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Beverly Ann Brown

October 6, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Beverly Ann BrownBeverly Ann Brown, 57, of Weatherford passed away Monday morning October 4, 2010. She was born September 16, 1953 in Weatherford where she was a life long resident. Beverly was a member of Center Point Church of God and was a devoted teacher and active employee for Rio Vista Elementary School. She taught in Rio Vista ISD for 24 years, proudly participating in PTA as well as other school functions. Beverly is preceded in death by her father, Raymond Jackson and a brother Larry Jackson.

Loretta Redus

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Loretta RedusLoretta RedusLoretta Redus, 84, went to be with her Lord Sunday, October 3, 2010.
Funeral: 1:30 p.m., Thursday at Adell Community Fellowship.
Interment: Private Cemetery
Loretta Redus was a long time resident of Parker County. Her family
and friends were the love of her life and basketball was the
highlight of her life. Loretta was a devout Christian and an active
member of Adell Baptist Church until she moved to Sabinal to live
with her two sons. She then joined the FBC of Sabinal. Loretta was
preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne; a sister and a
Survivors: sons, Robert and Joe Redus both of Sabinal; brother, Bob

Louise Burgett

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Louise BurgettLouise BurgettLouise Burgett, 88, passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010.
Funeral: 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at White's Chapel of Memories.
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m.,
Tuesday at White's Funeral Home.
Louise was born November 14, 1921 the daughter of Michael and
Virginia Giraldi in Ansonia, Conn. She was a Navy Veteran and a
member of TCU Woman's Exs. Louise was a retired school teacher and
her students would remember her as Louise Ward. She was preceded in
death by her parents; husband, Quentin; son, Steve Burgett;
brothers and sisters, Peter Giraldi, Madeline Semersky, Angelo
(Frank) Giraldi and Rose Ann Kunzik.

Linda Gail Woodall

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Linda Gail Woodall, 65 of Poolville, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 in a Dallas hospital. Linda was born February 1, 1945 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to Jessie and Frances McLeister. She was a homemaker, a nurses aide and a member of the Assembly of God Church. Linda loved animals and flower gardening and loved her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by a son, Charles Vance Rosenthal and daughter, Consada Woodall.

Survivors: Husband Coy Woodall of Poolville, daughters, Johnanna Wolfrom of Oakley New Mexico, Dala Joy Arsenault of Weatherford, son, Tray Woodall of Poolville, sister, Sue Dixon of Mary Kentucky, brother, Wayne McLeister Princeton, Texas, ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren

Marilyn Jean Dinsmore

October 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Marilyn Jean DinsmoreMarilyn Jean DinsmoreMarilyn Jean Dinsmore, 63, passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, in Parker
Graveside service: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Jaybird Cemetery. Visitation:
6 to 8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, Azle.
Jeanie was born April 21, 1947, in Durant, Okla., to David and
Billie McCarver. She was a volunteer at the Fort Worth Botanic
Gardens. Jeanie was a member of the Mae Blanton Society and the
Dallas Begonia Society.
Jeanie was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors: Husband, Edward Dinsmore; son, James Armstrong;
daughters, Angela Harrison and Thomas Maxwell, and Kimmico Barnard
and husband, Randy, all of Springtown; grandchildren, Wesley Gross,

Mary Harris

October 4, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Mary HarrisMary HarrisMary Ann Harris, 85, passed away September 29, 2010 in Parker County.
Services: 11:00 Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at White's Chapel of
Memories. Interment will follow at Hoggard-Reynolds cemetery in
Azle. Visitation: 6 to 8 Monday.
Mary was born in Cambridge, England in 1924 to Frances and Louisa
Farrington. She was one of eighteen children, five of which still
In 1945 Mary married an American soldier named Truman Harris, thus
making her a war bride. Coming to the US in 1946 they settled in
Texas and spent most of their 38 year marriage between Texas and
California. They were blessed with ten children, 27 grandchildren
and numerous great-grandchildren.

Era Charlene Nickerson

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Sunday, October 9, 1921
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 10:00
East Greenwood Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation will be 6-8 PM on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Era Charlene Nickerson, 88, died Sunday, September 26, 2010 at her residence.
Born October 9, 1921, she was a resident of Weatherford for many years. She was a homemaker caretaker for North Texas Health Services and member of the Hilltop Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Brock High School, where she played basketball on championship teams.
Era was preceded in death by a son, Bobby R. Cardwell, seven brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her sons, Benny Cardwell of Grand Prairie and Gary Cardwell and wife Vanessa of Fort Stockton; a brother, M. F.” Jack” Tanner of San Diego; grandchildren Guy and Lori; and great grandchildren, Travis and Autumn.

Mary Linda Blackstock

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 14:00
The Church in Peaster
Other Arrangements: 
Interment following the service at Peaster Cemetery Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30 at White's Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Mary Linda BlackstockMary Linda BlackstockMary Linda Blackstock, 61, a long time resident of Peaster, died Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

Mary was a loving and caring wife, mother and friend. She was a prominent local business woman who sat on the board of Child Protective Services. She worked in the oil and gas industry, a successful real estate investor, owner/operator of It's Your World Travel and a partner in the 3L ranch operations. Her passion was people and a purpose driven life. Her faith and daily toil exemplified a wife as described in Proverbs 31. She was always responsive to the needs of others. Mary is loved and will be missed by many. God rest her beautiful soul.

Lowell Ranspot

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Tuesday, February 10, 1948
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 11:00
Community Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Lowell Ranspot, 62, passed away Wednesday, September 22, 2010.
Graveside Service: 11:00 a.m., Monday, Sept. 27 at Community
Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday,
September 26 at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Lowell was born February 10, 1948 the son of J.T. and Merle Dudley
Ranspot in Weatherford. He attended Weatherford College and later
Tarleton University. Lowell was a long time resident of Brock. Mr.
Ranspot was a loving husband, father and proud grandfather.
Survivors: wife, Judy; son, Jowell Ranspot and wife, Valerie;
daughter, Christie Linville and husband, Chris, all of Brock;
mother, Merle Ranspot of Weatherford; grandchildren, Abby Ranspot,
Dylan and Josh Linville; brothers, Jimmy Wayne Ranspot of

Jerry Wayne Torbett

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Sunday, June 30, 1957
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 10:30
Hilltop Baptist Church Annex, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Donations may be to a memorial fund at First Financial Bank in Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Jerry Wayne TorbettJerry Wayne TorbettJerry Wayne Torbett, 53, died Sunday, September 26 in Weatherford.

A memorial service will be held 10:30, Thursday, September 30 at Hilltop Baptist Church Annex.

Jerry was born June 30, 1957 in Weatherford to Don and Emma Jo Torbett. He attended Weatherford schools for eleven years and graduated from Peaster High School in 1975. Jerry began an avid interest in riding bulls while in high school. He went on to work for multiple rodeo companies throughout the nation.

Survivors: father, Don Torbett; sisters, Donna Montgomery and Vickie Sherman and husband, Don all of Weatherford; nieces, Afton, Brooke, and Adrianne; nephew, Blake; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

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