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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.

Francis (Ned) Pugh

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Services: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Reno
Memorials may be made to: 
The family request memorials to the Building Fund at Walnut Creek Baptist Church , 220 W. Reno Rd., Azle, 76020
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Francis (Ned) Pugh
Ned was a long time resident of Reno, dairyman, former mayor, and councilman for several years. He was a long time member and deacon at Walnut Creek Baptist Church.
Survived by a son, James W. Pugh and wife, Carol of Reno; daughter, Jo Ann Hollingsworth and husband, Jerry of Reno; stepson, Jackie Watkins of Lake Worth; 21 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife, Mallie May Pugh, and wife Ina Pugh; parents, Jim and Mary Pugh; sisters, Addie Lou Trotter, Pairlee Hilburn, and Margaret McCracken; brothers, Harvey Pugh, and Caroll Pugh.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Azle Manor and staff for the care of our loved one. A special thanks to Celeste, Tiffany, Candise, Beth, and Donna for their special care.

Peggy Jorene Newby Peden

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Services: 
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
Altamesa Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, in lieu of flowers. However, flowers may be sent to the church.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Jorene was born in Paradise to Gertie Rhoten Newby and Cody Newby. Jorene and her sister, Janell, grew up on the family farm until the family moved to Fort Worth in 1937.
She was a 1949 graduate of Polytechnic High School. She attended the University of North Texas, majoring in biology. Jorene married Jerry Peden in 1950. They were married for 27 years and had two children. Jorene began her career as a secretary for the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad and retired from the Union Pacific as an operations manager. She participated in the Railway Business Women's organization and she was an active member of Altamesa Church of Christ. Mother's four passions in her retirement years were watching her granddaughter, Kara Beth, grow into a fine young woman, crafting and molding her house into her home. Next she enjoyed helping those who needed assistance through the later years of their life, and last but not least she enjoyed running around with all of her girlfriends on road trips, to lunch or the lake.
Survivors: Jorene is survived by her son, Bret Peden; daughter, Annette Boyd; granddaughter, Kara Beth Boyd; niece, Judy McDonald; nephew, Gary McDonald; brother-in-law, Michael Peden; and several nephews and cousins.

Charles "Chuck" Richard McClung

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, May 23, 1929
Died: 
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Chapel

Charles "Chuck" Richard McClung
Chuck was born May 23, 1929 in Quanah to the late Garland and Essie Dreaden McClung. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy aboard the USS Missouri. Chuck worked for Sears for 30 years and owned an appliance repair business in Azle after his retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Elizabeth "Betty" McClung; daughter, Laura Rogers .
Survivors: Daughter, Christina Birmingham and her unborn daughter that Charles was so very excited to meet, Sophia Lynn, of Orlando, Fla.; son, Larry McClung of Fort Worth; daughter, Lisa Smith and husband, Garry, of Greenville; son, Robbie Rogers of Paradise; and daughter, Martha Himes; grandchildren, Dana Rogers Harris, Shelby Smith, Colton Smith, Shalyn McClung, Larah Rogers, Jared Rogers and Matthew Rogers.

Mary Ann Massey

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, November 12, 1928
Died: 
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Services: 
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 13:30
Location: 
First United Methodist Church in Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Mary Ann Massey
A loving wife and devoted mother, Mary Ann was born November 12, 1928 in Weslaco, TX to parents, Cleveland and Lucy Burton. She attended college in Nashville, TN, Dallas, Waco and Canyon, TX. earning degrees from Baylor University and West Texas State University.
Wherever Mary Ann and her late husband, Cecil E Massey lived, she was passionate about raising her family and the Methodist Church. She taught Sunday school, played piano, led UMW groups and volunteered in many capacities. Mary Ann was very active in community theater. Directing, costume design and construction, stage design; behind the scenes roles suited her as she nourished and shared a love of theater first found in college while studying under Paul Baker. She was many times a Den mother for her sons' Scouting activities as well being active in her daughter's interests including Girl Scouts and dance. Later in life she continued by traveling the state to attend concerts, plays, contests, recitals, graduations and the like for her five grandchildren.
Mary Ann is survived by her sons, Cleve, Neal and Mark and wife, Shawn; her daughter, Linda; five adoring grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; as well as countless friends and relatives who will forever remember her for her selflessness, counsel and love of life.

Larry Allen Lundgren

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Monday, April 8, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Jaybird Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Larry Lundgren
Larry served his country honorably for three years during the Vietnam War era in the United States Army. He was a master electronic technician for 28 years with RCA and GE.
"PePaw' was an avid fisherman and enjoyed sharing his lake house with his family and friends. He could find humor in anything. Larry could fix or repair anything. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Ailene Lundgren; and brother, Jerry Lundgren.
Survivors: Wife, Jean Lundgren; children, Allen Lundgren and wife, Pat of Brownwood, Diane Lundgren of Azle, Gary Lundgren and wife, Jolene of Azle; grandchildren, Melanie, Heather, Hollie, Morgan, Logan; great-grandchild, Gabe; sister, Thersa Stewart; and his special grand-dogs.

James W. Hutcheson

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Sunday, March 12, 1933
Died: 
Monday, April 15, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation is 6 to 8 Thursday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

James was born March 12, 1933 in Springtown to A.J. "Kaiser" Hutcheson and Ellen Morrow Hutcheson. After graduating Springtown High School he entered the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Upon leaving the service he became a machinist and worked for Lockheed Martin for 51 years.
At a young age he developed a passion for hunting and went on to become an accomplished Big Game hunter, harvesting 29 different big game species of North America and over 150 deer. He was 264th in the world to get a Grand Slam of North American wild sheep and was recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Hunter Achievement Award from the Dallas Safari Club. Earlier this year he was awarded the Grand Slam Ovis Clubs Super 25 North American Award.
James was preceded in death by his parents and wife of 45 years, Vernie.
Survivors: son, Jimmy Hutcheson and numerous cousins and friends.

Clovis Edward "Ed" Counts Jr

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, December 17, 1931
Died: 
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Services: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Millsap Scholarship Foundation, Box 801, Millsap, Texas 76066
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Clovis Edward "Ed" Counts Jr.
Ed was born Dec. 17, 1931, to Helen Cooper Ford and Clovis Edward Counts Sr. in Hillsboro. He graduated from Hillsboro High School where he lettered in football and later attended Texas Wesleyan where he studied accounting. Ed was an Army Korean War veteran and was stationed in Alaska.
Ed's primary career was a federal civil servant in audit and accounting for the U.S. Immigration and most recently with FEMA. He was an avid car enthusiast and loved classic movies and music.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: Wife, Emy Counts; four children; and several grandchildren

Anna Barrick Boger

April 24, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Tuesday, August 10, 1926
Died: 
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 21:00
Location: 
Aledo United Methodist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to The Salvation Army, AdvoCats, or The Center of Hope.”

Born on August 10, 1926 in Portsmouth, Virginia, Anna extended her natural Southern charm and hospitality to all she knew. Married to the late Allen Boger for 49 years, she was a devoted wife, loving mother, and doting grandmother. As an active member of The Salvation Army, she loved teaching Sunday school and ringing the kettle bells during the holidays. Anna enjoyed her many Bible Study groups through the years, and continued to serve the Lord in this capacity until the end of her life.
She was a gentle, loving, and giving woman who will be greatly missed.
Anna is survived by her three children, five grandchildren, beloved family, and countless friends she has touched over the years.

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