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Carol Ann Stone

May 13, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Central Baptist Church in Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Goshen Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Carol was a member of Central Baptist Church of Weatherford, where
she was a Sunday school teacher for many years.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Dodson; and sister, Pat Pratt.

Survivors: Husband of 50 years, Felton Stone; son, Keith Stone and
wife, Sandra; son-in-law, David Dodson; grandchildren, Andrea Dodson,
Melissa Baldwin, Laura Dodson, Elizabeth Baxter and husband, Justin;
great-grandchildren, Haley Baldwin and Colton Baxter; mother, Reba
Long and husband, Chuck; and a host of loving family and friends.

Betty Jo Klein

May 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, January 31, 1939
Died: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Spring Creek Baptist Church in Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Spring Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at White's Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Betty Jo KleinBetty Jo Klein

Betty Jo Klein was born January 31, 1939, daughter of the late George and Ivy Redwine Stapp. Formerly from California, Mrs. Klein had resided in Weatherford for 20 years. She was proud to be a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church. Betty Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Klein in 2005; brother, Earl Stapp; and sisters, Pearl Blakemore, Alta Hewitt, Jesse Cranfill, and Anne Doris.

Dorothy Yeary Moore

May 10, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, July 15, 1919
Died: 
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 9 am to 1 pm Wednesday at White's Funeral Home. A reception for the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the Parker County Sheriff's Posse Club House.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Dorothy Yeary MooreDorothy Yeary Moore

Dorothy Moore was born July 15, 1919, daughter of the late Jim and Pearl Norris Yeary in Aledo. She was a very loving mother and grandmother. Dorothy was a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Moore; her brother, Herman Yeary; and sisters, Mary Bradbury and Ruth King.

Survivors: daughter, Mary Ruth Hausler and husband, Roy of Weatherford; son, J.C. Moore of Weatherford; grandson, Clifford Hausler and wife, Rebecca of Weatherford; great-grandchildren, Michaela Kaal, Megan Hausler, Georgia Hausler, Eric Hausler; and several nieces, nephews and loving friends.

Darwin Louis Guy

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, December 7, 1939
Died: 
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Outreach Of Love Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: 2:30 p.m. at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery Visitition: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at White’s Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
Darwin would be honored for donations to be made in his memory to: Gideons International, P.O. Box 317, Decatur, TX 76234
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home

Darwin Guy was born December 7, 1939 to Doris and Vernon Hahn in Port Angeles, Washington. He was adopted at the age of three by Charlie and Ruth Guy of Macksville, Kansas. He married Anna Hagewood in Trousdale, Kansas on October 8, 1961.

Darwin served four years in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Mac Dill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. He served one tour of duty in Thailand and Vietnam. Darwin joined Gideons International in 1976 and served in local and state positions as he pursued his passion to get God’s word into the hands of people everywhere.

He owned and operated Springtown Feed and Fertilizer from 1976-1990. During that time he owned and operated several convenience stores in the Springtown area.

Clifton Douglas (C.D.) Hughes

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, April 5, 1929
Died: 
Friday, May 6, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Cottondale in Cottondale
Other Arrangements: 
Interment at Phillips Cemetary in Travis under the direction of White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Clifton HughesClifton Hughes

Clifton was a longtime resident of Springtown and was a rancher on "the farm" in Agnes. He was known as the "super plumber" at PVI, Industries where he retired in 1982. He began his own business working with comercial boilers and water heaters which continues today.

As a young man, Clifton worked extremely hard to support his family. He met his wife of 54 years, Rheta McAlpine, in Lott in 1951. They were blessed with two sons. The 54 roses on the casket are a symbol of the 54 years of love between Clifton and Rheta.

Clifton was preceded in death by his father and mother; two brothers; and two sisters.

Judy Buckland

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 29, 1958
Died: 
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Brock Cemetery. At Judy's request, there will be no visitation.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Judy Buckland was born April 29, 1958, in Owenton, Ky., daughter of the late Granville and Carolyn Ferguson. She graduated from Owenton High School with the class of 1976 and furthered her education at Georgetown College, where she received a Bachelor's degree. Judy married Steve Buckland in 1979 in Marcus, Ky., and they were blessed with three girls. Judy and Steve moved to Weatherford in 2005 and she became very active at First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and started the Women's Ministry. She was also the VBS director and worked VBS for several years.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Teresa.

Alford David Farrell

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, August 1, 1929
Died: 
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Funeral: 
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel in Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Alford David FarrellAlford David Farrell

Alford David Farrell was born August 1, 1929, son of the late William and Althea Jones Farrell in Whites Chapel. He was a long time resident of Springtown. Mr. Farrell honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was employed for 43 years at General Dynamics.

Alford loved to complete projects and tinker around his work shop. Livestock and gardening were a very important part of his life.

Alford was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a sister.

Jerry Ben Smiley

May 9, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories

Jerry Ben Smiley: Jerry Smiley was born May 7, 1938, son of the late Sam and Mary Griffin Smiley in San Angelo. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot and was a retired Captain for American Airlines.Jerry was preceded in death by his son-in-law, George Shockley. Survivors: wife, Mary Smiley; daughter, Sheryl Shockley; sons, Robert Smiley and Jerry Don Smiley; step-son, Charles Bogard; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.Jerry Ben Smiley: Jerry Smiley was born May 7, 1938, son of the late Sam and Mary Griffin Smiley in San Angelo. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot and was a retired Captain for American Airlines.Jerry was preceded in death by his son-in-law, George Shockley. Survivors: wife, Mary Smiley; daughter, Sheryl Shockley; sons, Robert Smiley and Jerry Don Smiley; step-son, Charles Bogard; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Liah Diane Riddle

May 5, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, April 2, 1963
Died: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, Springtown
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Springtown Cemetery. Visitation: 8 a.m. - 12 noon Monday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel, Springtown

Liah Diane Riddle: Liah Diane Riddle was born April 2, 1963 to Frederick & Donna Wagoner Peckler in Bellflower, California.  She was a longtime resident of Springtown.  Liah was an avid hunter and wonderful cook.  She loved to crochet and fish.  Her animals were the delight of her life. Liah was preceded in death by one brother. Survivors:  husband, Nez Riddle, of Springtown; sisters, Nelva, Kim, Salina and Cindy; brothers, Cliff, Gene, Tracy, Richard, Don and Ed; parents, David and Donna, Fred and Artie; special pets, Harley, Abby, Paula and Lucky; numerous friends and acquaintances.Liah Diane Riddle: Liah Diane Riddle was born April 2, 1963 to Frederick & Donna Wagoner Peckler in Bellflower, California. She was a longtime resident of Springtown. Liah was an avid hunter and wonderful cook. She loved to crochet and fish. Her animals were the delight of her life. Liah was preceded in death by one brother. Survivors: husband, Nez Riddle, of Springtown; sisters, Nelva, Kim, Salina and Cindy; brothers, Cliff, Gene, Tracy, Richard, Don and Ed; parents, David and Donna, Fred and Artie; special pets, Harley, Abby, Paula and Lucky; numerous friends and acquaintances.

Virginia Ann Witherspoon

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, July 8, 1929
Died: 
Friday, April 29, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Couts Memorial United Methodist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Couts Memorial United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Virginia Ann WitherspoonVirginia Ann Witherspoon

The daughter of Ruby and Orville Milburn, she was born in Parker County on July 8, 1929, and was a graduate of Weatherford High School, Weatherford College and North Texas State University, from which she received her master's degree in education.

Ann enjoyed 50 years of marriage to William O. "Bill" Witherspoon, which was blessed by four sons - Mike (Debbie), Mark (Brenda), Tommy and John. Bill and John preceded her in death. She taught school for eight years in Jacksboro and worked 21 years in Weatherford as a teacher, coordinator and counselor. She helped design and implement the WISD Elementary Guidance and Counseling Program in four schools.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 16

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Mansfield Varsity Invitational, Glen Gardens, 8:00 a.m.

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

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Mineral Wells JH at Aledo MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Mineral Wells JH, MWHS Ram Stadium;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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

Wednesday, September 17

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Lipan Meet, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

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