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Jimmie Clark Brandon II

September 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, June 1, 1966
Died: 
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Services: 
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 14:30
Location: 
White’s Funeral Home Chapel in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at White’s Funeral Home, Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home, Springtown

Clark was born June 1, 1966 in Denton to Jimmie Clark and Carrie Nickcole Brandon. He was a long time resident of Springtown. Clark was a business owner, a true friend, and a devoted family man. His greatest two loves were his family and spending time at Winstar.

Clark was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Brandon of Paradise; daughter, Ashley Juarez and husband, Robert of Springtown; son, Johnny Dickens and wife, Robin of Paradise; six grandchildren, Mikeala, Jake, Kyndel, Koby, Kooper, and Grace; mother, Nickie of Denton; sister, Tami Brandon Beeson of Galveston; and numerous nieces, nephews, and acquaintances.

Melvin J. Fencl

September 18, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, August 19, 1931
Died: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment at Annetta Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford.

Melvin J. Fencl

Melvin was born August 19, 1931 to James and Bess Vasko Fencl in Cicero, Illinois. He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. Melvin was a member of Trinity Bible Church and also of the Carpenters Union.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Joyce Fencl on April 23, 2006; and his parents.

Survivors include his daughter, Cheri Morgan of Weatherford; grandchildren, Taylor Morgan of Austin and Brooke Morgan of Weatherford; niece, Regina Kees; nephews, George and Michael Jares, and Rollan Fencl, Jr.; and many loving friends and church family.

Thomas Jeffrey Klahm

September 18, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, May 21, 1953
Died: 
Monday, September 17, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 10:30
Location: 
Trinity Bible Church
Other Arrangements: 
Burial will follow in East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 19 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: 
Trinity Christian Academy, 4954 East I-20 Service Road, Willow Park, Texas, 76087.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Thomas Jeffrey Klahm

Thomas was born May 21, 1953 to John and Shirley Klahm in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was a member of Trinity Bible Church where he taught Sunday School. Tom was a football coach at Trinity Christian Academy. He was also a Kids Hope mentor.

Tom is preceded in death by his mother and brother, Greg Klahm.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon; daughters, Jessica Bradley and husband, Christopher, Victoria Klahm; sons, Ben Klahm and wife, Gina, Martin Klahm, Zach Hamilton and fiance, Kristyn Dunn; father, John Klahm; brother, Mark Klahm and wife, Rebeka; five grandchildren, Leah, Kelly, Jenny, Jack and Stacy.

Yvonne Moore

September 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 5, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, September 17 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Annetta Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Yvonne was born February 5, 1930 to Ludie Bell and William Edward Williams in Clairette, Texas.
She was the first lady bus driver for the Aledo School District. She then became a teacher’s aide as she so enjoyed children. She was an active mother participating in scouts, sports and other activities. When their children were grown, she and her husband Jr. became foster parents.

Yvonne was preceded in death by a son, Steve Moore.

Survivors include her husband, William H. Moore “Jr.”; son, Ted Moore and wife, Carol; daughter, Pamela Cheryl Garcia; eight grandchildren, Shari Conger and her husband, Kirk, Sandy Moore, Tina Moore, Lucinda Erin Parker, Monica Parker, Jeff Moore and wife, Toni, Stephanie Carpenter and husband, Terry and Vanessa Parker; seventeen great grandchildren and a sister, Betty Joyce Bryant and her husband, Bill.

Katherine Jennings Beavers

September 17, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, March 23, 1949
Died: 
Monday, September 10, 2012
Services: 
Monday, September 17, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Opal Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial service: 2 p.m., Sunday, October 7 at Woodland West Church of Christ, 3101 West Park Row Drive in Arlington.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Kathy was born March 23, 1949 in Fort Worth spending her early childhood in Springtown before moving to Arlington. She retired after 25 years of service to County Government.

Kathy was devoted to her children and considered them the love of her life. Kathy loved animals, especially puppies and kittens. She was a Shih Tzu breeder but always found it difficult to give up the puppies.

Kathy was a faithful member of Woodland West Church of Christ in Arlington. The loving support given by the church throughout her three year struggle with cancer is greatly appreciated by Kathy's family. Also, a special thanks goes to Interlochen Health and Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care and support provided during Kathy's illness.

Kathy was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Charles Beavers.

Survivors include her parents, John and Oleta Jennings; son, Christopher Beavers; daughter, Amy Beavers; brother, Johnny Jennings and wife Marcia; niece, Josie; nephew, Jonathan; uncle, C A Isabell and wife Susie; and numerous friends and relatives.

Walter Franklin Watkins

September 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, June 10, 1919
Died: 
Monday, September 10, 2012
Services: 
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Road.
Memorials may be made to: 
First Baptist Church of Willow Park, 601 Ranch House Road.

Walter Franklin Watkins was born June 10, 1919 in Hamilton.

Walter moved to Dallas for work after high school. There he met Geraldine, his wife of 50 years, who served by his side in their church and community. Walter was a plumber/pipefitter by trade.

Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine, and daughter, Lynn.

Survivors include his sister, Louise Peterson of Dallas; son, Mike Watkins and wife Lanelle of Garland; son, Scott Watkins and wife Regina of Willow Park; 4 grandchildren, Todd Watkins and wife, Janie, Russell Watkins and wife, Dawn, Kendall Watkins and Tressa Watkins; and 4 great-grandchildren, Kylie Garretson, Finley Watkins, Tyler Watkins, and Sawyer Watkins.

Eddie Ray Marshall

September 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, December 19, 1946
Died: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: New Hope Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Eddie Ray Marshall

Eddie was born December 19, 1946, in Fort Worth, to Edward and Lois Marshall. He attended Azle schools until joining the United States Army, where he honorably served his country in the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War. After leaving the service, Eddie was a truck driver and more recently a tractor and trailer mechanic. He always enjoyed restoring old cars.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his sister, Carol Mathes and husband, Dwayne; sons, Kevin and Charles Marshall; nieces, D'Ann White and husband, Daniel, Carissa Widner and husband, Will; four grandchildren; seven great-nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Ella Maxine "Figgie" Gilley

September 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Services: 
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Prairie Mound Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ella Maxine "Figgie" Gilley

Ella was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie E. Gilley Sr., and son, Leslie E. Gilley Jr.

Survivors include her sons, Larry Brooks and wife, Debbie, Lynn Gilley and wife, Regina; daughter, Patsy Watson and husband, Don; brother, Sonny Boydstun; sister, Irma Hawkins; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and good friend, Ira Walker.

Tennee Rae Williams

September 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, July 30, 1929
Died: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in the Boyd Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Tennee Rae Williams

Tennee was born July 30, 1929 in Oklahoma to Jack and Maggie Read. She was a long time resident of Springtown. She loved to cook, attend church, garden, and be with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George; and twin sister.

Survivors include her sons, Kenneth Williams and wife Sherry of Burleson, and Jackie Bob Williams and wife, Mitzi of Springtown; brother, Jackie Moine Read and wife Janice of Boyd; sister, Shirley Garrett and husband Clyde of Springtown; grandchildren, Michelle, Kristy, Ashley, Shae, Jason; and seven great grandchildren.

James Mercer Bulger

September 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, June 17, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Services: 
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 15:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

James was born on June 17, 1930 in Lakeland, Florida. Jim was the son of the late Albert and Annie Bulger of Lakeland, Florida. He was a Baptist and a member of Gene Wells Seeker II Sunday School Class at the "Church at the Mall" in Lakeland.

He married Mary Elizabeth Cooper (Libby) June 12, 1952 in Lakeland, Florida. Jim was in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. After serving three years he worked for Rust Engineering, Frank Murphy Construction and traveled the world for Dorr-Oliver Engineering. He retired from Dorr-Oliver after 33 years.

Jim was preceded in death by both parents, five sisters, two brothers, and most recently his beloved and wonderful son, Mike Bulger, also from Lakeland, FL.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Libby Bulger; son, Pat Bulger and wife, Carole of Lakeland, FL; daughter, Sandi Dickenson and husband, Ronny of Springtown, TX; daughter-in-law, Melody Bulger of Lakeland, FL; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

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

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