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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-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
Services: 
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephens Catholic Church
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Eufemio 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
Services: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Billie 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
Services: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 10:30
Location: 
Fireside Room at North Side Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Alta 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
Services: 
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 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
Services: 
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 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
Services: 
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 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
Services: 
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 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.

Rebecca Roberts

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, November 17, 1960
Died: 
Monday, April 15, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 15:30
Location: 
Greenwood Funeral Home Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
Expressions of sympathy may be made in her name to the American Cancer Societ
Funeral Home: 
Greenwood Funeral Home

Rebecca Sue Roberts
Rebecca was born on Nov. 17, 1960, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Her top priority was her boys. She dedicated her life to being the best mother that she could be. She pursued her education and was extremely proud of the fact that she graduated with a dual Bachelor's degree and a Master's of Accounting from the University of North Texas, all while battling cancer. At the time of her passing, she was happily employed with Hunt Oil.
 The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Asad Dean, Julie, and Elena of Texas Oncology, as well as Vitas Hospice for their outstanding care and compassion. 
 She was preceded in death by her father, Winston Henson.
 Survivors: Sons, Matthew Roberts and Samuel Roberts; brothers, Shawn and Wink Henson; mother, Helen Daughenbaugh.

Linda Reeder

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, June 8, 1950
Died: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Services: 
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Trinity Bible Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow at the Memory Gardens of the Valley Cemetery in Weatherford. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm Sunday at White's Funeral Home 130 Houston Ave. Weatherford, Texas.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Linda Reeder
Linda Joyce Reeder was born June 8, 1950 in Weatherford, Texas to the late Loran and Faye Casler Thomas. She married David Reeder and together they raised three children. Linda was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and daughter and will be missed by all who knew her.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, David Reeder of Weatherford; daughters, Cari Reeder of Weatherford, and Katie Reeder of Weatherford; son, Andrew Reeder of Weatherford; grandson, Colby Reeder; sister, Lora Loch of Weatherford; brother, Tommy Thomas of Denton; and several nieces and nephews and numerous other family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 10

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