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Donald Ray "Duck" Shirley

February 9, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, March 26, 1941
Died: 
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Brock Baptist Church, 2111 FM 1189
Memorials may be made to: 
Brock Baptist Church, Sports Recreation Center, 2111 FM 1189, Brock, TX 76087
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Donald Ray "Duck" Shirley, 73, of Brock died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brock Baptist Church, 2111 FM 1189 with interment at Evergreen Cemetery in Lipan. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be mailed to Brock Baptist Church, Sports Recreation Center, 2111 FM 1189, Brock, TX 76087.
Mr. Shirley was born March 26, 1941 in Brock, son of N.L. (Lynn) and Oma Shirley. He graduated from Brock High School in 1959 and went to work for Southern Airways until it closed in 1970. He became a lifelong farmer, harvesting watermelon and cantaloupes, baling hay and digging coastal sprigs. He had retired and enjoyed visiting his many friends at his office, the barn.

Eskel Leo Brannan,

February 9, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, February 25, 1917
Died: 
Friday, February 6, 2015
Services: 
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
East Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Eskel Leo Brannan, 97, of Weatherford died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at Holland Lake Nursing Home in Weatherford.
Graveside service is set for 2 p.m. Monday at East Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford.
Mr. Brannan was born Feb. 25, 1917 in Bynum to George and Murtle Brannan. He was a member of the Cowboys Turtle Association, Rodeo Cowboys Association, PRCA and STRA. He was inducted into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2008. He honorably and proudly served his country in World War II.
Brandon was preceded in death by his brother, T.J. Brannan; wife, Delighta Elizabeth Brannan; granddaughter, Kodie Gouge; and two stepsons, Philip Calabria and Peter Calabria.

Barbara Ann Wood Thompson

February 6, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, December 2, 1937
Died: 
Monday, February 2, 2015
Services: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 14:15
Location: 
Palo Pinto Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Mineral Wells, 940-325-3311

Barbara Ann Wood Thompson of Palo Pinto died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015.
Private services were held Friday, Feb. 6 in Palo Pinto Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson was born Dec. 2, 1937 in Bass River, Cape Cod, Mass. to George William and Marian Pearl Varney Wood. In 1952, her family moved to California where she married Robert Franklin Thompson. They had three children while Robert made a career of the Navy, and Barbara was mostly a stay at home wife and mother. In 1982, they retired to Palo Pinto where Bob's family was from (the Cantey Bus Station). Shortly after coming back, Barbara went to work at the Palo Pinto County courthouse in the tax office where she did the voter registration among other things until she retired in December 1999.

Evelyn Lois May

February 4, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, June 23, 1927
Died: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 22:30
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Evelyn Lois May, 87, of Weatherford died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at a local care center.
Memorial service is set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. May was born June 23, 1927, daughter of William Aubrey and Mary Madeline Utley Frair, in Tulsa, Okla. She married R.D. May and they raised nine children.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, R.D. May; brother, P.D. Frair; daughter-in-law, Sharon Sutherland; grandson, Steve Sutherland; and son-in-law, David Sneed.

Grace Marie Plowman Gray

February 4, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, July 19, 1957
Died: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Agape Metropolitan Community Church
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard is in charge of the arrangements.

Grace Marie Plowman Gray, 57, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 at her home in Fort Worth. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Funeral is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Agape Metropolitan Community Church.
Mrs. Gray was born July 19, 1957 in Weatherford to James V. and Norma Plowman. She was a former law enforcement officer and asset protection officer for Target. She was a member of the Agape Metropolitan Community Church where she served as a deacon and worship leader. Her favorite activities were camping and singing.

Vernelle “Pat” Ingram

February 4, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Services: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 16:30
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford

Vernelle “Pat” Ingram, 84, of Weatherford died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
Funeral is set for 4:30 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford. Visitationis from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Survivors include her son, Michael Ingram and wife Traci; daughter, Sheryl Hearn; seven grandchildren, Brandon Ingram, Joseph Ingram, Miranda Ingram, McKenzi Ingram, Jaclyn Hearn, Jadie Hearn, and Jake Hearn; and four great-grandchildren.

Brenda G. Scallan

February 4, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, April 19, 1940
Died: 
Monday, February 2, 2015
Services: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Holy Redeemer Catholic Community Church, 16250 Old Weatherford Road, Aledo
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Brenda G. Scallan, 74,died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 surrounded by her family..
Service is set for 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Community Church, 16250 Old Weatherford Road, Aledo with interment at Strong Memorial Cemetery, Slocum. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home with rosary at 7 p.m.        
Mrs. Scallan was born to the late  W. Earl and Ruby D. Garrison April 19, 1940 in Houston. The family moved to Fort Worth in 1944 where she attended White Settlement Schools making many life long friends. She graduated Brewer High School in 1958.

Carolyn Jones Fatherree

February 3, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, August 16, 1947
Died: 
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:30
Location: 
Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Fort Worth
Memorials may be made to: 
Careity Foundation, P.O. Box 126038, Fort Worth, Texas 76126
Funeral Home: 
Laurel Land Funeral Home

Carolyn Jones Fatherree, 67, of Fort Worth died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
Service is set for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Fort Worth. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Carolyn's home.
Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to Careity Foundation, P.O. Box 126038, Fort Worth, Texas 76126.

Steven Daniel Tillman

February 3, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, February 13, 1957
Died: 
Monday, February 2, 2015
Services: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Spring Creek Baptist Church in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Steven Daniel Tillman, 57, of Weatherford, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Spring Creek Baptist Church with interment in Spring Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Tillman was born Feb. 13, 1957 to Daniel Oliver and Kathleen Tillman. He was a truck driver, former bookstore owner and a Baptist. He loved animals and assisted in many animal rescue efforts. Tillman was preceded in death by his father, Dan Tillman.

Audrey Parson Blair

January 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, March 26, 1926
Died: 
Friday, January 30, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
North Main Church of God, 803 N. Main St., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Audrey Parson Blair, 88, of Weatherford died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 at a local hospital.
Funeral service is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at North Main Church of God, 803 N. Main St., Weatherford with interment at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.

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