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Ardella "Della" Inez Linhart

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, August 27, 1939
Died: 
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Services: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ardella "Della" Inez Linhart

Della was born August 27, 1939 near Delaplaine, Arkansas. She married Ed Clifton Linhart on August 30, 1939. They were married 66 years until his death on January 3, 2005. Della lived most of her life in Southern California. She loved plants of all kinds, but especially Roses and Iris. Most of her time was spent with her Church of Christ friends. She had been a member for 70 years. She and her husband moved to Texas in November 2004. Della went by the name of Della most of her life and was very active in arts and crafts, especially ceramics.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Rupert Towell; sisters, Wanda Decker, Nina Ballard, Thena Moore and Eula Kral.

Survivors: son, Eddie Linhart and wife, Claudia of Azle; daughters, Connie Merrick of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., and Brenda Gorman of Kansas City, KS; sister, Mae Young of Mission Viejo, Calif.; beloved grandchildren, Bill, Bonnie, Ryan, Steve and Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Logan, Gavin and Justin; beloved nieces, nephews, friends and church family.

Willie Ray Taylor

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, September 22, 1935
Died: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
White’s Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Tin Top Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Willie Ray Taylor

Ray was born September 22, 1935, one of six children, to John Henry and Vera Aline Ramsey Taylor in Glen Rose. He served with distinction in the United States Navy and received his discharge after four years of honorable service. Ray made his career with Santa Fe Railway and retired after 42 dedicated years. He married Sandy in February 1981, and they enjoyed many great years together and traveled much of the world.

An RV adventurist, Ray considered himself a world traveler and even sailed a boat with his brother, Don, from Florida to Texas. He was also an accomplished musician and played the guitar and harmonica. Ray was a member of Horseshoe Bend Baptist Church.

The Taylor family wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to Delores and Bonnie for their graciousness.

Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Lee Taylor; his parents; a sister, Juanita Early; and a brother, Don Taylor.

Survivors include his children, Robert Anderson of Joshua, Kelly Hantz of Weatherford, and Darren Taylor and wife, Angie, of Willow Park; grandchildren, Brittany, Morgen, Kelsey, J.R., Luke and Dylan; great-grandchildren, Grace, Abagail and Jordan; brothers, Vernon Taylor and Jerry Taylor; sister, Teresea Adcock; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of loving family and friends.

Richard Wayne Alford

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Friday, July 27, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church in Alvarado. Reverend Wade Taylor will officiate. Honorary Pall Bearers will be his fellow Deacons and his Sunday school class, Pairs and Spares.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 5 at Clayton Kay-Vaughan Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home

Richard Wayne Alford

Wayne was born in Mineral Wells to Charles Knowles and Maxine Harris Alford. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Wayne was a loving husband and a faithful servant of the Lord.

He was preceded in death by his father; and his step-father, Robert Alford.

Survivors include his loving wife, Ruby Alford; sons, Michael and wife, Larissa Alford of California, David Alford of Ft. Worth; grandson, Ron Sikes; mother, Maxine Alford of Willow Park; brother, Charles Alford of Clear Lake; sister, Jasmine (Cymbe) Walston of Indiana; and his church family.

Mildred Plumlee Harris Leach

August 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, December 13, 1915
Died: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Services: 
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Mildred Plumlee Harris Leach

Mildred was born December 13, 1915 to Jack Jefferson and Darah V. Sandlin Plumlee in Springtown. She was a waitress for 60 years and was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. Mildred was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and the Weatherford College Exes.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Earl Harris in 1979 and S. C. Leach in 2002; brothers, J. D. Plumlee and Louis Plumlee; and sister, Nina Plumlee Rhoten.

Survivors: Nieces, Carolyn Rhoten Tate, Sandra Rhoten Santos, Brenda Plumlee Reed, Mary Nell Harris McConathy, Peggy Harris Bradley, Betty Harris Ruminer and Mary Bob Berkley; nephews, Bill F. Harris and Derrel Berkley; step-sons, Gary Leach and wife, Martha and Jim Leach and wife, Shirley; step-daughters, Shirlene Knight and husband, Bill; seven step-grandchildren; and many mores nieces and nephews and church family and friends.

James F. "Jim" Pugh

August 2, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, December 24, 1926
Died: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

James F. "Jim" Pugh was born December 24, 1926 to Frank B. and Pansy Pugh in Eastland. Jim served as a police officer in Fort Worth from 1955 to 1966. He was a founding member of the Knifemakers Guild. He started making knives in 1969. Jim honorably served his country in the United States Navy in World War II.

Survivors: Wife, Raymonde Pugh; and loving family and friends.

William Afton Daniel

August 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, May 16, 1934
Died: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Greenwood Community Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideon's International, 8600 Skyline Drive, #1005, Dallas, Texas 75243.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

William Afton Daniel
William Afton Daniel was born May 16, 1934, in Clay County, to Jewel Wilson and Henry Richard Daniel. He graduated from Mountain View High School in Mountain View, Okla. in 1953. In Oct. 1953, he joined the Army, where he worked on helicopters and learned skills that would eventually lead him to a career with the Federal Aviation Administration. He retired from the F.A.A. in 1994 and ran his own aviation consulting firm, Bill Daniel and Associates, until December 2009.

It was in 1955, while stationed at Fort Rucker, Ala. that William met and married the love of his life, Margaret Snellgrove. William and Margaret were married on Oct. 27, 1956, in Newton, Ala. Together they were blessed with five children, Douglas, Karen, Bruce, Laura and Aelanda.

A special thank you to the staff at Estates Health Care and Texas Hospice for their care and support during William's final days.
Hebrews 12:1-2:
...and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith...

Joel "Fred" Burrow

July 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, November 17, 1925
Died: 
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Services: 
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Lakeside Church of God.
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Memorial Park.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Joel "Fred" Burrow

Fred was born November 17, 1925 in Russell, Okla. to the late Joel Elmore and Edith Elizabeth Burrow. He was a member of the Lakeside Church of God and was retired from the Azle ISD Maintenance Department.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Edna Burrow; and thirteen brothers and sisters.

Survivors: Brothers, Earl Burrow of Springfield, Mo. and Glenn Burrow of Casa Grande, Ariz.; numerous nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Concetta Picudella

July 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, March 22, 1937
Died: 
Monday, July 23, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 800 Highcrest Dr, Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Azle

Concetta Picudella

Concetta was born March 22, 1937 and was a longtime resident of Springtown. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Concetta dearly loved her family and grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Maria Palazzolo; husband, Joseph; and a brother, Joseph.

Survivors: sons, John Picudella and wife, Melissa of Calif. and Mark Picudella and wife, Amy of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Luke, Jacob and Maxwell; and a host of loving friends

A.J. Miller

July 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, July 13, 1933
Died: 
Monday, July 23, 2012
Services: 
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford, officiated by Father John Casey
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Oakland Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, where a Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

A.J. Miller was born July 13, 1933. He was a dairy farmer and a faithful member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church.

A.J. was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor and Joe Miller.

Survivors: Wife of 41 years, Theresa; daughters, Judith and husband, Dennis, and Jacqueline and husband, Michael; granddaughter, Lauren; and a host of loving church family and friends.

Helen Bellenger

July 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, December 28, 1917
Died: 
Monday, July 23, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Oakland Cemetery, Weatherford.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers donations in Helen's memory may be made to the Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles St., Weatherford, TX 76086 or the Alzheimer's Association-North Central, 2630 West Freeway, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102-9845.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Helen Bellenger

Helen was born December 28, 1917 in Salesville. She graduated from Peaster High School in 1936. Helen met and married Howard Bellenger in 1936 in Peaster and they began their life together. She worked as a librarian for 21 years at T. W. Stanley and Sam Houston Elementary schools.

Helen was a proud member of the Tuesday Night Supper Club and also was a member of the First Baptist Church for 67 years. She also volunteered at Campbell Memorial Hospital for many years.

Helen was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Howard Bellenger; daughter, Joan Milburn; and grandson, Trecy Milburn.

Survivors include: son, Dana Bellenger and wife, Wendy; son-in-law, Al Milburn; grandchildren, Zack and Rachel Bellenger and Scott and Doug Milburn; great-grandchildren, Natalie Rogers, Jesse Milburn, Tanner and Macy Milburn; great-great-granddaughter, Dakota Rogers.

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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