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Elizabeth Alexandrine Bird Bundy

February 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, September 22, 1934
Died: 
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Grace First Presbyterian Church, 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford Texas
Other Arrangements: 
Per her request, attire is to be turquoise or any shade of blue, her favorite color. Family and Friends are invited to stop by the family home following the service.
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society, the Alzheimer’s Association, or to the Rose McGill Foundation at www.kappa.org/donation.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, TX

Elizabeth was born on September 22, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Gertrude Richards Bird and Captain Lee Garrison Bird and had one sister Adrienne Bird Jamieson. Her father’s Navy service took the family to Chicago, San Diego, and Philadelphia. She attended the University of Tulsa, graduating in 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She pledged Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority during her time there.

Following graduation, she began her teaching career, a Kindergarten teacher first in Michigan and then in Southern California. She met her future husband Clifford Bundy, a Chemical engineer, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church singles group in Redondo Beach, California. The couple raised one daughter.

The next years were filled with civic and neighborhood activities, including PTA, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church of Newport Beach, California, KKG Alumni House board for UCI, and the Mesa Verde Library along with yearly vacations to Kauai and Maui with her husband and daughter.

She purchased an interest in a London timeshare with her sister in 1991 and began making annual trips to the UK over the next 20 years.

Elizabeth will be remembered as a mother, teacher, and friend. She was a model of compassion and devotion to her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband Clifford Bundy.

Survivors include her daughter Lynelle; nieces Adrienne Jamieson White, husband Steve, and their son Erichson, and Brooke Jamieson White, husband Doug, and their son Clarke.

Kenneth C. Crowson

February 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 23, 1938
Died: 
Friday, February 24, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
Greenway Cemetery, Greenway, Ark.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Kenneth C. CrowsonKenneth C. Crowson

Kenneth was born February 23, 1938 in Piggott, Ark. He fought a long hard battle with a lung disease. He resided in Azle, Texas with his wife of 50 years, Alice Crowson.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rita Gail; two brothers and his parents, Dallas and Dale Crowson.

Survivors include his wife, Alice Crowson; three sons; three daughters; sisters, Joyce Hunter and Marilyn Smith; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family would like to give special thanks to Encompass Home Health, Alpha Omega Hospice, nurses and doctors of Harris Methodist Northwest Hospital and a very special thanks to Dr. Morrison and staff for all the love shown to our dad during his illness, whom we loved and respected.

Cindy Clifton

February 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, August 20, 1942
Died: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Funeral: 
Friday, February 17, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
First United Methodist Church of Bridgeport.
Other Arrangements: 
Burial was at Thomas Cemetery. Reverend David Rucker officiated. Arrangements by Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport.

Cindy Clifton, of Bridgeport, Texas died Tuesday, February 14, 2012, in Fort Worth.
Cindy was born August 20, 1942 in Olney, Texas to Alice Bernice (Carrol) and Charles H. Clarida. She was an office manager at State Farm for ten years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and cooking for her family.

Survivors include: her husband, Ronnie; son Kyle Clifton and wife Lorrie of Aledo; daughters Kala Walsh and husband Paul and Kayce Keener and husband Bryan, all of Bridgeport; brother Ricky Clarida and wife Sharon; sisters Jan Taylor and husband Jim and Barbara Tiger and husband Pem; grandchildren Hayden, Hunter, Landrie, Logan, Tyler, and Taryn; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Barbara Jean "Jeanne" Hinkle Smith

February 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 25, 1943
Died: 
Friday, February 17, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery, Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 401 North Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Jeanne SmithJeanne Smith

Barbara Jean "Jeanne" Hinkle Smith was born June 25, 1943, in Parker County, daughter of the late George Weldon Hinkle and Margaret Emma Britain Mullins. She loved to cook and was a caregiver to all. Jeanne was a jolly mother figure to everyone in her life. She was a life long resident of Springtown and attended Springtown High School.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Joe Dick Smith on Jan. 15, 2012; and her parents.

Survivors: Son, Brad Smith; grandson, Brandon Lee Smith, both of Springtown; sister, Bettie Jennings and husband, Kirk, of Springtown; nieces, Marsha Grounds and husband, Sean, of Azle and Kayla Garrett and husband, Casey, of Springtown; and a host of cousins, family and friends.

Jessie Lee Read Taylor

February 22, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, July 4, 1917
Died: 
Monday, February 20, 2012
Funeral: 
Friday, February 24, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Annis Chapel Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Jessie's name to Straydog, Inc., P.O. Box 1465, Gun Barrell City, Texas 75147, www.straydog.org.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Jessie Lee Read TaylorJessie Lee Read Taylor

Jessie was born in Paradise on July 4, 1917. She was the eldest and only surviving child of six born to John and Jane Read. The Reads are direct descendants of the pioneers who settled Paradise in the 1850s. Ms. Taylor, who always preferred and went by her first name Jessie, had a varied, and rewarding professional life which she blended with her various passions and hobbies. Jessie was a respected insurance sales executive, a waitress, and a landlord during her life. She was also a published poetess, photographer, seamstress, doll and stamp collector, gardener, amateur geologist, patriot, mother, wife and friend. Jessie was a member of the Ridglea Chapter of the Eastern Star, past member of the International Society of Poets, and active with the Poets of Tarrant County.

The family would like to thank Baylor Elder Health Care and related organizations for the loving care, guidance and treatment they provided to Jessie.

Family was Jessie's first passion. She had two daughters, seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Jessie was also close to her 15 nieces and nephews, and many great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews.

Survivors: Jessie survives in the memory of her loving family and the infinite number of individuals lucky enough to be her "extended family."

Delmar E. "Ole Hank" Sower

February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, February 6, 1934
Died: 
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Funeral: 
Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 14:30
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Delmar E. "Ole Hank" SowerDelmar E. "Ole Hank" Sower

Delmar was born February 6, 1934 in Minnesota to the late Leonard and Eloise Sower. "Ole Hank" honorably served his country in the United States Air Force from which he retired. He also retired from Lockheed after 23 years of service. "Ole Hank" was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriner's.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth Elaine in 1999; and two brothers.

Survivors include his daughter, Kim Wolf; son, Scott Sower; grandchildren, Paige and Bryson Wolf; and numerous loving friends.

Flossie Jayne Miller

February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, June 21, 1931
Died: 
Monday, February 20, 2012
Funeral: 
Friday, February 24, 2012 - 14:30
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Inurnment services will be held at a later date in Wichita Falls at Crestview Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: 
The family requests donations to the Community Hospice of Texas in lieu of flowers.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Flossie Jayne MillerFlossie Jayne Miller

Flossie Jayne Norriss Miller of Azle, TX was born June 21, 1931 on the family farm in Montague County to TW Norriss Sr and Gertrude Davis. She graduated from Wichita Falls High School in 1948 and from Midwestern State University in 1952 with a BA in Business Administration where she was a cheerleader. She worked in the oil and gas industry in Wichita Falls and was President of the Desk and Derrick club. She met a handsome pilot named Hardin Miller and they married in 1961. She spent the next years raising her family, including serving as girl scout leader and horse show secretary. She returned to the business world in 1980 and completed 20 years of service as a sales coordinator with Leggett and Platt last October. She worked full time until succumbing to cancer on February 20, 2012 at home with her family. She loved feeding the wild deer in her yard and being outdoors riding her John Deere tractor.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Hardin Miller of Azle, brother, Tom Norriss and wife, Marie of Bowie, Texas, daughters, Jayne and Donna Miller, grandsons, Josh and Chris Miller of Arizona, grandaughters, Anne and Claire Stieg, 2 great grandchildren with 2 more on the way, numerous friends and extended family.

Ken G. Rutter

February 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, February 27, 1977
Died: 
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Arlington
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ken was born February 27, 1977 in California to Ronald Eugene and Maxine Kay Rice Rutter. He graduated from Brewer High School. Ken loved to play video games.

He was preceded in death by his father; and sister, Kristy Dawn Ritter.

Survivors: mother, Maxine Kay Scarbrough; half-brother, Ralph Rutter; grandmother, Bee A. Dodd; and numerous aunts and uncles. Survivors: mother, Maxine Kay Scarbrough; half-brother, Ralph Rutter; and grandmother, Bee A. Dodd.

Michael Don Lloyd

February 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, September 8, 1991
Died: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Michael Don LloydMichael Don Lloyd

Michael Don Lloyd was born September 8, 1991 son of Michael Mahaffey and Cheryl Lloyd in Bedford. He was a resident of Weatherford. Michael loved the outdoors, horses and was an avid reader. He had a great love for his family and never met a stranger. Michael had a very large and loving heart.

Survivors include mother, Cheryl Lloyd of Weatherford; father, Michael Mahaffey of Tennessee; brother, Wyatt Caudle of Seagoville; and numerous extended family members, friends and acquaintances.

Emma Christine Clark

February 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
Celebration of Life at Agnes Baptist Church, 350 Agnes North, Springtown. Pastor Doug Harris will officiate. A private family burial is set for a later date.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund or Missions Fund at Agnes Baptist Church, 350 Agnes North, Springtown, Texas 76082.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Chris ClarkChris Clark
Chris retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. in 2000 with 27 years of service as a communications technician in Corpus Christi and San Antonio.

Chris was a member of the South Texas Trail Riders Inc. and served as Secretary for over ten years. She was honored in 1990 to be chosen as Sweetheart of the trail ride. She also served on the advisory board and as a Director Emeritus and Life Member at the time of her passing. She received the Frank Hoch Memorial Award for outstanding service in 2004.
Chris was a Life Member of the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. since 1996 where she served on the Horse Show Committee.

Chris moved to the Springtown area in 2008 and joined Agnes Baptist Church in 2009. Chris loved her church family. She stayed involved by participating in the Senior Adults Learning Together(SALT) ministry and organized the door greeter ministry.

Chris was preceded in death by her father, John Thomas Hanson and her mother, Chloe Goff Pesek.

Survivors: Husband, Richard J. Clark III; sons, Jerry W. Honeycutt Jr., Marvin L. Honeycutt (Sandy); daughter, Valarie L. Buhidar (Edward); step-sons, R. John Clark IV (Teal), Thomas R. Clark (Charity); step-daughter, Rebecca Joyce Terry; sisters, Lenora Louise Whitson (Steve) and Bobbie Lois McMillan (Lee); 17 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends also survive Chris.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 17

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

  • Ladycat Softball vs Arlington Heights; V-7 JV-5:30

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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