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James “Jim” Edward Conklin, Jr.

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, November 29, 1935
Died: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 11:30
Location: 
DFW National Cemetery with Cris Powell officiating
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 2-4 PM, Sunday, September 4, 2011 in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: 
Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund 1900 FM 51 North, Weatherford, Texas 76085.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

James “Jim” Edward Conklin, Jr.

He was born November 29, 1935 in Cornwall, New York to Mary I. and James Edward Conklin, Sr.

Jim joined the armed forces as a young man. He earned many Commendations throughout his career including a Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver Star and two Bronze Service Stars. He retired in the mid 1970’s after more than 22 years of service.

Jim, known as Pop by his grandchildren, was in the “Senior Circle” and enjoyed playing bingo at the Senior Center in Weatherford. Most recently, he attended church at Calvary Baptist. Jim is preceded in death by his parents and in 2002 his brother William Everett Conklin.

Lieutenant Patrick Harbold

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, September 14, 1962
Died: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 10:30
Location: 
Willow Park Baptist Church, 129 South Ranch House Road, Aledo
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
Baylor Neuro-Oncology Foundation, C/O Karen Fink, M.D.Ph.D., 3600 Gaston Ave, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75246.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Lieutenant Patrick Harbold
Patrick James Harbold was born Sept. 14, 1962, in Toul-Rosières, France, son of Edward Ellsworth Harbold and Francoise Gabrielle Marie Clanet. Pat graduated from Mineral Wells High School in 1981. After graduation, Pat joined the fire service and had served as an EMT since 1984. He started with Weatherford Fire Dept. in December 1988. Pat owned and operated H & F Communications and HJP Enterprises. In his spare time, Pat enjoyed hunting and boating.

Robert L. Schreiber

August 31, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Tuesday, October 29, 1935
Died: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Northside Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment in Annetta Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 pm Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Robert L. Schreiber

Robert was born October 29, 1935 in Omaha, Nebraska.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Florence (Higgerson) Schreiber and Joseph C. Schreiber, sister, Jeanette Marlin and brother, John J. Schreiber. Robert was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

Survivors: Wife of 53 years, Sue Schreiber, son, Lyndel Schreiber and wife Jeannette of Willard, Missouri; Kevin Schreiber of Fort Worth, grandson, Ryan Schreiber, granddaughters, Kari Schreiber and Savannah Schreiber; step granddaughter, Rachel Graves; step grandson, Travis Graves, step great grandson, Wyatt Slavens.

Gertie Dean Gaston

August 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Monday, August 29, 2011
Services: 
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Azle Funeral Home
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

Gertie Dean Gaston
Mrs. Gaston lived in Azle over 40 years and worked close to 20 of those years at Quick Wash. She lived a life loved by many, she was so very kind with a heart of gold. Mrs. Gaston was preceded in death by her parents; two loving sisters, Faye and Pauline.

Survivors: daughter, Patty Valliere and husband, Danny; grandchildren, Amanda Richardson and husband, David Mikulwicz, Jeremy Richardson and wife, Angie; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Zoie and Jadon; and a host of family and friends.

Josh Adams

August 30, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, November 30, 1992
Died: 
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Assembly of God, 114 Porter Dr., Azle
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Jaybird Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wed. at White's Azle Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Josh Adams
Josh was born November 30, 1992 to Andy Rhea and Patricia Adams in Arlington. He graduated from Texas Challenge Academy in Sheffield in July, 2010 and was currently a senior at Perrin High School. He liked riding motorcycles and motocross.

Josh's friends will have a rodeo in his honor. He loved his girlfriend, Mercedes very much and would do anything for anybody.

Josh was preceded in death by his grandparents, Herman R. and Bernice Adams.

Stephen Earl Dewveall

August 29, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, August 25, 1952
Died: 
Friday, August 26, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Willow Park Baptist Church with Pastor Clark Bosher officiating
Other Arrangements: 
Internment will follow in Annetta Cemetery. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 29 at Glabreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: 
Vitas Hospice 2501 Parkview Drive, Suite 300 Fort Worth, Texas 76102 or A Place for Grace 100 Christopher Ct. Weatherford, Texas 76088.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home

Stephen was born August 25, 1952 to Charles and Leta Mae Dewveall in Weatherford, Texas.
He was an accomplished handyman woodworker and a wood pattern maker; contracting with several companies. He enjoyed camping and square dancing. Stephen was a devoted Christian and a member of Willow Park Baptist Church. He was a faithful loving husband and a dedicated supportive dad and papaw.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Diane Dewveall of Aledo; daughters, Salynda Duvall and husband Charlie of Haltom City, Christy Vining and husband Chris of Shreveport and Laura Holcomb and husband David of White Settlement; parents, Chuck and Leta Dewveall of Weatherford; sister, Charlena Riffe and husband Robert of Weatherford; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Mary Lou Folio

August 25, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, December 8, 1930
Died: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Memorial Service: White's Azle Chapel
Memorials may be made to: 
Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Mary Lou Folio

Mary Lou was born to Paul Conover and Alice Catherine Ryan Burd in Boston, Mass. December 8, 1930. She was a member of the Cowtown Coaches and VIP Bowling Leagues. Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors: husband, Lt. Col. Russell J. Folio, Ret; brother, Paul Burd of Maine; loving friend, Tae Markgraf; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving friends.

Ronald Mack Carter

August 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Services: 
Friday, August 26, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Northside Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Burial at Tin Top Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday August 25, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at White’s Funeral Home in Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers the family request that monetary gifts be left in his honor to the Hubert & Willie Bennett Scholarship Fund at Weatherford College.
Funeral Home: 
White’s Funeral Home

Ronald Mack Carter

Kenneth M. Cox

August 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Wednesday, February 8, 1939
Died: 
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Services: 
Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Faith Presbyterian Church in Aledo.
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be made in Ken's honor to All Saints' Episcopal School of Fort Worth. (https://www.asesftw.org/giveonline)or 9700 Saints Circle, Fort Worth, Texas 76108.
Funeral Home: 
Laurel Land Funeral Home, Dallas.

Kenneth was born February 8, 1939 to Melvin and Juanita Cox in Melissa, Texas.

Frances Eloise Wadsworth Simmons

August 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Died: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 14:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park Chapel, Reno.
Other Arrangements: 
Chaplain Joel Watson will be officating. Inurnment: Azleland Memorial Park.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Frances Eloise Wadsworth Simmons
Mrs. Simmons was born in Oneonta, AL. the daughter of William and Mae Bell Wadsworth. She moved to the Fort Worth area in 1968 and lived in Joshua for the past eleven years.

She was a loving and devoted homemaker, mom, grandmother, "Granny", great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. Frances was a member of the Elm Grove Baptist Church in Azle. She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Clyde Simmons in 1978; her parents; brothers, Early, Burnos, Ernest Wadsworth; great-grandsons, Derrick Hamilton and Daniel Matkovich.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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