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Eugene Berkley

December 20, 2011 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Friday, July 17, 1936
Died: 
Friday, December 16, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 14:20
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00, Monday at White's Funeral Home. Interment in Greenwood Community Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Eugene BerkleyEugene BerkleyAuthor Andrew Eugene Berkley, 75, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 16, 2011.

Eugene was born July 17, 1936 in Weatherford, Texas, the youngest of seven children of James and Lora Berkley. He was a member of North Side Baptist Church for over fifty years.

He leaves behind his wife, Frances Berkley of Weatherford, his sister Margaret Bolter of Fort Worth, his son Eddie Berkley and wife Kelly, his daughter Vickie Ezell and husband John, and youngest son Rickie Berkley, all of Weatherford. Six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00, Monday at White's Funeral Home.: Service at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 20, at North Side Baptist Church. Interment to follow at Greenwood Community Cemetery.

Shawn Michael Penny

December 20, 2011 by Katie Martinez

Died: 
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Funeral: 
Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 PM Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Zion Hill Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Shawn Michael PennyShawn Michael PennyShawn Michael Penny, 23, of Weatherford, died Sunday, December 18, 2011.

Shawn was an auto mechanic, a former meter reader for the city of Springtown, a former volunteer firefighter for the Peaster VFD, he loved music and loved people and was welcoming to all strangers.

He is survived by his son, Kaiven Sylis Penny of Peaster, parents, Randy and Melissa Penny of Peaster, brother, Dillon Blaine Penny of Peaster, maternal grandparents, Jim and June Hill of Gordon, paternal grandmother, Rose Penny of Weatherford, numerous friends and other relatives.

Funeral 10:00 am Thursday, December 22, 2011 at North Side Baptist Church. Visitation 6-8 PM Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Zion Hill Cemetery. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

George Thomas Skaggs

December 19, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, April 12, 1947
Died: 
Monday, December 19, 2011
Funeral: 
Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Midway Baptist Church, 4110 E. Hwy 199, Reno.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Jay Bird Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Springtown, 817-220-7111

George SkaggsGeorge SkaggsGeorge Thomas "papaw" Skaggs, 64, died Monday, December 19, 2011.

Tom was born April 12, 1947 to G.B. and Goldie Skaggs in Fort Worth. He honorably served his country in the USAF-B52-Bombers, 7th Bomb Wing 1966-1970. Tom retired from B.F. Goodrich formally Menasco.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Via Vonne Guthrie; brothers, Robert and Harry Young.

Survivors: Wife, of 43 years LaJuan; daughter, Diana and Mike Bosch; son, Glenn Skaggs and Jessica all of Springtown; beloved grandsons, Cameron Bosch, Colby Bosch and Noah Skaggs; sister-in-law, Tommie Jo Young of Richardson; several nieces and nephews; and special thanks to the Midway Baptist Church family and to Dr Xiong with the Center for Cancer and chemo buddie, Janel Hollister.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Thursday at Midway Baptist Church, 4110 E. Hwy 199, Reno.

Interment: Jay Bird Cemetery.

Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.

Virginia Mae Davis Morgan

December 19, 2011 by Katie Martinez

Died: 
Saturday, December 17, 2011

Virginia Mae Davis Morgan, 70, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at her home in Weatherford.

There will be no services.

Preceding her in death are her father and mother, Lonnie and Jewel Davis; and twin brother, Lonnie R. Davis.

Survivors: She is survived by husband, Robert Morgan; daughter, Kathy Mellichamp and husband, Dallas; sons, James Morgan and wife, Sherri, Stephen Morgan and wife, Darla; daughter, Melissa, daughter-in-law, Shari Morgan; grand-children, David Morgan and wife, Sarah, Becky Morgan, Jennifer Morgan, James Morgan II and wife, Amber, and Callie Mellichamp; great-grandchildren, Brandon Morgan, Emma Mellichamp, Aidan Morgan and Alexis Morgan; sister, Loreta Peyrot and husband, James; nephews, Lonnie Davis Jr., Jason Davis, and James Peyrot Jr.; and special friends, Vaughn and Jacque Baker, Dora Jones and Sarah Jones.

Douglas Hargis

December 19, 2011 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Monday, April 4, 1938
Died: 
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment following in Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Douglas HargisDouglas HargisDouglas Hargis, 73, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011.

Doug was born April 4, 1938, in El Dorado, Ark., to Earl and Jessie Hargis. He was a longtime resident of Weatherford. Doug was an avid fisherman and enjoyed every day of his life.

Doug was predeceased by his parents; wife, Linda Kaye; and a brother.
Survivors: Son, Jeff Hargis and wife, Connie, of Weatherford; grandson, Jordan Hargis of Weatherford; sister-in-law, Diane Hyatt and husband, Gary; sister, Gwen Greene; granddaughters, Mindy, Tammy and Jennifer; niece, Cari Slovak; and nephew, Glen Hyatt.

Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at White's Chapel of Memories. Interment following in Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Barbara Jean O'Neill Bolling

December 19, 2011 by Katie Martinez

Born: 
Wednesday, May 1, 1946
Died: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Bridgeport West Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Barbara Jean O'Neill BollingBarbara Jean O'Neill BollingBarbara Jean O'Neill Bolling, 65, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in Reno.

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.

Graveside Service: 11:00 A.M. Friday at Bridgeport West Cemetery, Bridgeport, TX. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.

Robert Dale Rogers

December 19, 2011 by Katie Martinez

Died: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
First United Methodist Church in Azle
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 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020 817-444-3211

Robert Dale RogersRobert Dale Rogers
Robert Dale Rogers, 78, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2011 in Bedford.

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.

Funeral, 2 p.m., Dec. 17 at the First United Methodist Church, 200 Church St, Azle, 76020. Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6:30 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home.

Barbara Jean O'Neill Bolling

December 16, 2011 by Randy Keck

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 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Barbara BollingBarbara Bolling
Barbara Jean O'Neill Bolling, 65, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend died Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in Reno.

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.

Graveside Service: 11:00 A.M. Friday at Bridgeport West Cemetery, Bridgeport, TX. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral

White's Azle Funeral Home
105 Denver Trail
Azle, TX 76020

Charles Gibson

December 16, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Monday, May 3, 1937
Died: 
Monday, December 12, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
Springtown Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at White's Funeral Home, 401 North Main Street, Springtown
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Charles R. GibsonCharles R. GibsonCharles Gibson, 74, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Bedford.

Charles was born May 3, 1937, in Haskell County, son of the late Wilson and Ophelia Leach Gibson. Charles was a 1955 graduate of Rule High School and a 1962 graduate of Texas Tech University. In 1992, Charles received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Texas Tech, an award he was very proud to have received. Charles made his career in chemical and fertilizer sales and last worked as Vice President of Sales for First Mississippi.

Charles was an avid golfer and liked to fish. He was extensively involved in the alumni program at Texas Tech. Charles honorably served his country in the United States Army.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Survivors: Wife, Dolores Gibson of Bedford; son, Brett Gibson of Iowa; brother, Larry Gibson and wife, Jean, of Springtown; nephew, Shane Gibson and wife, Jennifer, of Decatur; niece, Shawna Allen and husband, Ben, of Springtown; numerous great-nieces and nephews; and a host of cousins.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 in Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: One hour prior to the service at White's Funeral Home, 401 North Main Street, Springtown.

White's Funeral Home
Springtown, 817-220-7111

George W. Wood

December 13, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 5, 1916
Died: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Burial will in the Newberry Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, December 9 from 6:00-8:00
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

George was born on August 5, 1916 on the banks of Salt Creek in Jack County, TX. He was the son of Jessie Wyett and Willie Nora Hardy Wood. He grew up on the family homestead in Jack County being the site of the first log cabin in Jack County. His birth preceded the great depression, the World Wars and the automobile. He was the second child of ten children. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, L.T. Wood, James Condy Wood, killed in World War II, and Robert Lee Wood. He was also preceded in death by sisters Leta Wood Williams, Bertha Wood Stephenson Bionisi, and an infant sister Jessie Nora Wood.

George served in the United States Army from 1942-1945, serving during World War II. He married Blanche Marie Rhodes in January of 1947. They were happily married for 65 years and were proud parents of 3 devoted children. Parker County was their home their entire marriage. George retired from the Texas Department of Transportation. He was a cattleman and handyman. He was a devoted husband, father and Pawpaw. He was a man of high moral character and lived his life as an example of it. He knew and was saved by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who blessed him with a long healthy 95 years of life. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

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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