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Richard Massey

February 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, December 11, 1971
Died: 
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Funeral: 
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 13:30
Location: 
Springtown Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Richard MasseyRichard Massey
Richard was born December 11, 1971 to Richard Lee and Judy Watkins Massey Sr., in Honolulu, Hawaii.
He was a member of a motorycle group called The Herd. Richard was also a member of The Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Frank Massey of Palo Pinto, grandparents, John and Rosa Watkins of Mineral Wells.

Survivors: wife, Donna Massey of Springtown; son, Matthew and wife, Bethany Raines of West Texas; grandson, Zander Raines and baby Raines due in March; father, Richard Massey Sr. and wife, Wilma of Coleman; mother, Judy Massey Hutson and step-father, Jonathan Hutson of Morgan Mill; grandparents, Zena Massey of Palo Pinto; step-grandmother, Mary Hutson of Brazos; step-brother, Stacey Keener; step-sister Angela Yokie; several aunts and uncles.

Faye Johnson

February 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, July 27, 1931
Died: 
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Weatherford, 221 Church St, Weatherford, 76086.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Faye JohnsonFaye Johnson

Faye was born to the late Milard Constantine and Beulah Barlow Watson July 27, 1931 in Louisiana. She was the 4th of nine children. Faye attended school in Louisiana and married Travis Johnson December 26, 1951 in Arkansas while Travis was on leave from military service. She was a very gifted, award winning, commissioned artist and was named Artist of the Year. Faye had studied with Bror Utter. She was a member of the Junior Women's League of Fort Worth, and was an avid gardener. They moved to Weatherford in the mid 1980's. She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church in Weatherford, and charter member of Western Hills Baptist Church.

Faye was preceded in death by her son, Travis,Jr in 1978; parents; three brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors: husband, Travis Johnson of Weatherford; son, Ray Johnson of Fort Worth; daughter, Angela Meredith and husband, Ron; grandchildren, Crysten Rowan, Samantha Renee,and Jonathan Alan; sisters, Betty Thomas and Mary Ann Sullivan; numerous nieces and nephews.

Patricia Ann Tracey

February 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, October 17, 1941
Died: 
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Funeral: 
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephen's Catholic Church
Other Arrangements: 
Concelebrating will be the Rev. John Casey and the Rev. Publius Xuereb. Rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Catholic Daughters or the Ladies Altar Society in care of St. Stephen's.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Patricia Ann TraceyPatricia Ann Tracey

Patricia Ann Tracey was born in Springhill, La., on October 17, 1941, daughter of the late Fred Warren Smith and Hazel Ellen Turner Smith. She married the love of her life, Robert Tracey Sr., on June 30, 1962, in Shreveport, La. Patricia was a dedicated nurse who demonstrated great compassion to the sick for over 25 years. Pat was a member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church, the Catholic Daughters of America, the Ladies Altar Society and the Texas Republican Women's Association. She was also a member of the Benevolent Order of the Does of Arlington.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Rebecca Plath and Frances Smith.

Survivors: Her husband, Robert C. Tracey Sr.; son, Robert C. Tracey Jr. of Hawthorne, Fla., and his children, Robert Tracey III and Mary Anne Tracey; daughter, Elizabeth Weaver and husband, Steve, of Aledo and their children, Michael and David; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Paul Edward Belding

February 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, August 14, 1939
Died: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Friendship Baptist Church.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Paul was born August 14, 1939 in Guthrie, Oklahoma to Charles and Dorothy Belding. He was retired from General Motors and was an active member of Friendship Baptist Church where he helped with Friendship Kids and volunteered at the food bank. He enjoyed delivering meals on wheels for several years. Mr. Belding coached Little League Football and Baseball in Haltom City and Weatherford. He was an avid TCU fan from 1959 until February 1, 2012. Mr. Belding was president of Trinity River Beagle Club, president of Lone Star Beagle Association, secretary treasurer of Texoma Beagle Club and was a judge for AKC Beagle Field Trials. Mr. Belding was president of the Dilbeck Cemetery Association, he also helped with the reading programs at Curtis Elementary School from 1998-2011.

Mr. Belding loved his family. He always said “I am a rich man, my family is my treasure”.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Belding of Weatherford, daughter, Beth Sipos and husband David of Little Elm, sons, Ed Belding and wife Peggy of Weatherford, Dr. David Belding and wife Angela of Weatherford, sister, Janice Manning and husband Murl of Fayetteville, Arkansas, brother Maurice George Belding and wife Marla of Guthrie, OK, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one more great grandchild on the way.

Bernice Stuart

February 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, December 2, 1925
Died: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Bernice StuartBernice Stuart

Bernice Stuart was born December 2, 1925, daughter of William and Dessie Farmer, in Wichita Falls.

Mrs. Stuart is preceded in death by her husband, Major Retired Thomas Everett Stuart; son, Thomas Duane "Woody" Stuart; brothers, Verbal and Gerald Farmer; and sister, Glen Ella Collier.

Survivors: sons, Ronald Ward Stuart and wife, Lydia of Burleson, Charles Michael Stuart of Weatherford; daughters, Terri Cain and husband, B Frank Cain of Fort Worth, Regina Matthews and her husband, Barry of Big Lake; grandchildren, Alicia Stuart, Heather McNatt and husband, Ryder, Matthew Stuart, Michael Stuart, Adam Stuart, Taylor Snow and husband Joe, Ben Cain, Calli Cain, SSG William Fowler and wife, Shahara, Whitney Russell; great-grandchildren, Trace and Westen Fowler, Cole McNatt, Ethan and Haven Stuart and great-grandchild, Ella Morgan Snow will be born within weeks and another great-grandchild will be born in October to Heather and Ryder McNatt; sister, Jo Lynn Stokley and husband, Jerry of Weatherford; sister-in-law, Joan Farmer; and many loved nieces and nephews.

Roy Lawrence South

February 3, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 16, 1930
Died: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 10:30
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Roy Lawrence SouthRoy Lawrence South

Roy was born August 16, 1930 in Springtown to Joseph And Stella Bosworth South. He was a long time resident of North Texas. Roy was one of the original founders of the Turtle Club Rodeo Association. He was a great sports enthusiast and dearly loved his family and friends.

Survivors: four sons; four daughters; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother; also many nieces, nephews, friends and acquaintances.

Carl Olen Ishmael

February 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, April 17, 1925
Died: 
Monday, January 30, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
The Church at Azle.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Carl Olen IshmaelCarl Olen Ishmael

Carl was born April 17, 1925 in Leedey, Okla. to Stanley and Eureka Steel Ishmael. Carl loved to go to church, being around animals, working in his garden and eating with friends. Carl also enjoyed being with his wife and going to flea markets. He always carried his wife's purse. Carl was a very dedicated worker. He always kissed his wife goodbye. Carl was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors: wife, Pauline; children, David Ishmael, Janet Brandenburg and Susan Ishmael; brother, Kenneth Ishmael; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Mark Twain Andrews

February 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Funeral: 
Friday, February 3, 2012 - 18:00
Location: 
Eagle Mt Baptist Church on Ten Mile Bridge Road. For information, please call Darlia Hobbs at 817-237-7972.
Memorials may be made to: 
Memorials: Contributions may be made in his memory to Cooks Children’s Hospital or St Jude’s Hospital.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Mark Twain AndrewsMark Twain Andrews

Mark was born in Modesto, CA in 1923. He was 88 years old and diagnosed with stage IV cancer last August.Mark and his wife, Mary, resided outside of Azle, Texas in the beautiful home he built in 1989.

He served our country during WW II in the Merchant Marines. Mark then built several houses in Stockton, CA.. Later, he worked for FHA and was transferred to Ft. Worth in the early 1960s and built 2 homes on Eagle Mt. Lake. As a GS-13, he was an architetural advisor and inspector in Multi-Family Housing for 8 states until he bought Twin Points Resort in 1967.

Mark developed Twin Points with his son-in-law, Bobby Hobbs and daughter, Darlia for 10 years. In 1977, he sold the recreation park to Darlia and Bobby and moved to Mission, TX where he developed several subdivisions, condos, and apartments. At age 82, Mark built and sold 2 ‘spec’ homes in Azle. One of his mottoes was “Make it good for both sides and you’ve got a winner”. In his leisure time, Mark enjoyed fishing and boating with his family, planning and building, and playing blackjack.

Mark was preceded in death by his mother and father; sisters, Lovell Flick, Violet Daniels, and Floriene Strevor; and son, Mark Wade Andrews; and daughter, Genny McDaniel.

Johnnie W. Barker

February 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, May 28, 1952
Died: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Funeral: 
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 pm, Sunday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Johnnie W. BarkerJohnnie W. Barker

Johnnie was born May 28, 1952 in Wichita Falls, the son of Bryan and Kathryn Barker. He was a long time resident of Weatherford. Johnnie, a devoted Christian, dedicated his life to the Lord. As a nature lover, Mr. Barker enjoyed all things he found out doors. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include, wife, Becky Barker; son, Daniel Barker; daughter, Elizabeth Barker, all of Weatherford; brothers, Wilson Strong, Ronald Barker of Haslett, Bryan Barker of Lipan, Stephen Barker of Fort Worth; sisters, Linda Blessing of North Richland Hills, Donna Bowling of Joshua, Regina Stites of Venus, Rebecca Hammons of Fort Worth; numerous nieces, nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Charles Allen Bandy

February 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, January 9, 1980
Died: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Funeral: 
Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
Nelson Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 2 to 4 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Charles' name to the American Diabetes Association, 2315 N. Main Street, Suite 320, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Charles Allen BandyCharles Allen Bandy

Charles was born in Fort Worth January 9, 1980 to Charles Clifton and Patsy Ruth Bandy. He attended Haltom High School. Charles liked photography, music, target shooting and collecting guns. He was a Christian and loved his Lord and Savior. Charles was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Survivors: Parents, Charles and Patsy Bandy of River Oaks; brother, Jonathan Bandy and wife of River Oaks; girlfriend, Elizabeth Kealy of Cleveland, Ohio; two nephews; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

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