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Mary Ellen Roberson

June 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, May 9, 1926
Died: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White’s Funeral Home Chapel in Springtown.
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation was from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church at North Main and Third St., Springtown, TX in memory of Mary Ellen Roberson.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown.

Mary Ellen Roberson was born in Oklahoma City, OK on May 9, 1926. Mary Ellen grew up in Springtown, Texas where she attended school and graduated from Springtown High School. She attended Texas State College for Women in Denton, Texas now known as Texas Woman’s University and majored in home economics. Mary Ellen married Anes
Roberson in 1946 and together they began a successful dairy business with her father, Eli Hart.

Anes and Mary Ellen spent 20 years in the west Texas town of Andrews before returning to the Springtown farm in 1973. During this
period of their lives, Mary Ellen was a Cub Scout den mother, designed and made twirling costumes for her daughter, and was a paper agent for the Midland Reporter Telegram.

Barbara Anne Warriner

June 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, November 2, 1947
Died: 
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 18:00
Location: 
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Aledo
Other Arrangements: 
Father Publius Xuereb will celebrate. The family invites attendees for a meal following the Mass. Visitation will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to: 
Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309.
Funeral Home: 
Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home and Crematory

Barbara Anne WarrinerBarbara Anne Warriner

Barbara was born November 2, 1947, in East Cleveland, Ohio to Norman and Mary Shelton.

In 1967, she earned an associate's degree in nursing from Cuyahoga Community College and worked as a licensed registered nurse for the Veterans Administration in Ohio. Additionally, she was a small-business owner, running an animal grooming business in North Royalton, Ohio, and held a Realtor's license. Her greatest profession was that of a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, mother-in-law, sister-in-law and friend.

Thena Elaine Webb Kennedy

June 3, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, January 9, 1929
Died: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
Private Services were held for Thena Elaine Webb Kennedy.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Thena Elaine Webb Kennedy was born on January 9, 1929 to Jim and Cora Webb. Thena lived with her son Joey who cared for and stayed by her side. She was married to Weldon Kennedy for over 60 years. They began their own small meat packing business in 1962. The small business grew from their garage to a large plant in Weatherford.

She was devoted to helping others and helped so many in her life time that she will be deeply missed by all. She loved her family, was always there for her children and would do anything for them. Thena always had only nice things to say to and about people. She loved her dogs, cats and bird Barnabee. One of her biggest loves of all was Elvis Presley. She enjoyed listening and dancing to his music.

Bill "Pop" Lane

June 3, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at Willow Lake Gardens, 3400 Mineral Wells Highway.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Central United Methodist Church, 1007 S.W. 4th Ave., Mineral Wells, TX 76067 or to the Bill "Pop" Lane Memorial Fund at Mineral Wells Animal Shelter, 101 FM 2256, Mineral Wells, TX 76067.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Bill "Pop" LaneBill "Pop" Lane

Bill was a longtime resident of Garner. His family was the most important thing in his life. Bill loved to junk hunt, cook and work in his yard. He was an avid Western and Disney movie fan. Bill was preceded in death by his parents.

Ray Alton Banks

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 5, 1933
Died: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: 1:30 P.M. Saturday at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made in Ray's name to Community Hospice, James L. West, 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76104 or The American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ray Alton BanksRay Alton Banks

Ray was born August 5, 1933. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy. Ray was a member of VFW Post 2137 in Azle and was also a member of the Clown Unit of the Shriners. He was a general contractor for the past 43 years.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Juanita Banks in 1985; sister, Lou Ella Brewer; and brother, Gene Banks.

Sharon Lee Cole

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, August 11, 1945
Died: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Zion Hill Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Sharon Lee ColeSharon Lee Cole

Sharon was born August 11, 1945 to Lee and Mary Boyle Ballanger in Dallas.
She was a long time resident of Springtown and past Matron of The
Springtown Order of Eastern Star #498 and Graford Eastern Star #905. Sharon
was an avid gardener, she loved birds and her dog, Precious.

There are many people that impact the lives of people they know, but few
actually make sacrifices for those who they just met. Sharon was a loving,
caring, and giving person that was known for welcoming others into her
heart as family.

She was known as "Mom" by several people because of her simple nurturing
and loving nature. What was even more amazing about Sharon was the number

Stonewall Jackson, Jr.

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, May 12, 1925
Died: 
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Santo
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Santo North Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 pm Thursday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Stonewall Jackson, Jr.Stonewall Jackson, Jr.

Stonewall Jackson, Jr. was born in Weatherford, May 12, 1925 and was the youngest of five siblings. His parents were Stonewall Jackson, Sr. and Willie Houston Jackson.

Charles W. Wentworth

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, June 27, 1926
Died: 
Friday, May 27, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, 401 N. Main St., Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Rough Creek Cemetery, Granbury.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

Charles was born June 27, 1926, in Glen Rose to the late Walter and Vergie
Wentworth. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy in World
War II. Charles was a longtime resident of Springtown and was a retired
United States Postal Service letter carrier.
Charlie loved country music, Texas sports teams, hunting and traveling. As
a Free Mason, he was a member of the Cook Peavy Lodge in Fort Worth.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Otto Wentworth.

SURVIVORS: Children, Brenda Wentworth, Charles "Chuck" Wentworth Jr. and
wife, Valerie, Walter Wentworth and wife, Marta, and Tracey Ewing and
husband, Larry; grandchildren, Clinton Wentworth, Clayton Wentworth, Ashley
Hartwell, Stephanie Wentworth and Christopher Wentworth;

Connie Cross

June 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, December 14, 1956
Died: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Annis Chapel Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Connie CrossConnie Cross

Connie was born December 14, 1956, in Lake Worth, to Charles and Ellen Stout Lovett. She was a great fan of rock-n-roll music and attended Springtown High School. Connie married Michael James Cross in Weatherford in 1973.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors: Husband of 37 years, Mike Cross; daughter, Dalania Smith and husband, Rocky; grandchildren, Taylor and Nicole Smith, all of Springtown; brother, Craig Lovett and wife, Janet, of Mansfield; sister, Charlotte Tice of Fort Worth; and a host of loving family and friends.

Janice "JJ" Anzaldua

May 31, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, April 2, 1959
Died: 
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
New River Fellowship
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 or Caring Bridge.org.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

JJ was born April 2, 1959 to Ronald and Alice Mulqueen Hudson in Long Island, New York. She loved to travel to visit her family and spending time with her grandchildren. JJ lived an exemplary life filled with faith in God, compassion, love, laughter and kindness. She was a beautiful role model for all.

JJ was preceded in death by her parents; husband, W. Drexel Sales, in 1994; and grandson, Noel Hernandez, Jr.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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