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Clifford Olan Miller

February 7, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Thursday, March 19, 1936
Died: 
Friday, February 4, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford, TX
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford, TX

Clifford Olan Miller, age 74, passed away on Friday, February 04, 2011 in Jones Creek, Texas. He was born on March 19, 1936 to Henry and Ophelia Miller. He was a long time resident of Parker County then later moved to Brazoria County. Clifford served in the Navy and National Guard. He was a carpet layer and concrete finisher and loved hunting and fishing. He is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Tony Olan Miller, numerous sisters and brothers.

Avis Noland

February 7, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Wednesday, January 20, 1932
Died: 
Monday, January 31, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 15:00
Location: 
Graveside: 3:00 pm Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Avis NolandAvis NolandAvis Norris Noland, born in Bangs, Texas January 20, 1932 passed away on Monday, January 31, 2011.   Avis lived the life of a true artist.  She studied at the University of Texas where she achieved a Master's in Fine Art while raising a family.  Her paintings will give beauty and comfort to all of us who knew her.   She had an amazing intellect, keen insights, and was, to say the least, a spirited character.  She was an individual who lived a courageous independent life and will be remembered by her family with love. We are sure Avis is now at peace in the most beautiful place of all. 

 

Sylvia Lee Shearman

February 7, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Monday, November 23, 1936
Died: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford, TX

Sylvia Lee Shearman, 74, of White Settlement, died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in a Fort Worth hospital. Mrs. Shearman was born November 23, 1936 in Krum, Texas to Bruce and Edith Markham. She was a homemaker and a seamstress. Sylvia is preceded in death by daughters, Doris Tucker, Mechelle Rhodes and Pamela Ann Shearman

Survivors:

Daughter – Patsy Linback of White Settlement

Sons – Bruce Shearman and wife Maryann of White Settlement
Leon Shearman of White Settlement

Sisters – Mary Louise Newman of White Settlement
Linda Seely of Haltom City

10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren

Earline Cummings

February 1, 2011 by Randy Keck

Died: 
Monday, January 31, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church in Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in the Perkins Family Cemetery. Visitation 6-8pm Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Earline CummingsEarline CummingsEarline Cummings, 72, of Weatherford, died Monday January 31, 2011 at the local hospital. Earline was an LVN and the caretaker of her daughter Vicki for 15 years. She loved to play with her dogs often and enjoyed spending time with them. She is proceeded in death by her parents Earl and Gladys Perkins, daughter, Vicki Savage, and sisters, Loretta Redus and Joyce Pollard.

She is survived by:

Daughter: Stacie "Tuffy" Yeary and husband Kenny of Weatherford

Son: Tommy Cummings and wife Linda of Weatherford

Brother: Bob Perkins and wife Linda of Weatherford

7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren with one due in August and 3 great great grandchildren.

Harold Waldo Little

February 1, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Saturday, July 17, 1926
Died: 
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Other Arrangements: 
In lieu of a service donations to the Weatherford Parks Department are being accepted in his name.

Harold LittleHarold LittleRetired Business Professor, MBE

Harold Little made his transition in the early morning on Saturday, Jan. 29th after a long struggle with Parkinson’s. He died peacefully at home where he lived with his niece, Laura Anderson and her family. Born in Corsicana, TX on July 17, 1926, Mr. Little was reared in Weatherford and retired here in 1975. He was a member of the Christian Science Church.

Jack Borden

January 25, 2011 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Wednesday, August 5, 1908
Died: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, January 24, 2011 - 10:30
Location: 
First Baptist Church, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Scholarship Fund of First Baptist Church, 221 West Church St., Weatherford, Texas 76086, and/or Weatherford College
Funeral Home: 
Whites Funeral Home, Weatherford

Jack BordenJack Borden, 102-year-old practicing attorney and former Weatherford mayor, died Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in a Weatherford hospital.

Borden was born August 5, 1908, eight miles east of Weatherford on Clear Fork Creek, now a part of Lake Weatherford. The son of tenant farmers or share croppers, John Samuel Borden and Bess Wallis, he grew up in what was known as the Borden Community. He graduated from Weatherford College in 1931 and from University of Texas Law School in 1936.

He was elected as Parker County District Attorney in 1938 and went into the FBI in 1942. He was a charter member of the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse formed in 1947.

Polly Brown

January 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, July 26, 1913
Died: 
Monday, January 17, 2011
Funeral: 
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery
Memorials may be made to: 
North Side Baptist Church Building Fund
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Polly BrownPolly Brown, age 97, of Weatherford, died Monday afternoon, January 17, 2011 in a local nursing facility. Born July 26, 1913 in Gibtown, Texas, a resident of
Weatherford for many years. She was a homemaker, retired cook for the
Weatherford Independent School District and member of the North Side Baptist
Church. Polly loved crocheting, gardening, cooking, quilting and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Brown and a daughter,
Charlene Brown.

Survivors:
Daughter – Sandra Moss and husband, Ray of Weatherford
Sons – Charles Brown and wife, Frances of Weatherford
Donald Brown and wife, Sherry of Weatherford

Jimmy Dale Tillery

January 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, September 20, 1958
Died: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, January 24, 2011 - 16:01
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Jimmy Dale Tillery, age 52, of Mineral Wells, died Tuesday afternoon, January 18, 2011, in the Veterans Hospital in Dallas. Born September 20, 1958 in Amarillo, Texas, a resident of Weatherford and Mineral Wells for many years.
He was a Baptist, Marine Veteran and he will be dearly missed by all that knew him. Jimmy was preceded in death by his Mother, Hazel Louise Tillery in 1995.

Survivors:
Daughter – Sarah Tillery of Irving
Son - M. C. Tillery, Jr. of Irving
Father – M. C. Tillery, Sr. of Mineral Wells
Special person – Kim Tillery of Mineral Wells
Sister – Deborah Louise Barnett and husband, Greg of Carrollton
Half Brother – Johnny Lee Tillery of Little Rock
Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces

No service is planned at this time.

Patricia Kidd

January 17, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Thursday, October 5, 1961
Died: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Funeral: 
Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Brock Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
nterment in Memory Gardens. Visitation 6-8 pm Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Patricia A. Kidd, 49, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011 in a Fort Worth hospital. Mrs. Kidd was born October 5, 1961 in Fairfield Alabama. She was a District Clerk Chief Deputy for 10 years with Parker County and a member of Greenwood Baptist Church where she was a member of the Praise team. Patricia loved spending quality time with her Aunts, Uncles, cousins and extended family from Birmingham Alabama and San Antonio. She is preceded in death by her father Robert Earl Bibby. Maternal grandparents, Raymond and Ruth Register and Paternal grandparents, Square David and Lillie Alm Bibby

Survivors:

Husband - Lenn Kidd of Weatherford

Mother – Frances Register Bibby

Sister – Rhonda Cooper and husband Bill

Brother in law – Roger Kidd and wife Sheree

Dempsey Stice

January 17, 2011 by Brittany Blank

Born: 
Saturday, June 22, 1968
Died: 
Friday, January 14, 2011
Funeral: 
Monday, January 17, 2011 - 13:00
Location: 
Trinity Bible Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation 6-8 pm Sunday in the chapel at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Memory Gardens.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Dempsey Tagler Stice, 42, of Weatherford passed away Friday, January 14, 2011. Dempsey was born June 22, 1968 in Abilene, Tx to Orlano and Sonny Stice. Dempsey and his family moved to Weatherford as a small child and Weatherford remained his home. He graduated from Weatherford High School in 1985 and enlisted in the US Air Force where he served honorably. Dempsey returned home and his entrepreneurial spirit led to the opening of Stice Electronics, a successful company who served Weatherford for many years. Dempsey’s vision and drive did not stop there, he went on to form Stice Construction whose tremendous success led to many fine buildings being constructed and that will service as reminders of Dempsey’s vision for the community he loved.

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