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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.

W. Vernon Sisk

November 5, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 16, 1941
Died: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
Jaybird Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

W. Vernon Sisk

Vernon was born August 16, 1941, the second of four children, to the late Earnest Ace and Ella Mae Sisk in Parker County. He worked in construction for more than 50 years. Vernon was a resident of Parker, Tarrant and Wise Counties his entire life. He liked to fish and attend car races. Vernon honorably served his country in the United States Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie "Jody" Latham Sisk; brother, Earnest Alvoid Sisk; sons, Jody Lynn Sisk and Ricky Sisk, Sr; and his parents.

Survivors include grandchildren, Ricky Sisk, Jr. and wife, Ashley of Azle, Cody Sisk of Granbury and Amber Sisk of Azle; great-grandchildren, Caisen Lynn Sisk, Trevor William Sisk, and one on the way; brothers, Lloyd Sisk and wife, Francis of Springtwon and Roy Sisk and wife, Myrna of Lakeside; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of loving friends

Evelyn Margarette Clements

November 2, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, December 19, 1921
Died: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Travel Through Time Tearoom, 1490 E. Reno Rd., Azle, TX 76020.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Evelyn Margarette Clements

Evelyn was born December 19, 1921 in Fort Worth to the late Monroe Olyce and Margaret Melvina Tucker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Clements; daughter, Adrian Clements; grandson, Lance Temple Masters; and granddaughter, Ann Marie Masters.

Survivors include daughters, Irene Masters and husband, Raymond, Lana Britt and husband, Richard and Gwen Lee and husband, Dave, Jamie Maldonado and husband, Rene; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of loving friends.

Larry Drew Tapp

November 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, January 12, 1940
Died: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
LaJunta Baptist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
American Heart Association, 2630 W. Freeway, Suite 250, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Larry Drew Tapp

Larry was born January 12, 1940 to Leonard and Ruby Tapp in Fort Worth. He had a passion for fishing, hunting, cooking and being with his family. Larry attended the LaJunta Baptist Church. He was loved by everyone who knew him and will be greatly missed.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Raymond and Don Tapp.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Penny Tapp of Azle; son, Derreck Tapp of Mechanicsville, Va.; daughters, Pamela (sister) Lane and husband, Robert, Tina Nelson, both of Mechanicsville, Va., and Kimberely Waller and husband, Tod, of Orangevale, Calif.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Billy and Ray Tapp; sister, Erma Erwin; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of loving friends.

Dorothy Allene Bradford

October 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, June 16, 1926
Died: 
Friday, October 26, 2012
Services: 
Monday, October 29, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart St. Azle, 76020
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Mt. Zion Cemtery, north of Ranger.
Memorials may be made to: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church or the Community Caring Center
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Dorothy Allene Bradford

Dorothy was born June, 16, 1926 the only daughter and second child of five. She loved to crochet and make friends. She never met a stranger. Working at the Community Caring Center two days a week the last three years was very important to her. Dorothy was a member of Ash Creek Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Bradford; and three brothers.

Survivors include her son, Wayne Bradford and wife, Jerre of Ranger; daughter, Nancy McClure and husband, Ed of Azle; granddaughters, Kelley Decker and husband, Jimmy of Tyler and Kayce Ladd and husband, Allen of Fort Worth and Crystal McClure of Seattle, Wash.; great-grandchildren, Taylor and Brady Decker of Tyler; brother, Ernie Stuard and wife, Jean of Burleson; sister-in-law, Sherry Stuard of Lake Worth; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Ray Kellum

October 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, March 1, 1926
Died: 
Monday, October 22, 2012
Services: 
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ray Kellum

Ray was born March 1, 1926, in Telephone to George and Lela Burch Kellum. He honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. Ray had been a resident of Azle for the last 13 years. He retired from the city of Fort Worth where he was a mechanic.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Mike.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Virginia Kellum of Azle; son, Gary Kellum of Fort Worth; daughter, Jan Wasser and husband, Terry, of Azle; grandchildren, Cory Wasser and wife, Kayleigh, and Jared Wasser and wife, Heather; and great-grandchildren, Hunter, Fisher, Kensie and Kendal.

LeeRoy Green

October 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, June 5, 1942
Died: 
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
Veal's Station Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at White's Funeral Home, Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

LeeRoy Green
LeeRoy was born June 5, 1942 in Parker County to Jack and Lela Green. He lived in Springtown most of his life working a dairy farm and horse ranch for thirty plus years. LeeRoy was a loving family man and hard worker.

LeeRoy was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Green of Weatherford; son, Kenneth Green and wife, Jennifer of Weatherford; daughter, Eva Sitton and husband of Granbury; grandson, Robert Lee Sitton of Granbury; and granddaughter, Tiffany DJ Hau of Madison, Wisconsin.

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