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Norma Lemons

February 19, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, January 13, 1944
Died: 
Monday, February 18, 2013
Services: 
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Chapel

Norma Lemons
Norma was born January 13, 1944 in Peterborough, England to Norman and Mabel Holt Gollings. She was a longtime resident of Azle. Norma loved to cook, knit and spend time with her family. She will be missed by all who knew her. Norma was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors: Husband of 50 years, Thomas Lemons of Azle; daughter, Donna Cox and husband, Steve of Weatherford; sons. Steve Lemons of Azle and Paul Lemons of Fort Worth; grandsons, Brett and wife, Molly, Brian and wife, Cassie, Shawn and Cody; great-granddaughter, Aubrey; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and acquaintances.

Evlyn Syble Wiley Broumley

February 18, 2013 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, February 3, 1934
Died: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Services: 
Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Aledo Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Evlyn BroumleyEvlyn Syble Wiley Broumley, 79, died February 13, 2013 at home, surrounded by her family.

Evlyn was born February 3, 1934, to Melvin and Syble Wiley in Fort Worth. She was raised on the Wiley Dairy in Parker County. She attended school in Aledo, Azle and graduated from Weatherford High School. She then went on and attended Business College in Fort Worth.

In 1952 she married Raymond “Scotty” Broumley, in Portsmouth Va., while he served in the US Navy. They returned to Parker County and went into the dairy business until 1975. At that time they moved into the city of Weatherford where Evlyn began her career with the Weatherford Library. Evlyn had such a love for books and history she took that love and put it to work. She began as a volunteer, driving the book-mobile and doing whatever was needed. She went on to be a part time library assistant whose talents and interests were diligently used to develop the historical collection from a small group of genealogy books to a fully developed and useful collection. She was a longstanding member of Parker County Genealogy Society and wrote “Kissin Kin” column for Weatherford Democrat for more than 30 years, and was editor of “Trails West” genealogy magazine. Today, the name of Evlyn Broumley is synonymous with genealogical research in Weatherford, Texas.

Evlyn helped people all over the United States with their genealogy searches and she will be greatly missed.

Evlyn was a member of Church of Christ.

Mickey Smith

February 14, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Thursday, July 9, 1953
Died: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Services: 
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Chapel.

Mickey was born July 9, 1953 in Lambert, Mississippi to Obey and Helen Smith. He was a longtime resident of Azle. Mickey liked to garden, loved his grandchildren and pets. He loved history and watching 48 Hours on television.
Mickey was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Helen; brother, Bobby; and daughter, Jennifer.
Survivors: Son, Michael Wayne Smith and wife, Amanda; Brothers, Obrey Smith and wife, Kay of Azle, Jerry Smith and Billy Smith and wife, Christine all of Azle; sister, Deborah Carr of Azle; seven grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, friends and acquaintances.

Jerry Newberry

February 14, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, August 19, 1931
Died: 
Monday, February 11, 2013
Services: 
Friday, February 15, 2013 - 14:00
Location: 
Grace-First Presbyterian Church
Memorials may be made to: 
The family requests that you honor Jerry not with flowers but with donations to one of the following organizations: Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services; Manna Storehouse, Inc; or the Lewy Body Dementia Association.

Jerry Newberry
Jerry was born August 19, 1931 in Mineral Wells, Texas to J.C. and Georgiamae Hayes, but grew up and spent most of her adult life in Weatherford. Jerry graduated from Weatherford High School in 1949 and attended the University of Texas at Austin before marrying Bill in June, 1951. Her ambition as a young woman was to be a wife and mother and to create a loving home. In addition to that vocation she served God and her community in many ways. Hers was a quiet but strong faith rooted in love and service.
Jerry was active in civic affairs, serving as an elections judge; member, Friends of the Weatherford Public Library; and on Cleanscape. Jerry also volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Manna Storehouse, and as a reading volunteer in the Weatherford Public Schools. Jerry was a member of Grace-First Presbyterian Church for more than 60 years, where she taught Sunday school, was active in Women of the Church, served as a Deacon, Elder, and moderator of the Pastoral Search Committee, and as a member of the Committee on Ministry of Grace Presbytery.
Jerry’s family thanks and honors those who aided us in this final journey: Yolanda Parks and the staff of Loving Care; the staff of Silverado Turtle Creek and Silverado Hospice; and the Revs. Ben Dorr and Susan Systma Bratt.

Thomas Moses

February 14, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Died: 
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Services: 
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home in Azle.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Thomas Moses
Thomas was born in Robestown to Claude and Mary Ellen Moses. After he graduated high school, he joined the U.S. Navy. After he was discharged from the Navy, he worked as an engineer for over 30 years at Photo Etch and then retired from Control Products Corporation. He will be greatly missed.
Thomas was preceded in death by his father, Claude Moses; and brother, Paul Moses.
Survivors: children, Tammy Renee Smith, Thomas Harold Moses, Jr., and Tanya Danee Moses; grandchildren, Jonathan Blythe, Eddie Blalock, Jr., Thomas Harold Moses III, Paris Moses, Kya Range, Keylei Range and Aiyana Moses; mother, Mary Ellen O'Brien and husband, Leonard; sister, Janie Tynes and husband, Richard; and many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Donald Edward Lemaster

February 14, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, August 9, 1937
Died: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Services: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 12:30
Location: 
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Donald Edward Lemaster
Don was born on Aug. 9, 1937, to Idabelle and Hubert Lemaster, in West Virginia. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in September of 1955. Eventually retiring from the Air Force in 1975, Don fought in the Vietnam War and received numerous accommodation and good conduct awards. He also earned a longevity award while in the service.
Upon retiring from Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev., Don started his second career as a general contractor. He started LEMA Construction, where he built residential and commercial properties.
After retirement from LEMA Construction, he traveled and lived in various cities before moving to Weatherford in 1999. Don was an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4746 and the Parker County American Legion Post 163.
Survivors: Don is survived by son, James Robert Lemaster and wife, Jane, of Weatherford; daughters, Sheril Dona Delanghe and husband, Randall, of Phoenix, Ariz., Martha Richards and husband, Greg, of Hurst, Sybile Lenn Schwarz and husband, Rick, of Jarrell, and Sandra Huber and husband, Frank, of Hurst; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Larry “Fuzzy” Ferrell

February 14, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, January 28, 2013
Died: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Services: 
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 18:00
Location: 
New River Fellowship Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Larry Ferrell
Mr. Ferrell was born on January 28, 1943 in Williamson, West Virginia to Henry and Eva Pauline Boyd Ferrell. He was a resident of Hudson Oaks since 1991 and member of New River Fellowship Church.
Larry retired as a salesman in the golf industry. He proudly served in the Navy and his country from 1960-1963.

He leaves behind his wife, Ann Ferrell of Hudson Oaks; daughter, Angie Claire Ferrell of Aledo; son, Mark Ferrell of Arlington; granddaughter, Molly Claire Melder; brothers, Jerry Thomas Ferrell and wife, Charlene of Spruce Pine North Carolina and Ronnie Dean Ferrell and wife, Linda of South Williamson, Kentucky; niece, Carey Riddle; nephews, Byan Ferrell, Justyn Ferrell and Jerry Ferrell, Jr. and Jason Ferrell.

Ernest Wright

February 6, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Wednesday, March 3, 1926
Died: 
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 10:00
Location: 
North Main Church of God
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: 3 p.m. Tuesday in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Wright family suggests contributions in Ernest's memory to Universal Hospice, 1208 Country Club Lane, Fort Worth, Texas 76112.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Ernest Wright
Ernest Henry Wright was born March 3, 1926, in Coleman County, son of the late David M. and Dovie Harris Wright. Ernest was a very pleasant man and loved to witness to those he encountered. He began his career as a tile setter for Calloways, formerly West Texas Brick and Tile, advanced to ceramic tile manager and concluded it as a factory sales representative with Quamagra Tile in Fort Worth. His gentle ways helped him make many lifelong friends traveling throughout the southeastern part of the United States. Ernest was very active in The Gideons International and Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship. He also served as both deacon and elder at churches in Abilene and Weatherford, where he was a member of North Main Church of God for 25 years. He married his sweetheart, the former Martha Ella Rister, in Albany, on Nov. 24, 1946.
Ernest was preceded in death by his twin sons, Jerry Lynn and Tommy Glenn in 1950; his parents; and six brothers and sisters.

Hardy "Bumpy" Hubbard

February 6, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Tuesday, May 3, 1960
Died: 
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Services: 
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 12:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Hardy "Bumpy" Hubbard
Hardy Freeman Hubbard was born May 3, 1960, to Hardy Hubbard and Bessie Blaylock Hubbard in Fort Worth. He made his living as a carpenter.
Hardy was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Hubbard.
Survivors: Wife, Connie of Crowley; son, Daniel Hubbard and wife, Leia, of Crowley; daughters, Mindy Snell and husband, Jeffry, of Burleson and Kelly Hooten of Crowley; grandchildren, Christopher and Ethan Martinez, Kylie, Madison and Eli Hooten; and sisters, Freda Norvell and husband, Walker, and Clara Isaack and husband, Mike.

Karen Anne Coates

February 6, 2013 by Connor Schmid

Born: 
Monday, March 15, 1954
Died: 
Friday, February 1, 2013
Services: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 13:00
Location: 
Couts United Methodist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8pm Monday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Texas Health Harris Methodist Foundation.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Karen Anne Coates
Karen Anne Coates, age 58, of Fort Worth, previously of Weatherford, died Friday, February 1, 2013 in Fort Worth. Karen was born March 15, 1954 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She was a dedicated Lockheed employee, she loved her job and the people she worked with and was proud of her work on the F-22. Karen was a passionate Texas Ranger fan and enjoyed watching the games with her boys and grandchildren. She loved cheering on her boys through the years at countless sporting events and was happiest when spending time with her kids and grandkids. She selflessly volunteered at Harris Hospital ER for several years and was a member of Central Christian Church in Weatherford. Karen is preceded in death by her parents, William Z. and Melva Anne Swisher and husband Grady Coates, Jr.

She is survived by her sons, Grant Coates of Fort Worth, Keith Coates of Dallas, grandchildren, Owen and Isabel Coates, daughter in law, Sabrina Coates of Weatherford, brothers, Greg Swisher and wife Sharon of Bartlesville, Ok, Allen Swisher and wife Mary Beth of Titasville, NJ, Swisher nieces and nephews, Brendon Swisher, Forrest Swisher, Allen Swisher Jr. and Kelsi Mack, Coates, nieces and nephews, Rob Wilson, Steven Coates, Zane Coates, Jari Peltier, Donzi Boyett, and Caitlin Gavin, Coates in laws, Jaron and Sherry Wilson, Karen Sue Coates, John and Patty Coates, numerous grand nieces and nephews.

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