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Josephine Marie Ondra King

May 6, 2014 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Funeral: 
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Aledo Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Josephine Marie Ondra King, 79, died Sunday, May 4, 2014.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Friday, May 9 at Aledo Church of Christ, 201 S FM 1187. Interment will be at Annetta Cemtery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, 76086.
Mrs. King was born in Weatherford and spent her life in the area. She married Richard King in 1954 and they were blessed with four children: Sheri, Gary, Larry and Melinda. Larry preceded her in death in 1960.
Mrs. King was a consummate homemaker and mother, working only short stints outside the home. She loved to travel, was an avid reader and enjoyed flowers. She was an active member of the Aledo Church of Christ for 55 years, sharing her gifts in children's Bible classes, the hospital gown ministry, church history scrapbooking, and organizing dinners for the sick and bereavement ministry.
King was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Rosa Ondra; and sisters, Janie Wyatt, Alyne Wingo, Margaret Adams, Rosalie Reynolds and Eloise Barber.
Survivors include her husband, Richard King; children, Sheri Messer and husband Ken, Gary King and wife Jeannie, and Melinda Roberts and husband Rob; grandchildren, Ryan King, Andrew King, Jake King, Cheyenne King, Austin Roberts and wife Shauna, and Ethan Roberts; and brother, Augusta Ondra.

Nelwyn Sherrill Tharpe

May 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, September 28, 1942
Died: 
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Funeral: 
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Springtown Baptist Temple, 201 J E Woody Road
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Springtown, Texas

Nelwyn Sherrill Tharpe, 71, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, after a long struggle with cancer.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday in the sanctuary of Springtown Baptist Temple, 201 J E Woody Road with interment at Spring Creek Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Mrs. Tharpe was born Sept. 28, 1942, in Richland Parish, La., daughter of the late Harrel and Maggie Branch. She was a dedicated member of the Springtown Baptist Temple for more than 10 years. Tharpe loved to quilt and faithfully read the Bible every morning. Being an outdoors enthusiast, she spent many hours sitting on the porch enjoying the birds.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Joe Branch.
Survivors include daughters, Theresa Arnold and husband, Bobby, of Springtown and Sandy Cobb and husband, Patrick, of Red Oak; grandchildren, Madelynn Herndon and husband, Tyler, of Springtown, Shelby Arnold of Springtown, Timothy Cobb, Tyler Cobb, Natalie Cobb, and Jenny Cobb all of Red Oak; siblings, Lee Branch and wife, Jane of Magnolia, Ark., Donald Branch of DeBerry, Diane Branch, Wayne Branch and wife, Dedi of Springtown, Michael Branch and wife, Janice of Kilgore, Ronnie Branch and wife, Linda of Stephenville, Dieanne Middleton and husband Donald Ray of Granbury; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends.

Lucille Butler Homsley

May 5, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Sunday, February 3, 1918
Died: 
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Funeral: 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Church at the Crossing (formerly First Baptist) in Aledo
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Lucille Butler Homsley, owner of Lucille's Beauty Shop in Aledo, 96, died Sunday morning, May 4, 2014 at her home.
Memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 at Church at the Crossing (formerly First Baptist) in Aledo, with Rev. Lee Brewer officiating.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Ella Lucille Butler was born to Alphonzo Carlos Butler, Jr. and Rebecca Jane Morgan Butler Feb. 3, 1918, in Parker County. She was one of nine siblings, all of whom have preceded her in death. Lucille accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized in a creek while attending Center Pointe Baptist Church in Annetta.
At the age of 16, Lucille met Homer Laverne Homsley, better known as "Bun," at a skating rink. Lucille was married to Laverne Sept. 26, 1936, in Parker County, where they settled in Aledo. To this union, Ivan Donald Homsley was born. He served in the U. S. Army and was killed in Vietnam in 1968.
Mrs. Homsley was well known as the owner of Lucille's Beauty Shop, which was located on the side of her home. She cut, curled and permed hair for 50-plus years. Even at the age of 96, she was still doing favors for friends who needed a perm. Her customers became like family and considered Homsley to not only fix their hair but their personal problems as well. One of her life verses was "Cast your burdens on the Lord, and He will sustain you. " Psalm 55:22

Vicki Lyn Marshall

May 1, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Thursday, August 21, 1958
Died: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Annetta United Methodist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center 3308 95th Street Lubbock, TX 79423, 806-799-2142.
Funeral Home: 
Adams Funeral Home 806-253-2174

Vicki Lyn Marshall, 55, of Lorenzo died April 26, 2014. She was born Aug. 21, 1958 in Marshall to Ted and Aline Satterwhite. She grew up and went to school in Jefferson before moving to Lubbock.
Memorial visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-2: p.m. Saturday, May 3 at Annetta United Methodist Church in Annetta
Memorials may be made to South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center 3308 95th Street Lubbock, TX 79423, 806-799-2142.
Marshall was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Edward Satterwhite
She is survived by her husband, David Marshall of Lorenzo; brothers, Ted Satterwhite Jr. of Marshall, Vance Satterwhite of Jefferson, and Kenneth Satterwhite of Jefferson; and sisters, Lois Mahan of Mineral Wells, and Kathleen Dunavan of Longview.

Cindy Louise Lewis

May 1, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Friday, March 8, 1957
Died: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 04:00
Location: 
Aledo Christian Center
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Cindy Louise Lewis, 57, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at Aledo Christian Center, 241 N. Front St., Aledo, 76008.
Mrs. Lewis was born March 8, 1957, in Muskegon, Mich. to Louise Nadeau and Donald Severson. She lived in Kentucky before moving to California.
After graduating from Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, Calif. in 1975, she moved to Boulder, Colo., where she raised her son and daughter and two stepchildren. For many years she ran her own day care, nurturing and loving every child trusted to her care as though they were her own. In recent years she was delighted to reconnect with many of those children who are raising their own children.
Lewis moved to Texas, and Nov. 6, 2010, she married Bob Lewis. They traveled extensively.
Survivors include her husband, Bob Lewis; son, Damion DiZinno; daughter, Cheri Muraski; step-daughters, Fleurie Grover and husband, Shawn, of Phoenix, Ariz., Ce'la Allgood and husband, Shawn, of Phoenix, Ariz., Amanda Kester and husband, Zack, of Monrovia, Ind., Allison Beary and husband, Daniel, of Nixa, Mo., and Andrea Lewis of Warr Acres, Okla.; mother, Louise Nadeau; father, Donald Severson and wife, Joan; brothers, Brett Severson, Brian Severson, and Erik Severson; sister Cheri Patton; grandchildren, Haley DiZinno, Shylo DiZinno, Ryan Muraski, Christian Muraski, Raydon Grover, Kellen Allgood, Ru'tah Kester, Aydynn Kester, Dawson Kester, Tait Kester, Hayden Beary, and Grenely Beary.

Johnnie Nell Whitmire

April 24, 2014 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Funeral: 
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
Willow Spring Cemetery
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to New Faith Baptist Church 3303 W. FM 5 Aledo, Texas 76008.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Johnnie Nell Whitmire, 91, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Weatherford. A graveside service will be Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Willow Spring Cemetery. Visitation is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the funeral home.
A special thanks to College Park Rehabilitation and Care Center staff for their continuous loving care given to Johnnie.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to New Faith Baptist Church 3303 W. FM 5 Aledo, Texas 76008.
Services are under the direction of Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Alta Kaye Fisher

April 22, 2014 by Phil Major

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Died: 
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Funeral: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Aledo United Methodist Church
Memorials may be made to: 
Gifts in her memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation, Manna Storehouse of Weatherford, or the Aledo United Methodist Church.
Funeral Home: 
Winscott Road Funeral Home

Alta Kaye Fisher died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Memorial service celebrating her life will be held at the Aledo United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Gifts in her memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation, Manna Storehouse of Weatherford, or the Aledo United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Fisher was born in Albuquerque, N.M. in 1940 and graduated from Albuquerque High School in 1958. She married Kenneth Fisher in 1960, and they recently celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary. For over 25 years, she worked as a nurse for several doctors in Fort Worth and at the White Settlement and Carswell AFB Hospitals. In her younger years, she enjoyed family oriented activities, including serving as Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader for her two children. In later years, she actively participated as a member of the Parker County Women's Club and the Red Hat Society. A lifelong Methodist, she and her husband have been enthusiastic members of the Aledo United Methodist Church for over 30 years.
Until settling in East Parker County in 1984, she lived in several towns and cities in the U.S. and in Brussels, Belgium for four years. In that time, she traveled extensively throughout Europe and enabled both of her children to graduate from high school there.
Her parents, Kay and Eugenia Dunsworth of Albuquerque, N.M., preceded her in death, as well as her brothers, Frank, George, and James Dunsworth.

Juanita Darlene Leaf

April 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, November 26, 1937
Died: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Memorials may be made to: 
Memorials may be made to Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St., Weatherford, TX 76086.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Juanita Darlene Leaf, 76, died Thursday, April 10, 2014.
Per her wishes there will be no service.
Memorials may be made to Central Christian Church, 1602 S. Main St., Weatherford, TX 76086.
Mrs. Leaf was born Nov. 26, 1937 in Olney, Ill., the daughter of William Verlan Peer and Mary Evelyn Quillen Peer. In June 1954, she married Charles Leaf and they were blessed with four children, Stephen, Vivian, Rebecca and Michael. The marriage ended in April 1974 as they began their separate life journeys.
She worked as a secretary for the Olney Chamber of Commerce, Southeastern Illinois Mental Health Center and Yockey Oil, an oil producer. Golf was her passion and she was a member of the Richland Country Club in Olney. In her retirement years, she enjoyed family in Weatherford and golfing with friends at Live Oak Country Club. She cherished family and liked to fish, garden, and enjoy nature.
She was preceded in death by a son, Stephen; daughter, Rebecca; and brother, Richard.
Leaf is survived by a daughter, Vivian Orr of Weatherford; a son, Michael Leaf of Olney, Ill.; three sisters, Mary Fehrenbacher of Olney, Ill., Constance Murphy of Fredericksburg, Va., and Sandra Kubbs of Richardson; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Mixson

April 14, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Friday, December 5, 1924
Died: 
Monday, April 14, 2014
Funeral: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Aledo Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Elizabeth Mixson, 89, died Monday, April 14, 2014, in Fort Worth.
Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Aledo Church of Christ, 201 S. FM 1187. Interment will be in Aledo-Brown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Elizabeth R. Mixson was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Lipan, the first of four children of the late Virgil and Jimmie St. Clair Matney. She married Howard J. Mixson in 1942 and their union produced two children, son, Bobby, and daughter, Renna. She moved to Willow Park in 1964 and was a member of Aledo Church of Christ for 50 years. Mixson made her career in the floral industry, first as a designer and in 1975 she and Howard started Creative Imports Florist Supply, the company she operated until her retirement about 10 years ago. She was a hard worker and creatively talented. She was full of determination and a great inspiration to others.
Mixson was preceded in death by her husband, Howard J. Mixson.
Survivors include her children, Bobby W. Mixson and wife, Cathy, of Keller and Renna Wood of Willow Park; grandsons, Hunter Mixson of Keller, Christopher Mixson of Austin, Jim Wood and wife, Mitzi, of Argyle and Travis Wood of Fort Worth; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Melba McCall of Rotan and Shirley Holt of Watauga; brother, Vaughn Matney of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Paul Everroad

April 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, November 30, 1921
Died: 
Friday, April 11, 2014
Funeral: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Other Arrangements: 
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 306 Palo Pinto, Weatherford, TX 76086.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Paul Everroad, 92, died Friday, April 11, 2014.
Service is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment will be at East Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 306 Palo Pinto, Weatherford, TX 76086.
Mr. Everroad was born in Hope, Ind. Nov. 30, 1921 to the late Estel and Bessie Everroad. He attended Wabash High School in Wabash, Ind. Everroad was a member of the Elk's Lodge in Fort Worth. He married Jean Risinger in Weatherford Dec. 26, 1970. Paul honorably served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing with his buddy, Larry Shirley and being outdoors. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church and loved the Open Door Sunday school. Paul retired from Gearhart-Owen after many years of service and after retirement worked for Petro Travel Stop.

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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