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Ima Jean Graham

December 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, June 4, 1921
Died: 
Friday, December 2, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Ima Jean Graham
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Ima Jean was born June 4, 1921 to Jo and Notie Bowen Graham in Fort Worth.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe (Shorty) and Notie Graham; grandparents, Joe and Mart Bowen; sister, Martha Jo Steward.

Survivors: Sister, Dacy Woody; one niece; four nephews.

Larry Vernon Mangrem

December 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, November 27, 1946
Died: 
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford. Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Noon Lions Club for the Larry Mangrem Scholarship, PO Box 25, Weatherford, TX 76086, ATTN: Michele Snow.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Larry Vernon MangremLarry Vernon Mangrem

Larry, son of the late Clarence Vernon and Rosemary Mangrem, was born November 27, 1946 in Wichita Falls. He graduated from Arlington High School in 1964 and was a Demolay member. Entering the Army in June 1968, he served as a platoon leader during basic training and medic in Vietnam.

Larry married his wife, Jody, in August 1968.

A graduate of North Texas State University in 1973, Larry's banking career began at Benbrook State Bank as a part-time teller and he was hired at Weatherford National Bank in 1984, where he served as Sr. Vice President and Head Cashier. He received a Post graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin Banking School.

A longtime fan of Texas Longhorn football, Larry was also a Weatherford Noon Lions Club member for 27 years, serving as treasurer and secretary.

Survivors include wife, Jody; son, Mark Mangrem and his wife Sarah of Arlington; daughter, Kristyn McWilliams and her husband, Clint of Arlington; sister, Karen Cook of Arlington; grandchildren, Major, Cade, Addison, Kylie, and Kori.

Ricky Davis

December 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, April 29, 1953
Died: 
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, December 5, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park, 3100 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Ricky Lynn Davis was born April 29, 1953, in Fort Worth, son of the late Richard L. and Bonnie Lowrimore Davis. Ricky honorably served his country in the United States Air Force and made his career with Lockheed. He retired after 30 dedicated years of service.

Ricky was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Bonnie Davis.

Survivors: Brother, Jimmy Davis of Denton; girlfriend, Cindy Simone of Arlington; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Foy Edward Lowe

December 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, June 7, 1923
Died: 
Monday, November 28, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Springtown Church of Christ
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Cottondale Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Foy was born June 7, 1923, to Josh and Hazel Lowe. He fell in love with a beautiful young lady, Williadene "Billie" Coffman, and they married May 2, 1941. Foy and Billie were inseparable for 70-plus years. They took care of each other for as long as they both lived on this earth. Their love for each other produced three wonderful children, Marshall, Roger and Lynda. Foy served his country in the Pacific during World War II.

Following the war, he served as a salesman and eventually retired as an executive for Franklin Labs after 30-plus years. Foy's job required he and Billie to move for brief periods of time, but Springtown was always home. Foy and Billie loved Springtown and its people. Foy served the people of Springtown as their mayor for several years. Foy and Billie loved their church family that extended to many places around the world, but specifically the members of the Church of Christ in Springtown. Foy served faithfully as an elder of the church for 40-plus years.
Foy and Billie's true love was their family of three children, eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Proverbs 20:7 says, "God-loyal people, living honest lives, make it much easier for their children." As Foy and Billie's family, we celebrate Foy's exhilarating finish in and with God, and his eternity in heaven. Pappaw, we thank you for making it much easier for your children.

Foy was preceded in death by his parents, Josh and Hazel "Dude" Lowe; his brother, ML Lowe; his daughter-in-law, Freda Lowe; and his great-grandson, Ryan Lowe.

Nannette Lowe

November 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, October 13, 1950
Died: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Bethel Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations may be made to M.D. Anderson Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030.

Nannette LoweNannette Lowe
Nannette was born October 13, 1950 daughter of Harold and Lerlene Park Willhite in Weatherford. She was head twirler at Weatherford High School where she graduated in 1968. Nannette was a former Braniff Airline flight attendant and a member of the Clipped B's. She was past president of Parents Club of Texas Christian University Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and past Team Mother for Nolan Catholic High School Football Team. She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Stacy Lowe.

Survivors: husband of 25 years, Andy Lowe; son, Zach Lowe; daughter, Taylor Lowe; brothers, Michael Willhite and wife, Judy, and Woody Willhite and wife, Teresa; nephews, Cody and Reese Willhite; niece Carol Ann Willhite; and many loving friends.

Virginia Gelories Barnett

November 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, December 19, 1940
Died: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
at her home.
Other Arrangements: 
Following the memorial service will be a visitation at White's Funeral Home in Springtown, Texas from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Memorials may be made to: 
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Barnett family in care of White's Funeral Home P.O. Box 175, Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Virginia Gelories BarnettVirginia Gelories Barnett
Virginia was born December 19, 1940 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas to Roy and Trula Eden. She was married to her loving husband Gus Barnett for 43 years.

Virginia loved to be outside so she could enjoy all of God's creations. She enjoyed fishing and cooking for her family. She never met a stranger and never ran out of love for her family and friends. She was the foundation of her family and no matter what life threw at her she found a positive way to get through it.
Preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Dennis and Charles Eden; sisters, Dorlis, Sue, Dorthy, Shirley and Sharon Eden, and grandson, Dakota Barnett.

Survived by husband, Gus Wesley Barnett; brothers, Jerry Eden and Bill Eden; sons, Michael Cooper and Bubba Barnett; daughters, Lelia Eden, Kathy Willis, Jackie Rennels, Pamela Cooper, Paula Cooper and Patricia Barnett; exteneded family Jessie Gonzales, Becky & Kenny Williamson; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Larry Spigler

November 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, November 22, 1949
Died: 
Friday, November 25, 2011
Funeral: 
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 7 to 9 P.M. at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Larry SpiglerLarry Spigler
Larry was born in Fort Worth November 22, 1949 to George Reed and Verna Martin Spigler. He retired as a lieutenant with the Fort Worth Police Department after 30 years of dedicated service. He was a great man built on intergrity and his faith in Jesus. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Larry was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors: loving wife, Pam Spigler of Azle; son, Brad Spigler and wife, Medea of Azle; daughter, Stevie Spigler Arledge and husband, Scott of Springtown; grandchildren, Kylie and Karly Spigler, Reed and Alex Arledge, Sydney Arledge and Will Arledge; brother, Mike Spigler of Grapevine and Doug Spigler and wife, Tonya of Springtown;numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Virginia Gelories Barnett

November 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, December 19, 1940
Died: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
at her home.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation to follow memorial service at White's Funeral Home in Springtown, Texas from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Memorials may be made to: 
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Barnett family in care of White's Funeral Home P.O. Box 175, Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Virginia Gelories BarnettVirginia Gelories Barnett

Virginia was born December 19, 1940 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas to Roy and Trula Eden. She was married to her loving husband Gus Barnett for 43 years.

Virginia loved to be outside so she could enjoy all of God's creations. She enjoyed fishing and cooking for her family. She never met a stranger and never ran out of love for her family and friends. She was the foundation of her family and no matter what life threw at her she found a positive way to get through it.
Preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Dennis and Charles Eden; sisters, Dorlis, Sue, Dorthy, Shirley and Sharon Eden, and grandson, Dakota Barnett.

Survived by husband, Gus Wesley Barnett; brothers, Jerry Eden and Bill Eden; sons, Michael Cooper and Bubba Barnett; daughters, Lelia Eden, Kathy Willis, Jackie Rennels, Pamela Cooper, Paula Cooper and Patricia Barnett; exteneded family Jessie Gonzales, Becky & Kenny Williamson; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Betty Burgess Tucker

November 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, August 25, 1929
Died: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Silver Creek United Methodist Church, 2200 Church Road, Azle, TX 76020.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Betty Burgess TuckerBetty Burgess Tucker

Betty Burgess Tucker was born August 25, 1929 in Silver Creek to the late Charley and Velma Burgess. She attended Azle High School and married James Lee Tucker, Sr. on November 19, 1946. She attended Brantley-Draughon business School. Betty was employed by Ryan Mortgage Company and was a member of the Silver Creek United Methodist Church. She was devoted to her family and a wonderful cook. Betty loved gardening and her grandchildren.

Survivors: husband of 65 years, James "Jimmy" Lee Tucker, Sr. of Azle; children, Jim Tucker, Jr. of Azle, Jerry Tucker and wife, Mary of Saginaw, Janis Grimland of Clifton, Joyce Grimland and husband, John of Dublin; grandchildren, Carol Davis of Richland Hills, Bryan Grimland of Clifton, Lee Tucker of Saginaw, Jerik Grimland of Dublin, Elizabeth Grimland of New York,Jayla Puerta of Stephenville; great-grandchildren, Colby and Chandler Etheredge, Ayden Grimland, and Mikinzie Fitzhugh, Issac Puerta and Baby "Peanut" Tucker; brothers, Bob Burgess of Fort Worth and Jack Burgess of Azle; many nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Arita Bourne

November 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, January 10, 1933
Died: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, November 28, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Walnut Creek Baptist Church, 220 West Reno Road, Azle, TX 76020.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: New Hope Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Arita BourneArita Bourne

Arita was born January 10, 1933 in Achille, Okla. to J.W. and Avis Pierot. She married the love of her life Charlie Glenn Bourne and was happily married for 60 years. They moved to Boyd and made a wonderful life. Charlie and Arita attended Walnut Creek Baptist Church for many years where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Arita will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Jimmy Dale Pierot.

Survivors:Husband, Charlie Bourne; children, Steve Bourne and wife, Debra and Karen Hale and husband, Buddy; granddaughters, Christina Hart and husband, Josh, Cynthia Cowan and husband, Robert, and Amanda Bourne; grandsons, Dusty Hale and wife, Kelly, Gregory Bourne and wife, Jackie, and Kevin Bourne; great-grandchildren, Cooper, Alyssa, Arianna, MaKaylia and Levi; sister, Irene Pierot; and numerous loving friends.

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