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Julianna "Julie" Bruce Kallemeyn

March 15, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, January 25, 1923
Died: 
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Services: 
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 13:01
Location: 
Greenwood Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston St., Weatherford, 76086.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Julianna "Julie" Bruce Kallemeyn
Julie was born Jan. 25, 1923, to Earl P. Bruce and Leona Bruce in Weatherford. She was happily married to the love of her life, E.H. "Lon" Kallemeyn, for 54 years. She graduated from Weatherford High School and earned her degree from Weatherford College.
Julie loved attending her high school and college class reunions every year to catch up with old friends. She also loved being a member of the First Baptist Church of Weatherford, the Newcomers Club, the Women's Club, the Retired Teachers Association and the Weatherford College Alumni Association. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends, who all loved receiving her words of praise, laughter, comfort or good wishes in her hand written cards and letters.
Julie was predeceased by her parents, Earl P. and Leona Bruce; sister, Mildred Bruce Tanner; and her husband, E.H. "Lon" Kallemeyn.
Survivors: Children, Bruce Kallemeyn and wife, Vicki, of Poolville, Britt Kallemeyn and wife, Clara, of Granbury, Karen Stephens and husband, Keith, of Texarkana; brother, Earl P. Bruce Jr. of Houston; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Margaret Crow

March 14, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, May 7, 1931
Died: 
Monday, March 11, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Clear Fork Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
memorials be made to the Center of Hope, 629 Palo Pinto Hwy., Weatherford, Texas 76086 or the MANNA Worldwide, 4255 W. Risinger Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76123.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Margaret Crow
Margaret Louise Crow was born on May 7, 1931 in Sherman, daughter of the late Elmer Henry and Mildred Catherine Coffman Greer. She married Robert Bruce Crow on October 28, 1949, and he preceded her in death on August 16, 2006. Margaret was a lifelong member of the Clear Fork Baptist Church and retired from Montgomery Ward in Mineral Wells.
Margaret is survived by her sons, Mike Crow and wife, Laurie, of Azle, David Crow of Weatherford, and Andy Crow of Weatherford; grandchildren, Hannah Crow of Galveston, and Laramie Crow of San Antonio; and several nieces and nephews.

Wendel Wayne Bolin, Jr

March 14, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Sunday, April 12, 1959
Died: 
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Services: 
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 09:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Funeral Home: 
White's Chapel

Wendel Wayne Bolin, Jr
Wendel was born in Stanford on April 12, 1959 to Wendel Wayne and Lina Bolin.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wendel Wayne Bolin, Sr.
Wendel is survived by his wife, Kathy Kelly of Weatherford; children, Joe Bolin and wife, Jamie, James Bolin, Jennifer Wakeman, Julie Bryan and husband, Jeff, Travis Kelly and wife, Shanna and Tony Kelly and wife, Jessica; nine grandchildren; mother, Lina Olivine Bolin; brother, Darrell Bolin, sister, Teresa Wade; numerous favorite nieces and nephews; several aunts and uncles.

Olivia Higginbotham

March 5, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Sunday, March 19, 1916
Died: 
Monday, February 25, 2013
Services: 
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Carrollton
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Olivia Higginbotham
Olivia Dru Higginbotham was born March 19, 1916, in Fort Worth, daughter of the late Henry Thomas and Dru Manire Allen. She married Rufus Lee Higginbotham in Pampa, where they began their life together, on July 7, 1937. Olivia lived in Farmers Branch for 40 years prior to moving to Weatherford in 2006. She made her career in the school annual department at Taylor Publishing Co. and retired after many years of dedicated service.
Olivia was a member of First Baptist Church of Carrollton from 1965 to 2010, where her mother was also a member. Most recently, Olivia was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church in Granbury. She loved to read her Bible daily.
Olivia was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Lee Higginbotham, on Feb. 11, 1997; a daughter, Myrna Sue Beavers; her parents; sisters, Lucy Sweeny and Opal Gilmore; and brothers, Cebe Allen, Ira Allen, Houston Allen and Louis Allen.
Survivors: Son, Jerry Higginbotham of Bonham; daughters, Nancy Boykin of Granbury and Linda Murdock of Weatherford; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Juanita Henry Higgins of Carrollton; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, friends and church family.

Lela Fern Frisbie Hall

March 5, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Friday, January 19, 1934
Died: 
Monday, March 4, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Lela Fern Frisbie was born January 19, 1934 in Sayre, Oklahoma to the late William T. and Gladys Addie Dunn Frisbie. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors: Daughter, Debbie Hardie of Bastrop and Pam Daniels; sons, Bill Hall, Jr., Dennis Hall of Weatherford and Steven Hall; brothers, Bill Frisbie of Haslet and Claude Frisbie of Athens; sisters, Louvenia Whitehead of Irving and Terecia King of Mineral Wells; and many grandchildren.

Lemuel Sebern Whisnand

February 25, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, March 30, 1933
Died: 
Friday, February 22, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 11:00
Location: 
The Church of Christ in Iowa Park, Texas
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be from 6 pm until 7:30 pm Monday, February 25, 2013 at Dutton Funeral Home of Iowa Park, Texas.
Memorials may be made to: 
The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.
Funeral Home: 
Dutton Funeral Home

Lemuel Sebern Whisnand
Mr. Whisnand was born on March 30, 1933 in Electra, Texas to Lemuel and Edith Sorrlls Whisnand. He attended and graduated from Electra High School. He served his Country in the US Army where he served as a drill Sargent during the Korean War. He married Peggy Ann Darland on January 20, 1951 in Electra, Texas. They were married 62 wonderful years. They moved to Iowa Park in 1969. Mr. Whisnand worked for Texaco Oil, sold real-estate, and owned his own oil company “Whisnand Enterprises”.

He loved to play golf with his brothers-in-law, but his greatest all the time joy came from many years of coaching PeeWee Sports in Iowa Park, football and baseball. He was known as “PeePaw” to many young boys and touched many of their lives. He was a dedicated, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and supported them always.

His parents, three brothers-in-law, Gene Marshall, Ted Darland and Caton Potts preceded him in death.

J.B. Stokes

February 25, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Saturday, September 2, 1922
Died: 
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home.

J.B. Stokes
J.B. was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Lenard, to Ida Mae and George Stokes. He married Ola Mae Trotter on Dec. 15, 1945. The couple began this life together in Bridgeport. J.B. began his lifetime career in the Water Department. Through the years they were blessed with four children. As years passed J.B. became director of Public Works for Azle.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Ola Mae Stokes; his parents; three brothers; and one sister.
The family wishes to express gratitude to Dr. Morrison, Sandy Herring and Staff for their love and support.
Those left to cherish his memory are sons, Gary Stokes and wife, Jani, and Jerry Stokes and wife, Ann; daughters, Sue Hobbs, Diane Obel and husband, Lee; seven grandchildren and spouses; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Flora Capehart and Ray Nell Bolin.

Bill Shipley

February 25, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Friday, July 24, 1936
Died: 
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Elmwood Memorial Park
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, 76086
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or charity of choice.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Bill Shipley
Bill was born in Chico on July 24, 1936, to Albert and Zelma Shipley. After graduating from high school, he spent four years in the U.S. Air Force. In 1954, he married his high school sweetheart, Ruby Polk. He recently retired from Lockheed Martin after more than 27 years of service.
Bill was always so proud of his children and grandchildren and loved teasing and joking around with family and friends. He was truly one of the good guys and will be greatly missed.
Survivors: Loving wife of 58 years, Ruby Polk Shipley; children, Rick Shipley and wife, Teresa, Ron Shipley and wife, Nancy, and Traci Shipley; brothers, John and James Queen; sister, Lee Daniels; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Charles Sharp

February 25, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, October 11, 1933
Died: 
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 17:58
Location: 
Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Whites Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
Whites Funeral Home

Charles Sharp
Charles was born in Tarrant County on October 11, 1933 to Mable and Clarence Sharp. He attended Burleson High School and later joined the U.S. Air Force. He married Claudia Reed on July 3, 1959 and together they started a family. Charles supported his family by working as a machinist for 21 years for Stratoflex. Charles enjoyed drag racing and hunting and was on the board of directors for Operation Orphan. However his main passion was his family and spending as much time as possible with them.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Andrew Barron; daughter, Lou Ann Calvert; grandson, Rocky D. Sharp; and siblings, George Ray Sharp, Bobbie West and Betty Shumate.


Survivors: loving wife of 53 years Claudia Mae Sharp; son, Steven Lee Sharp and wife, Jamie; son, James Barron and wife, Teresa; son, Charles Lynn; and daughter, Joyce Williams and husband, Ronnie; sister, Freda Reed and husband, Charles; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren with 1 on the way; 1 great great-grandchild; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Marian F. Eason

February 25, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, September 21, 1931
Died: 
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Marian F. Eason
Marian was born in Decatur Sept. 21, 1931, and lived most of her life in Briar. She was an avid crocheter and knitter, and loved collecting Beanie Babies. Marian was a devoted wife who loved her family dearly.
Marian was predeceased by her husband, D.R.; parents; four sisters; and one brother.

Survivors: Son, Roland Eason and wife, Tammy, of Springtown; grandson, Shane Eason and wife, Shannon, of Briar; four other grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Bobby New; sister, Hazel Sherman; and numerous friends and acquaintances.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

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