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Elise Ernistine Riehm (Gripoix)

August 17, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Saturday, December 6, 1930
Died: 
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, August 20, 2010 - 11:00
Location: 
Da1las/Fort Worth National Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
A viewing will take place at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 19. Graveside services conducted by Fr. John. Casey of St. Stephen Catholic Church.
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Home

She was born in Couvron, France. Riehm had a career managing food preparation around the world and across the US. She was a world wide traveler who also enjoyed cooking, gardening, and nature.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years Norbert; son Daniel; daughter Catherine Curtis (Riehm); daughter-in-law Robin; and son-in-law Gary Curtis.
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Verna “Maw Maw” Sitton

August 16, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Thursday, December 29, 1921
Died: 
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Funeral: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Chapel Mineral Wells
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Perrin Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Mineral Wells

Sitton was born in Jack County, daughter of the late Andrew and Lucy Harrison. She was a long time resident of Oran.
Sitton was preceded in death by her parents; husband J.C. Sitton; brothers Nathan, Hollis, and Alfred Harrison; sisters Jennie Bowen and Lola Nantz; and great-grandson Lane Anderson.
Survivors include sons Joe Sitton and wife Janice of Perrin, and Ronnie Sitton of Oran; brother Kenneth Harrison of Mineral Wells; sisters Ozella Solomon of Jacksboro, Agnes Grosso of Austin; grandchildren Rhonda and Clay Powell of Mineral Wells, Jeff Sitton

Lucy Fowler Phelan

August 16, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Monday, October 8, 1923
Died: 
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Funeral: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
Ash Creek Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Phelan was born in Stanford. She was a longtime resident of Azle. She was a member of the Azle Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Franklin "Cotton" Fowler; second husband, Tracy Phelan; and daughter Louise Weldon.
Survivors include son Johnny Fowler and wife Charlene; grandchildren Mike Fowler and wife Amanda and Linda Johnson; great-grandchildren Colby, Cayden and Sara. PhelanPhelan

Dessie Lucille Haddock

August 13, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Saturday, July 24, 1926
Died: 
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Funeral: 
Monday, August 16, 2010 - 14:00
Location: 
Annetta Cemetery
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

She was born in Roaring Springs. Haddock married F B (Berl) Haddock in 1964.
Haddock was preceded in death by her parents Letty (Clifton) and Herman Hall and brothers Clarence, Jack, Dorman and Dalton.
She is survived by her children Bruce Lytle of Evensville, Tenn., Larry Graves and wife Candiss of Bothell, Wash., Lawana Morrison and husband Randy of South Lyon, Mich., brother Carl Hall and wife Ruth of Farmerville, La.; eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Faye Marie Pittman

August 11, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Died: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: Aug. 13 from 8-10 a.m. at White's Funeral Home, located at 130 Houston Ave, Weatherford. As was her wish, there will not be a church or graveside service.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford

Faye Marie Pittman died Aug. 11, 2010. Pittman is survived by her four children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Faye's final resting place will be next to her loving husband of 32 years, William F. Pittman Jr., in the Aledo Brown Cemetery.

Melba Shows

August 10, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Saturday, January 15, 1921
Died: 
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Funeral: 
Friday, August 13, 2010 - 10:30
Location: 
Memory Gardens of the Valley
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford.

She was a long-time resident of Weatherford. Shows was an avid gardner and loved to read.
Shows is preceded in death by her parents; husband Wesley; four sisters; two brothers;
and one grandson.
Survivors include son David Kim Shows; daughter Saundra Kay Brown; brother Clifford Cartwright and wife Claudine; granddaughter Rennee; three great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.

Sheryl "Sherry" Marie Rosacker

August 10, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Friday, May 25, 1951
Died: 
Monday, August 2, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 10:30
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St. Weatherford, TX 76086

Rosacker was born in Wausau, Wis. She attended the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay and enjoyed a career in radiology for over 30 years. One of her greatest joys was her extensive involvement with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots annual toy drive which she enjoyed participating in for the past 15 years with her son Andy.

Joe Wayne Walker

August 10, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Sunday, February 21, 1937
Died: 
Saturday, July 31, 2010
Funeral: 
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 12:31
Location: 
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Joe Wayne Walker was born in Clarita, Okla., Walker was a resident of Poolville for several years, a retired Program Manager for KTVT Television and a rancher.
Survivors include daughter Kandy Jo Cina of Norman, Okla.; son David Wayne Karnes, Tulsa, Okla.; two grandchildren Moriah and Ashlan Cina; two great grandchildren Kaliauna and Colt; close friends Larry Schultz of Poolville and his daughter Shannon and husband Carl Stidston.

Juana Gonzalez

August 6, 2010 by Randy Keck

Born: 
Friday, June 13, 1952
Died: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Funeral: 
Sunday, August 8, 2010 - 15:00
Location: 
Primera Iglesia Bautista
Other Arrangements: 
Interment to follow in Tin Top Cemetery.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Juana Gonzalez, 58, of Weatherford, died Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in a Weatherford hospital. She was born June 13, 1952 in Mexico. Juana was a member of Iglesia Evangelical Cristiana Espiritual, a housekeeper and loved taking care of her family.

Survivors: Husband Nemorio Gonzalez; daughter, Norma Trevino of Weatherford; sons, Juan Jesus Guerrero of Weatherford and Eddie Hernandez of Weatherford; brother, Urbano Ovalle of Mexico and eight grandchildren

Funeral service 3 pm Sunday, August 8, 2010 at the Primera Iglesia Bautista. Interment will follow in Tin Top Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 PM, Saturday August 7, 2010 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Galbreaith Pickard in charge of arrangements.

Tommy Gordon

August 3, 2010 by Bailey Urban

Born: 
Friday, June 11, 1937
Died: 
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Funeral: 
Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 10:00
Location: 
North Side Baptist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will follow in Greenwood Community Cemetery. Family Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Aug. 4, 2010 at the funeral home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Gordon was born in Haskell to Owen and Mayme Toliver. He graduated from Trent High School in 1955 and attended Cisco Jr. College and later transferred to Sul Ross University. He served in the U.S. Army in Alaska and played on the Yukon Command baseball team. He was employed with Cities Service Oil Company and their subsequent firm for 32 years; he retired in 1999 from the oil and gas industry. He was a member of North Side Baptist Church, the Glory Sunday School Class, the Gideon’s, and the Parker County American Legion, as well as volunteering with the Texas Baptist Men, Salvation Army Disaster Relief and volunteer Christian Builders.

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