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Anne B. Turnipseed Savage

January 20, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, April 25, 1923
Died: 
Friday, January 16, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Adell Community Fellowship, 101 Adell Road, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Anne B. Turnipseed Savage, 91, of Poolville died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of Adell Community Fellowship, 101 Adell Road, Weatherford with interment at Clark Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. Savage was born in Fort Worth April 25, 1923, daughter of Dixie and Clara Turnipseed. She married Fred Savage and they raised five daughters.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl Smith in March 2014.

Emma Louise Thompson

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Sunday, May 6, 1923
Died: 
Monday, January 19, 2015
Services: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 13:15
Location: 
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas
Memorials may be made to: 
Moslah Shriners, 1100 Henderson St., Fort Worth, TX 76102-4583, 817-335-9469, loveshriners.org
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Emma Louise Thompson, 91, of Hudson Oaks died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.
Graveside service is set for 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas.
In lieu of usual remembrances the family suggests that donations be made to the Moslah Shriners, 1100 Henderson St., Fort Worth, TX 76102-4583, 817-335-9469, loveshriners.org.
Mrs. Thompson was born May 6, 1923 to Jacob and Emma Gertrude Hawes Schneider in Fairfax County, Va.
Survivors include her daughters, Janet Thompson of Hudson Oaks and JoAnne Carlson and husband, Bob, of Aledo.

Billy Steve Culberson, Jr.

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Services: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Billy Steve Culberson, Jr., 61, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 21 from 6-8 p.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Funeral is set for Thursday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Culberson was born July 3, 1953 in Texarkana, Ark. He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Steve Culberson Sr., and son, James Michael Clark.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Louise Culberson of Weatherford; mother, Mary Alice Culberson of Grand Prairie; son, Billy Jacob Culberson; sister, Dixie Turman; and numerous other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be his nephews Jim Bob Clark, Joe Paul Clark, John Mello, Mark Moore, Robb Cowley, Rodney Peugh and Brent Turman.

Billie Jean Barnes

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, June 4, 1930
Died: 
Friday, January 16, 2015
Services: 
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation is Monday. A private service is planned.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Billie Jean Barnes died in Fort Worth Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
A private service is planned.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Barnes was born June 4, 1930 in Parker County and lived in the community of Dicey before moving to Weatherford during her childhood. She was employed for over 27 years at Southwestern Bell as a telephone operator, working first in Weatherford, then in Fort Worth. She was a long-time member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Weatherford.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, William R. Barnes; and sisters, Mildred Treadwell, and Marzelle White.

Edna Merle Burgess

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, January 31, 1928
Died: 
Friday, January 16, 2015
Services: 
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Edna Merle Burgess, 86, of Fort Worth died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
Funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Burgess was born Jan. 31, 1928 to Herbert Clarence and Bessie Landers Burgess in Azle. She attended North Texas State University. She worked as a private secretary for various oil companies as far away as Tripoli, Libya, ultimately working for the Moncrief Oil Co. until her retirement. She traveled extensively all over the world and belonged to many travel clubs.
She was preceded in death by a nephew, John Adcock; niece, Brenda Burgess Smith; brother, Claude Burgess; and sister, Helen Adcock.

Earl Allen Gaskill

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Southside Baptist Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Earl Allen Gaskill, 67, of Weatherford died in his home Saturday, Jan. 17. Funeral is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 20 at Southside Baptist Church with interment in XRay Cemetery.
Mr. Gaskillwas born Aug. 6, 1947 in Weatherford to Earl Gaskill and Mildred Guidry Gaskill. He was a retired vice president of operations for Peco-Facet Corporation, in the oil and gas industry, a faithful member of Southside Baptist Church, and a lifelong baseball fan, following the Texas Rangers and Nolan Ryan.

James Dale Dixon

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Sunday, December 6, 1936
Died: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephens Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
his grandson's memorial, the Carter Robertson Charitable Foundation at First Financial Bank
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

James Dale Dixon, 78, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, surrounded by family at his home in Weatherford.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephens Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford with interment: at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the Dixon family suggests contributions to his grandson's memorial, the Carter Robertson Charitable Foundation at First Financial Bank.

Dean L. Gilley

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, September 15, 1922
Died: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Greenwood Community Cemetery, 3199 Greenwood Cut-Off Road, Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Dean L. Gilley, 92, of Weatherford, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Graveside service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Greenwood Community Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Galbreaith Pickard.
Mr. Gilley was born Sept. 15, 1922 in Springtown to Merzy Dean and Maggie Lafayette Gilley. He was a Navy veteran, retired meat cutter for Winn Dixie and enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and farming. Gilley was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Morgan; brother, Gene Gilley; and sister Loretta Carney.

Mary "Happy" McKee

January 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, September 14, 1925
Died: 
Friday, January 16, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Santa Fe Baptist Church, 1502 Santa Fe Dr., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Mary "Happy" McKee, 89, of Weatherford died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.
Funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Santa Fe Baptist Church, 1502 Santa Fe Dr., Weatherford, with interment at Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. McKee was born Sept. 14, 1925 to Carl Osvill and Mabel Jewel Potter McKee. She grew up on a cotton farm and rode a mule to deliver water to the workers, which is how she got the nickname "Happy Jack.” She was a member of Santa Fe Baptist Church and was an active member of Parker County Gospel Singers.
Survivors include many nieces, nephews and friends.

Elva Nash Scarbrough

January 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, June 24, 1922
Died: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Services: 
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Elva Nash Scarbrough, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Johnson Cemetery.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

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

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