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Florene

January 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, January 6, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 800 Highcrest Drive, Azle, 76020.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Rosary:7 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle, 76020. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

FloreneFlorene
Florene was born in La Coste, Texas to Philip and Elma Jungman. She married her beloved childhood sweetheart, Cameron Lee King, on August 23, 1952 and they were married for 50 years before his passing on June 3, 2003. Florene moved to Corpus Christi about 2 years ago from Azle. Over the years the family lived in San Antonio, Victoria, Dallas and Odem- all in Texas and a year in Anchorage, Alaska. She considered Azle to be her "home" where she was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was employed in the auto industry for 40 years with her longest tenure with McKenzie VW in Corpus Christi. Florene is preceded in rising to God's Glory by her husband, Cameron; daughter, Kathi Kay (King) Embry, who passed away June 4, 2006; her infant son, Douglas Wayne King; her parents, Philip and Elma Jungman; her sisters, Bernice Evans and Elaine Trammell.

Delta Brown Krause

January 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, May 12, 1939
Died: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, December 23, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
Goshen Cemetery in Springtown
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to Cowboys for Christ, P.O. Box 7557, Fort Worth, TX 76111.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Delta Brown KrauseDelta Brown Krause
Delta Brown Krause, 72, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2011 in a Fort Worth hospital.
Graveside Service: 1:00 P.M. Friday, December 23 at Goshen Cemetery in Springtown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to Cowboys for Christ, P.O. Box 7557, Fort Worth, TX 76111.

Delta was born in Springtown to the late A. D. and S. B. Hinkle Brown May 12, 1939. She and husband Stanley were married April 25, 1995 in Weatherford.

She loved poetry, sewing and cooking. In 1997 and 1998 she won American Poet Awards for poetry she had written. Delta had three published books of poetry. Delta was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Jaclyn Deaver.

Survivors: husband, Stanley Krause of Azle; daughter, Benita Deaver of Mineral Wells; son, Enoch Deaver of Fort Worth; stepdaughter, Pamela Posey and husband, Troy of Stanton; stepson, Paul Krause and wife, Kyra of Canyon; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Hall of Springtown; brother, Don Brown and wife, Barbara of Weatherford; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of loving family and friends.

Robert Dale Rogers

January 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
First United Methodist Church, 200 Church St, Azle, 76020
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6:30 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In leiu of flowers donations may be made in Bob's name to Texas Health Harris Methodist Foundation HEB, 1600 Hospital Parkway, Bedford, TX 76022.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Robert Dale RogersRobert Dale Rogers

Bob was born in Higginsville, Mo., Lafayette County. He was the tenth child of 12 born to William C. and Myrtle Mae Gunter Rogers. Bob grew up in Higginsville, Missouri, and after graduation joined the Air Force during which time he met and married Betty Ann Yates on March 20, 1954. They made their home in Azle, Texas where they raised their three boys, Robert Dale Rogers, Jr., William Carter Rogers and Britain Eral Rogers.

Bob made a living for his family as a truck driver for Montgomery Ward then went on to work for the Post Office from which he later retired. Once Bob retired, he enjoyed spending time making all kinds of wood crafts in his shop. He would build everything from custom made bird houses, banks for the grandkids and furniture. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 50 years, Betty Ann Rogers; and son, Bryan Lee Rogers;and five brothers; and one sister.

Bob is survived by his three sons, Robert Rogers and wife, Pat, William Rogers, Brit Rogers and wife, Liz; special friend, Cleta Mitchell; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, Hazel, Betty, Deannie, and Donna; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Barbara Jean O'Neill Bolling

January 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, May 1, 1946
Died: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Bridgeport West Cemetery, Bridgeport, TX.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Barbara Jean O'Neill BollingBarbara Jean O'Neill Bolling
Barbara was born May 1, 1946 in Fort Worth to Earle and Elizabeth Bailey O'Neill. She was a longtime resident of Reno. Barbara had a great interest in crafts, ceramics and reunions. She origanized the Keller High School Reunion, which was celebrated every few years. Her grandchildren were the love of her life. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; a brother; and a grandson.

Survivors: husband of 47 years, Odell Bolling of Reno; son, Bruce Bolling and wife, Tammy of Weatherford; daughters, Janice Hulsey and husband, James of DeLeon and Patsy Gutermuth and husband, Aaron of Bedford; grandchildren, Clint, Shelby, Daniel, Savannah, Amber, Cameron and Joey; also many friends and acquaintances.

Opal Hagood

January 6, 2012 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Tuesday, January 15, 1918
Died: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Opal HagoodOpal HagoodOpal Hagood, 93, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2011 in Azle.

Opal was born in Terrell, Texas on January 15, 1918 to Charles and Ruby May Smith. She received a degree from the Southwest Adventist College in Keene. In 1940 she was married to Ernie Hagood and moved to Los Angeles, California to be near her husband while he was in the United States Navy. On October 19,1942, she had her only daughter, Barbara June, who was the love of her life. The family moved back to Terrell and lived there until they moved to Dallas where she lived until 2009 when she moved to Azle. While in Dallas, she worked for the U.S.O. for many years and the Republic National Bank until her retirement. However, she did not retire; she began raising Shetland Sheep Dogs "Shelties" which she loved. She had 44 at one time and took care of them all by herself. The Shelties were her family after Barbara moved out and she treated them like her children. They all had names and she knew all of them.

Opal always had a smile on her face, was always cheerful and had something funny to say. She never met a stranger and always had good things to say about people. She was a ray of sunlight to everyone. Opal was a longtime member of the Dallas Seventh Day Adventist Church. She will be missed by all that knew her. Opal was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Vada Kenneth, Ruth Foster; and her daughter, Barbara June Allred.

Mavis Ellyn Austfjord-Edie

January 6, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Died: 
Monday, January 2, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
at her home in Mineral Wells for local friends and family.
Memorials may be made to: 
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a local food bank or shelter, as charity starts at home. Daughter Stacie Budde, 717 Saddle Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76108, is receiving the cards for the family.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Mavis Ellyn Austfjord-EdieMavis Ellyn Austfjord-EdieMavis Ellyn Austfjord-Edie passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at her home peacefully. She left this world for the next as she had always wished she would.

Mavis was born to the late Eggert "Ed" and Olga Anderson Austfjord of Cavalier, N.D. She grew up with her late brother, John "Manny," and his late wife, Janet Austfjord of Cavalier, sister, Cleo Bruers of Torrance, Calif., and little sister, Carolyn and husband, Pat Abel, of Owensboro, K.Y.

Mavis lived in North Dakota, Illinois, California and finally Texas during her (HaHa) 27 1/2 years. She worked very hard to raise her five children and help where she could with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was known for her crazy ways and travel. She loved to bowl and travel and mixed the two often. Mavis retired from nursing late in 2010, but continued to work as needed until late spring 2011 before she started her summer of travel.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Mineral Wells, a Pythian Sister of Mineral Well, member of USBC bowling league and finally American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Mavis stressed the importance of education and hard work to get what you want. But, most importantly, she stressed living for today and planning for the future. Time and loved ones are here and now.

Clifford Lewis Bundy

January 6, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Thursday, November 22, 1934
Died: 
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, January 6, 2012 - 10:26
Location: 
Grace First Presbyterian Church, 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
ifts honoring Cliff's life may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, the Navajo Indian School for children or any charity of choice.

Clifford Lewis BundyClifford Lewis BundyClifford Lewis Bundy passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, in Weatherford. He was 77.

Cliff was born Nov. 22, 1934, in Casper, Wyo., to the late Charles and Mildred Bundy. His family ranch in Wyoming is where he was raised along with his four brothers and sisters. He attended the University of Denver, graduating in 1956 with a degree in engineering.

Following graduation, he began his career as a chemical engineer for oil refineries, specifically in pipe design. He met his future wife Elizabeth Bird, a kindergarten teacher, at their church singles group in Redondo Beach, Calif. They married July 20, 1963, and together the couple raised one daughter.

The next years were filled with work and neighborhood activities including positions of usher and deacon at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of Newport Beach, Calif., father and daughter Indian Princesses at the YMCA, along with yearly vacations to Kauai and Maui with his wife and daughter.

He and his wife purchased an interest in a London timeshare with Elizabeth's sister in 1991 and began making annual trips to the United Kingdom over the next 20 years.

Clifford will be remembered as a father, husband and friend. A quiet intelligent man who loved the arts, he was a model of strength and devotion.

Survivors: He leaves behind his daughter, Lynelle; wife, Elizabeth; brother, Charles Bundy Jr.; sister, Donna Fisher; and numerous nieces, nephews and family.

Andree Ann Auston

January 6, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Friday, July 9, 1937
Died: 
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, January 6, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Fairview Baptist Church in Mineral Wells
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church, 1061 Fairview Rd., Mineral Wells, TX 76067 or to Palo Pinto Nursing center, 200 SW 25th Ave., Mineral Wells, TX 76067, Attention: Activity Director to be used for bingo prizes.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home 101 N. E. 4th Ave Mineral Wells, TX 76067 940-325-3311

Andree Ann Auston passed away Saturday, December 31, 2011 in Mineral Wells.

Andree was born July 9, 1937 in Dallas. She enjoyed visiting with friends, reading her Bible, doing needlework, playing bingo, skip-bo and dominoes with friends.

She was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church for a number of years and truly enjoyed the friendship of her Pastor John Tunnell and family along with the church members.

Andree was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Auston; son, Keith Edward Shelton, Jr.; brothers, J. B. Graham, Donald Henry Graham, Jerry Lee Graham; and sister, Alva Reda Biasotti.

Survivors: sons, Robert Eugene Shelton and wife, Kenneth Wayne Shelton and wife; daughter, Patricia Marie Belcher and husband; sister, Betty Jane Pate; brother, Maurice Y. Graham and wife, Elsie; also surviving her are granddaughter, Helena and 4 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 6, 2012 at the Fairview Baptist Church in Mineral Wells.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church, 1061 Fairview Rd., Mineral Wells, TX 76067 or to Palo Pinto Nursing center, 200 SW 25th Ave., Mineral Wells, TX 76067, Attention: Activity Director to be used for bingo prizes.

Earnie Gibson

January 3, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Saturday, March 13, 1954
Died: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Earnie Gibson, 57, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011.

Earnie was born March 13, 1954, in Morton, the son of Roland and Evelyn Gibson. He was employed by Jack B Kelley Inc. of Amarillo for more than 12 years.

Earnie loved his friends, riding his Harley and driving his jet boat. He lived life to the fullest and enjoyed living on the edge. Earnie was preceded in death by his mother and sister, Jeannie McDonald.

Survivors: Father, Roland Gibson of Weatherford; sisters, Lana Randall of Weatherford, Tonya Reid and husband, Steve, of Odessa and Candie Conrad and husband, Darren, of Duncan, British Columbia, Canada; and many nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Funeral: 1 p.m. Jan 3. at White's Chapel of Memories. Interment: East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 2 at White's Funeral Home.

Imogene Pharo

January 3, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Saturday, January 25, 1913
Died: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 306 Palo Pinto St., Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Curtis Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Pharo family suggests contributions in Imogene's memory to Meals on Wheels, First Baptist Church of Weatherford or The Texas Pythian Home for Children.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Imogene PharoImogene PharoImogene Pharo, 98, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Fort Worth.

Imogene Wallace Pharo was born Jan. 25, 1913, in Fairview, daughter of the late A.D. and Emma Knight Wallace. She graduated from Millsap High School and began a career in nursing.

Imogene later became an LVN through the Weatherford College Program. She married Thomas Jarvis Pharo on Dec. 18, 1932, and they began their life together. Imogene and Tom worked closely together to build their business, Pharo and James Grocery and Market.

She had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Weatherford since 1932 and was a loving and caring Christian. Imogene loved music, playing the organ and was a member of the church bell choir. She sang with the Sensational Senior Singers of the Senior Center. Imogene was singing up until her stroke in November.

She and Tom were king and queen at the Sr. Center where they were active until Tom's death in 2000. Imogene loved painting, sewing, flowers, tree, birds and working in her yard. She taught Sunday School for many years at the church, working with young girls, including Girl Scouts. Imogene was also a mentor to those desiring to become nurses. Many doctors and friends were always treated to date-loaf candy she made each Christmas.

Imogene was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Thomas Jarvis Pharo, a Weatherford native, on Dec. 3, 2000; her parents; brother, Aubrey Wallace; sister, Clyde Roquemore; son-in-law, Idys Waynne Cox.

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