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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.

Muriel June Kilpatrick Gandee

May 20, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, October 12, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Services: 
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 15:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Muriel June Kilpatrick Gandee, 84, of Weatherford died Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Funeral service is set for 3 p.m. Friday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at Oakland Cemetery, Weatherford. Visitation is from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Gandee was born in Breckenridge Oct. 12, 1930, daughter of Edward Kilpatrick and Myrtle King Kilpatrick. She attended Breckenridge High School. She was married to Joe Darrell Westmoreland in 1951, and they were married for 17 years. She married Lee Britt Gandee, Jr., in 1969. She was a caregiver and housewife all of her adult life. She enjoyed her family and friends and she also enjoyed traveling.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Britt Gandee, Jr.

Carlton Johnson

May 18, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, April 2, 1927
Died: 
Friday, May 15, 2015
Services: 
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Friendship Baptist Church in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel In charge of arrangements.

Carlton Johnson, 88 of Weatherford, died peacefully Friday, May 15, 2015 in a hospital. Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Monday May 18 at Friendship Baptist Church in Weatherford with interment at City Greenwood Cemetery.
Mr. Johnson was born April 2, 1927 in Wichita, Kan. He was a retired aerospace engineer from Bell Helicopter in Hurst. He enjoyed visiting with family, taking trips, fishing, watching football and baseball especially when his grandson was playing baseball.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Wynema Johnson; daughter, Becky Baldwin and husband Jerry of Newark; son, Tim Johnson and wife Naomi of Weatherford; three grandchildren, Ashley Real, Taylor Johnson and Jill Houser; and two great-grandchildren, Cora Houser and Cami Houser.

William Lee Roten

May 14, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, April 22, 1937
Died: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Services: 
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
South Hills Christian Church, 3200 Bilglade, Fort Worth
Memorials may be made to: 
Sarcoma Foundation of America
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

William Lee Roten, “Daddy Bill,” died peacefully, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at his home in Weatherford, surrounded by family and friends. Visitation is Sunday May 17 from 6-8 p.m. at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home, 913 North Elm, Weatherford. Funeral is set for Monday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at South Hills Christian Church, 3200 Bilglade, Fort Worth with burial at 4 p.m. at Live Oak Cemetery in Hamilton.
In lieu of flowers, make a donation to Sarcoma Foundation of America.
Mr. Roten was born in Hamilton April 22, 1937 to William C. Roten and Irene Brinkley. He was a member of Deer Creek Lodge and a 55-year member of the IBEW. He was preceded in death by his brother, Darrell Roten, and his nephew, Curtis Roten.

Claudette Woods

May 14, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Thursday, February 28, 1946
Died: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Victory Baptist Church, 1311 E. Bankhead Dr., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
interment at 2 p.m. Monday, May 18 in DFW National Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Claudette Woods, 69, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16 at Victory Baptist Church with interment at 2 p.m. Monday, May 18 in DFW National Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard.
Mrs. Woods was born Feb. 28, 1946 in Leavenworth, Kan. She was a homemaker, a former LVN, member of Victory Baptist Church, loved her family, and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, cooking, genealogy and traveling.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Larry Woods of Weatherford; sons, Jeff Woods and wife Liz of Willow Park and Chad Woods and wife Kelly of Weatherford; and three grandchildren, Jordan and Kate Woods and Adam Richardson.

Milton Lamar Brown

May 14, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, March 21, 1931
Died: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
North Main Church of Christ
Memorials may be made to: 
Texas State Troopers Association, 5555 North Lamar Blvd., Suite D111, Austin, TX, 78751 or a charity of choice
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Milton Lamar Brown, 84, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Funeral is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at North Main Church of Christ with interment at the East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation is at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel from 6-8 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Brown was born March 21,1931 in Thornton to Walter and Maggie Brown. In 1954, he married his wife, Nell, and they moved to Weatherford in 1958. He retired as a Texas state trooper after 36 1/2 years of loyal service. He and Nell also owned and operated Brown’s Texaco and Brown’s Power Wash for many years. He loved to watch all sports and was a dedicated Weatherford Kangaroo fan. He was a member of North Main Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Brown, and seven brothers and sisters.

Mickey Dixon

May 14, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, January 28, 1934
Died: 
Monday, May 11, 2015
Services: 
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Mickey Dixon, 81, of Weatherford, died Monday, May 11, 2015 in Fort Worth. Funeral is set for 2 p.m. Friday, May 15 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel with interment in Curtis Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel.
Mrs. Dixon was born Jan. 28, 1934 in Comanche. She was a public school teacher, office nurse and X-ray technician. She was a member of Indian Oaks Primitive Baptist Church in Lake Worth and enjoyed working in the yard, sewing, hand work and travel.
Survivors include her husband, Garland Dixon of Weatherford; daughter, Dianna Dixon of Weatherford; son, Steve Dixon and wife Amanda of Flower Mound; and grandchildren, Amber Elizabeth Dixon, Lauren Nicole Dixon and Brittany Nicole Dixon.

Stanley M. Carney

May 14, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Wednesday, September 7, 1932
Died: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 15:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Peoples Covenant Church, PO Box 124 San Juan, Texas 78589
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Stanley M. Carney, 82, of Weatherford, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in a Weatherford nursing center. Memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Peoples Covenant Church, PO Box 124 San Juan, Texas 78589.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at UME Prep, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, September 11

  • AHS at Granbury

    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.

    JV, 6:30 p.m.

    9th A, 6:30 p.m.

    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Monterrey Tech Boragos at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

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