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Edward J. Therens

April 12, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, May 19, 1924
Died: 
Friday, April 8, 2011
Funeral: 
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 14:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Burial: 10:45 a.m. Thursday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Edward J. TherensEdward J. Therens
Edward John Therens was born May 19, 1924, in White Lake, S.D., son of the late Peter and Barbe Schon Therens. He was married to Janet Louis Wilson for 60 years and lived in Weatherford for 47 years.
He loved his family, he was a gentle man. He loved tinkering around his shed and building things. Loved to swim and tend to his garden.

Jack West

April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, October 7, 1960
Died: 
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, April 11, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephens Catholic Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Cemetery. Rosary: 5 to 5:30 P.M. and Visitation: 5:30 to 7 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Jack was born October 7, 1960 in Wichita Falls to Jack W. and Carolyn Williams West. He was a longtime resident of Springtown. Jack regularly read his bible and was a faithful believer in God. He was an avid fisherman and loved to watch his kids play sports. Jack was preceded in death by his father, Jack W. West.
Survivors: wife, Rebecca West of Springtown; sons, Jordon West of Charleston, SC., and Preston West of Springtown; daughters, Cassie West and Kaylie-Ann West both of Springtown; mother, Carolyn West of Springtown; brother, Sheldon West and wife, Espi of Aledo; sister, Gayla Shafer of Springtown; several nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friend.
Jack WestJack West

Ruby Lee Stephens Grizzard

April 11, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, February 6, 1917
Died: 
Friday, April 8, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, April 11, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 6 P.M. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Ruby was born in Navarro County, February 6, 1917. She married her sweetheart, Odwin Grizzard in 1936. They were married for 55 years, until his death in 1991. they moved to Azle in 1953.
Odwin and Ruby were charter members of the Honey Do Sam's Camping Club for many years and had wonderful times with their dear friends. They were charter members of Azle Assembly of God Church.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the residents and staff of Eagle Crest Villa whom she dearly loved, Community Hospice in Burleson and Margaret Henson, her caregiver in her final days. Ruby was also preceded in death by her oldest son, Jimmy Grizzard.

Homer Rea Hodges

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, November 19, 1945
Died: 
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Azleland Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Homer Rea HodgesHomer Rea Hodges
Homer was born Nov. 19, 1945, to Homer and Callie Swiger Hodges Sr. in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a longtime resident of Azle. Homer was an avid dirt track race fan, genealogist and traveler. He honorably served his country in the United States Army. Homer was retired from BNSF Railroad.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Grady R. Gislar; grandmother, Phoeba Mae Williams; great-aunt, Clara D. Hill; and aunt, Clara Alice McKnight.

Norma Jean Barnes

April 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, April 8, 1928
Died: 
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Funeral: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Soda Springs Cemetery Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Norma Jean Barnes was born April 8, 1928, in Soda Springs, daughter of the late Arlie and Marie Grimes Ashley. She was a life time resident of Soda Springs and a life time member of the Millsap Garden Club. Norma Jean married William "Speck" Barnes on Dec. 14, 1946. Mrs. Barnes retired from the administration office of the Mineral Wells ISD. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William "Speck" Barnes in February 2011; and brothers, Howard Ashley and Burke Ashley.

John "Johnny" Hannigan

March 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, June 11, 1947
Died: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

John "Johnny" HanniganJohn "Johnny" HanniganJohnny was born June 11, 1947 in Detroit, Mich. to Patrick Wayne and Barbara Ellis Hannigan. He will be dearly missed by his family and all that knew him.
Survivors: wife of 40 years, Nancy Hannigan of Reno; brother-in-law, David Miller and wife, Cathy of Weatherford; sister, Kathy Hamilton; five nephews and one niece.

John Wayne Winford

March 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, March 9, 1936
Died: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, April 1, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

John Wayne WinfordJohn Wayne WinfordWayne was born March 9, 1936 in Clinton Okla. to John McGee and Marguerete Wright Winford.

He retired from HEB ISD and was a longtime member of Western Wheeler Camping Club. Wayne recently became a member of Normandale Baptist Church after being a longtime member of North Euless Baptist Church. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Barry Keith Winford.

Sandra Lanier Bailey

March 25, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Sunday, March 28, 1920
Died: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, March 25, 2011 - 15:59
Other Arrangements: 
A private inurnment service will be held in Ector County Cemetery in Odessa.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Sandra Lanier BaileySandra Lanier BaileySandra was born March 28, 1920, in Waxahachie, to Otis and Adeline Graves Lanier. She was a housewife and an assistant manager for Furr’s Cafeterias in Odessa. Preceding her in death were her husband, Bert E. Bailey of Odessa; a sister, Frances Davisson; brothers Hubert Otis Lanier, Buford Lanier and Winfield Lanier.

She is survived by her children: Wayne Bailey of Richardson; Jerry Bailey of Coppell; Sandra Corse of Goodlettsville, Tennessee; and Susan Baer of Weatherford. She is also survived by five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

David "Doc" Higgins

March 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Thursday, October 9, 1952
Died: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
Memorial service will be held at a later date.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

David Higgins was born October 9, 1952 in Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his brothers-in-law, R.L. Foster and R.C. Lyon.
Survivors include his wife, Freda Higgins; step-daughters, Rhonda Wolford Reed and husband, John of Mineral Wells, Cathy Montgomery of Trenton; step-son, Keith Gatewood of Mineral Wells; brother-in-law, Jimmy Ware of Vernon; sisters-in-law, Frances Foster of Wichita Falls, Donna and Bruce Welborn of Mineral Wells, Patsy Lyon of Alaska, Sally and Frank McDole of Corpus Christi; brother, Randy Foster of Wichita Falls; sister, Tina Foster of Wichita Falls; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and cousins.

Edyth Bunch

March 21, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, March 21, 2011 - 13:41

Edyth BunchEdyth Bunch
Edyth was born in Oklahoma City to Benjamin and Edyth Thomas. She was a long time resident of North Texas. Edyth loved cats and people. Craft work was a highlight of her life. Edith was a devout member of the Christ Way Baptist Church and the Gideons.
Preceeding her in death were her parents and a son.
Survivors: husband, Benjamin E. Bunch; sons, Bill Bunch and wife Pat of Dallas, Bruce Bunch and wife Barbara of Hudson Oaks; grandchildren, Shane and Benjie; Great-Grandchild, Lyric; and numerous friends and acquaintances.

Sports Calendar

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.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

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

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    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 vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    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 Richland;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

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