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Joe Jennings

May 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, February 14, 1938
Died: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Services: 
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 14:00
Location: 
Springtown Cemetery. Reverend John Conway will officiate.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Joe Jennings

Joseph Alfred Jennings was born Feb. 14, 1938, in Jamestown, Ala., son of the late William F. and Clara L. Gardner Jennings. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy and retired after many dedicated years of service. After retirement from the Navy, Joe made his career with Lockheed Martin and also retired after many faithful years.

Joe married Cathryn Jennings in Summerville, Ga., on Dec. 13, 1958, and they began their life together. Joe was a longtime resident of Springtown.

Joe was preceded in death by a daughter, Dana Jo Jones; a son, Mike Jennings; parents; and four brothers and sisters.

Survivors: Wife of 53 years, Cathryn Jennings; children, Nathan Alan Jennings, Mary Page Jennings, Penny Alana Joyner and husband, Steven, and Lee Ann Bowen and husband, Gordon; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Steven Douglas Jennings and wife, Lynn; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends.

George Lee Hogan

May 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Services: 
Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Merriman Cemetery, Ranger. Visitation: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Platelet Diseases Support Association at www.pdsa.org.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

George Lee Hogan

George was born in 1936 to Lee Hogan and Sarah Casey in Eastland, Texas.

He retired from Bell Helicopter in 1983. George was a devoted husband and father that loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as his nieces and nephews. He was a principled man of integrity who loved life and family. George enjoyed spending time with his childhood sweetheart and loving wife, Margie Walton Hogan. He was loved and will be missed.

Survivors include his wife, Margie; son, Rod Hogan and wife, Pam, of Aledo; granddaughters, Kandi Baker and husband, Jim, and Rachel Coleman and husband, Brandon; great-grandchildren, Seth and Selah Baker and Urijah Coleman; brother, Roy Hogan and friend, Sarah Brunson; brothers-in-law, Charles Walton and wife, Georgia Ann, Clifton Walton, Weldon Walton and Johnny Walton and wife, Ramona; numerous nieces and nephews; and extended family and friends.

Larry Kent Barclay

May 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, June 13, 1933
Died: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home, Weatherford

Larry Kent Barclay

Larry was born on June 13, 1933 in Lewiston, Illinois.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean War. Larry moved his family to Texas in the early 1960’s and lived in Fort Worth and surrounding counties for the last 50 years. He was retired from General Dynamics, but had a wide variety of occupations over his working career including corporate sales, manufacturing and owning several small businesses. Larry worked most recently as a school bus driver in Aledo. Larry enjoyed a very out-going personality and never met a stranger. He followed sports of all kinds and enjoyed gardening and his dogs.

Larry is survived by his partner of many years, Elaine Johnson of Weatherford; he has a son, Mike Barclay of Fort Worth, wife, Hope and grandson, Nick; son, Larry G. Barclay of Burleson, wife, Karen and grandchildren, John and Betsy.

Jack Ray Aldridge

May 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, October 31, 1941
Died: 
Monday, April 23, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
First Christian Church on North State Highway 19, Montalba, Texas.

Jack Ray Aldridge

Jack was born October 31, 1941 to Jack Lee and Irene Cathey Aldridge, in Palestine. He proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Army. Jack retired after 30 years from Lockheed Martin. He was a partner of Texas Tire Sales in Weatherford.

Survivors include his wife Bonnie Aldridge of Whitesboro; sons, Jackie Aldridge and wife, Stephanie, of Weatherford and Scott Aldridge and wife, Tiffany, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Blake, Jacalynn and Tanner Aldridge, and Colby and Chloe Aldridge; brother, Robert Aldridge of Perrin; and many loving family members and friends.

Jerry "Chuck" Shive

May 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, June 21, 1944
Died: 
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Services: 
Monday, May 7, 2012 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 4 to 6 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Chuck was born June 21, 1944 in Fort Worth to Jesse and Ruby Shive.

He was a longtime resident of Parker County. Chuck was an avid fisherman and camper. The loves of his life were his wife of 32 years, Dawn, daughters, and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors: wife, Dawn Shive of Hudson Oaks; daughters, Darla Farley and husband, Mark of Weatherford, Tahra White of Keller,and Laura Putnam and husband, William of Ala.; grandchildren, Mariah, Whitney, Loren, Erika, Tommy, Megan and Lexie; brother, Robbie Shive and wife, Lanie of Fort Worth; and many friends and acquaintances.

Rocky Ray Lopez

May 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, July 26, 2003
Died: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Services: 
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park, 850 N. Cardinal Road, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Rocky Ray Lopez
Rocky was born July 26, 2003. He attended Ridglea Hills Elementary. Rocky was a shining beam of light.

Survivors include his father, Ray Lopez of Saginaw; mother, Bernadette Lopez of Fort Worth; sister, Nadia Avila Lopez of Fort Worth; grandmother, Billie Jean Stanford of Saginaw; grandfather, John R. Lopez and wife, Brenda, of San Antonio; grandmother, Deborah Durant of River Oaks; great-grandfather, Joseph Durant of River Oaks; great-grandmother, Joyce Stanford of Saginaw; and a host of family and friends.

Tommy "T.J." Joe Cochran

May 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, September 24, 1934
Died: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Services: 
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Lakeside
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Mount Pleasant Old Union Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Tommy 'T.J" Joe Cochran

Tommy was born September 24, 1934 in Mt. Pleasant to William Howard and Elizabeth Cochran. He was a longtime resident of Saginaw. Tommy was an avid musician (guitar), deer hunter and fisherman. The love of his life was his wife, Connie.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Cochran of Saginaw; son, Stevie Cochran and wife, Kathryn of North Richland Hills; daughter, Rhonda Esskew and husband, Jeff of Saginaw; six grandchildren; a pretty good dog, Rookie; and many loving friends.

Bonnie Mae Roach

April 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, March 13, 1928
Died: 
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Services: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 (All day)
Location: 
White’s Funeral Home in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be on Monday evening, April 30, 2012, from 6:30-8:30 pm. Interment will be in Springtown Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Bonnie Mae Roach was born on March 13, 1928, in Springtown. After growing up there, she moved to Fort Worth with her husband, Boyd Roach, where they lived for 25 years. In 1972, she and Boyd moved back to Springtown and built a new house on her family home place.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband of almost 60 years, Boyd Roach, her parents, Abe and Dona Lowe, and brother-in-law and sister, Howard and Emma Lee Burkhalter. Boyd and Bonnie were most proud of their two daughters; Kandy Foster and husband, Bill, and Kuby McClendon and husband, Bobby, all of Springtown. Her legacy included eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, of whom she was most proud. She will be greatly missed.

Thomas William Ferron

April 26, 2012 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial Service: 7:00 P.M. Thursday at Boyd Raceway, 376 Raceway Lane, Boyd 76023
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Thomas was survived by his sons, Robert K, Robert A., William, Lynn and Jim Ferron; numerous grandchildren; and sister, Pat Montgomery.

James Moore Plumlee

April 25, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, April 5, 1922
Died: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Services: 
Friday, April 27, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Plumlee family plot in the Oakland Cemetery, Weatherford, Texas
Other Arrangements: 
A memorial service will be held in Cox Chapel of Highland Park United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2012, the Rev. Barbara Marcum officiating.
Memorials may be made to: 
Archives of Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas 75205.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

James Moore Plumlee

James was born in Weatherford, Texas on April 5, 1922, the only son of James C. and Elizabeth Moore Plumlee. A descendant of Parker County pioneers and a sixth-generation Texan, he grew up in Weatherford, and graduated from Weatherford High School in 1939. He showed an aptitude for art and design throughout his school career, and received honors both in intramural contests and at exhibits in Weatherford College for his drawings and paintings. He was named art editor for the high school yearbook his senior year. He placed second in the state in a tennis tournament while still in high school. In 1938, he attained the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He attended S.M.U. and the University of Texas in Austin before volunteering for the U.S. Army in World War II. He earned the expert rifleman’s badge in basic training and served as a combat infantryman in the 80th Division of Patton’s Third Army in Europe. He was active in the Battle of the Rhineland and was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. At the end of the war in Europe and while still on active duty, he attended the University of London and received a Certificate in Architecture. In the fall of 1945, he was assigned as a courier and clerk to the offices of Justice Robert Jackson, Chief Counsel for the Prosecution, at the Nuremberg War Trials in Germany.

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