until discharged May 27, 1964. During his life, he was a certified helicopter mechanic, a heavy equipment operator and a long-distance truck driver. Butch was an avid fisherman and a Master Mason at Cedar Creek Lake Masonic Lodge #1431 in Gun Barrel City.
He was preceded in death by his father, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Leo Weldon Tiberghien II, who was killed in action in World War II in 1944; his mother, Erma Neal Borden Westhoff, in 1961; his uncle and aunt, Jack and Edith Borden, of Weatherford; his uncle, C.B. Borden of Fort Worth; his aunt, Willie Thompson of San Diego, Calif.; and his aunt, Sammye B. Layman of Austin.
Survivors: Brother, John Westhoff and wife, Sue Ann, of Weatherford; niece, Paige Westhoff of Dallas; nephew, U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. John Trenton Westhoff and wife, Amy, and their daughters, Corrine and Bryleigh, of St. Louis, Mo.; and cousins, Nancy Borden O'Neal, Susie Borden Gandy and Eddie Borden, all of Fort Worth, and Traci Layman Brown of Lubbock, Terri Layman Short of Austin and Betty Thompson and Linda Thompson.

N. L. (Lynn) Shirley

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Friday, October 13, 1922
Died: 
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Funeral: 
Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Brock Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

N. L. (Lynn) ShirleyN. L. (Lynn) Shirley
N. L. (Lynn) was born October 13, 1922, the son of Ezra and Verdie Shirley in Llano. He lived in Brock most of his life. Lynn married Oma Glen Mathews of Brock on March 13, 1940.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Oma; his parents; one granddaughter; and one brother.
Survivors: Daughter, Janice Collins and husband, Kenneth, of Dennis; son, Donald Shirley and wife, Linda, of Brock; three granddaughters, Donna Cox and husband, John, of Cypress, Dianna Taylor and husband, Todd, of Brock, and Mendy Golightly and husband, Danny, of Brock; six great-grandchildren, Cayla Smith, Johonna Cox, Jana and Grant Golightly, and Tristen and Takota Taylor; one great-great-grandchild, Aurora Jo Smith; one sister, Irene Cardwell of Brock; and one brother, Jim Shirley of Breckenridge.

Bonnie Phillips

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Bonnie PhillipsBonnie Phillips
Bonnie was born in Bennington, Okla. to Henry and Ruth Young. She was a longtime resident of Azle. Bonnie loved spending quiet time in the country. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; two brothers; and one sister.
Survivors: Daughter, Teresa Bagley and husband, Robert of Carthage; son, Rick G. Phillips of Azle; grandson, Casey Hart and wife, Carrie of Mexia; granddaughters, Michelle Phillips of Weatherford and Kinder De La O and husband, Erik of Mexia; sisters, Tony Garrett of Lewisville and Iva Lou Bean and husband, Roy of Ark.; great-granddaughters, Brynlee Nicole and Sofia Ann; great-grandson, Erik; and numerous extended family, friends, and acquaintances.

Nettie Ann Farris Phillips

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, October 13, 1927
Died: 
Monday, January 21, 2013
Funeral: 
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
LaJunta Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Nettie Ann Farris PhillipsNettie Ann Farris Phillips
Nettie Ann Phillips was born October 13, 1927 in Harrold to William and Dorothy Farris. She was a longtime resident of Azle. Nettie loved to listen to and play music. Another pastime was playing "42" and eating sweet rolls on Sunday night. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother.
Survivors: Husband of 50 years, John Phillips of Azle; daughter, Norma Byers and husband, James of Springtown; sons, Jimmy Woodby and wife, Jeanette of Springtown, and Justin Woodby of Azle; daughter, Nancy Hand of Wyoming; sons, Paul Phillips and wife, Kathy of Arlington, John Phillips, Jr of Fort Worth, Frank Phillips and wife, Suzanne of Fort Worth, Thomas Phillips of Calif., James "Jimbo" Phillips of Fort Worth; eleven

Royce (DeWayne) Phillips

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Sunday, February 26, 1956
Died: 
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Funeral: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Royce (DeWayne) PhillipsRoyce (DeWayne) Phillips
Royce (DeWayne) Phillips, age 56, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at his home in Benbrook. DeWayne was born in Lamesa, Texas on February 26, 1956 to Bob and Elda Phillips. He attended his first nine years of school in Kermit, Texas and moved to Weatherford In 1971 where he graduated from Weatherford High School in 1974. He attended college in San Marcus, Texas.

DeWayne married Carol Smith in 1985. He worked as a self employed bricklayer for ten years until he joined the family business as a truck driver for 23 years.

DeWayne was not only tall in stature, he was a giant of a man from all that loved him so dearly and he loved in return. Through all the physical disabilities he endured in the last few years, his mind never faltered. His talents were endless and amazing. He will truly be forever missed.

DeWayne was preceded in death by his four grandparents, a cousin, his sister-in-law, and a father-in-law.

Judy Konopka

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, April 30, 1951
Died: 
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Judy KonopkaJudy Konopka
Julia Margaret Konopka was born April 30, 1951, in Denton, daughter of the late Al and Margaret Hill Petty. She married Jack Konopka on Dec. 29, 1971, and they began their life together. Together they worked at Western Grass Company, which Jack owned, from 1981 to 2000. Judy loved animals of all kinds and even raised and showed llamas for many years. She was a member of the Llama Association and loved to knit and spin llama and alpaca wool into scarves that she would give as gifts to her friends.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents; and numerous aunts and uncles.
Survivors: Husband, Jack Konopka of Weatherford; son, James Konopka of Austin; daughter, Julie Sweum and husband, Ricky, of Japan; grandchildren, Olivia Konopka of Austin, and Canyon and Sage Sweum of Japan; sister, Ricky Lynn Baldwin and husband, Tony, of Aledo; brothers, Jerry Wilson and wife, Denise, of Pottsboro and James Petty of Fort Worth.

John Daniel “JD” Doss

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, January 25, 1988
Died: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Funeral: 
Monday, January 21, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

John Daniel “JD” Doss, II, age 24, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in Springtown. JD was born January 25, 1988 in Weatherford. He was an apprentice lineman, loved fishing, woodworking, martial arts and music and was a member of North Side Baptist Church.
JD is survived by his parents; Gene and Jennifer Doss of Weatherford, stepmother Debra Mann and husband Gary of Bedford, sisters, Miranda Doss of Bedford, Tisha Dillon and husband Steve of St. Augustine, Florida, brother, Thomas Gould and wife Val, nephews Caleb and Declan of Fort Worth, best friend, Rowdy Cerveny, grandmother, Donnell Doss of Weatherford, aunts and uncles, Abbe and Lisle Patton, Dana and Ronald McLaughlin, Neal and Brenda Doss, cousins, Micheal Doss and Krystopher Doss, Justen, Brittany and Cami Hinkle, Kevin, Cody, and Jeremy Perryman.

James Chris Hudson

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, May 28, 1953
Died: 
Monday, January 21, 2013
Funeral: 
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
Baker Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

James Chris HudsonJames Chris Hudson
James Chris Hudson, age 60, of Weatherford, died Monday, January 21, 2013. Chris was born May 28, 1953 in Weatherford to Cecil James and Bonita Lou Hudson. He was a lab technician for Family Eye Care, a member of Temple Hall Methodist Church and loved working in the yard. Chris is survived by his daughter, Chaley Wilson and husband Brent, sons, Chaise Hudson and wife Shanee’, Chance Hudson and wife Mamie, father, Cecil Hudson, brother Clay Hudson and wife Donna, seven grandchildren and friend Richard Brand. He is preceded in death by his mother Bonita Hudson.

J.C. Hood

January 28, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Tuesday, September 12, 1916
Died: 
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Funeral: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Weatherford. Interment: Evergreen Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

J.C. HoodJ.C. Hood
J.C. Hood was born Sept. 12, 1916, in Granbury, one of four children to the late Edwin S. and Lela Kate Heathington Hood. He graduated from Granbury High Scool and attended North Texas Agricultural College (now called UTA), Texas Wesleyan University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He married Cleo Lovell Clary in 1939 and she preceded him in death in 1990 after 51 years of marriage.
J.C. was ordained to ministry at First Baptist Church in Granbury in 1947. He worked at the post office in Granbury and pastored churches in Bennett, Thorp Spring Baptist Mission (where he built the old white church building which still stands), First Baptist Church of Acton and Bowles Memorial Baptist Church in Grand Prairie, from 1958 to 1963. J.C. also worked for Claude Harris, who was the founder of the Girls Ranch in Breckenridge, where he obtained funds for the start up of the home. He later became the administrator of the home. The Girls Ranch was later given to Buckner Orphans Home and was moved to Lubbock two years later. After retiring from the minstry, J.C. worked for the Texas Department of Public Welfare for 15 years, five years in Arlington and 10 years in Mineral Wells.
J.C. was preceded in death by his wife, Lovell Hood; brothers, Jimmy Hood of Weatherford, Roy Hood of Stephenville; sister, Mary Eady of San Antonio; two stepgrandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and his parents.

Jimmy Edward Hall

January 25, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, October 6, 1938
Died: 
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Funeral: 
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park 5725 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the Hall family suggests contributions in Jimmy's memory to Cook Children's Medical Center, 801 7th Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76104; American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-1718; or a charity of your choice.
Funeral Home: 
White's Chapel

Jimmy Edward HallJimmy Edward Hall
Born Oct. 6, 1938, Jimmy grew up in Springtown and attended Texas A&M before joining the U.S. Marine Corps. After returning to Texas he became a dairy farmer. His grandchildren have many fond memories of helping Grandpa Jimmy in the barn. His family will miss his kind words and gentle smile but are blessed with many wonderful memories.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Laverl Hall; his wife, Patsy; and stepson, Brian Hodges.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 17

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the Region I Tournament at Diamondback GC in Abilene

Friday, April 18

Tuesday, April 22

Friday, April 25

Tuesday, April 29

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the State Tournament at Onion Creek GC in Austin.

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