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Zuda Bennett Hurd

August 29, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, July 19, 1926
Died: 
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Waxahachie Bible Church, 621 N Grand after a viewing from 9 to 9:30 a.m.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Aledo Brown Cemetery at 2 p.m.
Memorials may be made to: 
Waxahachie Bible Church Missions, 621 North Grand, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165.
Funeral Home: 
Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, Waxahachie

Zuda was born July 19, 1926 in Aledo.
Raised in Aledo, she married John Campbell and raised four children while residing in Mineral Wells, Austin and Irving, Texas. Everywhere she lived she contributed to the communities by adding her smile and laughter, help to anyone in need, and inspiration to all who knew her. Never seeing problems she couldn’t overcome, she led her family by giving them encouragement at every turn. She moved to Waxahachie in 1997 to be near her daughter.
She spent her life as a homemaker and serving her Lord every chance she had through her church, WMU, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, numerous mission trips, Eastern Star, Baylor Auxiliary, Women’s Republican Club, as well as the communities in which she lived. Zuda, known by her grandchildren as “DeeDee” treasured the time she spent with them; she loved playing with them, sharing Jesus with them and watching each one come to know the Lord. Tireless in her efforts; she served in any way she could.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Carl Hurd.
Survivors include her four children: Ben Campbell (Phyllis) of Austin, Johnny Campbell (Kim) of South Lake, Becki Gilliam (Jon) of Midlothian and Tom Campbell of Granbury, six grandsons, six-great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson. Through her daughters marriage she also gained three more grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The Bennett family includes brother, Bill Bennett of Mineral Wells (Carlene) and many nieces and nephews.

Joe L. Bayer Jr.

August 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, October 31, 1931
Died: 
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Funeral: 
Friday, August 31, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe's memory to St. Stephen's Catholic Church, American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Joe L. Bayer Jr.Joe L. Bayer Jr.

Joe was born October 31, 1931, in Bellmead to Joe Lawrence Bayer Sr. and Adella Marak Bayer. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and served as grand knight of Holy Spirit Council 7264 at St. Stephen's. Joe also served as faithful navigator of General Worth Assembly in Fort Worth.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Bayer of Waco; and several special aunts and uncles.

Survivors: Loving wife of 20 years, Darlene Bayer of Hudson Oaks; daughters, Stephanie Sims and husband, Jerry, of Lubbock and Leslie Nunn and husband, Billy, of Hiram, Ga.; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; aunt, Bertha Faicthinger; several cousins; and many loving family members and devoted friends.

Ross Robertson, Jr.

August 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, August 1, 1930
Died: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 10:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Spring Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Ross Robertson, Jr.Ross Robertson, Jr.

Ross L Robertson Jr. was born Aug. 1, 1930, in Weatherford, son of the late Ross Lafayette Robertson Sr. and Golden Tabor Robertson. At a young age, Ross served as the unofficial mascot of the fire department and got the nickname "Rooster", which stuck with him the rest of his life. Living near the fire station, his father tasked him with waking the firemen in the morning. When old enough he signed on to be a volunteer fireman, a service he continued until 1985.

In 1951, he started work for the City of Weatherford. Over the next four decades he worked as a police dispatcher, fireman, building inspector, city warehouse manager, and finally as the city's purchasing agent. He retired in 1991 after 40 years of service to the city and residents of Weatherford.

Ross was preceded in death by his mother, Golden, and father and former Chief of Police, Ross L. Robertson Sr.

Survivors: Wife of 62 years, Mary Messimer Robertson of Weatherford; son, Jerry Robertson of Bedford; daughter, Debbie Vaughan and husband, Dean, of Weatherford; grandsons, Alex Robertson of Dallas, Shawn Robertson of Euless, and Jason Vaughan of Annapolis, Md.; sister, Virginia Freeman of Watonsville, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Thelma Messimer, Mary Lou Messimer, and Dora Mae Messimer, all of Weatherford; family friends, Suzanne Tandy and Katherine Towson; and many nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Ellen Jean Pack

August 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Ellen Jean PackEllen Jean Pack

Barbara Sue Johnsen

August 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, January 28, 1935
Died: 
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Funeral: 
Monday, August 27, 2012 - 10:30
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Lakeside
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Barbara Sue JohnsenBarbara Sue Johnsen

Barbara was born January 28, 1935 in Throckmorton. She was a longtime resident of Azle. Barara was an avid clothes shopper, but the highlights of her life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; husband of thirty years, Tony; two sisters; and three brothers.

Survivors: sons, Danny Harris and wife, Kay of Fort Worth and Tony Johnsen and wife, Lori of Tenn.; daughter, Sue Ann Garrison of Boyd; sister, Chris Pressly of Fort Worth; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, neohews, friends and acquaintances.

Christopher John Hamilton, Jr.

August 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, May 20, 1926
Died: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
A memorial service is planned for September 1, 2012 in Austin with burial in the Truett Family Cemetery in Jasper, Texas.
Funeral Home: 
Alexander's Midway Funeral Home, Springtown

Christopher John Hamilton, Jr.Christopher John Hamilton, Jr.

Christopher was born May 20, 1926 to Chris J Hamilton, Sr. and Imogene Truett Hamilton in Jasper, Texas. He graduated from Port Arthur High School, earned bachelor degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Lamar Tech and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

Chris always dreamed of traveling the world. After almost losing his left foot in a motorcycle accident as a teenager, he was classified 4F for military service. With the determination he displayed throughout his life, he enlisted with the only branch of the service that would take him. He spent his 18th birthday in the Merchant Marines as a radio officer on an unarmed Liberty Ship. He served in every theater of WWII, including the liberation of the Philippines and the Korean War. During this time, he circumnavigated the globe 3 times and fulfilled his dream of international travel.

After college, he became a telecommunications engineer for Sun Oil Company and designed and installed telecom systems across the states, off-shore in the Gulf of Mexico, in South America and Angola. Later in life, he designed and implemented the first trans-continental fiber network for U.S. Telecom, one of the predecessors of Sprint. After retirement, he was actively involved in the lives of his grandchildren, encouraging them to pursue their unique interests and abilities.

Anna Mae Summers

August 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, May 22, 1924
Died: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Anna's name to the Ash Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 300 S. Stewart, Azle, TX 76020
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Anna Mae SummersAnna Mae Summers

Anna was born May 22, 1924 in Apache, Okla. to Charles and Sarah Richardson. She had been a longtime resident of Azle and member of Ash Creek Baptist Church. Anna retired from Stewart Title Company in Fort Worth after 20 years of service. She dearly loved her family, quilting and sewing.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Billy Jeff Summers.

She is survived by her sons, Art Johnson and wife, Cynthia of Reno and Charles Johnson and wife, Dianne of Keeter; step-son, Phil Summers of Ardmore, Okla.; step-daughter, Annette Shiro of Springtown; sisters, Oletha Oldham, Alice Schwengler and Dora Hobgood; also nine grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of acquaintances.

Seibert Frendly Hendrixson

August 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, October 12, 1916
Died: 
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Funeral: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Seibert Frendly HendrixsonSeibert Frendly Hendrixson

Seibert was born in McMinnville, Tenn. to Robert Lee and Zena Tennie Hendrixson October 12, 1916. The family moved to Fort Worth when he was three years old. He grew up on the North Side and joined the United States Army in 1934 and then the Merchant Marines in 1945. Seibert worked at Lockeheed-Martin for 37 years in tooling inspection. He was his wife's loving and devoted caregiver during her long illness. Despite all his professional accomplishments, Seibert was proudest of his family, who will miss him beyond words.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and his wife of 60 years, Fon on April 3, 2000.

Survivors: Son, Robert A. Hendrixson and wife, Wetonna; daughter, Foncene Hendrixson and companion, Jim Hunter; grandchildren, Clay Hall and wife, Karen, Kelley Baker and husband, Don, Trent Hendrixson and wife, Melanie and Tyler Hendrixson; four great-grandchildren; and friend Noma Spaulding.

Clayton Ross Beauchamp

August 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, January 16, 1991
Died: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St., Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley, Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Clayton Beauchamp Memorial Fund at Legacy Texas Bank, 111 Santa Fe Dr., Weatherford, Texas 76086.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Clayton Ross BeauchampClayton Ross Beauchamp

Clayton was born January 16, 1991, to Jack and Diana Tomlin Beauchamp, in Weatherford. He graduated from Weatherford High School with the Class of 2009. Clayton made his decision to join the United States Navy before he finished high school and became a Navy medic. He is one of three siblings in the Navy and has a long, proud history of military service in his family.

Survivors: Clayton is survived by his mother and father, Jack and Diana Beauchamp of Weatherford; sister, Cheyenne Beauchamp of Norfolk, Va.; brothers, Brian Beauchamp of Burleson, Christopher Beauchamp of Burleson and Timothy Kisor of Snyder; grandmother, Brenda Atchison of Weatherford; aunts and uncles, James and Susan Brook and Danny and Debbie Hood; fiancee, Ashlin Judd; and many loving family members and friends.

Joyce Slate

August 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 30, 1929
Died: 
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Funeral: 
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Cottondale Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, August 12th from 6 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Alz.org or mail to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., floor 17, Chicago, Ill. 60601.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown.

Joyce was born in Wise County to Alvin and Gladys Banks April 30, 1929. She was a long time resident of Paradise and an avid Bridge player, loving mother, and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earnest of 52 years; two brothers; and one sister.

Survivors: son, Steve Slate and wife, Nancy (Sam) of Decatur; brothers, Benny Banks, Dean Banks and wife, Shirley, Jerry Banks and wife, Joann; sister, Nona Rick and husband, Fred; grandchildren, Parker and Raena Slate; and long time loving caregiver, Margarita Valenzuela.

Sports Calendar

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

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

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua at Aledo, 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, September 26

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Granbury Girls Tournament, Harbor Lakes through Sept. 27

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH vs. St. Paul's Lutheran at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m. *District Game

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Homecoming, 7:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, September 27

  • AHS JV at Chisholm Trail JV Tournament, times TBA

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