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Helen Christena Mauldin

March 5, 2015 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Helen Christena Mauldin, 99, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in a Weatherford nursing center. Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard with interment in Aledo Brown Cemetery.
Mrs. Mauldin was born Nov. 23, 1915 to George and Frances Parker. She was a homemaker and a member of North Main Church of Christ. She loved her family and cherished her time caring for children from Christian Homes in Abilene. Mauldin was preceded in death by her husband, R.V. Mauldin; four sisters; three brothers; granddaughter, Patricia Munoz; and great-grandsons, Michael Haveman and Brett Brown.

Joan Cora Turnbow

March 2, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, October 26, 1928
Died: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Services: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Pleasant Point Cemetery in Lillian.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Joan Cora Turnbow, 86, of Weatherford, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Graveside is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at Pleasant Point Cemetery in Lillian.
Mrs. Turnbow was born Oct. 26, 1928 in Weinert to Raymond and Eva Jenkins. She was a retired business owner owning a grocery store and a home building company. She was a member of The Church of God, a loving mother, a CPS foster mom, loved to cook, enjoyed gardening and worked hard to provide for her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Sartain and husband Ron of Chandler; sons, Wally Turnbow and wife Beth of Weatherford and Steve Turnbow and wife Christy of Arlington; brothers, Wayne Jenkins of Burleson and Weldon Jenkins of Seminole; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren

Lonnie Crooks

March 2, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, June 23, 1940
Died: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Services: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Lonnie Crooks, 74, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 in Dallas with his family by his side.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail with interment at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Crooks was born June 23, 1940 in Columbus, Ga. to William and Ruth Holman Crooks. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Crooks; son, Randy Leon Crooks and wife, Carolyn; daughter, Leslie Carol Harms and husband, Randall; grandchildren, Mandy Crooks, Reece Harms, and Ethan Harms; and other family and friends

Samuel Louis Creamer

March 2, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, April 3, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Services: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Azle Church of Christ, 336 NW Parkway
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Samuel Louis Creamer died Saturday, February 28, 2015.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Azle Church of Christ with interment at Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mr. Creamer was born April 3, 1930 to W.J. and Pearl Danner Creamer. The Creamer family moved from the West Texas cotton fields to Arkansas around 1932 where Louis lived with his parents and 13 siblings: Myrtle, Murtie, Dillie, Andrew, Sarah, Gertrude, Ollie, Arvie, Jessie Lee, Beatrice, Marie, Florence and Paul.

Ewell Tuck

February 27, 2015 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, February 27, 2015
Services: 
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:00
Location: 
Azle Church of Christ, 336 NW Parkway
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Ewell Tuck, 88, died peacefully at his home in Azle Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Service is set for 10 a.m. Monday at the Azle Church of Christ, 336 NW Parkway with interment at 4 p.m. Monday at Wieland Cemetery in Hunt County. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mr. Tuck served his country with pride during World War Two with duty in the Philippines as a member of the 33rd Infantry. He worked on a ranch, in the oil fields, General Dynamics and as a masonry contractor. After retirement from masonry work, he worked for the Azle ISD for 10 years. He married Miss Mary Gaston and had one daughter, Carol. He was a faithful Christian and longtime member of the Azle Church of Christ.

George Robert Gaston

February 26, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, August 21, 1946
Died: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Elliot Hamil Funeral Home in Abilene
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of local arrangements.


George Robert Gaston, 68, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at his home in Weatherford. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford. Funeral is set for 11 am Saturday at Elliot Hamil Funeral Home in Abilene with interment in Elliot Hamil Garden of Memory.
Mr. Gaston was born Aug. 21, 1946 in Abilene. He retired from Lockheed Martin in December 2011 after 45 years of service. He was a cowboy at heart, he enjoyed team roping, being a rancher and cattleman and loved hunting. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pam Gaston and son, Chuck Gaston.

Bobby Joe Clark (B.J.)

February 26, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, July 15, 1928
Died: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Services: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle

Bobby Joe Clark (B.J.), 86 died Tuesday morning, Feb. 24, 2015, three months after his wife of 69 years, Betty Clark.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle with interment at Ash Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.

Kathy Kelly

February 26, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, April 16, 1958
Died: 
Friday, February 20, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 14:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Kathy Kelly, 56, of Weatherford, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 in Pampa. Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Ms. Kelly was born April 16, 1958. She grew up in the Amish community of Painesville, Ohio. She was a bus driver for WISD for several years before retiring in 2005.
Survivors include Tony Lee Kelly, Jr., and wife Jessica of Burnet, Travis Kelly and fiancé Shanna of Weatherford; grandchildren, Kyson Kelly and Travis Teague a new grandbaby will arrive around May.

J.C. (Joe) Fritts,

February 25, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, August 2, 1925
Died: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Services: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

J.C. (Joe) Fritts, 89, of Weatherford died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at his home.
Funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 3 p.m. Saturday in Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home.
Mr. Fritts was born Aug. 2, 1925 in Comanche to Calvin and Edna Mae Fritts. He married Bettye Jo Smith Jan. 10, 1951 in Comanche. They have made Weatherford their home since 1952. He served honorably in the United States Army during World War Two, where he received a Purple Heart for his bravery. Frits retired from the Department of Public Safety where he worked as a License and Weight Patrolman. He was a Mason and a member of North Side Baptist Church.

Jesse Alvin Conner

February 25, 2015 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, June 10, 1954
Died: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Jesse Alvin Conner, 60, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at his residence in Reno. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Conner was born June 10, 1954 in Fort Worth to George Daniel and Virginia Bell Conner. He was owner of Jesse’s Radiator and Muffler, enjoyed fishing, loved people and would help anyone in need.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa of Reno; daughters, Tammy Bene of Haltom City and Mary Kay Wittting of Coloma, Mich.; sons, David Conner of Coloma, Mich., Kevin Parsons of Honolulu, Hawaii and John Parsons of Highland Park; sisters, Linda Murphy of Arkansas and Judie Davis of Kennedale; brothers, Jackey Conner of Arkansas and Tommy Conner of Mansfield; and 10 grandchildren.

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