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Hazel Ione Newbury Widell

November 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, March 31, 1932
Died: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Services: 
Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 15:30
Location: 
First United Methodist Church in Azle
Memorials may be made to: 
First United Methodist Church Restoration Fund
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Hazel Ione Newbury Widell

Hazel was born on March 31, 1932 to Ralph and Hazel Newbury. On April 21, 1956 she married Donald Widell. Hazel and Don spent their married life in Centralia, WA. where they worked and raised their daughters. After her move to Azle in 2010, she enjoyed watching her grandchildren in their various activities and attending the First United Methodist Church of Azle.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Donald Widell.

Survivors include daughters, and sons-in-laws, Debra Weiss and husband, William of Lake Oswego, OR., Dona Granger and husband, Larry of Anthem, AZ., Diana McDowell and husband, Allen of Azle; grandchildren, Richard, Trevor, Jeff, Grant, Kylan, Brady and Anastasia.

Gwinn Ava Collins

November 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, July 11, 1937
Died: 
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Gwinn Ava Collins

She was born in Cisco to Noah and Bettie Cate on July 11, 1937.

Gwinn was a longtime resident of Azle. She loved her family and the Azle Manor Staff.

Gwinn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin; and a son.

Survivors include Terry Grozier and wife, Vanessa of Crowley; daughters, Suzan Grozier of Weatherford and Denice Trimble of Wash.; grandchildren, Daniel, Tommy Lanell, Earnest and Robert; numerous great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Lonnie "Animal" Mills, Sr.

November 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, February 12, 1953
Died: 
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 4 to 6 P.M. Saturday, November 10 at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Lonnie "Animal" Mills, Sr.

Lonnie was born February 12, 1953 in the United Kingdom. He was a retired heavy equipment operator. Lonnie honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. He was a member of the Phoenix Motorcycle Club in Springtown.

Lonnie was preceded in death by his wife, Judy in 2008.

Survivors include his sons, Lonnie Mills,Jr. and wife, Stephanie of Azle and Troy Matkin; grandchildren, Lonnie Mills, III and Christopher Mills

Beatrice Knapik

November 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, January 1, 1931
Died: 
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, TX 76086
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Historic Texas Annetta Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home, Weatherford.

Beatrice Knapik
Beatrice was born January 1, 1931 to the late George and Ethel Mason DeLong in Wyandotte, Michigan. Her laughter and joy will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Thomas A. Knapik; sons, Thomas M. Knapik and wife Linda, Stephen Knapik and wife, Daralyn; daughters, Susan Graves and husband, Thomas, Sharon Knapik; grandchildren, Amanda and Ashley Graves, Jenna, Erin and Tyler Knapik; and great grandson, Landon Winton.

Oliver Russell Mahana

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, May 21, 1935
Died: 
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
Celebration of Life: 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at First Baptist Church Santo, Texas with Pastor Jim Looby.

He was born on May 21, 1935 to Joel Oliver and Bessie Mae Mahana in Caddo, Oklahoma. He had one brother, Troy Mahana and one sister, Betty Arrington. He graduated from Durant High School and was retired from General Motors in Arlington, Texas. He married Thelma Redmond February 17, 1959.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother.

Survivors include his wife; son, Joel Glenn Mahana; two grandchildren Thomas Mahana and Cheyenne Mahana; sister and husband, Richard, and their son Kevin, his brother’s family; Brent Mahana and wife, Cindy; Susan Massenburg and husband, Bill; Gail Meek and husband, Jim; Lori Skelton, Tracy Henry and husband, Mike, their mother Wanda McWilliams and husband Hank, three great nephews, four great nieces, three great, great nephews, one great, great niece and all his many cousins and special friends.

Mack Darryl McEndree

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, December 11, 1940
Died: 
Friday, November 2, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
South Main Church of Christ
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Annetta Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Mack Darryl McEndree

He was born December 11, 1940 in Arvin, California, a resident of Weatherford for several years. He was retired aircraft supervisor from Lockheed Martin and member of the South Main Church of Christ. Mack enjoyed collecting antique lamps, going to garage sales and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Carolyn McEndree and his parents Marion and Lily McEndree.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara McEndree of Weatherford; daughters, Darla Johnson and husband, Tim of Willow Park, Kim Boone and husband, Allen of Millsap; son, Darryl McEndree and wife, Erin of Millsap; step son, Kevin Hawley and wife, Joyce of Lompac, California; sisters, Joan Martin of Las Cruces, New Mexico and Janis Button of Tucson, Arizona; brothers, Charles McEndree of Phoenix, Arizona and Steve McEndree of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Melton Lee McCowen

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, October 8, 1943
Died: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Memorials may be made to: 
Cowboy Heritage Association of Fort Worth, P. O. Box 136639, Fort Worth, Texas 76136
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Melton was born October 8, 1943 to the late Charley and Rosa McCowen in Vernon. He was a long time resident of Parker County. Melton was a custom spur and bit maker and was an avid hunter. He was a life member of the N.R.A.

Melton was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, James.

Survivors include his wife, Kay McCowen of Weatherford; sons, Michael McCowen and wife, Deana, of Canadian, Darrell Wayne McCowen of Chillicothe, Wade McCowen and wife, Maria, of Fort Worth and Shawn Studer and Cathy Sweeney, of Weatherford; sister, Louise Wright of Arizona; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many loving friends.

Rosalie Butler

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, June 22, 1935
Died: 
Monday, November 5, 2012
Services: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 pm Thursday in the chapel at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Tin Top Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Rosalie Butler
Mrs. Butler was born on June 22, 1935 in Millsap Texas. She was a graduate of TCU, a retired school teacher teaching eighth grade American history for years and a member of Tin Top Church of Christ. Rosalie loved to sing and travel, sewing, crocheting blankets for grandchildren and loved being the gate keeper at Bucking Bulls Butler Arena.

She is preceded in death by er husband, Harold, and son Tony.

Survivors include her daughter, Pam Freeman and husband Kenny Letson of Weatherford, son, Ricky Butler and wife, Susan of Weatherford, sisters, Katherine Henderson of Weatherford, Leona Britton of Weatherford, Thelma Mille of Danville, KY, brother, George Berry of Weatherford, four grandchildren, Darby, Devon, Danyle and Braeden., two great grandchildren.

Del Evenson

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, October 4, 1943
Died: 
Friday, November 2, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
A Veteran's inurnment service is pending.
Memorials may be made to: 
VFW Post 2137 in Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Del Evenson

Delano J. Evenson was born October 4, 1943 in Austin, Minn., the first son of George and Olga Evenson.

He graduated High School in Fertile, Iowa. He honorably served six years in the United States Navy, including a tour in Vietnam. Del retired from the United States Dept. of Agriculture in Omaha and in Fort Worth.

He has lived in Azle since 1980, and was All State Team Quartermaster at VFW Post 2137 and active with other local Veterans organzations for many years. He didn't like legistation from the bench; only three days to celebrate America; Veterans Day, Memorial Day and July 4th. Don't forget about it the other 362 days.

Del was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers.

Del is survived by his wife, Kathy; daughter, Kimberley Jo; two step-daughters;two granddaughters; three grandsons; brother, Marlin; sisters, Dixie and Judy; and many nieces and nephews.

Mary Frances Sells

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, January 13, 1931
Died: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Road.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Poolville Cemetery. Visitation: 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home, Weatherford

Mary Frances Sells
Mary was born January 13, 1931 to the late Marvin and Ruby Brooks in Paducah. She was a long time resident of Willow Park. She loved being a homemaker, grandmother and friend.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert R. Sells.

Survivors include her sons, Monty Sells of Willow Park, Scott Sells and wife, Teresa of Fort Worth; brothers, M. H. Brooks of Colorado and Doug Brooks of Colorado; grandchildren, Whitney Sells Paschal and husband, Shawn, Drew Sells and wife, Courtney, Samantha Sells and Zachary Sells; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Elan, and Eli Paschal; also, numerous friends and acquaintances.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 10

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Chisholm Trail

  • Aledo Bearcats at Joshua, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at AHS Baseball Field, 5:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Everman, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 13

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Hall at Weatherford 9th Grade Center, 4:30 pm

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